A 17-year-old female asked:
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one side of my labia minora has been quite swollen, and very painful. sexual activity isn't the reason for the swelling. i'm not on my period. help?

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Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
You may have: Yeast infection from taking antibiotics or a secondary infection. Or bacterial infection or an infected cyst. Please get to a healthcare provider for assistance with diagnosis and treatment . Thanks for trusting in HealthTap !
Answered on Oct 18, 2015
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Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
Ah oh? : I agree sexual activity should not give you such pain and swelling! There is something definitely abnormal here. If you do not have fever, I think we can wait till tomorrow to have an exam for you. Call your gyn's office tomorrow and get a careful exam. THIS may be an infection of some sort. It is possible it will require incision and drainage, so don't delay. Thanks 4 trusting Healthtap!
Answered on Oct 18, 2015

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