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A 19-year-old member asked:

Labia minora very swollen?

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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Be seen: It could be from irritation or infection. You should be seen to determine which.
Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics 35 years experience
Swollen Labia Minora: Swollen labia can be arise from congenital causes, vascular, lymphatic, tumor, infection, .

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A 43-year-old member asked:

What does it mean if my labia minora is swollen?

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Dr. Kevin Fleishman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Several reasons: Labia minora can swell from local trauma, not enough lubrication, or sometimes infections like yeast or bacteria, see your gyn for an evaluation.
Elgin, IL
A 17-year-old female asked:

Is it normal for your labia minora to be brown and swollen?

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Dr. D Elan Simckes
34 years experience
Labia: The color of the labia menorah are typically think but the edges can have brownish discoloration. More concerning is swelling. Is there any irritation? Do they hurt? If so it's worthwhile getting examined.
A member asked:

What is labia minora?

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Dr. Kim thuy Onufrak
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Inner labia: The labia minora are a pair of thin cutaneous folds that form a part of the vulva (external genitalia). They function to protect the clitoris and urinary and vaginal openings.
A 35-year-old member asked:

What if one side of the labia minora has swollen?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Timothy Raichle
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Trauma, infection: If there is swelling on the labia, then you need an exam to determine if there is any trauma or signs of an infection.
A 45-year-old member asked:

What are causes of a swollen labia minora?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Sinclair
Family Medicine 39 years experience
It depends: The level of "trauma" to the labia minora can be minor or more severe. Sex that is too long, too rough, too dry etc can cause severe swelling. It is also possible that you have developed an infection, std or some other problem. If the swelling does not resolve, you need to be examined, call your doctor!

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