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A 37-year-old member asked:

Swollen labia after regular, non-rough sex. why?

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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics 35 years experience
Allergy, STD, cyst ?: There could be a variety of possible explanations and you should review all potential products as well as any personal history of allergies. It could be a sign of an std and appropriate safeguards should be taken. It could also be a cyst albeit not likely.
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna commented
Family Medicine 58 years experience
I agree with Dr Placik and if your partner is using condoms,it could be due to latex allergy.
Apr 3, 2012
Dr. Carolyn Quist
Gynecology 36 years experience
Condoms?: If you are using condoms you might have a latex allergy. Part of the orgasmic process is engorgement of the tissue in the genital area and could be normal.
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