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A 24-year-old female asked:

After sex, i noticed swelling of the spikes around the opening my vagina and swelling of skin by bartholin's glands (not the glands themselves). help!

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Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Local irritation: This could be a local irritation? A little hard to tell without seeing. Give it a little time and see if it resolves on its own. Does not, from what I can hear, sound like an infection.
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