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A 51-year-old female asked:

how common is vulva purplish discoloration?

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Very common: Purplish or bluish pigmentation of the labia, especially the labia minora is quite common and is considered a normal variation.

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Is there a way to tighten a stretched labia?

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Yes: There is a procedure called a labioplasty. To get the details for the surgery i recommend seeing a board certified plastic surgeon who performs the procedure (not all plastic surgeons perform the procedure).
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Would it be okay to wax your labia area?

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Swollen bumpy labia minora on one side only. Why?

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Labia wrinkled/swoll: I will advice to consult your gynecologist, it seems there may be nothing seriously wrong but it need to be examined to find out if it is abnormal and needs any treatment.
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Irritation on my labia minora. What OTC creams are safe?

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A 45-year-old female asked:

Can low c3c be caused by severe vulval spongiosis?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Have not heard that: A common inflammatory disorder of the vulva is eczematous dermatitis, which means the presence of intercellular edema (called “spongiosis”) in the top layer of skin, with some inflammation (itching, redness, irritation). Spongiosis means that extra fluid can be seen around the skin cells, under a microscope. An allergist, immunologist, or rheumatologist can help figure out why C3 is low.

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