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A 19-year-old female asked:

I'm not sexually active and am on my 3rd day of my period. and my labia minora is all swollen and very painful. what could it be caused by?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Let me explain: The causes are variable depending on the specific presentation. Localized swelling could be due to cysts, abscesses, or hernia. Generalized swelling is more likely due to infectious, edematous, or allergic causes. If the cause is an allergic reaction or chemical irritation, then it's best to avoid that substance. Treatment for infectious conditions is a specific antimicrobial agent

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Last updated Apr 8, 2016

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