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A 19-year-old female asked:

After i got out the shower my vagina became very red itching& watery & was swollen bad i could barely walk but tested negatve for std why this?

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Dr. Michael Jelinek
Infectious Disease 41 years experience
Allergy to soap.: Swelling redness and itching after a simple shower may be associated with a reaction to the soap or shower gel used especially if this was a new product for you. Some people are very sensitive to perfumes and antibacterial agents used in many soaps.
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