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This is very common. Your swollen labia are in response to stretching and direct pressure from the baby's passage that is required to bring forth life!
try warm sitz baths. Nursing staff should be there to help if you are hosipitalized.
It will get better.
Hey! If it were easy, they'd let men have babies (smile, joke!). ...Read more
I just recently had sex yesterday and emmideaty when we finished my vagina swelled up. What does this mean?
I was kneed in the ovaries by accident and my vagina swelled up. The swelling went away but now there is a bump inside of me that slightly hurts?
Unsure: You should see your Ob/Gyn. The ovaries are probably alright, but an ultrasound of the pelvis would confirm that. ...Read more
I had sex around 2 am last night. My vagina swelled up during sex. It is now swollen and bruised. But vagina is purple and swollen from sex?
Thank you: Thank you for letting us know. Usually patients ask questions here. ...Read more
An erection is when a man's penis gets hard, what's it called when a woman's vagina gets swelled up and wet?
I'm about 6 weeks pregnant, and after sexual intercourse, my vagina labia swelled. What's the cause of the swelling? Do I need to be worried?
Trauma: There is usually some swelling of the vulva that is a normal consequence of sexual responses, however if this is abnormal for you previously, then this swelling may be due to injur y (trauma) to that area. Try a hot sitz bath to relieve the swelling and next sexual encounter needs to be a bit more gentle. ...Read more
My vagina is hurting me, it has swelled up and it's also producing these strange small yellow balls that look like boogers. Help?!
Vaginal discharge: You could have an infection, so please visit your health care giver soon. ...Read more
The irritant was antibacterial dish soap. The inside of my vagina got very crusty with hard folds and swelled near the opening. I had never felt that before so I was just very worried. Is there a non-ointment option for treating swelling so it may go away
Let your body heal: Your easiest course would be to let your body heal itself. Unless you have symptoms like itching or bleeding form the lesion, your body will heal itself without intervention. If it is not getting better in a week, then you should see a doctor for examination of the lesion. ...Read more
I have a hard red swelled bump near the opening of my vagina on my left side. There are white and red (blood) spots on it. What could it be?
Just a thought:
But it could be a BARTHOLIN's cyst
(BENIGN!!) but get it checked out by your OB-GYN!
Hope this is helpful
Dr Z ...Read more
I got fingered ny my bf my bf and my vagina lip on the right side swelled up it that normal, what would you recommend?
What could be a hard mass in bottom wall of vagina? I am a 56 yr old woman, I found a hard mass in bottom wall of vagina, does not hurt but stomach a little swelled, I am a small frame woman, I feel it when I first insert finger goes all the way back of b
I: I would advise that you make an appointment with a gynecologist to have this mass evaluated. Infection is a possibility but infections usually cause severe pain, and it doesn't appear that is your complaint. You must be seen by a gynecologist to evaluate this mass so please make an appointment right away. ...Read more
I had a yeast infection used Monistat 1 (tioconazole) my vaginal area swelled, the swelling went down, and now my vagina itches horribly no discharge, why?
I had unprotected sex and my vagina got itchy I did a 1 say yeast infection treatment and it swelled hugely now it is red and looks like a rash. STD?
Tube to the uterus: The vagina is tube that connects the vulva (the outer part of the female genitals) to the uterus, or womb. It is between the urethra (where urine comes out) and the anus (where bowel movements come out). When someone talks about a woman having sex, they are often referring to penetration (with a penis, finger, or sex toy) of the vagina. ...Read more
Needs an evaluation: A vaginal discharge is anything coming from the vagina that is more than the scant amount of normal mucous that healthy women have. A discharge that has odor is usually an infection with germs such as bacteria, trichomonas, gonorrhea or chlamydia (discharge gets worse as infection gets worse). A woman with a discharge should see her doctor for an exam & medication. Avoid sex until after treatment. ...Read more
Yeast likely: The most common cause of vaginal itching is a yeast infection. There are many different over the counter yeast medications available and it would be reasonable to try this first. If it gets better then that is what it is. If it does not get better then you will need to see your obgyn to determine the cause. ...Read more
May be infection: Infection, particularly bacterial vaginosis, is the most common cause of foul-smelling vaginal discharge. Normal discharge is clear or white, and may have a slight odor but usually doesn't smell. Poor hygiene, as in other parts of the body, can be a culprit too-it's best to wash the external area w/ mild soap and water during your shower, and never douche! if the smell bothers you, see your dr. ...Read more
Self-cleaning: Your vagina doesn't need much in the way of cleaning, it's designed to table care of itself. Water, a soft washcloth, & maybe some gentle soap is all you need. Too much scrubbing or harsh chemicals create more problems than they solve, & douching destroys the natural balance & protection. ...Read more
Lactobacilli: Lactobacilli are the bacteria found in a health vagina. They cause the pH of the vagina to be around 3.0 to 4.5, i.e., cause it to be on the acidic side. A pH above 4.5, which can be measured with a simple test strip, typically indicates the presence of bacterial vaginosis, trichomonas, or yeast. ...Read more
Wet q-tip or cloth: The material that adheres to the outer folds can be teased off with a wet q-tip or cloth. Leave the inside alone & flood the area with water to rinse away an debris. Avoid soaps that will irritate the sensitive tissues. ...Read more
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