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Why has my vagina swelled up really bad after birth it hurts so bad I can barly sit down?

Why has my vagina swelled up really bad after birth it hurts so bad I can barly sit down?

Perineal Swelling: 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

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An erection is when a man's penis gets hard, what's it called when a woman's vagina gets swelled up and wet?

An erection is when a man's penis gets hard, what's it called when a woman's vagina gets swelled up and wet?

Arousal: What you describe are manifestations of sexual arousal. Erection has been used to indicate arousal in men. ...Read more

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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?

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?

It is likely: Just irritation from the direct friction of intercourse. There is no need to worry unless you develop severe abdominal pain or vaginal bleeding. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What to do if I have swelled up vagina after sex?

What to do if I have swelled up vagina after sex?

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

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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

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

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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?

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

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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

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

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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?

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?

Vaginal itch: It could be an STD or it could be a reaction to the topical yeast medication. I would definitely see your doctor and have her look at it, you will likely need a swab to rule out STD. ...Read more

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What is the vagina?

What is the vagina?

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

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Vagina has a bad odor?

Vagina has a bad odor?

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

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Dry itch around vagina?

Dry itch around vagina?

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

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I have a smelly vagina?

I have a smelly vagina?

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

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What causes dry vagina?

What causes dry vagina?

Lack of estrogen: As women age, for example after menopause, their bodies make less estrogen. This can lead to vaginal dryness. A doctor can evaluate if a topical vaginal estrogen cream could be right for you. ...Read more

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Why does my vagina hurt?

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Why does my vagina hurt?

Needcontext: There are a myriad of reasons for any particular, single symptom. We need to know the timing, setting, associated symptoms, etc, before we can even begin to give an educated guess. ...Read more

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How to clean your vagina?

How to clean your vagina?

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

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Vagina throbs irritating?

Vagina throbs irritating?

Vaginitis: You should see your doctor to look for infections. ...Read more

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Why is the vagina acidic?

Why is the vagina acidic?

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

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Is it good to suck vagina?

Is it good to suck vagina?

Suck yes, Blow no: Never blow into the vagina with the labial lips closed as this can cause an air embolism (air in the veins which can travel to the heart and lungs causing death) and that would 'suck big time.'. ...Read more

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How do you clean a vagina?

How do you clean a vagina?

You don't!: The healthy vagina is like a self cleaning oven, it doesn't require the addition of "anything". ...Read more

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Is it good to suck vagina?

Is it good to suck vagina?

Cunnilingus: This sensation may be very stimulating to the female. Whether it is good or bad is not a judgement that I can make for the couple. However, diseases can be transmitted via oral sex. ...Read more

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How to clean a child vagina?

How to clean a child vagina?

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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My vagina hurts why is that?

My vagina hurts why is that?

Get it checked: It is difficult to say what is causing your vagina to hurt without examination. There may be infection as that is the commonest cause of pain in vagina
Get it checked by your Gynecologist ...Read more