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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Swelling In Genital Area

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What should I do after my air removing cream on my genital area resulted in swelling, burning pain and redness?

What should I do after my air removing cream on my genital area resulted in swelling, burning pain and redness?

Wait for the reactio: You need to wait for the reaction to subside and consider the consequence when you try to do these things in the future. The cream caused a sever irritation to get rid of hair and it is doing what it said it would do. ...Read more

Reproductive Organs (Definition)

The major organs of the reproductive system includes, the external genitalia (penis and vulva) as well as a number of internal organs including the gamete producing gonads (testicles and ovaries). Diseases of the human reproductive system are very common and widespread, particularly ...Read more


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Is a swelling in the genital area a sign of HIV infection?

Is a swelling in the genital area a sign of HIV infection?

Not necessarily: Swelling in the genital/inguinal area can be a swollen lymph node, which can be from hiv, but it is not necessarilly so, because other diseases can cause that also; when in doubt go see a doctor to evaluate it. ...Read more

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Chronic itching around pelvic area & into inner thigh closest to genital area. There's some swelling small bumps after scratching, leaves scars. Dry?

Chronic itching around pelvic area & into inner thigh closest to genital area. There's some swelling small bumps after scratching, leaves scars. Dry?

Fungal infection: Sounds like jock itch (tinea cruris). Caused by a fungus and results in red, itchy skin in the groin area that can expand onto the thighs. Most OTC anti-dandruff shampoos like Nizoral have ketoconazole in them that will treat the fungus. This shampoo can be applied in the shower. If this does not clear the infection, follow up with FP doc. ...Read more

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I have vaginal swelling and yellow discharge, my genital area burns after urinating and sitting! dr has given me sertaconazol but its not helping?

I have vaginal swelling and yellow discharge, my genital area burns after urinating and sitting! dr has given me sertaconazol but its not helping?

Back to see doctor..: For sexual active females with the depicted scenario, it's reasonable to use medication covering yeast, chlamydia, and gonorrhea. So, it's logical to report what and how you responded to the prescribed drug and additional treatment may be considered and provided. Besides, practicing healthy lifestyle without overindulgence and obsession would benefit all willing souls for a long happy life.. ...Read more

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Does Tb neck lymphadenitis spread to the genital area during 6th month treatment? Can TB lymphadenitis cause lymph node swelling on labia majora?

Does Tb neck lymphadenitis spread to the genital area during 6th month treatment? Can TB lymphadenitis cause lymph node swelling on labia majora?

Noy usually: however, any lymph node infection has the ptoential to travel throughout the body,the genital area is not common: get screened for opportinitistic infections and STDs. ...Read more

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Can shaving genitals cause swelling of the area?

Yes: But the cause is usually, but not always a common cause. An ingrown hair from shaving is a common cause of localized swelling. A small cut from shaving can become infected and cause swelling and pain. ...Read more

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Reading conflicting info online - can genital herpes (HSV-2) of the groin cause lymph node swelling in the neck along with the groin?

Reading conflicting info online - can genital herpes (HSV-2) of the groin cause lymph node swelling in the neck along with the groin?

That's news to me: Since essentially all young adults have a few swollen lymph nodes in the neck, and it's healthy (they're your friends), it would be impossible to investigate this (frankly silly-sounding) claim. If the nodes in your neck flare when your genital herpes lesions do, maybe there's a connection. No big deal. Otherwise, stop worrying and get on with your life and be thankful for good health. ...Read more

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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more