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I had swelling in my vagina every time after sex ... So i want to ask why is this so !! I do sex after every 1/2 months ?

I had swelling in my vagina every time after sex ... So i want to ask why is this so !! I do sex after every 1/2 months ?

Dyspareunia: There are several possible explanations for your vaginal discomfort. If there is a lump or localized swelling, it could be a bartholin cyst, which should be checked by your gynecologist. If you feel like there is swelling, but you don't see anything unusual, you may have too much friction during sex; try using a lubricant. You may be sensitive to your partner's condom, or rarely, to his semen. ...Read more

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Dr. David Schleimer
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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


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Taking amoxicillin for a sinus infection & a couple days after I noticed swelling, itching, & discharge in my vagina. Now my symptoms seem milder. ?

Taking amoxicillin for a sinus infection  & a couple days after I noticed swelling, itching, & discharge in my vagina. Now my symptoms seem milder. ?

Yeast infection: Unfortunately, antibiotics like amoxicillin not only kill the bacteria that in your case caused the sinus infection, but also the lactobacillae present in the vagina. That in turn promoted the growth of candida, I suspect, and you ended up with a yeast infection. If your vaginal symptoms are ceasing, your lactobacilli may be recovering. ...Read more

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What causes swelling in the vagina?

What causes swelling in the vagina?

Hmmm: Several things can cause swelling i the vagina. Most likely reason is increased blood flow versus inflammation. ...Read more

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Can bladder sling surgery cause swelling in the vagina?

Can bladder sling surgery cause swelling in the vagina?

Possible: Temporary swelling is possible, ask your surgeon. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of my vagina swelling up after sex?

What could be the cause of my vagina swelling up after sex?

Poor lubrication: Pain after intercourse could becaused by excessive friction from suboptimal lubrication. Consider prolonged forplay until moist or using a lubricant like astroglide. If this is not helpful then a gyn visit would be recommended to rule out other causese. ...Read more

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What happens if so, would it cause itching, burning and swelling of the vagina and labia ?

What happens if so, would it cause itching, burning and swelling of the vagina and labia ?

Discharge and itch: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

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Can birth control cause irritation, swelling and soreness to the vagina area? Because when I am on them this happens. If I am not on the i seem fine.

Can birth control cause irritation, swelling and soreness to the vagina area? Because when I am on them this happens. If I am not on the i seem fine.

Possibly: If you have the symptoms when on the medication and it resolves with med discontinuation, then it may be a med side effect. You may be able to switch to a different med to avoid these symptoms. Go see your doctor. ...Read more

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Had a yeast infection week and a half ago, treated with diflucan (fluconazole) and clotrimazole cream. Can too much cream cause swelling and red of the vagina lips?

Had a yeast infection week and a half ago, treated with diflucan (fluconazole) and clotrimazole cream. Can too much cream cause swelling and red of the vagina lips?

Possibly: Excessive application can cause some irritation, or this could represent an allergic reaction or sensitivity to the medication. Follow up with your provider to determine if you are sensitive/allergic. ...Read more

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I was just wondering about cyst, I have them on my ovaries & was wondering if they could be the cause of swelling on the inside of my vagina? Thanks

I was just wondering about cyst, I have them on my ovaries & was wondering if they could be the cause of swelling on the inside of my vagina?
Thanks

No: Cysts on your ovaries would not be associated with swelling inside vagina. Have you seen GYN doctor (assume so if you have diagnosis of cysts on ovaries that can only be seen with imaging) and have you discussed your concerns with your GYN doctor? Cysts on ovaries can be normal issue. Large or many cysts not normal. Causes of vaginal swelling many. Please discuss with your gyn doctor. ...Read more