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What can cause a swollen vagina during and after sex?

What can cause a swollen vagina during and after sex?

Blood Flow: Stimulation of the genital area in both men and women can greatly increase the blood flow to this area. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of a swollen and sore vagina? No order or unusual discharge just uncomfortable. No sexual active

What could be the cause of a swollen and sore vagina? No order or unusual discharge just uncomfortable.  No sexual active

See your gyn: Hi. I'm not a gynecologist, but I think those symptoms warrant an evaluation by yours. Symptoms could reflect masses, blood clots, infection, etc, etc. Please see your gynecologist for a diagnostic evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more

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What causes my vagina to be swollen ?

What causes my vagina to be swollen ?

See below:: A yeast infection is by far the most common cause of vaginal swelling and discomfort. Other possible causes include: trauma (such as from intercourse), a sexually transmitted infection such as herpes, an allergic reaction to something or even fluid retention. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Only one side of my vagina is swollen. What can cause this? How do I cure this?

Only one side of my vagina is swollen. What can cause this? How do I cure this?

Bartholin Cyst: There are small glands on either side of the vaginal opening called the bartholin glands. They can get infected and can be blocked resulting in swelling of one side or the other. Antibiotics and a procedure to open up this closed area is indicated. ...Read more

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What could cause the inner lips of my vagina to be swollen?

What could cause the inner lips of my vagina to be swollen?

Allergy?: It could be an allergy to something, such as your douche or tampons, pads, powders, contraceptives, or something else. Be seen for an exam and diagnosis. ...Read more

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Swollen itchy vagina. What could cause this?

Swollen itchy vagina. What could cause this?

Most likely a yeast: Infection, could be bacterial or allergic or herpes or other causes, if u were my pt in coral springs, fl i would do an exam and cultures for yeast bact and herpes and most likely start treating u for yeast until i get the cultures back and u can take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) which should not hurt anything to help with some of the symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the causes of your vagina to be swollen after intercourse?

What are the causes of your vagina to be swollen after intercourse?

Blood flow: In preparation for intercourse, part of arousal is the vagina having increased blood flow. All of the tissues in the area get swollen in preparation for intercourse. In addition, the act of intercourse can cause some trauma (albeit pleasurable) to the tissues causing inflammation. The combination of these plus many other things results in some swelling. It will resolve after a few hours. ...Read more

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My menstrual cycle just ended and my vagina is slightly swollen what could have caused that ?

My menstrual cycle just ended and my vagina is slightly swollen what could have caused that ?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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The past two times i've had sex my vagina has bee swollen and hurts so bad i passed out once. What could cause this?

Lubrication?: Usually swelling and pain in the vagina after intercourse comes from trauma and a lack of lubrication. Try astroglide or another sexual lubricant. If you have thick white discharge get tested for yeast. If you have blisters of ulcers get tested for herpes. ...Read more

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One of my inner vagina lips is swollen and looks like there is a lump what could be the cause of this? I'm really worried

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Bartholin cyst: What you are describing sounds like a bartholin cyst; however, without an exam, it is impossible to be sure. Arrange for followup with an ob/gyn to evaluate it. Good luck! ...Read more

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I had sex a week ago and use a condom for the first time in 3 years. Now my vagina is swollen and itches. What can cause this?

I had sex a week ago and use a condom for the first time in 3 years. Now my vagina is swollen and itches. What can cause this?

Latex allergy: Perhaps you have a latex allergy or were allergic to lubricant. Try different condom & lube next time. But don't give up on condoms b/c they can lower risk of pregnancy & sexually transmitted diseases/infections when used properly each & every time. Check out http://www.Condomjungle.Com/non_latex_condoms_s/57.Htm for options (i have no financial stake in this company/website). ...Read more

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Hello. last week i used soap to wash my vagina, which caused it to burn and this past week it has been on and itchy. I used cream and now it's swollen?

Hello. last week i used soap to wash my vagina, which caused it to burn and this past week it has been on and itchy. I used cream and now it's swollen?

Swelling: Itching and swelling of the vagina can be seen with a yeast infection or, in your case could be a reaction to the cream you applied. If you're having associated vaginal discharge a vaginal infection is likely. If no discharge, discontinue any creams and apply warm water compresses. Avoid tight underwear or jeans. See your physician if symptoms don't improve or if there is a discharge. ...Read more

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What can cause a sore, itchy vagina with a swollen entrance?

What can cause a sore, itchy vagina with a swollen entrance?

One possibility:: Yeast can present with clumpy, white vaginal discharge to a watery, white discharge. Sometimes a discharge is not apparent. There is no odor. It can cause swelling and redness of vulva along with itching and burning pain. It may lead to pain with urination or intercourse. ...Read more

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I started becoming swollen from my vagina every time after sex. I don't have any stds. Can no getting lubricated cause this? What's wrong with me?

I started becoming swollen from my vagina every time after sex. I don't have any stds. Can no getting lubricated cause this? What's wrong with me?

Vaginal swelling: Trauma, infection, irritation from ointments and soaps, allergy to semen, and rough or prolonged intercourse have all been reported as potential causes of vaginal swelling with sex. Lack of lubrication can certainly produce trauma of a sort. Do not know what your specific cause is, but this should be worked out with your gynecologist. Good luck. ...Read more