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Causes Of Swollen Vagina
Blood Flow: Stimulation of the genital area in both men and women can greatly increase the blood flow to this area. ...Read more
What could be the cause of a swollen and sore vagina? No order or unusual discharge just uncomfortable. No sexual active
Bartholin Cyst: There are small glands on either side of the vaginal opening called the Bartholin's 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
Get evaluated: Probably a bartholin's glands cyst but best to see your doctor. ...Read more
The inside of my vagina is swollen and i am worried that this could be a serious problem what is the most common cause of this? and how could I fix it
Many reasons: swelling of labia majora and minora can occur for many reasons, the most common being: allergic reactions to soap, detergent, underwear, infection, or recent intercourse. If there is severe pain associated with swelling, it indicates a more serious problem and needs to be evaluated by a doctor ...Read more
The inside my vagina is really swollen not outside but just inside. I seem quite dry as well. There's no itching or pain there. What could cause this?
Infection: You have an infection. Your physician should be able to figure out what kind. ...Read more
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
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
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
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?
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
Bartholin cyst: What you are describing sounds like a Bartholin's 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
Grey discharge, red, swollen, itchy, burning vagina. What are the most reasonable causes for 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
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
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
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
My bf he's suddenly get tongue swollen n fever ,its happens before too.I worried if bc he kissed my vagina is the caused,but I been check for test is ?
Oral surgeon: First step would be to have him evaluated by oral surgeon. Recommendations for you would depend on what bf has. ...Read more
Okay so I have been having symptoms of a yeast infection but I feel super tender ans swollen around and on KY vagina .... What can cause this ?
Yeast Infection: The yeast infection can cause inflammation of the walls of the vagina causing some of your symptoms. Try over the counter monistat, and is no relief, consider anti fungal tablets (fluconazole). Probiotics also help improve the vaginal balance of flora and recurrence. Make sure to wear cotton underwear and avoid excessive moisture of vaginal canal as these promote yeast growth. ...Read more
Hello. On my period, day # 2, and my cervix is very low and close to the opening of my vagina, swollen and wide open. Is this cause for concern?
Maybe: This is not a normal location to find the cervix and the cervix is not usually wide-open. You need to see your Gyn to find out what is going on. There is nothing normal about what you describe. Best wishes! ...Read more
What would cause my entire vagina or vulva to be purple and swollen, (even the part above the urine hole)? Also, it takes along time to urinate. Why?
Got Mirena IUD yesterday; vagina feels like it has air bubbles coming out & I can't get a finger in to check strings cause its swollen. Normal?
No: A Mirena IUD should not cause swelling in the vagina. Consider scheduling a follow up visit with your treating Obgyn to make sure everything is ok. ...Read more
I think i have a yeast infection my vagina is very swollen and irritated and right below my clitiors its a big lump can this be a cause? worried!
Possible one cause: This one possibility but there are several others see your Family Doctor or Gyn ASAP and get checked and treated, don't worry just get the right answer and treated! ...Read more
Hey I had a swollen vagina nd it was. Extremely itchy. There was a clear discharge nd I treated it with gynotran and mupirocin cause it was burning wh?
Wrong treatments...: ...and my guess is they didn't help much. Your symptoms were typical for a yeast infection, maybe genital herpes, and possibly other STDs like gonorrhea or chlamydia. None of these would respond to either of these treatments, and delaying proper treatment could cause big problems. You should see a doctor or clinic ASAP for professional examination, testing, and proper treatment. Good luck! ...Read more
Many possibilities: See an ob/gyn doctor and have the discharge examined. If this is related to a sexually transmitted disease you may need extensive further testing. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
I have small somewhat painful red bumps on the lips of my vagina and on the bottom of my thighs.The inner lips are swollen and cause excruciating pain.i had sex a lot, but I'm not sure if this caused ?
Possible Abscesses: It sounds like you may have some folliculitis or abscesses with or without cellulitis. You may need antibiotics and possible drainage of the abscesses if they are fully formed. In the meantime analgesia like paracetamol and ibuprofen will help but also running hot soapy water as often as it is convenient and should help. You should let a doctor take a look at it. ...Read more
I went to the doctor yesterday cause I have a lump on lip of vagina. she said its swollen gland. Now I have bad cramps. can barely stand up or walk?
Probably unrelated: But, if you are in severe pain and cannot stand or walk, then you need re-evaluated, usually in an ER. If no immediate ride in, then call an ambulance. If any possibility you are pregnant, then all the more potentially serious. ...Read more