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Does ice help swelling of labia minora?

Does ice help swelling of labia minora?

For sure: Ice is a very useful to help minimize swelling after trauma or surgery. It is first important to determine the cause of the swelling and treat that. ...Read more

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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Swelling on one side of the labia minora and gential sores. It is definitely not an STI so what is it?

Swelling on one side of the labia minora and gential sores. It is definitely not an STI so what is it?

Needs to be seen: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. Folliculitis is one possibility. Yeast is a possibility and over the counter fungal cream will fix it. Trauma from recent intercourse if possible. Herpes is an std which can cause this. Other possibilities too. Schedule an exam. ...Read more

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Swelling from labia minora has gone down and I'm fine but out of curiosity why are the glands on my labia minora swollen?

Swelling from labia minora has gone down and I'm fine but out of curiosity why are the glands on my labia minora swollen?

This could be due to: Causes such as trauma, infection, irritation. If recurs see gynecologist for answers when swelling present ...Read more

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What is the best way to reduce the swelling of my left labia minora (lip)?

What is the best way to reduce the swelling of my left labia minora (lip)?

Several ways: This is usually from intercourse but there are pathologic processes that can swell the labia. Cold compresses, ice packs & occasionally topical steroid should reduce the swelling. If persist, see a physician. ...Read more

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I have painful swelling on my labia minora. A specialist has told me it's not a cyst, I'm really worried though, what else could it be?

I have painful swelling on my labia minora. A specialist has told me it's not a cyst, I'm really worried though, what else could it be?

Needs to be seen: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be visualized to determine the cause. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. Folliculitis is 1 possibility. Yeast is a possibility & over the counter fungal cream will fix it. Trauma from recent intercourse if possible. Herpes is an std which can cause this. Other possibilities too. Schedule an exam ...Read more

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Reoccuring swollen&discomfort upper labia minora. No discharge or odor. Itches a little a couple days before the swelling.

Reoccuring swollen&discomfort upper labia minora. No discharge or odor. Itches a little a couple days before the swelling.

Probably: An allergic reaction to something which contacted to your genital area. It could be toilet paper, paper towel, detergents used to wash your clothes, shampoo, soap or feminine hygiene products. ...Read more

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I am having swollen labia minora. This happens often but this time its lil large swelling. Causing pain in walking too. Help please :' (?

I am having swollen labia minora. This happens often but this time its lil large swelling. Causing pain in walking too. Help please :' (?

Swollen Labia Minora: Swollen labia can be arise from congenital causes, vascular, lymphatic, tumor, infection, trauma from intercourse, cyst enlargement, varicocoele, hidradenitis, fasciitis, and many other causes. It is best to see your gynecologist for an exam. ...Read more

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Vulvar swelling causing friction burn of the labia minora. Diagnosed with vulvitis. Clobetasol works when I use it but swelling returns when I stop.

Vulvar swelling causing friction burn of the labia minora. Diagnosed with vulvitis. Clobetasol works when I use it but swelling returns when I stop.

Need exam: It would help to know what is causing the inflammation of the vulva - whether infection or a irritation reaction or a skin issue. Clobetasol is a steroid cream and decreases inflammation, but if the swelling keeps coming back then you haven't yet found the cause. Clobetasol is just treating the symptoms. See your doc. ...Read more

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I have swelling, pain, itching on my right labia minora only. It have been 3 days. No other symptoms. What could this be? Not yeast infection per dr.

I have swelling, pain, itching on my right labia minora only. It have been 3 days. No other symptoms. What could this be? Not yeast infection per dr.

Plugged gland: Depending on location this could be a sebaceous (lubricating) gland around a hair follicle or a specialized female lubricating gland (bartholin's). Apply heat/sitz bathe. ...Read more

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One side of my labia minora has been quite swollen, and very painful. Sexual activity isn't the reason for the swelling. I'm not on my period. Help?

One side of my labia minora has been quite swollen, and very painful. Sexual activity isn't the reason for the swelling. I'm not on my period. Help?

Ah oh?: I agree sexual activity should not give you such pain and swelling! There is something definitely abnormal here. If you do not have fever, I think we can wait till tomorrow to have an exam for you. Call your gyn's office tomorrow and get a careful exam. THIS may be an infection of some sort. It is possible it will require incision and drainage, so don't delay. Thanks 4 trusting Healthtap! ...Read more

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Swelling, pain, itching on upper/outer right labia minora only. Dr said I do not have yeast infection. What could it be? Any treatments? About 4 days

Swelling, pain, itching on upper/outer right labia minora only. Dr said I do not have yeast infection. What could it be? Any treatments? About 4 days

Possibly infection: This could be an infection such as yeast or bacterial vaginosis, or this could be an irritation reaction to something. Try Hydrocortisone cream for now twice a day, but if not better in a couple of days see a provider. Yeast usually is itchy with thick white discharge, while bacterial vaginosis is a frothy discharge with a fishy odor. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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1 painful sore on labia minora. Hurts when touched/rubbed but not when urine touches. Looked like a burn yesterday now is yellow. No swelling or redne

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. The lesion may be due to herpes and you should get tested for other sexually transmitted diseases as well.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Moderate itching and swelling on the labia minora. Was diagnosed w/bacterial vaginosis. Day 2 on antibiotics and it still itches and is swollen. Relief?

Moderate itching and swelling on the labia minora. Was diagnosed w/bacterial vaginosis. Day 2 on antibiotics and it still itches and is swollen. Relief?

Tips: This is a good article describing some simple home remedies for relief of vaginal itching. Some of them may sound weird to you - like applying yogurt TO the vagina (not eating it) but it's all based on the science of balance between good germs/bad germs. Make sure your family notifies your MD as you may also need some oral medication for yeast treatment.
http://www. Simple-remedies. Com/womens-health/home-remedies-for-vaginal-itching. Html ...Read more

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Ulcer? On inner labia minora above urethral & under clitoris. No swelling or itching no smell or discharge only burns when touched no blisters or bump

Ulcer? On inner labia minora above urethral & under clitoris. No swelling or itching no smell or discharge only burns when touched no blisters or bump

Needs to be checked: Any ulcer like you described needs to be checked by your doctor. Based on your description we can not say what it is caused by. Any genital ulcer in a 25 years old can be due to Sexually Transmitted Disease. We need more history and needs to be examined and may need some tests to find and treat ...Read more

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Pus on labia minora and hard bumps on labia majora as well as swelling. No fever or joint aches. Is this a bacterial infection, not herpes?

Pus on labia minora and hard bumps on labia majora as well as swelling. No fever or joint aches. Is this a bacterial infection, not herpes?

Get checked: If you see pus and it is persistent, it is probably an infection of some sort. Both viral (herpes) and bacterial infections can be painful, so the best was to tell the difference is to have a healthcare provider look at it. ...Read more

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32/F (virgin). AI Thyroiditis. What could cause possible Fusing of Labia Minora near perineum & clitoris? Autoimmune? Hormone? Treatment? Asymptomatic

32/F (virgin). AI Thyroiditis. What could cause possible Fusing of Labia Minora near perineum & clitoris? Autoimmune? Hormone? Treatment? Asymptomatic

Too many questions: You are asking so many questions about thyroid disease that it is impossible to address them all in 400 spaces. Either make a virtual appointment or see your flesh and blood doc. ...Read more

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Seborrheic keratosis inside the mucous membrane of labia minora with follow up every6 months, is it acceptable diagnosis for black spot? Any treatment?

Seborrheic keratosis inside the mucous membrane of labia minora with follow up every6 months, is it acceptable diagnosis for black spot? Any treatment?

Seborrhoic keratosis: Treatment usually isn' t necessary. However, if lesion bleeds or becomes irritating you can have it removed through various methods including laser. ...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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Intercourse discomfort causes labia minora to swell. Why?

Intercourse discomfort causes labia minora to swell. Why?

Arousal: With sexual arousal, you get engorgement of the labia, clitoris, vagina, and uterus. The increased blood flow helps supply the needed nutrients for the sperm as they swim to their goal.

This swelling may cause your labia to be more painful.

Try different positions to see if you can be more comfortable. ...Read more

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I feel burning sensation if husband ejaculates inside me. Sometime if we go for another round, my labia minora swell and its painful?

I feel burning sensation if husband ejaculates inside me. Sometime if we go for another round, my labia minora swell and its painful?

Lubricant: Sometimes this common issue is solved by using a sexual lubricant. Vaginal dryness is the common. There are many things that can cause vaginal burning and a diagnosis is needed to determine the treatment. Yeast infections and Herpes infectious causes. Allergic reactions to household products can trigger. Lichen scleroris and lichen simplex chronicus are other skin disorders that we often find. ...Read more

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I have this cyst-like growth on my left labia minora that is the size of a small peanut which is white and very painful. How can I treat this at home?

I have this cyst-like growth on my left labia minora that is the size of a small peanut which is white and very painful. How can I treat this at home?

Below: You might try warm baths, 3-4 times per day, to get moist heat to the area. Also could use moist packs instead.
Many times this will help reduce the swelling, but if this is not effective, or there is pain, worsening, then an exam will be needed. ...Read more

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Labia minora swell and very painful after a night in the hot tub and sex afterwards with my husband. Did salt bath, now worse with white discharge.

Labia minora swell and very painful after a night in the hot tub and sex afterwards with my husband. Did salt bath, now worse with white discharge.

White discharge.: Dear otter, do you have clumpy, thick vaginal discharge with no odor? Does it cause burning, itching & redness? Note that you you have swelling & pain. One possibility is a yeast infection. Hot tubes can increase risk for developing a yeast infection. Please see your gynecologist to accurately assess this. Take care. ...Read more

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Not sexually active. Red painful lump on left labia minora. No whit head visible but hurts like a pimple. Is it really serious or can I home-cure it?

Sounds like a...: Pimple or infected inclusion cyst (benign.) I would treat it with warm compresses just like you would a pimple and see if it comes to a head. If it doesn't improve in a day or so or worsens, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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What could cause vein to swell on labia minora? It is dark blue/purple, I am being treated for uti. I am not pregnant. Area is slightly swollen.

What could cause vein to swell on labia minora? It is dark blue/purple, I am being treated for uti. I am not pregnant. Area is slightly swollen.

Here are some...: What you saw is what you have lived; so, the dilated vein on labia minora could be just what you are born with but manifested at this time of life and not related with UTI and over time, it may worsen. To help know what may happen to life, perusing the listed articles in http://formefirst. Com/eBlogList. Html and in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more

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What is treatment for burning, pain, and irritation on the vulva and labia due to brush burn?

What is treatment for burning, pain, and irritation on the vulva and labia due to brush burn?

Need more info: The answer to your question has many reasons from infection to loss of lubrication in the vagina, rough sex and a couple more reasons. Please see your OB/GYN physician to make an accurate diagnosis and make you more comfortable ...Read more

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Is it fairly common for one labia minora to be bigger than the other?

Is it fairly common for one labia minora to be bigger than the other?

Yes: The labia minora are often asymmetric (one being larger or longer than the other). This is completely normal. There is much variability in the appearance of labia minora from woman to woman. Some are very small, others very large. ...Read more

Vulva (Definition)

The external female genitalia including the mons pubis, labia majora and minor, clitoris, vestibule, ...Read more