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How long does a very swollen labia minor last after sex?

How long does a very swollen labia minor last after sex?

It depends: The level of "trauma" to the labia minora can be minor or more severe. Sex that is too long, too rough, too dry etc can cause severe swelling. It is also possible that you have developed an infection, std or some other problem. If the swelling does not resolve, you need to be examined, call your doctor! ...Read more

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Swollen Labia (Definition)

Labia are part of external female genital anatomy (vulva) & consist of labia majora (hair bearing, fulller, outer) serving from the embryonic genital swellings/folds whereas labia minora from from urethral folds. Swelling of either may be due to congenital deformities or acquired tumors of the tissues (skin, fat, vessels) or a hernia, or allergic reaction or trauma or infection ...Read more


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How long could intercourse hurt after a c-section?

How long could intercourse hurt after a c-section?

Please consult: With your OB who did your surgery, you should be able to have pain free intercourse 6-10 weeks post csection, if it has been that long and you have pain please see your obgyn for an evaluation. ...Read more

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How long will i stay bloated & swollen after a hysterectomy?

How long will i stay bloated & swollen after a hysterectomy?

Several weeks: Much of the abdominal bloating and swelling after a hysterectomy is actually excess gas inside the intestines. Over 1-2 weeks the excess gas passes and the intestines go back to normal. Walking, avoid narcotics and constipation can help. Some swelling is due to abdominal wall incisions which can also take several weeks to go to normal. Ice packs can help. ...Read more

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How long after a boil on vagina lip has busted drained an.starting to heal should u wait before intercourse?

How long after a boil on vagina lip has busted drained an.starting to heal should u wait before intercourse?

Vaginal pain: Until the area has stopped being red, any opening has closed and when it doesn't hurt at all anymore. ...Read more

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How long should pain in vagina last after first sex?

Not long: The pain from first intercourse can last a day or two but if longer, you should have an exam. ...Read more

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How long would swelling last after circumcision?

How long would swelling last after circumcision?

Depends: Upon surgical technique & whether circumferential dressing, e.g. Coban bandage, was used, & if u as 43-y-o had circumcision, or if a baby or prepubertal child had it. Usually settles down in couple of weeks for adult, certainly should be free of swelling within 6 weeks. Advise to avoid sex until pain & swelling have gone. All swelling should have gone in < 2 weeks in prepubertal child. ...Read more

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How long should cramping last after a colonoscopy.

How long should cramping last after a colonoscopy.

Varies but: if constipated , clean out with mirilax , senna or dulcolax and if not helping magnesium citrate 1 bottle but be sure to drink alot of water too , prune juice, usually cramping goes away within 3 days . ...Read more

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How long does the pain last after a hymenectomy?

How long does the pain last after a hymenectomy?

Usually not painful: The hypmen is a relatively thin membrane in the vaginal canal and most females don't even know when it being torn..I.E during first relation or tampon use/vaginal exam/pap with speculum etc... Often a simple incisions are aqequate to open the hymen. Some discomfort is common, but if you have excessive pain, consult your doc... Good luck. ...Read more

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How long does the swelling last after having a face lift?

How long does the swelling last after having a face lift?

Varies: Swelling varies from person to person. Some swell more than others. The surgical technique of the surgeon and the way he handles the tissues will make a difference. In my experience over 90% of my patient are back to work within 2 weeks. The swelling however will last 6-12 weeks on the average. ...Read more

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How long does the discharge last after getting a cervix cryotherapy?

How long does the discharge last after getting a cervix cryotherapy?

What did the doc : Who did the procedure tell you, that is a basic followup instruction that your doc should have told you before or right after doing the procedure, normal time is 3- 10 days at the most and there should be no odor, very surprised your doc did not tell you that to you as that a basic post procedure instruction. ...Read more

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How long does pain last after a urethral dilation?

How long does pain last after a urethral dilation?

Minutes, unless: A urethral stricture is split during dilatation, dilatation was carried out more than 2 dilator sizes sizes beyond a snug fit. Pain is minimized if Lidocaine gel is squeezed into the urethra a few minutes before the dilation. ...Read more

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How long can lychin planus last and how can u get this? I had a major op and it appeared a few months after

How long can lychin planus last and how can u get this? I had a major op and it appeared a few months after

Up to two years.: Lichen planus seems to be an auto-immune skin disease of unknown cause. It can affect various parts of the skin, mucus membranes (oral, vaginal) and nails. It can be diagnosed definitively by biopsy. Often not symptomatic, but can cause itching or burning. No known cure, but topical or systemic cortisone may help. May last up to two years. 1/5 cases recur. ...Read more

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How long does sunburn redness usually last for? A couple days?

How long does sunburn redness usually last for? A couple days?

May take up to : A week depending on severity. Usually within 4 to 5 days. Severe burns or complications may take longer to heal. ...Read more

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How long will my ankle be swollen after having a fracture?

How long will my ankle be swollen after having a fracture?

Bone healing swells: When an injury involves bone, it can take months. The older we get, the longer it lasts. It generally takes a bone 6 weeks to heal. This is the main part of healing. From then on, the bone can take up to one year to remodel itself to completion. Physical therapy seems to speed up the process using various techniques. ...Read more

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How long after tonsillectomy can you resume exercise ? Had tonsils out two weeks ago. On day 6 had hemorrhaging bleeding. How long should I wait?

How long after tonsillectomy can you resume exercise ? 
Had tonsils out two weeks ago. On day 6 had hemorrhaging bleeding. How long  should I wait?

2 weeks!: The clock gets reset to 2 weeks from the day you bled. Also, I have my patients sleep in a Lazy Boy chair for the 2 weeks. No science that works, but I believe it can reduce the blood pressure to the tonsil area. ...Read more

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How long should I have bleeding after a normal vaginal delivery?

How long should I have bleeding after a normal vaginal delivery?

Lochia: Normal postpartum bleeding should not last more than 6 wks postpartum. During that time it should progress to light maybe clear discharge and decrease in quantity. ...Read more

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How much time should perineum be super swollen and itchy after birth?

How much time should perineum be super swollen and itchy after birth?

4 to 6 weeks: The post partum period is 4 to 6 weeks. If you think your swollen perineum is unusually itchy and swollen, go see your OB MD who did the OB care and delivery to rule out an infection. ...Read more

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How long does it take for internal stitches take to desolve after a c section. It has been 8 months after I had a C-section and my suchers haven't gone?

How long does it take for internal stitches take to desolve after a c section. It has been 8 months after I had a C-section and my suchers haven't gone?

2-3 weeks: Depending on the type of sutures used, they usually take 2-3 weeks to dissolve (unless they used wire-very unlikeley for a c-section). You may be feeling a scar that formed around the suture. Get it checked. ...Read more

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How long should the bumps and itching last after a scratch test?

How long should the bumps and itching last after a scratch test?

Minutes to hours: Depending on the degree of sensitivity, if really bothersome call your doctor, can try OTC hydrocortisone cream 1% topically /antihistamine like cetirizine, good luck ...Read more

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I have a swollen lymph node in groin for almost a wk now. How long does it normally take to go away? After how long with it should I go see a doctor?

I have a swollen lymph node in groin for almost a wk now. How long does it normally take to go away? After how long with it should I go see a doctor?

Possible tumor: Swollen lymph node in groin should not be present. With tumor or infection there is always a source that can be noted. Perianal lesions to low pelvic growths to mid thigh pathology result in lesion in groin. Lymphomas arise de-novo in gland and as such if lesion enlarges or more than one appear,, surgeon should evaluate for bx. ...Read more

Vulva (Definition)

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