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Clitoris (Definition)

The clitoris is a female sexual organ present in mammals, ostriches and a limited ...Read more


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My clitoris is irritated and itchy. left side of my clitoral hood is swollen and formed blood clot. pain extends to prepuce please help!!!

My clitoris is irritated and itchy. left side of my clitoral hood is swollen and formed blood clot. pain extends to prepuce please help!!!

Needs exam: There are lots of things that could cause bumps, lumps and blisters on the genitals. I encourage you to schedule a visit for an exam and testing to determine the cause. Then the doc can tell you the treatment. What you are describing is concerning for an infection such as genital herpes, yeast or others. ...Read more

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Red swollen labia irritated vagina sensitive to touch white discharging forming around clitorus and labia no odor had unprotected sex a week ago?

Red swollen labia irritated vagina sensitive to touch white discharging forming around clitorus and labia no odor had unprotected sex a week ago?

Get examined: There are too many variables to give you an accurate answer without a physical GYN examination. Get one soon to determine the issues and obtain STD exam as well. ...Read more

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One side of my clitoris is swollen slightly. I'm not in any pain, and no itching. Do you know what this may be? And if so, how can I treat it?

One side of my clitoris is swollen slightly. I'm not in any pain, and no itching. Do you know what this may be? And if so, how can I treat it?

More info: I cannot diagnose this problem with this little information. For example, your age, sexual history, medical history, and associated symptoms would be much more helpful. Clogged follicle, trauma, and STDs are the first things that come to mind. ...Read more

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My clitoris has been red for months, labia minora is also red and swollen. Was itchy but treated with canesten pessary. Still very red, help please?

My clitoris has been red for months, labia minora is also red and swollen. Was itchy but treated with canesten pessary. Still very red, help please?

Ouch: Sounds very uncomfortable. Please see a doctor for an exam and some good help, after "months" you need a diagnosis on the redness/itching before trying further treatment. ...Read more

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My gums feel swollen and irritated how do I treat it?

My gums feel swollen and irritated how do I treat it?

Good oral hygiene: Good brushing and flossing even if gum is bleeding. Brush with soft bristle brush parallel to the gum. Schedule with your dentist for a good cleaning then follow up at home with good oral hygiene regimen to maintain it. ...Read more

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How do I treat inflames gums i think that's what its called they feel swollen and irritated and i always seem to bite my jaw when i chew. What is this?

How do I treat inflames gums i think that's what its called they feel swollen and irritated and i always seem to bite my jaw when i chew. What is this?

Poor occlusion: This is a classic case of poor occlusion exacerbates the bone loss in gum disease patient. As bone loss occured, bacterial invasion and subsequent host reaction along with poor occlusion further injured the area and produce more localized bone loss. Treatments include scaling and root planing, lanap, correct occlusion with crowns or braces. ...Read more

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What medication should I use to treat red swollen and irritated face due to itching during allergic reaction? (to fluocinonide ointment)

What medication should I use to treat red swollen and irritated face due to itching during allergic reaction? (to fluocinonide ointment)

Allergic Reaction: You will have to use prescription topical medication like Cloderm or Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) lotion. Oral Prednisone can also be helpful to help the swelling. See your local dermatologist for help with your skin condition. ...Read more

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For more than a week now I have had an irritated blackhead on my nose. I've had blackheads before but this one is red & swollen. I tired to get it out but it is too painful to touch. Now it is even more red and visible. How can I treat this?

For more than a week now I have had an irritated blackhead on my nose. I've had blackheads before but this one is red & swollen. I tired to get it out but it is too painful to touch. Now it is even more red and visible. How can I treat this?

R/O CELLULITIS: Cellulitis is a superficial skin infection that can be caused after an abrasion or pustule . Keep the area clean and apply topical antibiotics. Seek prompt evaluation for potential need of oral antibiotics. Avoid expressing the pustule . ...Read more

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Im having reaction to miconazole 7 used twice. Labia minora and clitoral hood are red, swollen and hurt badly. How do I treat? Do I stop miconazole?

Im having reaction to miconazole 7 used twice. Labia minora and clitoral hood are red, swollen and hurt badly. How do I treat? Do I stop miconazole?

Vulvitis.: Miconazole is not working. Probably something else causing this not the yeast infection. Stop miconazole . You may have some sort of irritation from chemicals in the feminine hygiene products such as douches, vaginal spray ,sops, bubble bath , perfumed toilet paper. See your doctor for an examination and testing of urine and vaginal discharge to rule out std or a bacterial infection. ...Read more

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I had very rough sex with my s/o recently and my clitoris has been swollen and painful for two days now. It hurts to the touch. Could this be trauma?

I had very rough sex with my s/o recently and my clitoris has been swollen and painful for two days now. It hurts to the touch. Could this be trauma?

These parts: are easy to traumatize. Warm water soaks, alternating with cool water compress, topical OTC cortaid10, and if getting worse - See GYN, Motrin for pain, Avoid sex for 2 weeks or until tenderness and swelling gone ...Read more

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My clitoris is swollen and it hurts. Any ideas on what to do?

Please see your gyn: Tomorrow for an exam could be many different causes and if it is too painful tonight call your gyn as your gyn may rec something for the discomfort until u can get into the office. ...Read more

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My clitoris is itchy and it turns swollen bec i rub it so hard. Please advice?

My clitoris is itchy and it turns swollen bec i rub it so hard. Please advice?

Itching: You need to have an evaluation to determine why you are itching. You may have an infection or an allergy. ...Read more

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The hood of my clitoris is swollen and burning. Never had these symptoms. What could it be?

The hood of my clitoris is swollen and burning. Never had these symptoms. What could it be?

Don't know: I don't know the cause but a GYN MD can determine the source on examination. See one soon. ...Read more

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My clitoris is swollen on one side, and hurts when touched or rubbed against my underwear. No other symptoms.

My clitoris is swollen on one side, and hurts when touched or rubbed against my underwear. No other symptoms.

Clitoral pain: The clitoris is one of the most sensitive female sexual organs because of its location, innervation and blood flow. Pain in this area is a major sign that "something is wrong." If there has been no sexual encounters (solo or mutual) then there may be an injury or infection to this area that needs an evaluation by a GYN MD at your earliest convenience. ...Read more

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I have extremely swollen clitoris?

Enlarged clitoris: Get an gyn evaluation. Your gyn will check hormones if needed. ...Read more

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White swollen clitoris? What is it?

White swollen clitoris? What is it?

NEEDS TO BE CHECKED: It needs to be checked as there may be yeast infection or some other infection.See your gynecologist. ...Read more

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How to cure constant vaginal burning and swollen clitoris?

See Gyn: You may have an uderlying infection and irritation causing your symptoms. Get an exam and the proper treatment will hopefully follow. Good luck. ...Read more

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What does it mean when one side of your clitoris is swollen and you are spotting for three weeks?

Be evaluated: This would need to be evaluated. One sided swelling could indicate an infection. ...Read more

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My clitoris is swollen and tender/hurts when touched. No other symptoms. What can this be? And what is it cause by?

Clit: It could be friction from intercourse, masturbation, tight underwear. Urinary tract infection, vulvovaginitis. Reaction to chemical (lotion/gel used for intercourse). See doctor if not sure or worried. ...Read more

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The head of my clitoris is very red, swollen, and painful. It has gotten to the point where it hurts to lay down. What should I do?

The head of my clitoris is very red, swollen, and painful. It has gotten to the point where it hurts to lay down. What should I do?

STOP: There are several conditions that can cause the symptoms that you described. Although some may be benign, there are others that should be treated. I suggest you see your primary care doctor as soon as these symptoms appear. ...Read more

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