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Lately the inside of my labia has been itching. So I scratch and it gets swollen. It also burns when I pee. And the itch won't go away. What's wrong?

Lately the inside of my labia has been itching. So I scratch and it gets swollen. It also burns when I pee. And the itch won't go away. What's wrong?

Yeast Infection: You have a yeast infection. This is one of the most common problems that develop in females. Medications for this are called anti-fungals and are widely available without prescription. ...Read more

Vulva (Definition)

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


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Why are my labia swollen?

Why are my labia swollen?

Depends: It depends on the circumstances under which the swelling took place (trauma, infection, etc). ...Read more

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Labia minora very swollen?

Labia minora very swollen?

Swollen Labia Minora: Swollen labia can be arise from congenital causes, vascular, lymphatic, tumor, infection, . ...Read more

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How can I treat a swollen labia?

How can I treat a swollen labia?

Hot sitz bath: If the swelling is due to bruising after intercourse, cycling, or other physical activity sitting in a warm bathtub will decrease the pain and swelling. If the swelling is one sided (labia) then it may be a swollen Bartholin's gland cyst/infection. If the sitz bath doesn't relieve the swelling see your MD.. ...Read more

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Swollen labia, what could it mean?

Swollen labia, what could it mean?

If after sex...: If it happens after sex, then too hard, too long, too dry, too rough, vagina too small, penis too big, not enough foreplay, infections, trauma, etc. If the problem does not resolve, you need to get examined by your doctor, don't be shy...Go! In the future, be gentle, use lube if needed (astroglide or pjur), go slow, if it hurts, stop and cuddle and try again later. ...Read more

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What can be done for swollen labia?

What can be done for swollen labia?

Find cause then rx: I would first identify the cause prior to blindly treati g withou knowing more. For example is this a tumor? Hernia? Metaplasia from chronic trauma? Is it lymphatic or vascular congestion? Positional? Work related? Congenital? Constrictive due to garment wear? Due to bone, skin, fat, nerves, vessels?, etc. ...Read more

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I am experiencing a painful swollen labia?

I am experiencing a painful swollen labia?

Many potential. ..: More details are necessary but the most common causes are trauma from sex/birth but other possibilities such as infection, allergy, bleeding, hernia, varicocoele and more. ...Read more

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I have a hard swollen labia. What should I do?

I have a hard swollen labia. What should I do?

Find cause then rx: I would first identify the cause prior to blindly treati g withou knowing more. For example is this a tumor? Hernia? Metaplasia from chronic trauma? Is it lymphatic or vascular congestion? Positional? Work related? Congenital? Constrictive due to garment wear? Due to bone, skin, fat, nerves, vessels?, etc. Meet with your gynecologist for an examination. ...Read more

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Swollen outer labia one side from bike riding?

Swollen outer labia one side from bike riding?

Ice and compression: It is important to place light pressure and ice compresses to limit swelling and bleeding/bruising. This will likely become very large. If it continues to swell, it may require emergency treatment. ...Read more

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Is it normal for labia to be swollen after sex?

Is it normal for labia to be swollen after sex?

Not really: Sex that is too long, too hard, too dry, penis too big, vagina too small, poor foreplay, lack of lubrication and many other things can cause labial swelling. Call your doctor and have an exam. Infections can also cause swelling. Call your doc! ...Read more

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What does it mean if my labia minora is swollen?

What does it mean if my labia minora is swollen?

Several reasons: Labia minora can swell from local trauma, not enough lubrication, or sometimes infections like yeast or bacteria, see your gyn for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Swollen bumpy labia minora on one side only. Why?

Swollen bumpy labia minora on one side only. Why?

Labia wrinkled/swoll: I will advice to consult your gynecologist, it seems there may be nothing seriously wrong but it need to be examined to find out if it is abnormal and needs any treatment. ...Read more

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What if one side of the labia minora has swollen?

What if one side of the labia minora has swollen?

Trauma, infection: If there is swelling on the labia, then you need an exam to determine if there is any trauma or signs of an infection. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: swollen labia?

What is the definition or description of: swollen labia?

Swollen labia: 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 & many other causes. ...Read more

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How bad is it if the inner labia stayed swollen after sex?

How bad is it if the inner labia stayed swollen after sex?

Not: If the labia are swollen after sex, it may be due to inadequate lubrication of the vulva & vagina during intercourse. This is related to estrogen production & at 38, there may be some ovarian dysfunction occurring. However, there are problems that present with swollen labia that need to be evaluated by examination. If still present at 48 hours or so, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal for your labia minora to be brown and swollen?

Labia: The color of the labia menorah are typically think but the edges can have brownish discoloration. More concerning is swelling. Is there any irritation? Do they hurt? If so it's worthwhile getting examined. ...Read more

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Please help! I'm having painful and swollen labia after shaving?

Don't shave labia.: The labial/ vulvar tissue is very delicate - you may have razor burn or you may be sensitize or allergic to product used in that area. Try a sitz bath. Try to limit any pubic shaving to bikini lines. Avoid the soft, tender pink tissue. ...Read more

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How to describe a swollen labia and under what circumstances would it be dangerous?

How to describe a swollen labia and under what circumstances would it be dangerous?

Swollen labia: You have labia minora and majora. Swelling may be normal or abnormal especially if unilateral. It may be associated with benign or malignant conditions but it is difficult to tell from a description. If you have any questions, you should meet with your gynecologist
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I'm having OHSS. My labia is extremely swollen. What causes it and will it go back to normal?

OHSS: You get significant fluid retention throughout your body with OHSS. This is why your labia are swollen - most likely. As the fluid retention (edema) is corrected and resolves the labia will return to normal. ...Read more

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I have a lesion on my left side of labia. Dr did test and now it's swollen...What can I do for the swelling?

I have a lesion on my left side of labia. Dr did test and now it's swollen...What can I do for the swelling?

Lymphatic massage: Genital swelling takes longer to clear due to lymphatics being compromised with either surgery or biopsy. Make sure the lesion is either taken out by surgeon (could be labial cyst called Bartholin's cyst). Once the lesion is addressed the next step is lymphatic massage. Use magnetic pulser by sota. Com or magafon by algamia. Com which will help with clearing lymphatics in that area. ...Read more

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My left inner labia is a bit red and swollen? Only hurts when I touch it, what could this be and what are some remedies?

My left inner labia is a bit red and swollen? Only hurts when I touch it, what could this be and what are some remedies?

Inner labial pain: Generalized redness and swelling here can be due to minor irritation from tight clothing, feminine care products or a mild yeast infection. Wear comfortable cotton panties and don't use perfumed products near the area. If there is a whitish discharge, it is safe to apply an OTC yeast treatment for a few days. Localized swelling that worsens or drains pus must be checked by a doctor promptly. ...Read more

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What is the diagnosis for a painless yet swollen, out of shape and darkened left labia (the other is fine and looks healthy)?

What is the diagnosis for a painless yet swollen, out of shape and darkened left labia (the other is fine and looks healthy)?

Swollen labium: One sided swelling with discoloration (bruising, presumably) usually follows a broken vein in the labium, secondary to trauma during exercise or sexual activity. This should resolve without treatment, but if persistent, see your gyn for an exam. ...Read more

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Hello. One side of my labia majors is swollen I also have an itch but no discharge at all it comes and goes can u he'll me plz?

Hello. One side of my labia majors is swollen I also have an itch but no discharge at all it comes and goes can u he'll me plz?

Need an exam: Genital abnormalities such as this require an exam to know hat you are referring to. If you have a swollen itchy spot that comes and does then testing is warranted. Herpes is one of the infections that comes and goes. ...Read more

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I noticed today morning that my labia hurts me and then I found that my left labia is swollen with red color. What can it be? I am very concerned

You should see a doc: It could be an infection that is bacterial, even an std, or an irritation from something that would be treated entirely differently. That area is so sensitive you should not wait but call your doc right away for an appointment as you need to be seen. At home try cool cloths that might be soothing. ...Read more

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The blood flo in my labia got restricted for a like 24 hours and now its darker in color is and it's a little swollen, painful it's been a whole day?

The blood flo in my labia got restricted for a like 24 hours and now its darker in color is and it's a little swollen, painful it's been a whole day?

Hematoma: This is what I like to call a mild "hematomato" (hematoma). Blood has been trapped in the labial compartment making it appear darker, and the swelling & pain may go down with treatment after you see a GYN MD to make sure that it isn't infected. This can occur with severely restrictive clothing or a bicycle crossbar injury. ...Read more

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I have swollen inner labia. I left a tampon in for 8.5 hours one day and the nxt day for 11 hours. Could this be connected? Smear was normal last week

I have swollen inner labia. I left a tampon in for 8.5 hours one day and the nxt day for 11 hours. Could this be connected? Smear was normal last week

Yes: Leaving in tampons for prolonged periods of time strongly encourages bacteria growth which can infect the labia. When tampons are left in place for long periods of time Toxic Shock Syndrome can occur with fatal consequences. Please change your tampons more frequently (4 to 6 hours) even if they are not totally saturated. ...Read more

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Right labia is hard and swollen?

Right labia is hard and swollen?

You: May have an abscess or a blockage in a bartholins gland. You should try warm compresses or soaks, Ibuprofen and make an appointment with your gynecologist for examination and further treatment. Take care! ...Read more