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I had a yeast infection last week. I am not itching, having any discharge or foul odor but why do I feel internal vaginal swelling and pain during sex?

I had a yeast infection last week. I am not itching, having any discharge or foul odor but why do I feel internal vaginal swelling and pain during sex?

Irritation / swellin: Any vaginal infection (yeast included) can cause inflammation. It is likely that the inflammation has not healed yet. Give your self time to heal and for the inflammation and irritation to subside prior to having intercourse again. One week should be enough. If you symptoms persist, see your gyn. ...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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Inner vaginal swelling, what should I do?

Inner vaginal swelling, what should I do?

Vaginitis: I would see a gynecologist. It could be an infection or issue with one of the glands of the vagina. Could also be related to low estrogen. All of these things require an evaluation. If associated with itching its fine to try an otc medication like lotrimin (clotrimazole). ...Read more

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I have a swelling in the inner labia of vaginal entrance. No blood and no pain, just swollen.

I have a swelling in the inner labia of vaginal entrance. No blood and no pain, just swollen.

Blocked gland: A painless swelling just inside the vagina towards the lower part is often a bartholins gland cyst. It can be caused by sweaty rubbing such as sex or exercise. Common initial treatment is warm packs for 10 minutes 2-4 x daily or bath soaks. If the swelling persists or worsens, examination is helpful to determine cause and best treatment. Sometimes incision and drainage is needed. ...Read more

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Painful stinging lump on inner lip, including vaginal bleeding, and canal swelling. Bartholins Cyst, or something more?

Painful stinging lump on inner lip, including vaginal bleeding, and canal swelling. Bartholins Cyst, or something more?

Probably cyst: I would still see a gynecogist for an exam, because it could be something else. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Swelling/possibly inflamming of the inner-frontal wall of my vagina, with nessersarily no pain/ itchiness. A few days after my period finished I noticed the frontal wall of my vagina had begun to swell. There is no pain involved, however (i am not having

If: If you want an explanation, a thorough exam needs to be done. You should never feel "tired of going to the doctors" have you recently used any new feminine products, lubricants, or even condoms. Perhaps you had an allergic reaction. If your symptoms are still present please see a doctor, it is for the best.
Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm worried about vaginal swelling, and itching?

I'm worried about vaginal swelling, and itching?

This could be: Consistent with a yeast infection. I encourage you to be evaluated by your gynecologist so that the cause can be identified and treated. If it is yeast you would know what to expect ; could self- treat with otc meds in the future. ...Read more

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I have post op vaginal swelling. How can I treat it?

I have post op vaginal swelling. How can I treat it?

From what type of su: Surgery? It depends what u had done, bit u need to contact the gyn who did your durgery as that gyn knows what your situation is, if your? Was more specific, could give a better answer. ...Read more

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I just had a robotic hystorectomy on tues and I am having vaginal swelling, is this normal? It started friday, it was fine before than

I just had a robotic hystorectomy on tues and I am having vaginal swelling, is this normal? It started friday, it was fine before than

Probably: Because the robotic surgery takes much longer to perform, you would have received more fluids which can result in more swelling. If you begin running a fever or having more pain, instead of less, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a cut near my vaginal opening. I think I got cut from scratching too hard a couple days ago. The cut has some swelling around, how can I treat?

I have a cut near my vaginal opening. I think I got cut from scratching too hard a couple days ago. The cut has some swelling around, how can I treat?

Verify: Sometimes a “cut” is just a cut. These heal on their own. Other times a “cut” is something else though - some common causes are genital herpes, yeast infections and lichen sclerosis. See an Obgyn to help verify the diagnosis. The proper treatment can be prescribed and recommended ...Read more

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Hello today I saw I had a lot of white chunky vaginal discharge. No itch, odor, swelling, pain, or anything just the discharge. Is something wrong?

Hello today I saw I had a lot of white chunky vaginal discharge. No itch, odor, swelling, pain, or anything just the discharge. Is something wrong?

Yeast or BV: The discharge you are describing is a common symptom of either yeast infection (candida) or bacterial vaginosis. Both are very common and treatable.
This could also be a sign of a sexually transmitted infection (esp if you have had sex without a condom), your provider may or may not have tested for these with the pap. Follow up with the provider who did the pap for definitive diagnosis/treatment ...Read more

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I've had unusual odourless clear vaginal discharge on and off for a few months since sex. Vaginal swelling has begun on 1 side since recent discharge?

I've had unusual odourless clear vaginal discharge on and off for a few months since sex. Vaginal swelling has begun on 1 side since recent discharge?

Vaginal discharge: Clear discharge for months with recent swelling calls for consult with your ob/gyn. To beon safe side. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hello Mam, I have swelling in vaginal area. Its also pain there, and itching also. First I have swelling then it disappears then again I am having this problem please suggest me medicine. Thanks?

Hello Mam, I have swelling in vaginal area. Its also pain there, and itching also. First I have swelling then it disappears then again I am having this problem please suggest me medicine. Thanks?

Yeast?: The most common cause of itching and pain in the vaginal area is yeast (Candida). There are nonprescription creams that can kill the yeast. If that doesn't work, then an exam is needed to figure it out. ...Read more

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What cause vaginal swelling after sex?

What cause vaginal swelling after sex?

Blood engorgement: Mother Nature sends huge volumes of blood to the area during sexual excitement/activity that takes up to one hour to dissipate after the events. A secondary cause is rough sex with injury. ...Read more

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Is vaginal swelling normal after sex??

Is vaginal swelling normal after sex??

Depends on amount of: Swelling, tenderness, or bleeding. If any concerns, go for examination and see doctor. ...Read more

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Can rough sex cause swelling outside the vaginal area?

Can rough sex cause swelling outside the vaginal area?

Yes: So u will need to refrain until it resolves and if it does not by monday or gets worse before then, then u need to see your gyn and sex does not need to be rough to be enjoyable. ...Read more

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Can swelling be permanent of the vagina and vaginal opening? I'm worried it will never subside!

Can swelling be permanent of the vagina and vaginal opening? I'm worried it will never subside!

Very rarely: Unless you have a very rare condition, swelling of the vagina and vaginally opening won't be permanent. The vagina can swell alot due to trauma or some infections/irritants but this does go away. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can rough sex be the cause of vaginal swelling and bleeding the day after? With slight irritation at vaginal entrance. What can I do to help it heal?

Can rough sex be the cause of vaginal swelling and bleeding the day after? With slight irritation at vaginal entrance. What can I do to help it heal?

Nothing, but...: Remember experience is a great thing for life so we wouldn't fall into the trap of recurrent mistakes. Likewise, the scenario for rough sex and its afterward vaginal discomfort would be personal concern; that is something no one can help but self. After "mistake", we regret, let time go by and body/nature heal; and don't repeat. So, you should know what to do. If not or in doubt, ask Doc timely. ...Read more

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I have severe swelling in my vaginal lips and it is spreading. Help.?

I have severe swelling in my vaginal lips and it is spreading. Help.?

Swollen Labia: There are 2 glands inside the vagina that are the source of your natural lubrication - they can become inflamed, infected, plugged causing one or both of those glands to swell. Other causes include ingrown hair, and yeast infection. See your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Hello docs. I was wondering can vaginal swelling and irritation be from hemorrhoids?

Hello docs. I was wondering can vaginal swelling and irritation be from hemorrhoids?

Very Unlikely: Hemorrhoids are usually very local to the anal area. If you have vaginal symptoms as well you should visit someone to evaluate what is going on. ...Read more

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Could tampon use cause vaginal swelling?

Could tampon use cause vaginal swelling?

Vaginal swelling: Yes this can happen as the tampoon increases in size while absorbing the discharge. It's important to change the tampoon frequently because of the risk of a vaginitis. ...Read more

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Swelling urethral opening and whitush stuff around my vaginal wall?

Swelling urethral opening and whitush stuff around my vaginal wall?

Likely infection: See your doctor for an examination. This is important to determine cause and treatment ...Read more

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Vaginal swelling midway and after intercourse. It hurts me and my partner. I'm not a virgin nor allergic to latex.

Vaginal swelling midway and after intercourse. It hurts me and my partner. I'm not a virgin nor allergic to latex.

Allergy to semen?: Check with an allergist to see if you may have become allergic to semen (only true if condom is leaking). I am assuming that the swelling subsides in a few hours without treatment. ...Read more