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Is It Normal To Have Swollen Labia After Giving Birth
Large Labia: Enlarged labia after pregnancy is extremely commonand to be expected particularly after prolonged labor but this may be aggravated by increased venous pressure and associated with hemorrhoids. Ice & gentle compression, and witch hazel as recommended by dr. Herold are useful.See 1 more doctor answer
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
change hormones can: Cause swelling in some people as long as it goes away when the period starts and does not persisit, not much you can do except if you want to stop your periods, if they are excessibvely red or show any sores or lesions your gyn can do a culture to r/o infection, etc, and he or she could do an exam anyway to make sure nothing looks abnormal.
Swollen labia minora after rough sex, happened straight after and here the next morning although not as bad. How can I make them back to normal?
Rest & cold compress: Normal response after repeated impact. Cold compresses and rest will help go down.
No it is not normal: It is not normal to have swelling of labia and clitoris when taking bc pills. You should consult your gynecologist and get it checked.
Had laparoscopic surg to remove r-side ruptured ectopic preg 5 days ago. I have major bruising on left side, last rib down to swollen labia. Normal?
Could be: This could be normal - depends on what you needed to have done - because you had a ruptured ectopic - you probably had more extensive surgery
I'm concerned because I have swollen labia after sex. How can I relieve this and what should I do?
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.
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 http://www. Bodysculptor. Com/genital-rejuvenation/labiaplasty/
Minora or majora?: Is this on the minora or majora? On the minora era are a variety of mucous glands that may become obstructed or occluded causi g a small pimple like bump. On the majora, sebaceous glands or hair follicles may also be responsible due to ingrown hairs or cysts. If this does not resolve discuss with your physician for a review of other more obscure causes.
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.
Determine cause: First determine cause. If due to excessive force or friction or prolonged play, then be more gentle, use lubricants or decrease the amount of time. However it may be due to latex or other sensitivity to products used. Applying ice afterwards may help. Discuss with your gynecologist.See 2 more doctor answers
Get checked: Usually caused by infection, or in some cases, injury to the area. If extremely tender, red, or warm, this may need to be lanced and drained and treated with antibiotics. Your nearest er can treat you for this. If you have a gyn, call their service first.
Bartholin gland: It is either a Bartholin gland cyst or infection. See a GYN MD before it becomes painful for analysis and possible drainage.
I always feel pain at d left side of my inner thighs after sex and sometimes swollen labia, what could be the cause?
Thigh pain: This could be related to the muscular activity during sex
I woke up with a swollen labia minora and it hurts. Five times the size it should be. What's wrong with it? No new soaps no sex in a week.
Be seen: It sounds like an infected bartholin's gland. Antibiotics, or possibly surgery, are needed. If the antibiotics do not work, then surgical incision is needed.
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