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Left side labia majora and minora swelling and pain can't sit and walk bcoz of pain help me what medicine should I take?

Left side labia majora and minora swelling and pain can't sit and walk bcoz of pain help me what medicine should I take?

See your GYN: You may be developing an infection or a cyst known as Brtholin cyst
So It is important to determine what you are having. And hat ca be done only a proper and detailed physical exam and if needed other work up.
So please your GYN ASAP and do not suffer for no reason ...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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What is the cause of major labia majora and minor severe swelling?

What is the cause of major labia majora and minor severe swelling?

Trauma, infection mor: Commonest causes are infections, blunt trauma, insect bite, and allergic reaction.I will suggest you have it checked by your doctor or gynecologist. ...Read more

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Pus on labia minora and hard bumps on labia majora as well as swelling. No fever or joint aches. Is this a bacterial infection, not herpes?

Pus on labia minora and hard bumps on labia majora as well as swelling. No fever or joint aches. Is this a bacterial infection, not herpes?

Get checked: If you see pus and it is persistent, it is probably an infection of some sort. Both viral (herpes) and bacterial infections can be painful, so the best was to tell the difference is to have a healthcare provider look at it. ...Read more

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Intermittent swelling of labia majora. Causes itching?

Intermittent swelling of labia majora. Causes itching?

Variable: Labial swelling with itching can be from external/internal yeast, bacteria or from frequent sexual activity. Your doctor should be able to determine if there is anything that needs to be treated. Vagisil may help with the itching. ...Read more

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I am experiencing painful swelling in inguinal region close to labia majora its been 4days now?

I am experiencing painful swelling in inguinal region close to labia majora its been 4days now?

Needs examination: Swollen areas, Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. It sounds like you may be describing an inguinal lymph node but without an exam one could not be certain. ...Read more

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Hi I'm 27 years old women, had hard swelling painless lump on labia majora and it disappeared by its own can it be syphilis?

Hi I'm 27 years old women, had hard swelling painless lump on labia majora and it disappeared by its own can it be syphilis?

LUMP ON VAGINA: IF YOU ARE WORRIED, DO SEE YOUR GENERAL DOCTOR OR YOUR DERMATOLOGIST OR YOUR GYNECOLOGIST.
IF ITS GONE, I DOUBT IF ITS SYPHILIS. ...Read more

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Does Tb neck lymphadenitis spread to the genital area during 6th month treatment? Can TB lymphadenitis cause lymph node swelling on labia majora?

Does Tb neck lymphadenitis spread to the genital area during 6th month treatment? Can TB lymphadenitis cause lymph node swelling on labia majora?

Noy usually: However, any lymph node infection has the ptoential to travel throughout the body, the genital area is not common: get screened for opportinitistic infections and STDs. ...Read more

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What happens if so, would it cause itching, burning and swelling of the vagina and labia?

What happens if so, would it cause itching, burning and swelling of the vagina and labia?

Discharge and itch: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

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I developed a swelling above my vagina off to the left of it. This was followed by a cyst that popped on my labia. I'm not in pain. Just sensitivity.?

I developed a swelling above my vagina off to the left of it. This was followed by a cyst that popped on my labia. I'm not in pain. Just sensitivity.?

Have it evaluated: Best to see your ob/gyn for evaluation, just to make sure there's no infection, or local inflammation, and to make sure your lymph nodes aren't swollen too. They can recommend topicals, or better ideas what to do to reduce the sensitivity. ...Read more

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I've had swellings that have reoccurred on my labia majora thrice or so, but now I have a reddish roundish little sore. I'm not sexually active at all.

I've had swellings that have reoccurred on my labia majora thrice or so, but now I have a reddish roundish little sore. I'm not sexually active at all.

Needs an exam: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. White lumps could be herpes, syphilis, ingrown hairs, blocked glands or an allergic reaction. Schedule a visit or consider sending a private message with an image to an obgyn or dermatologist if you feel comfortable doing that. ...Read more

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I'm having painful swelling around vagina & labia. I'm 21wks pregnant. Itstartd with iching & now it's burning & painful 2 walk. Ihavnostds. Suggestnz?

I'm having painful swelling around vagina & labia. I'm 21wks pregnant. Itstartd with iching & now it's burning & painful 2 walk. Ihavnostds. Suggestnz?

Yeast infection?: See your doctor for evaluation. You may have a vaginal infection that is not an std, like a yeast infection that will easily respond to topical treatment. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a girl to feel her vagina getting moist, or swelling up of her clitoris and labia and boobs?

Is it possible for a girl to feel her vagina getting moist, or swelling up of her clitoris and labia and boobs?

Yes: Sexual arousal can be detected by the woman just as a man can tell when he is feeling aroused. The female response is fairly complex, but many women are aware of the response while it is occurring. It may be far more difficult for the male partner to determine the female arousal response. If you aren't sure, ask! My rule is if you can't talk about sex with someone, you shouldn't be having it! ...Read more

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I'm about 6 weeks pregnant, and after sexual intercourse, my vagina labia swelled. What's the cause of the swelling? Do I need to be worried?

I'm about 6 weeks pregnant, and after sexual intercourse, my vagina labia swelled. What's the cause of the swelling? Do I need to be worried?

It is likely: Just irritation from the direct friction of intercourse. There is no need to worry unless you develop severe abdominal pain or vaginal bleeding. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I have lump on labia majora?

I have lump on labia majora?

Cyst/polyp/scar: Any persistent mass that does not resolve within 7-10 days should be examined. This could be due to a variety of different conditions that should be evaluated by your gynecologist which may be related to previous trauma, delivery, infections, stds, or cysts, etc. ...Read more

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How to treat itchy labia majora?

How to treat itchy labia majora?

Labial Itching: Labial itching may be the result of chemical irritation. Chemicals in soaps, including laundry soap, can cause irritation when they come into contact with the labia. Other causes can be yeast or bacterial infection. See your doctor for the proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Itching over labia majora, scaly?

Itching over labia majora, scaly?

Many things.: Could be a yeast infection (topical). Other vulvar changes (pre-cancerous lesions, cancerous changes, lichen sclerosis, etc.) are also possibilities. Get this checked out. ...Read more

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What are the lips or labia majora?

What are the lips or labia majora?

Labia: The inner lips of the vagina are called labia minora. The outer, larger lips of the vagina are called labia majora. ...Read more

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Can we use mupirocin on labia majora?

Can we use mupirocin on labia majora?

Mupirocin: Mupirocin is a topical antibiotic for use on external skin infections, like staph infections. It is likely to be ok using it on the labia. If any irritation develops, discontinue use and see your doctor for an alternative. ...Read more

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How do I know if its a cyst or boil on labia majora?

How do I know if its a cyst or boil on labia majora?

Pain as one thing: Pain is usually associated with boil and the area is tender to touch
If it is big enough patient might feel unwell with fever and aches ...Read more

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Female- need help on labia majora purple and swollen?

Female- need help on labia majora purple and swollen?

Not normal: Please see your gyn u may have a hematoma or other your gyn will be able to tell if u do not have a gyn then go to the er. ...Read more

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A bump exploded on my labia majora what's the next step?

A bump exploded on my labia majora what's the next step?

See doctor: It is not possible to tell what is wrong here- you should see your doctor. If the bump is painful, see your doctor now - if there is no pain then see your doctor as soon as is convenient. ...Read more

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Is there a way to moisten the dry skin of the labia majora?

Is there a way to moisten the dry skin of the labia majora?

Why it's dry: It could be "dry" because of too frequent bathing. It could be low hormone levels, like menopause. It should be examined by a health care professional. ...Read more

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I have a very painful and swollen labia majora. What could this be?

Bartholin gland: It is either a Bartholin gland cyst or infection. See a GYN MD before it becomes painful for analysis and possible drainage. ...Read more

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I have a red, swollen and raw labia majora. What could be causing this?

I have a red, swollen and raw labia majora. What could be causing this?

Yeast or other: A yeast infection is the most likely cause and over the counter medications are available. Herpes infections can cause similar symptoms. Allergic reactions also. An examination will confirm. ...Read more

Vulva (Definition)

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