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Red, itchy, burning, swolllen labia majora and labia minora?

Red, itchy, burning, swolllen labia majora and labia minora?

Have it evaluated: Have a gynecologist evaluate the problem. Then you will have a diagnosis and can start appropriate treatment to resolve the issue. ...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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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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Pea sized lump on labia minora painful?

Pea sized lump on  labia  minora   painful?

Need evaluation: See your doctor. Could be benign nodule but warrants further evaluation to ensure not a sexually transmitted disease or other cause. ...Read more

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What is labia minora?

What is labia minora?

Little "lips": The female vulva has two lateral folds(lips) the larger of the two is the labia majora, and the inner two are the labia minora. ...Read more

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Swollen labia majora after rough sex. Ice pack?

Swollen labia majora after rough sex. Ice pack?

Cause?: Certainly ice nearly always helps but prevention is key as well as identifying cause. If friction is to blame lubricants may help, however it could also be due to sensitivity to applied products such as lubricants, spermicidal agents or latex allergy/sensitivity. Anti-inflammatories may also help. Make sure std is not to blame & use appropriate precautions. Positions & specific sexual activities? ...Read more

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Itchy pubic area directly above clitoris. Clitoral hood has a weird blister or raw lesion. Rawness between labia minora and majora. No STDs or stis?

You need an exam: Your symptoms are suggestive of a herpes simplex infection (sexually transmitted), but yeast (not sexually transmitted) may cause similar symptoms of rawness and itching. If you also have a white, cottage cheese-like discharge, it is more likely to be yeast. The bottom line is that you need to have an exam done by a health professional. And no sex until you find out! ...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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I have sores, swollen, itchy labia minora?

I have sores, swollen, itchy labia minora?

Allergy/trauma?: Determining the cause is an important clue to treatment. In addition, a true allergy to topical creams, lotions, lubricants or even latex may cause itching. Inadequate lubrication with excessive trauma may also cause shear injury with itching. Please also consider the possibility of stds. Discuss with your gynecologist. ...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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Will herpes cause swollen right labia majora?

Will herpes cause swollen right labia majora?

It can.: If this is your primary outbreak of herpes, it could cause a significant amount of tenderness and swelling. Please see your dermatologist for correct diagnosis and management. ...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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Inflammed labia minora, what to do?

Inflammed labia minora, what to do?

Determine cause: It is important to first determine the cause of the inflammation: creams, soap, shaving, waxing, trauma, friction, Infection, etc. If you cannot identify, discuss with your primary care physician or gynecologist. Once the cause is identified, a treatment plan can be arranged,, ...Read more

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Found sore on labia minora next to where I apply Aldara (imiquimod) on labia majora. Labia majora is not irritated however.Possible side effect or something else?

Found sore on labia minora next to where I apply Aldara (imiquimod) on labia majora. Labia majora is not irritated however.Possible side effect or something else?

Typical side effect: This is a common side effect of imiquimod (Aldara) when it contacts healthy skin, especially thin moist skin or mucous membranes, like the labia minor. That's probably what's going on. But be aware that herpes is also a common cause of genital ulceration. If any doubt, check with the doctor who prescribed your treatment. ...Read more