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Can someone help please? My vagina is itchy and swollen?

Can someone help please? My vagina is itchy and swollen?

Yeast infection?: You would need an exam to be certain of the cause. The most common cause is a yeast infection. Other things can cause this but are not common such as another kind of infection, an allergic reaction (Poison ivy) or skin condition. Try a non-prescription yeast medication. If it doesn't solve the problem, see a gyn doctor. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I have dermographia n take meds am 30 weeks pregnant starting this week my vagina is itchy n swollen n a lot of discharge but neg urine test, normal?

I have dermographia n take meds am 30 weeks pregnant starting this week my vagina is itchy n swollen n a lot of discharge but neg urine test, normal?

Yeast: I am confused about whether you are pregnant or not. Swelling, itching and vaginal discharge are all symptoms of a yeast infection. Yeast infections are more common in pregnancy. If you are not pregnant, try one of the over the counter yeast medicines and see a doctor if it's not better in a few days see your doctor. If you are pregnant, it always safest to check with your doctor first. ...Read more

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I have vaginal discharge and my vagina is very itchy and swollen and some times burns when I pee.

I have vaginal discharge and my vagina is very itchy and swollen and some times burns when I pee.

See a doctor.: Unfortuantely there are a few possible causes, and based on description alone we can't tell what it is.

Possibilities include a yeast infection, but also possible are more serious problems such as a sexually transmitted disease or a bladder infection/uti.

I highly recommend that you call your doctor, or if you don't have a doctor, that you go to urgent care to have this problem checked out. ...Read more

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I used coconut oil for lubricant 5 days ago, and my vagina/vulva is burning, itchy, swollen, painful. I used monostat 1, and still feel uncomfortable.

I used coconut oil for lubricant 5 days ago, and my vagina/vulva is burning, itchy, swollen, painful. I used monostat 1, and still feel uncomfortable.

Allergic reaction: I agree that you should never use coconut oil as a vaginal lubricant. I suggest careful washing with baby soap to remove any remnants and then use Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and topical 1% hydro cortisone to the external vaginal area. See your GYN on Monday. Stop th Monistst and use Sitz baths (2 lbs of epsom salts in 6-8 inches of warm water, for 15 minutes 3-4 times a day. ...Read more

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I've been taking amoxicillin for 3 days for a sinus infection & now my vagina is itchy & swollen. What can I do?

I've been taking amoxicillin for 3 days for a sinus infection & now my vagina is itchy & swollen. What can I do?

Empirically try meds: Empirically try meds for suspected, probable vaginal yeast infections (monilia-candida)triggered by antibiotics, you may obtain an over the counter antifungal medication like Monistat-7 and generously apply it twice a day for 3 to 7 days or till you stop the antibiotics. Simple genital hygiene (washing with an unscented soap and water), keeping yourself dry and using cotton or no underwears may also be helpful ...Read more

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The inside of my vagina is swollen and its itchy on the outside?

The inside of my vagina is swollen and its itchy on the outside?

You need an exam: Chemical irritation from soaps etc., infection, or trauma could be causes. An exam would help solve your problem. You can use 1% Hydrocortisone creme externally until your exam. ...Read more

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Opened my vagina and it looks like a flower around hole, white flap like flower, feels swollen and a little itchy?

Opened my vagina and it looks like a flower around hole, white flap like flower, feels swollen and a little itchy?

Hymen: It sounds like you are visualizing your hymen which is a normal part of the female genitalia. Swelling and itching could indicate a yeast infection. Over the counter creams are available. Consider seeing an Obgyn for an exam for confirmation ...Read more

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What can I do if my vagina is red, swollen, dry, hot, and itchy. What's wrong with me?

See your doctor: These symptoms can be indicative of something as simple as a yeast infection or may indicate something more serious is progressing. A situation like this should be evaluated by a doctor so that these serious issues can be ruled out. ...Read more

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I have a smooth swollen flat bump it's a little smaller than a quarter, its oval shaped, its temporarily itchy, on the outer part of my vagina?

I have a smooth swollen flat bump it's a little smaller than a quarter, its oval shaped, its temporarily itchy, on the outer part of my vagina?

Genital lesion: 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. What you describe could be normal, a pimple, herpes, genital warts, syphilis or many other things. ...Read more

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Swollen itchy vagina. What could cause this?

Swollen itchy vagina. What could cause this?

Most likely a yeast: Infection, could be bacterial or allergic or herpes or other causes, if u were my pt in coral springs, fl I would do an exam and cultures for yeast bact and herpes and most likely start treating u for yeast until I get the cultures back and u can take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) which should not hurt anything to help with some symptoms. ...Read more

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Vagina swollen itchy red and discharge after medication? Now what

Vagina swollen itchy red and discharge after medication? Now what

Yeast: If you took an antibiotic and now have an itchy discharge, you probably have a yeast infection. There are over the counter medications available at your pharmacy. ...Read more

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My vagina is very swollen and itchy and I don't know what to do! I've put ice on it, and sat in warm water in the tub. Please help!

My vagina is very swollen and itchy and I don't know what to do! I've put ice on it, and sat in warm water in the tub. Please help!

Vaginitis: Are you sexually active and have you had similar symptoms before? Are there any clear pimples in the area of the vagina? How long have you had these symptoms? If yes to each, you may have a herpes outbreak. You should see a provider to get this checked out as soon as possible. Although it may be a vaginal infection, you should get it checked. ...Read more

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For the past few days my vagina has produced a lot of white tissue like discharge and its very itchy and possibly swollen, what is this?

For the past few days my vagina has produced a lot of white tissue like discharge and its very itchy and possibly swollen, what is this?

Yeast: Yeast infections produce a thick white discharge, like cottage cheese, that is itchy and can be associated with swelling, redness and irritation of the vulva. You may try otc yeast preparations or have it checked by your doctor if not sure. ...Read more