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Why is my vagina red, slightly swollen, and burning?

Why is my vagina red, slightly swollen, and burning?

Infection: These symptoms are most commonly seen with a yeast infection. They can also be caused by a reaction to something in soap or on a condom or from a lack of lubrication during intercourse. Other types of infection can also cause these symptoms. Best wishes! ...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?

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 got nair on the inside of my vagina and its red, swollen irritated amd it burns what should I do. I?

I got nair on the inside of my vagina and its red, swollen irritated amd it burns what should I do. I?

Ice: Run cool water over the burn for 10-20 minutes and then apply ice. If any sign of abrasion, consider a topical antibiotic. Can also use numbing cream (containing low dose of lidocaine). Nsaids (ibuprofen, Aleve, (naproxen) etc) may help. Expect discomfort for 3-4 days. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning and my vagina was red swollen and itchy I used vagasil to stop the itch but the swelling and pain is still there?

I woke up this morning and my vagina was red swollen and itchy I used vagasil to stop the itch but the swelling and pain is still there?

See GYN: Given so little history, it is hard to tell whether you are having an allergic reaction (semen, latex) or an infection. You need to see your GYN. ...Read more

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I have a bump on my vagina lip its red, swollen and painful I tried squeezing it and nothing came out what can it be?

I have a bump on my vagina lip its red, swollen and painful I tried squeezing it and nothing came out what can it be?

Bartholinitis: Most likely it is an infection of one of the glands called bartolin gland. You need to see your gyn for antibiotics. ...Read more

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Since few days my vagina is very red and swollen. It's also very itchy and when I finally scratch it it even starts to bleed a bit. No sexual contact?

Since few days my vagina is very red and swollen. It's also very itchy and when I finally scratch it it even starts to bleed a bit. No sexual contact?

Infection?: Yeast can present with clumpy, white vaginal discharge to a watery, white discharge. Sometimes a discharge is not apparent. There is no odor. It can cause swelling and redness of vulva along with itching and burning pain. It may lead to pain with urination or intercourse. Recommend getting medically checked to know what is going on. Take care. ...Read more

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I had cryo treatment for genital warts 5 days ago and my vagina is very red and swollen and on the warts now have yellow, pusy wounds around them? It hurts when I sit down, I smell funny down there and there is blood in my underwear. It's causing me so mu

I had cryo treatment for genital warts 5 days ago and my vagina is very red and swollen and on the warts now have yellow, pusy wounds around them? It hurts when I sit down, I smell funny down there and there is blood in my underwear. It's causing me so mu

Patience: The cryo treatment destroys the warts by causing cell destruction and damage. That is how the virus is eradicated. The wounds are your body's response and indicates that healing is underway. They will heal soon and the warts will be gone. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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I'm 8 months pregnant I had sex last night now I have a lot of pressure in my vagina it's red swollen it hurts when I sit down and I saw some blood?

I'm 8 months pregnant I had sex last night now I have a lot of pressure in my vagina it's red swollen it hurts when I sit down and I saw some blood?

Sex injury?: Obviously something inside the vagina was "bumped into" to create an injury. You need to inform your OB MD to make sure that there are no problems with your existing pregnancy and be examined. ...Read more

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I'm treating my yeast infection using Monistat 3 last night was my first day and this morning my vagina and vulva are red and swollen is this normal?

I'm treating my yeast infection using Monistat 3 last night was my first day and this morning my vagina and vulva are red and swollen is this normal?

Stop Monistat.: You may have an allegy to monistat. If you are sure this is yeast, you can treat this with an oral pill called diflucan (fluconazole). If not, see your dr. There are other causes of vaginal discharge that may be causing the inflammation. ...Read more

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I'm having problems with my vagina being swollen red and purplish I don't know what is wrong?

I'm having problems with my vagina being swollen red and purplish I don't know what is wrong?

Allergy?: Hi Emily,

When the vaginal tissue reacts and becomes swollen red and purple I 1st think of an allergy to an inserted medication or to latex found in condoms. This type of reaction can also indicate and infection. A Vigorous sexual encounter can also traumatize the lining of the vagina causing it to swell and appear bruised. ...Read more

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The inside of my vagina is swollen, red, and itchy, and I'm not really sexually active. What does this mean?

The inside of my vagina is swollen, red, and itchy, and I'm not really sexually active. What does this mean?

Yeast: It sounds like a yeast infection. You can try a 5 or 7 day over the counter anti-fungal and see if that makes symptoms better. Or you can go to urgent care or your doctor and get tested for yeast. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Why is my vagina swollen, red, itchy, and it burns when I urinate?

Why is my vagina swollen, red, itchy, and it burns when I urinate?

Bladder infection?: Burning upon urination is typically associated w/bladder and/or kidney infections. Itchy vaginal tissue suggests a yeast infection. If you scratch the skin enough to break it, then it burn upon contact from urine. Check w/your family doc or gyn b/c only prescription antibiotics will cure an infection while many anti-yeast medications are available over-the-counter. ...Read more

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I'm having dry, flaky, burning, swelling, and itching on the outermost part of my vagina, and my clítoris is red and swollen and it burns?

I'm having dry, flaky, burning, swelling, and itching on the outermost part of my vagina, and my clítoris is red and swollen and it burns?

Likely yeast: Do not use OTC meds
see your doctor so he can assess your situation
it is probably a florid yeast infection that will require
diflucan, lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone) cream and domeboro compresses.
it will get worse if you don't get treated.
do not use vagisil, Monistat etc OTC stuff ...Read more

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After I got out the shower my vagina became very red itching& watery & Was Swollen bad I could barely walk but tested negatve for std why this?

After I got out the shower my vagina became very red itching& watery & Was Swollen bad I could barely walk but tested negatve for std why this?

Allergy to soap.: Swelling redness and itching after a simple shower may be associated with a reaction to the soap or shower gel used especially if this was a new product for you. Some people are very sensitive to perfumes and antibacterial agents used in many soaps. ...Read more

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Sometimes I experience itchy, swollen and redness vagina with grayish discharge. Maybe twice or trice a month. What are this symptoms?

Sometimes I experience itchy, swollen and redness vagina with grayish discharge. Maybe twice or trice a month. What are this symptoms?

Yeast infection: You can try OTC vaginal suppositories or gel for yeast infection for 5-7 day treatment course as directed on the package. If this doesn't resolve the issue, you will need to be examined for a more definite diagnosis. Feel better:) ...Read more

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I have a swollen gland right in the crease of the thigh and vagina. No lumps or bumps no redness. No pain. Just slightly swollen.

I have a swollen gland right in the crease of the thigh and vagina. No lumps or bumps no redness. No pain. Just slightly swollen.

Enlarged lymph node: This may be from an infection or inflammation. If the gland stays enlarged for weeks or gets larger, get it checked out by your doctor. ...Read more

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I have discomfort, burning, redness, slight itching, burning if anything touches or peeing, this is at the bottom of my vagina near my anus. It is swollen?

I have discomfort, burning, redness, slight itching, burning if anything touches or peeing, this is at the bottom of my vagina near my anus. It is swollen?

Vaginitis/ Bartholin: You may have a cyst called Bartholin cyst may be infected or you may have vaginitis causing the irritation. Have yourself examined ant get it treated. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you vagina is red and swollen but you have not had sex?

What does it mean when you vagina is red and swollen but you have not had sex?

Vaginal irritation: Any number of things can cause swelling and redness of the vulva and vagina including yeast infection, contact allergy or local skin infection. I recommend that you see your primary care physician so they can evaluate the problem and possible causes. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the vagina is swollen and red?

What does it mean when the vagina is swollen and red?

Yeast infection?: A yeast infection is the most common cause of this but there are many other causes such as herpes, trauma, Bartholin Gland cysts, etc. You might try and over-the-counter yeast medication but if that doesn't work you will need an exam. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have a red swollen bump with a white center on your vagina?

What does it mean when you have a red swollen bump with a white center on your vagina?

A Bartholin's Cyst: It is very ikely that you have a barthoin's cyst--it is typically not an infection but can be caused by infection which blocks the gland/duct, thus collection of fluid (swelling) to cause the "bump." this can be size of a pea up size of an egg. Simple incision may do the job, but if infected, antibiotic is needed and cyst may need to be excised. Consult your doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Would should I do if the left side of my vagina down by my home is red irritated and swollen? And what does it mean

Would should I do if the left side of my vagina down by my home is red irritated and swollen? And what does it mean

Blocked gland?: It sounds most like blocked gland. Basically a pimple. There are a lot of glands in the vaginal area. Sweaty rubbing like with sex can cause dead skin and bacteria to get pushed into the pore and block the gland secretion. Showering after sex and applying a heating pad for 10 minutes 2-4 times daily can help. Get an evaluation if that doesn't help within 3 days. Sometimes drainage is needed. ...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 a itchy discharge, you probably have a yeast infection. There are over the counter medications available at your pharmacy. ...Read more