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My Vagina Lip Is Swollen
What do you suggest if my vagina lip is swollen and has a bump inside the lip and I popped it does anyone know what this could be!?
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My vagina lip is swollen & there is this white-ish flesh that covers half of the insides of the vagina. It is very itchy. I am scared. Pls help asap?
Four days ago I started to have a serious itch, two days I looked and my vagina lips was swollen, now there's and ashy rash. What is it?
Sounds like yeast: Itching is the most frequent complaint with a yeast infection. If there is a discharge it is usually discribed as cottage cheese-like but there is not always a discharge seem and it can have other appearences. Swelling is also common. You can try OTC antifungals like mycelex (clotrimazole) or monistat or see your PCP, GYN, or urgent care for oral medications. The topical meds will likely cause a burning sensation ...Read more
Right side of my vagina lips are swollen! Should I worry, I don't know what's wrong.. Please help?
More information...: We would need to have more information in order to know what is going on. This could be related to an infection, inflammation, rash, among others. Do you have blisters? Cuts? Had rough sex? Any vaginal discharge? Got shaved? Many other questions we would need answered in order to know what is the problem. If symptoms are severe have your GYN provider take a look at the affected area. ...Read more
Infection: It could be that you have a yeast infection, or possibly bacterial vaginosis. Neither of which is an std. You could also have an std. If it were me, I would go to doctor and get checked out, just to be sure. The swelling implies that the body's responding to something causing inflammation. Best to find out what's causing the inflammation. ...Read more
See your doc: Sounds like an infection - see your doc ...Read more
The left side of my vagina lips is swollen and hurts. There is a bump. It's very hard and I can't necessarily "pop" the bump. It's not a pimple.?
Vaginal bump: Bumps on the vaginal lips are common complaints and usually are nothing to worry about. These include Bartholin's cysts which occur on the lower part of the lips outside of the vagina, Skene's duct cysts which occur on either side of the urethra, sebaceous cyst, clogged sweat glands, genital herpes, human papilloma virus, genital warts. You should have it checked out by your doctor. ...Read more
Probably candidiasis: Best to get an exam.Get a more detailed answer ›
Been on doxycycline &metronidazole since monday for pid. Been wearing pads & today my vagina lips are swollen tender & red. What should I do?
Possible yeast: When a woman is taking antibiotics it is common to get a yeast infection. Symptoms of yeast include itching, swelling, redness and thick white vaginal discharge. However there are other types of vaginal infections. Women who think they have a yeast infection will sometimes use an over the counter yeast medication or see their doc for an exam to see what is going on. ...Read more
I'm 25w pregnant my vagina lips is swollen & sensitive & sometimes itchy since 10 days & my dr. Appointment is at august 11. do I need to go earlier?
May be yeast: Best to get it checkedGet a more detailed answer ›
Vaginal lip swollen: One sided vaginal swelling is usually due to a blocked sweat or sebaceous gland on the swollen side. Warm or hot soaks can relieve this swelling by opening the gland canal, but if this persists, see your gyn provider to make certain there is no infection. ...Read more
Find out why: It is necessary to actually see where the vaginal lip is swollen to determine if it is a Bartholin gland infection or something else. Make an appointment with a GYN MD. ...Read more
One of my inner vagina lips is swollen and looks like there is a lump what could be the cause of this? I'm really worried
Bartholin cyst: What you are describing sounds like a Bartholin's cyst; however, without an exam, it is impossible to be sure. Arrange for followup with an ob/gyn to evaluate it. Good luck! ...Read more
Lack of lubrication?: There will be more friction if the vagina is not adequately lubricated or the penis has a tight fit in the vagina. ...Read more
My vagina lips turned pink, swollen, and itchy after a shower. It hasn't been ^^ at all these past days though I have noticed a strange odor.
Mixed symptoms: The main cause of labial redness and itching is yeast infection. Probably not related to the shower, except soap and water making you notice the symptoms. However, yeast doesn't generally cause odor; the main cause of strong vaginal odor is bacterial vaginosis, an overgrowth of bacteria, especially if you are sexually active. If so, you also need STD testing. See a doctor to sort it all out. ...Read more
Blockage likely: You likely have what is called a "bartholin gland cyst." the Bartholin's glands produce mucus to help defend the vulva against infection, but sometimes can get obsturcted in a similar manner to a pimple. While this is a likely explaination, you should see a physican to make sure it isn't something more serious. The best initial treatment would be a "sitz bath" (warm water 2-3x day). ...Read more
Recently had rough sex. 2\3 days later my right vagina lips are swollen? What's wrong, what do the swollen mean? Should I panic?
Many reasons: Swelling of labia majora and minora can occur for many reasons, the most common being: allergic reactions to soap, detergent, underwear, infection, or recent intercourse. If there is severe pain associated with swelling, it indicates a more serious problem and needs to be evaluated by a doctor ...Read more
Vaginal issues: The labia of the vagina can become infected, just as skin on other parts of the body. This is called cellulitis and sometimes requires antibiotics. Also, an abscess or cyst can form in the labia, which may require a doctor to do a procedure called and I and D (incision and drainage), especially if warm soaks in water and epsom salts aren't helping. See a doctor today, perhaps at urgent care. ...Read more
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
My vagina lip was really swollen up from a boil. Before I had to get it cut open but it busted on it own this time, but still feels there, why is this?
Hi I had a track meet Thursday and today I noticed the inside of my left vagina lip was swollen I put cortisone10 on it and it instantly felt better?
It is only my vagina lips that are swollen, pink, and itchy. It occurred as soon as I got out of the shower. I didn't notice any itching, etc earlier except for a strange smell, but it mightve been from a pantyliner and discharge.
Could be a yeast: Infection. There are over the counter Meds for this. Ask pharmacist for help in picking out one to try. If unsuccessful, see your doc. ...Read more
Several things: Many things could be wrong, but all of them require a MD visit to see the problem for themselves. ...Read more
I just got over vigititis & my symptoms were gone I have a fear I may be recatching it. My vagina lips are a little swollen & red it hurts a little?
See a doctor: Please see your doctor for an exam. Good luck. ...Read more
Bartholin Cyst: It may be Bartholin's cyst. Bartholin gland is normally not palpable but when there is blockage of the Bartholin's duct, it swells up and forms as a cyst. If it gets infected it can form ointo an abscess and is painful. But barthlin cysts do sometime get better by itself and other time it has to be drained. I will suggest you check get it checked by your gynecologist. ...Read more
In the middle of my vagina the lip is really swollen and tough haven't had sex and all I did was scratch it, do I need to go to the docter? Is it bad?
Go to doc: Either way, if the lesion is on the internal or external labia, depending on what it is, it CAN get infected, which would need intervention. Regardless, it's NEVER fun to have itching or pain "down there". It is possible you need medical or surgical intervention. Could be something as easy as an allergy to laundry detergent, an infection of a Bartholin's Cyst, or an ingrown hair. Good luck! ...Read more