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What can be causing pain in labia major?

What can be causing pain in labia major?

Many sources pain: There are many potential causes for pain in the labia majora which may be due to any component of the majora including the hair follicles, oil glands, fat, and abdominal wall with problems due to infection, cysts, vascular malformations, hernia, tumors, etc. See your gynecologist for an examination to discuss possible causes. ...Read more

Vulva (Definition)

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


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What causes the sudden onset of pubic bone pain (outside labia) 2 weeks after partial bilateral vulvectomy - no lymph nodes removed?

Maybe infection: If it doesn't resolved overnight I would call your surgeon/gynecologists office first thing tomorrow, so they can look at the area since the weekend is rapidly approaching. Local edema may cause mild pain too, but my concern would be infection deep to the skin. ...Read more

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I never had menstruation almost 3mos., I am negative in pt and I have lower back pain and labia majora itchy. What am I gonna do? I did the CBC & normal

I never had menstruation almost 3mos., I am negative in pt and I have lower back pain and labia majora itchy. What am I gonna do? I did the CBC & normal

Need to examine: It is not feasible to know why your labia are itchy, without examining you. You may have yeast infection or a skin disorder. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I m pregnant 13sa and I ve a pain in my labia?

I m pregnant 13sa and I ve a pain in my labia?

Consistant Pain: Consistant pain anywhere warrants an evaluation if it is not responding to normal measures and/or is effecting your daily living. If you are pregnant, a quick message or call in to your ob's office can help get you on the right track. ...Read more

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I've been to a gynocoligist she said the pain in my labia is probabaly due to my diet. I thik I have damaged nerves. Should I get a second oppinion?

Sure: Anytime in healthcare you were not confident with the first opinion is always reasonable to get a second opinion. I am not aware of any known dietary causes of pain in the labia. ...Read more

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What can cause swelling and burning pain in inner labia?

What can cause swelling and burning pain in inner labia?

Many things: Herpes and yeast are infectious causes. Trauma, tearing or lacerations from intercourse. Vaginal dryness. Contact allergic reactions, bartholin's cysts. Mny others. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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My girlfriend suffers swelling & pain on her labia during 1/2 our intercourse sessions. I am always gentle & she's mostly lubricated. What's wrong?

Pain with sex: The most common cause of pain for women with sex is vaginal dryness. If she is well lubricated, then the possible causes to consider are vaginal infections (yeast, gardnerella, trichomonas), pelvic infections (chlamydia, etc), latex allergy (if you are using condoms), or cysts, which can occur with blockage of some of the mucous secreting glands in the vaginal area. ...Read more

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My kidney stone is still causing pain in my side, but now is also causing pain in my labia/vaginal area. Does this mean the stone is traveling south?

Yes, probably in dis: As urinary calculi travel from the kidney to the bladder a transverse the theater which is a small tube. This tube is very efficient with passage of fluid but when stones her present symptoms typically arise. Installs get into the distal or lower third of the ureter hey can often cause referred pain to the genitalia as you are experiencing. Alpha blocker medications like Flomax (tamsulosin) may help you passed. ...Read more

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I have a couple of pimple like bumps (no itch/pain) on my labia maj. Popped them and puss came out cleaned it with alcohol and put poly on, herpes???!

I have a couple of pimple like bumps (no itch/pain) on my labia maj. Popped them and puss came out cleaned it with alcohol and put poly on, herpes???!

Purulence: It does not sound as if these were due to herpes genitalis, but without being able to see the lesions and examine you and obtain more history there is no way in which to diagnose these. See your local doctor. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Keep getting recurrent burning & slight pain in vestibule & labia minora area. Sometimes it feels slightly better but off. Around my period its worse.

Vestibulitis: These are common symptoms for patients with the vestibulitis of the vaginal orifice. The problem can often be treated by local injection, medication and assessment for possible infection and treatment there of. See your doctor for these. Rarely surgery is required. ...Read more

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Could contact dermatitis cause red burning vulva pain, only on labia minors only. There is no rash on outside labia. Thanks?

Could contact dermatitis cause red burning vulva pain, only on labia minors only. There is no rash on outside labia. Thanks?

Yes: Spermacide, new dtergents, etc. Might try some Hydrocortisone cream and topical anesthetic if it's really bothering u and keel an eye out for ulcers or a yeast infection. If a contact dermatitis it is generally a broader location but whatever is occurring it it generally self limited. Good luck. ...Read more

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Pelvic pain and swollen labia with a little itch now but I had an abortion almost 2 weeks ago should I go to ER or gyn?

Pelvic pain and swollen labia with a little itch now but I had an abortion almost 2 weeks ago should I go to ER or gyn?

See Gyn: You may have a yeast infection. You might want to try and over the counter yeast treatment before you go to the ER. Seeing your Gyn is a better idea. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I keep getting sharp yet dull pain in my labia majora at random times, I also have a weird throbbing sensation around my thighs and genital area?

I keep getting sharp yet dull pain in my labia majora at random times, I also have a weird throbbing sensation around my thighs and genital area?

Pain: Reason for pain can depend on following questions: are you sexually active?, any other medical issues?, how much do you weigh? Consult with us to help solve this issue. ...Read more

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I have HSV 2 and am having stabbing pain in my labia, left buttock, down the back of my leg and into my ankle. Never had pain like this before. Cause?

I have HSV 2 and am having stabbing pain in my labia, left buttock, down the back of my leg and into my ankle. Never had pain like this before. Cause?

Herpes simplex: It would be very unusual to have nerve involvement of the type you are describing due to hsv 2. This sounds as if you have some other issue involving the sacral spine at s1-s2 which would cover the dermatomes you are describing. It is conceivable that this is the focus of infection with herpes, but rather uncommon. Suggest seeing a neurologist. ...Read more

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I just had a c section 4 days ago. I don't have a strong urge to urinate. I have abdominal and pubic pain. My left labia minora is now swollen.....

I just had a c section 4 days ago. I don't have a strong urge to urinate. I have abdominal and pubic pain. My left labia minora is now swollen.....

See your surgeon: Its normal to have some pain and swelling after a c/section. If it is excessive, you need to be seen and examined. There are causes of your symptoms that can be serious such as an infection or bleeding. Best wishes! ...Read more

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My wife has pain in the labia minora's frenulum during intercourse. We are STD free & healthy, we use lube & foreplay. What can we do? Is it normal?

My wife has pain in the labia minora's frenulum during intercourse. We are STD free & healthy, we use lube & foreplay. What can we do? Is it normal?

She needs a GYN MD: She needs to be examined by a GYN MD who can often duplicate the pain on examination and can suggest a remedy for this problem. ...Read more

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Had a laminectomy/disectomy in dec 2014 for a pinched sciatic nerve in my right leg 2 month later I have a dural leak and pain/numbness in labia/glute?

Had a laminectomy/disectomy in dec 2014 for a pinched sciatic nerve in my right leg 2 month later I have a dural leak and pain/numbness in labia/glute?

What: Is your question?
The pain/numbness is NOT in the usual distribution of your sciatic nerve. rather it is in the area of the Pudendal nerve! You NEED to speak with your surgeon and perhaps consult with a Neurologist!
Hope this helps!
Good Luck!
Dr Z ...Read more

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I have sharp shooting pain in the left labia?

I have sharp shooting pain in the left labia?

Well: Can be injury infection or inflammation. See primary care doctor or Gynecolgist for examination ...Read more

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I have an intermittent, sharp pain in my left labia minora. Nothing else abnormal looking. The pain comes in twinges and is excruciating.

Neuritis: The pain you describe is neuritic in nature. Most logical place that such a nerve could be irritated from would be a branch of the PUDENDAL which innervates that region of the female genitalia. Please write to me at: www. Healthtap. Com/dr-drsaghafi for a more thorough history of your problem and potential treatments vs. Diagnostic workup to discover the origin of the problem. ...Read more

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I feel like a nerve pain on the left labia which radiates to my groin. What is that?

I feel like a nerve pain on the left labia which radiates to my groin. What is that?

Many reasons: There are many reasons for this kind of pain. Among them is pain from radicular pain or what people commonly call 'pinched nerve' the L5 nerve usually causes pain as you describe it and could be secondary to a disc herniation, spinal stenosis or any other abnormality causing inflammation in the spinal canal. Other reasons include a muscle strain or also pain from a renal stone. ...Read more