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Doctor insights on: Recurring Vaginal Swelling

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Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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Inner vaginal swelling, what should I do?

Inner vaginal swelling, what should I do?

Vaginitis: I would see a gynecologist. It could be an infection or issue with one of the glands of the vagina. Could also be related to low estrogen. All of these things require an evaluation. If associated with itching its fine to try an otc medication like lotrimin (clotrimazole). ...Read more

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I have a cut near my vaginal opening. I think I got cut from scratching too hard a couple days ago. The cut has some swelling around, how can I treat?

I have a cut near my vaginal opening. I think I got cut from scratching too hard a couple days ago. The cut has some swelling around, how can I treat?

Verify: Sometimes a “cut” is just a cut. These heal on their own. Other times a “cut” is something else though - some common causes are genital herpes, yeast infections and lichen sclerosis. See an Obgyn to help verify the diagnosis. The proper treatment can be prescribed and recommended ...Read more

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What cause vaginal swelling after sex?

What cause vaginal swelling after sex?

Blood engorgement: Mother Nature sends huge volumes of blood to the area during sexual excitement/activity that takes up to one hour to dissipate after the events. A secondary cause is rough sex with injury. ...Read more

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Is vaginal swelling normal after sex??

Is vaginal swelling normal after sex??

Depends on amount of: Swelling, tenderness, or bleeding. If any concerns, go for examination and see doctor. ...Read more

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I'm worried about vaginal swelling, and itching?

I'm worried about vaginal swelling, and itching?

This could be : Consistent with a yeast infection. I encourage you to be evaluated by your gynecologist so that the cause can be identified and treated. If it is yeast you would know what to expect ; could self- treat with otc meds in the future. ...Read more

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I have post op vaginal swelling. How can I treat it?

I have post op vaginal swelling. How can I treat it?

From what type of su: Surgery? It depends what u had done, bit u need to contact the gyn who did your durgery as that gyn knows what your situation is , if your ? Was more specific , could give a better answer. ...Read more

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Can rough sex cause swelling outside the vaginal area?

Can rough sex cause swelling outside the vaginal area?

Yes: So u will need to refrain until it resolves and if it does not by monday or gets worse before then , then u need to see your gyn and sex does not need to be rough to be enjoyable. ...Read more

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I just had a robotic hystorectomy on tues and I am having vaginal swelling, is this normal? It started friday, it was fine before than

I just had a robotic hystorectomy on tues and I am having vaginal swelling, is this normal? It started friday, it was fine before than

Probably: Because the robotic surgery takes much longer to perform, you would have received more fluids which can result in more swelling. If you begin running a fever or having more pain, instead of less, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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