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I had swelling in my vagina every time after sex ... So i want to ask why is this so !! I do sex after every 1/2 months ?

I had swelling in my vagina every time after sex ... So i want to ask why is this so !! I do sex after every 1/2 months ?

Dyspareunia: There are several possible explanations for your vaginal discomfort. If there is a lump or localized swelling, it could be a bartholin cyst, which should be checked by your gynecologist. If you feel like there is swelling, but you don't see anything unusual, you may have too much friction during sex; try using a lubricant. You may be sensitive to your partner's condom, or rarely, to his semen. ...Read more

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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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Taking amoxicillin for a sinus infection & a couple days after I noticed swelling, itching, & discharge in my vagina. Now my symptoms seem milder. ?

Taking amoxicillin for a sinus infection  & a couple days after I noticed swelling, itching, & discharge in my vagina. Now my symptoms seem milder. ?

Yeast infection: Unfortunately, antibiotics like amoxicillin not only kill the bacteria that in your case caused the sinus infection, but also the lactobacillae present in the vagina. That in turn promoted the growth of candida, I suspect, and you ended up with a yeast infection. If your vaginal symptoms are ceasing, your lactobacilli may be recovering. ...Read more

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What causes swelling in the vagina?

What causes swelling in the vagina?

Hmmm: Several things can cause swelling i the vagina. Most likely reason is increased blood flow versus inflammation. ...Read more

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Swelling of my vagina, what is going on?!

Swelling of my vagina, what is going on?!

More info needed: what have you done? what have you used? what have you come in contact with? ...Read more

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My vagina has a layer of skin or maybe swelling?

My vagina has a layer of skin or maybe swelling?

Unsure? get examined: If you are unsure of what is what, then see a GYN MD for clarification. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to stop my vagina from swelling and hurting?

Can you tell me how to stop my vagina from swelling and hurting?

Find out whats wrong: The first step to fixing the problem is to get an exam and find out why its swelling and hurting. A frequent cause of this is some type of infection such as a yeast infection. Frequently an exam will result in a diagnosis and appropriate treatment. Best wishes! ...Read more

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How to stop swelling in right side of vagina.Home remedies for this?

How to stop swelling in right side of vagina.Home remedies for this?

Warm compress: Warmth improves blood flow and helps in healing. However you should see a doctor as unilateral swelling could be caused by an abscess. ...Read more

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I am having swelling and itching in my vagina.

I am having swelling and itching in my vagina.

Swelling: See your gynacologist for a possible vaginal infection. You need to have cultures taken. ...Read more

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How to soothe or calm swelling in lips of vagina?

How to soothe or calm swelling in lips of vagina?

See below: Depending upon the cause. Usually we see this with yeast infections and therefore you would need an antifungal therapy. If it is from trauma or just after childbirth then ice packs for the first 24 hours followed by heat may help. ...Read more

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Is swelling of your vagina normal after sex?

Is swelling of your vagina normal after sex?

Yes: The vagina expands by 33% during sexual excitement to accommodate what 'goes bump in the dark of night.' the vulva can also swell from the friction of intercourse. ...Read more