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Swollen labia after delivery. Will it go down?

Swollen labia after delivery. Will it go down?

Yes nearly always: While the swelling may persist for a few weeks it will tend to resolve on its own. ...Read more

Dr. Red Alinsod
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Swollen Labia (Definition)

Labia are part of external female genital anatomy (vulva) & consist of labia majora (hair bearing, fulller, outer) serving from the embryonic genital swellings/folds whereas labia minora from from urethral folds. Swelling of either may be due to congenital deformities or acquired tumors of the tissues (skin, fat, vessels) or a hernia, or allergic reaction or trauma or infection ...Read more


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How can I prevent a swollen labia after foreplay?

How can I prevent a swollen labia after foreplay?

Determine cause: First determine cause. If due to excessive force or friction or prolonged play, then be more gentle, use lubricants or decrease the amount of time. However it may be due to latex or other sensitivity to products used. Applying ice afterwards may help. Discuss with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Would someone normally have a swollen labia/clit while on the pill?

Would someone normally have a swollen labia/clit while on the pill?

No it is not normal: It is not normal to have swelling of labia and clitoris when taking bc pills. You should consult your gynecologist and get it checked. ...Read more

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Swollen labia majora after rough sex. Ice pack?

Swollen labia majora after rough sex. Ice pack?

Cause?: Certainly ice nearly always helps but prevention is key as well as identifying cause. If friction is to blame lubricants may help, however it could also be due to sensitivity to applied products such as lubricants, spermicidal agents or latex allergy/sensitivity. Anti-inflammatories may also help. Make sure std is not to blame & use appropriate precautions. Positions & specific sexual activities? ...Read more

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Swollen labia during and after sex. Can it be a condom allergy?

Swollen labia during and after sex. Can it be a condom allergy?

More questions: It could be traumatic sex, inadequate lubrication or an allergy to the lubricant, spermicidal agents or condom just to name a few. Try alternative latex free condoms. ...Read more

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Please help! I'm having painful and swollen labia after shaving?

Please help! I'm having painful and swollen labia after shaving?

Don't shave labia.: The labial/ vulvar tissue is very delicate - you may have razor burn or you may be sensitize or allergic to product used in that area. Try a sitz bath. Try to limit any pubic shaving to bikini lines. Avoid the soft, tender pink tissue. ...Read more

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How to describe a swollen labia and under what circumstances would it be dangerous?

How to describe a swollen labia and under what circumstances would it be dangerous?

Swollen labia: You have labia minora and majora. Swelling may be normal or abnormal especially if unilateral. It may be associated with benign or malignant conditions but it is difficult to tell from a description. If you have any questions, you should meet with your gynecologist
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Swollen labia after sex? His or my fault?

Swollen labia after sex? His or my fault?

Neither: Common. And who lays blame in something so enjoyable? She might simply be excited, or if he's rough, she may ask him to lubricate more or be gentler. There's no risk -- keep the communication open and sex will get better and better. ...Read more

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Swollen labia after regular, non-rough sex. Why?

Swollen labia after regular, non-rough sex. Why?

Allergy, STD, cyst?: There could be a variety of possible explanations and you should review all potential products as well as any personal history of allergies. It could be a sign of an std and appropriate safeguards should be taken. It could also be a cyst albeit not likely. ...Read more

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Swollen labia during plus after sex. Am I too dry?

Swollen labia during plus after sex. Am I too dry?

Maybe: Try a water based lubricant to supplement "mother nature" such as k-y or astroglide. If the swelling continues see an gyn for evaluation for a possible Bartholin's gland infection or cyst. ...Read more

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What could cause a swollen labia during and after sex?

What could cause a swollen labia during and after sex?

Swollen Labia Minora: Swollen labia can be arise from congenital causes, vascular, lymphatic, tumor, infection, trauma from intercourse, cyst enlargement, varicocoele, hidradenitis, fasciitis, and many other causes. It is best to see your gynecologist for an exam. However the labia are composed of vascular tissue, similar to the penis, and do become slightly engorged during sexual stimulation which is normal. ...Read more

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Red, swollen labia, with no pain, and a virgin. What could cause it?

Red, swollen labia, with no pain, and a virgin. What could cause it?

Seek evaluation: Without knowing more, this is difficult to assess. By itself it may not be anything, it could however be an early yeast infection (typically an odor, drainage and itchy) or an obstructed Bartholin's cyst (unilateral), vaginosis (discomfort, redness), simple overgrowth, hernia, etc. Treatment will depend on identify g the cause. ...Read more

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Swollen labia minora and majora. Why so much thicker than the normal size?

Seek evaluation: Bilateral enlargement of labia minor and major is highly unusual and suggests an allergic reaction or lymphatic venous obstruction. See your gynecologist for this. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have swollen labia after giving birth?

Is it normal to have swollen labia after giving birth?

Large Labia: Enlarged labia after pregnancy is extremely commonand to be expected particularly after prolonged labor but this may be aggravated by increased venous pressure and associated with hemorrhoids. Ice & gentle compression, and witch hazel as recommended by dr. Herold are useful. ...Read more

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Severly swollen labia to the size of a walnut, what to do?

Severly swollen labia to the size of a walnut, what to do?

Get checked: Usually caused by infection, or in some cases, injury to the area. If extremely tender, red, or warm, this may need to be lanced and drained and treated with antibiotics. Your nearest er can treat you for this. If you have a gyn, call their service first. ...Read more

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Is it normal to experience a swollen labia the day before period?

Is it normal to experience a swollen labia the day before period?

change hormones can: Cause swelling in some people as long as it goes away when the period starts and does not persisit, not much you can do except if you want to stop your periods, if they are excessibvely red or show any sores or lesions your gyn can do a culture to r/o infection, etc, and he or she could do an exam anyway to make sure nothing looks abnormal. ...Read more

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I have a very painful and swollen labia majora. What could this be?

I have a very painful and swollen labia majora. What could this be?

Bartholin gland: It is either a Bartholin gland cyst or infection. See a GYN MD before it becomes painful for analysis and possible drainage. ...Read more

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Do I put heat or ice on swollen labia majora?

Depends on what it: Is from. You may need to see a doctor unless you had mild trauma to it causing swelling. Ice would be recommended as heat could actually initially draw more swelling to a highly vascularized area. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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I've had swollen labia all my life. I'm. A little overweight as well. Could my labia majora be swollen due to me being overweight?

I've had swollen labia all my life. I'm. A little overweight as well. Could my labia majora be swollen due to me being overweight?

Most likely: Usually swelling comes and goes within 24-72 hrs. If it is persistent, then there is something solid filling up the space. Being overweight would be a good reason. Considering eating less carb and exercise regularly to get our weight down. ...Read more

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Does swollen labia mean I have an std?

Does swollen labia mean I have an std?

No: There are many different potential causes for your swollen labia. While STD is one cause, it is not the only cause. ...Read more

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Swollen labia (my right side) with painful and very large bump above the clitoris. What is it? Sore.

Infection: Pain and swelling in the genital area is probably an infection. The most likely cause in a sexually active woman is herpes. You should be checked soon so appropriate treatment and accurate diagnosis given. ...Read more

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Watery cloudy with flecks discharge? Swollen Labia as well. Sometimes it thickens with flecks? What is it. I am sexually active with my partner.

Watery cloudy with flecks discharge? Swollen Labia as well. Sometimes it thickens with flecks? What is it. I am sexually active with my partner.

Possible infection: A vaginal discharge and labial swelling in a sexually active woman can be due to trauma, an allergic reaction, or, most commonly, an infection. This can be yeast or an STD. See your PCP or GYN for testing to be sure it is treated appropriately ASAP. Hope this helps. Be safe. ...Read more

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For a week I have had brown discharge, swollen labia and itching. Started after my period?

For a week I have had brown discharge, swollen labia and itching. Started after my period?

Needs exam: Swollen labia with itching is concerning for infection. It could simply be yeast but these are also symptoms of herpes. Testing and an exam will be needed. Brown discharge is likely just old blood left over form your period ...Read more

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I noticed today that my 6month has a swollen labia after her bath. She was given vit A drops&measels vaccine today. She doesn't seem to be in pain. Should I be concerned?

I noticed today that my 6month has a swollen labia after her bath. She was given vit A drops&measels vaccine today. She doesn't seem to be in pain. Should I be concerned?

See primary care!: May be angioedema, an allergic swelling of various parts of the body, like the labia, penis, lips, tongue, throat, and fingers. May develop to foods, or the measles vaccine (which in the US is not recommended until 12 months of age). The first episode may be mild, but later episodes my be progressive and more severe, requiring steroid and benadryl po or IM. Best let your PCP view it and prescribe ...Read more

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How can I treat a swollen labia?

How can I treat a swollen labia?

Hot sitz bath: If the swelling is due to bruising after intercourse, cycling, or other physical activity sitting in a warm bathtub will decrease the pain and swelling. If the swelling is one sided (labia) then it may be a swollen Bartholin's gland cyst/infection. If the sitz bath doesn't relieve the swelling see your MD.. ...Read more

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What can be done for swollen labia?

What can be done for swollen labia?

Find cause then rx: I would first identify the cause prior to blindly treati g withou knowing more. For example is this a tumor? Hernia? Metaplasia from chronic trauma? Is it lymphatic or vascular congestion? Positional? Work related? Congenital? Constrictive due to garment wear? Due to bone, skin, fat, nerves, vessels?, etc. ...Read more

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I am experiencing a painful swollen labia?

I am experiencing a painful swollen labia?

Many potential. ..: More details are necessary but the most common causes are trauma from sex/birth but other possibilities such as infection, allergy, bleeding, hernia, varicocoele and more. ...Read more

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I have a hard swollen labia. What should I do?

I have a hard swollen labia. What should I do?

Find cause then rx: I would first identify the cause prior to blindly treati g withou knowing more. For example is this a tumor? Hernia? Metaplasia from chronic trauma? Is it lymphatic or vascular congestion? Positional? Work related? Congenital? Constrictive due to garment wear? Due to bone, skin, fat, nerves, vessels?, etc. Meet with your gynecologist for an examination. ...Read more

Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


Vulva (Definition)

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