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Swollen Labia 37 Weeks Pregnant
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
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
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
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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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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?
Swollen labia (my right side) with painful and very large bump above the clitoris. What is it? Sore.
My friend has a swollen labia, and yellowish discharge. Also the skin before her vaginal opening is irritated. What can it be?
Infection: It can be a sign of infection. She needs to have an exam and testing. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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