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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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Will herpes cause swollen right labia majora?

Will herpes cause swollen right labia majora?

It can.: If this is your primary outbreak of herpes, it could cause a significant amount of tenderness and swelling. Please see your dermatologist for correct diagnosis and management. ...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 bumpy labia minora on one side only. Why?

Swollen bumpy labia minora on one side only. Why?

Labia wrinkled/swoll: I will advice to consult your gynecologist, it seems there may be nothing seriously wrong but it need to be examined to find out if it is abnormal and needs any treatment. ...Read more

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Swollen libia major 8 months pregnant?

Swollen libia major 8 months pregnant?

I think: This could be normal in that advanced stage of pregnancy however at least a phone call to your obgyn doctor would be indicated. ...Read more

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Red, itchy, burning, swolllen labia majora and labia minora?

Red, itchy, burning, swolllen labia majora and labia minora?

Have it evaluated: Have a gynecologist evaluate the problem. Then you will have a diagnosis and can start appropriate treatment to resolve the issue. ...Read more

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Female- need help on labia majora purple and swollen?

Female- need help on labia majora purple and swollen?

not normal: Please see your gyn u may have a hematoma or other your gyn will be able to tell if u do not have a gyn then go to the er. ...Read more

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Painful swollen lymph node (left side) groin 2 painful bumps, lumps, on vagina lip (left) and the entire left lip is swollen.?

Painful swollen lymph node (left side) groin 2 painful bumps,  lumps,  on vagina lip (left) and the entire left lip is swollen.?

See an OB/GYN: Can't diagnose this without a history, exam, and possible testing. You should be seen by a gynecologist or family doctor and evaluated. ...Read more

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Red swollen labia irritated vagina sensitive to touch white discharging forming around clitorus and labia no odor had unprotected sex a week ago?

Red swollen labia irritated vagina sensitive to touch white discharging forming around clitorus and labia no odor had unprotected sex a week ago?

Get examined: There are too many variables to give you an accurate answer without a physical GYN examination. Get one soon to determine the issues and obtain STD exam as well. ...Read more

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Labia minora very swollen?

Labia minora very swollen?

Swollen Labia Minora: Swollen labia can be arise from congenital causes, vascular, lymphatic, tumor, infection, . ...Read more

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I have sores, swollen, itchy labia minora?

I have sores, swollen, itchy labia minora?

Allergy/trauma?: Determining the cause is an important clue to treatment. In addition, a true allergy to topical creams, lotions, lubricants or even latex may cause itching. Inadequate lubrication with excessive trauma may also cause shear injury with itching. Please also consider the possibility of stds. Discuss with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Ihave itching\discharge inside of my labia minora next day right minora swole up and my groining node is sore days after rough sex skin peeling?

Ihave itching\discharge inside of my labia minora next day right minora swole up and my groining node is sore days after rough sex skin peeling?

Get tested: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. My first concern is to rule out herpes. ...Read more

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Itchy red labia. Unilateral. No bump/lump, just itchy and uncomfortable. Canesoral didn't help. Itchy labia and vulvar area on one side?

Itchy red labia. Unilateral. No bump/lump, just itchy and uncomfortable. Canesoral didn't help. Itchy labia and vulvar area on one side?

Beginning of problem: this could be a problem depending on how long you have had this problem. You should get this evaluated and emergently if you have fever, chills, or any other acute symptoms ...Read more

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Found sore on labia minora next to where I apply Aldara (imiquimod) on labia majora. Labia majora is not irritated however.Possible side effect or something else?

Found sore on labia minora next to where I apply Aldara (imiquimod) on labia majora. Labia majora is not irritated however.Possible side effect or something else?

Typical side effect: This is a common side effect of imiquimod (Aldara) when it contacts healthy skin, especially thin moist skin or mucous membranes, like the labia minor. That's probably what's going on. But be aware that herpes is also a common cause of genital ulceration. If any doubt, check with the doctor who prescribed your treatment. ...Read more

Vulva (Definition)

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