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Swollen Labia Minora
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
It depends: The level of "trauma" to the labia minora can be minor or more severe. Sex that is too long, too rough, too dry etc can cause severe swelling. It is also possible that you have developed an infection, std or some other problem. If the swelling does not resolve, you need to be examined, call your doctor! ...Read more
I woke up with a swollen labia minora and it hurts. Five times the size it should be. What's wrong with it? No new soaps no sex in a week.
I am having swollen labia minora. This happens often but this time its lil large swelling. Causing pain in walking too. Help please :' (?
Swollen labia minora after rough sex, happened straight after and here the next morning although not as bad. How can I make them back to normal?
What could cause yellow discharge that smells with itching, burning, and red & swollen labia minora?
Swollen labia minora and clitoris region. Was itching; soothed with ointment. Semi-tender but not enough to qualify as pain. Period started today.
Ointment?: I suggest that you see a GYN and avoid any ointment to the area, unless prescribed by your doctor. Is it possible that this irritation is related to sexual activity. ...Read more
I have HPV and was just told by my that I have an ulcer on my cervix and had a swollen labia minora which is fine now. They think its HSV no sex?
HPV and HSV: You should start having protected sex and make certain that you have been adequately tested for all other stds, particularly syphilis, hiv, gonorrhea, chlamydia. You also need to follow up on the status of the cervical changes and strongly consider receiving the hpv vaccine. Good luck. ...Read more
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
I have a pain and swollen in labia minora. When I am having intercourse it is really really painful. It feels like burning. What this could be mean?
Reoccuring swollen&discomfort upper labia minora. No discharge or odor. Itches a little a couple days before the swelling.
Labia minora swollen after rough sex and its red but it has been 6 hours and is till very swollen. Is there anything to be done for it?
Swelling from labia minora has gone down and I'm fine but out of curiosity why are the glands on my labia minora swollen?
Labia minora swollen after oral sex. Do I have to go to a doctor or will it go away on its own, if so what can I do to help it go away.
Vagina has an itchy, burning sensation for 3 days that has been painful. No discharge. Swollen itchy growing bump-labia minora appeared 2 days ago?
Infection: The symptoms you describe warrant being seen and evaluated by your physician. ...Read more
Right side of my labia minora swollen (tennis ball size for 9 days), red and tender to the touch. No itching or vaginal discharge. Taking iboprofeno 600?
Sounds like: It sounds like you have an abscess, or possibly an infected (or abscessed) bartholin;s gland, depending on where the mass is. Definitely sounds like an infection. You can try applying warm compresses to the area several times a day, which encourages the abscess to drain on it's own, but if it doesn't drain, or resolve on it's own, then you need to see a doctor about antibiotics or drainage. ...Read more
Female, very itchy urethra, swollen clitoral hood and labia minora, frequent urinating/burning, and soreness on top of vagina, ?
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
I'm 17 weeks preg. I had a very itchy labia and noticed a few cuts on both sides a day later. I had sex a few days after & it was burning & very painful. It managed to be swollen at the labia minoras.... What could this be? It's not an std. I know for sure
No, but it happens: If the sex is too rough, too long, too dry etc, the labia minora can become inflamed. It is not normal, but it is not uncommon. Using extra lubricant such as astroglide or pjur can help. Allergy to condoms can also cause the problem. It the problem persists, it is time to have your doctor examine you. ...Read more
Bartholin gland cyst: It can occur with a Bartholin gland cyst or infection. A GYN MD exam can make that distinction in an office visit when the problem is visible. ...Read more
My labia minora on one side is swollen. It just happened suddenly and no pain or discharge. Help?
? Bartholi's cyst: It's probably a Bartholin's cyst. It's usually self limited. If symptoms change, see a doctor. ...Read more
The left side of my labia minora is swollen and has almost invisible spots both outside and inside it?
Need more info: Need your age to better answer also If you are sexually active. Trauma, infection are two common problems. Please get to see your primary care physician or OB/GYN ASAP ...Read more
It seems only one side of my labia minora appears brown, swollen and itchy. 17 yrs of age, no other symptoms. What could this be? Help!
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