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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
Lots of things: 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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I woke up with a swollen labia minora and it hurts. Five times the size it should be. Whats wrong with it? No new soaps no sex in a week.
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?
Rest & cold compress: Normal response after repeated impact. Cold compresses and rest will help go down. ...Read more
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 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
What could cause yellow discharge that smells with itching, burning, and red & swollen labia minora?
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
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