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Feeling pain, pressure and discomfert in pelvic area. Swollen vagina around and inside. Age 25 and healthy?

Feeling pain, pressure and discomfert in pelvic area. Swollen vagina around and inside. Age 25 and healthy?

Many causes: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. ...Read more

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Y won't drs test for herpes? Exposed to it mths ago, now having sore low back, itch+tingle vagina area, swollen nodes groin, headache. Advice please.

Y won't drs test for herpes? Exposed to it mths ago, now having sore low back, itch+tingle vagina area, swollen nodes groin, headache. Advice please.

The other way around: The question should be, "why should one test for genital herpes," instead of "why should one NOT test for genital herpes?" A doctor will test for it if there is good reason to suspect the disease, and if the test will make a difference in the treatment. Without the actual sores, the doctor may order an HSV1-2 blood test. If in the U.S., try HealthTap's PRIME service to ask for tests done by Quest. ...Read more

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Why do I feel an area inside my vagina swollen after sex?

Why do I feel an area inside my vagina swollen after sex?

Well, first,: because it is. There is increased blood flow and the area gets dilated/swollen with sexual arousal. There can also be irritation (mechanical or otherwise), or infection. ...Read more