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Vulva (Definition)

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


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How to relieve a swollen vulva?

How to relieve a swollen vulva?

Depends on cause: What caused the swelling? Is it allergic? If so, avoid the allergen. If traumatic or from vigorous intercourse, rest and ice may help. ...Read more

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Swollen bumps on the edge of the vulva, what's wrong?

Swollen bumps on the edge of the vulva, what's wrong?

Needs to look at it: With new skin lesions in the genital area it is always a good idea to to be by your doctor for appropriate diagnosis. It can be anything from a mild dermatitis, infection, std, pimple or laceration. ...Read more

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Rash feel on vulva red swollen?

Rash feel on vulva red swollen?

Please see a doctor: It sounds like you have an infection. Please see a doctor. ...Read more

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Sometimes my vulva becomes swollen, red, itchy. What is the cause?

Sometimes my vulva becomes swollen, red, itchy. What is the cause?

Many causes: Infection, abrasion, pad overuse, intercourse, etc. I think you get the idea. When it is swollen, get it checked out by a gyn md. ...Read more

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Severly swollen labia(vulva), what to do?

Severly swollen labia(vulva), what to do?

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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Very itchy, swollen, vulva. Used vagisil. I'm a virgin. I want home remedies?

Very itchy, swollen, vulva. Used vagisil. I'm a virgin. I want home remedies?

Possible yeast: This could be an allergic reaction to something that came in contact with the vulval area or it could be a yeast infection. Avoid vagisil and for the former a topical steroid cream may help; for the latter use an antiyeast vaginal cream. ...Read more

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I've been to many docs and they don't know why I have a red vulva. No symptoms; just red/swollen. I've been given a cortisteroid which didn't help?

I've been to many docs and they don't know why I have a red vulva. No symptoms; just red/swollen. I've been given a cortisteroid which didn't help?

No disease: If many doctors have cleared you then there is probably little to worry about. Red and swollen skin is either an infection such as yeast. Or, it is an allergy or sensitivity. Common skin irritants are soaps, creams, lubricants. ...Read more