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What does it mean if my labia minora is swollen?

What does it mean if my labia minora is swollen?

Several reasons: Labia minora can swell from local trauma, not enough lubrication, or sometimes infections like yeast or bacteria, see your gyn for an evaluation. ...Read more

Vulva (Definition)

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


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Swollen labia, what could it mean?

Swollen labia, what could it mean?

If after sex...: If it happens after sex, then too hard, too long, too dry, too rough, vagina too small, penis too big, not enough foreplay, infections, trauma, etc. If the problem does not resolve, you need to get examined by your doctor, don't be shy...Go! in the future, be gentle, use lube if needed (astroglide or pjur), go slow, if it hurts, stop and cuddle and try again later. ...Read more

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I have a swollen left labia lip what does this mean?

I have a swollen left labia lip what does this mean?

Not much: Keep an eye on it... If it doesn't resolve, get it checked. ...Read more

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My labia lips turned black and are swollen what does this mean?

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My labia lips turned black and are swollen what does this mean?

Labia: That is an indication to contact your obgyn for checkup. ...Read more

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I'm in such pain, does that mean my labia is swollen due to infection?

I'm in such pain, does that mean my labia is swollen due to infection?

Labial swelling: This is nothing to fool with and would recommend you see a doctor asap especially if you have a fever>101.5f /38.6c. This could well be a simple skin infection (cellulitis) or an ingrown hair or infected or swollen cyst. But, the pelvic area has a large area of 'dead space' and infections can spread readily up into the pelvis and cause real problems. Best to play it safe and see a doc. ...Read more

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I just had sex with my boyfriend for a good amount of time and my inner labia are swollen to a big size, what does this mean?

Couple things: Sex involved friction of penile tissue to female genital tissue. So, prolonged sex may cause temporary swelling from friction. However, infection is another possible cause, so if concerned have your gyn do a quick evaluation. If the swelling persists you need to consider a bartholin's cyst as well, though less likely. ...Read more

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Today after sex i had a swollen right labia what that does mean?

Today after sex i had a swollen right labia what that does mean?

Maybe nothing: It could be swelling from intercourse due to increase circulation, or it could be trauma. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have a red swollen bump with a white puss center on your labia?

Infected labia cyst: Labia cysts do not frequently prove to be harmful, other than a mild discomfort in some cases. However, in few cases they can grow into tumors, which must be checked regularly. In case a cyst becomes problematic, surgery is the only option. For an infected cyst, your doctor will prescribe appropriate antibiotics. ...Read more