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Please explain what does it mean when my labia is swollen?

Please explain what does it mean when my labia is swollen?

3 Major causes: Labial swelling can be due to an injury(trauma) such as a bicycle fall on a crossbar, an infection such as a Bartholin gland cyst/abscess or a pelvic growth blocking the venous flow from the pelvis. These are not the only causes, but a GYN MD office visit can determine with more specificity. ...Read more

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What does swollen ankles mean?

What does swollen ankles mean?

Possibilities: Venous insufficiency, lymphedema, congestive heart failure, excessive salt intake, sitting or standing for long periods, some systemic conditions. Try elevating, see physician. ...Read more

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What does it mean a swollen face?

What does it mean a swollen face?

Facial Swelling: A variety of mild to serious disorders, diseases and conditions can lead to face swelling. Swelling can result from infections, allergies, medications, trauma and malignancy (cancer). ...Read more

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Swollen testicle what does it mean?

Swollen testicle what does it mean?

Swollen testicle: Can mean anywhere from a benign condition called hydrocele(fluid around the testicle), infection, inflammation and a tumor. ...Read more

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Swollen tongue what does it mean?

Swollen tongue what does it mean?

Could be a number: of problems..Most common is an allergic reaction ususally to a food/medication. Since this has serious implications suggest you check this issue ASAP with your PCP (Primary Care Provider) Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Please explain what does it mean when the lungs/chest hurts?

Please explain what does it mean when the lungs/chest hurts?

Chest pain cause: Chest pain can be due to many possible causes. Don't assume it's related to the lungs. Causes of chest pain include muscular or skeletal pain, heart problems, lung problems (infection, inflammation), shingles, among many other possibilities. You need to see a practitioner to pin this down. He/she may be able to tell just with a thorough history and exam. ...Read more

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My vagina is swollen what does this mean?

My vagina is swollen what does this mean?

Depends: There are a number of reasons to have vaginal edema. Some are serious and should be treated (infection, allergic reaction, etc). You should see your doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean when u have swollen areola?

What does it mean when u have swollen areola?

More info: more specifics are needed ime of cycle unilateral or bilateral any trauma are youe pregnant? etc etc .please ask again or have a pvt convo ...Read more

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What does it mean when your clit is swolen?

What does it mean when your clit is swolen?

Several things: Infections such as herpes and yeast can cause clitoral swelling. Trauma to the clitoris can cause swelling. If it is always swollen then hyperandrogenism can cause.. Best to schedule a visit with an obgyn to begin the evaluation. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when my nipples are itchy?

What exactly does it mean when my nipples are itchy?

Various causes!: Nipple itching can have serious underlying causes. Therefore one should be evaluated by a physician. The history and physical should lead one to a cause and determines further work up or treatment. An example of a serious cause is paget's dz, a rare breast cancer form. Less serious are benign breast tumors, skin dz like atopic dermatitis, mechanical causes like "joggers nipple.". ...Read more

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What does it mean your feet are swollen?

What does it mean your feet are swollen?

Swollen feet: Lower extremity swelling can have multiple possible causes. Venous problems, protein problems, obstructive processes, cardiac problems and others. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my birthmark hurt?

What does it mean if my birthmark hurt?

Something else? : I wonder if you've had an injury to that area of the birthmark. Depending on the location of the birthmark, something could be going on in that area. For example, if over your wrist, could it be a sprained wrist that's the problem? I always advise that concerns are brought to your doctor. Consider a consultation with a dermatologist as well. Check it out. Hope this is helpful. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your vigina is swollen and it doesn't hurt?

What does it mean when your vigina is swollen and it doesn't hurt?

Yeast? Allergy?: It would be unusual for the vaginal area, labia, etc to swell up without also being itchy, painful, or irritated. Possibilities that come to mind include yeast infection, genital herpes, chemical irritation (e.g. from spermicide?), allergic reaction, e.g. to a drug, perfume, or laundry detergent. All these usually would hurt or be irritated, but sometimes not. Get care if it doesn't clear up soon. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when your inner ear itches?

What exactly does it mean when your inner ear itches?

Probably infection: Probably means an infection of some sort, possibly of your ear, but also possibly an early sore throat. Try sipping very hot water or thin hot tea and take some vit c. If that doesn't work see your physician. ...Read more

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What does a swollen testicle mean?

To see your doctor: It is abnl for your testicle to be swollen. It can even be a urological emergency requiring immediate surgery. This is called a torsion. You also cld have a hernia, hydrocele, infection or even a tumor. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my uterus hurts?

What does it mean if my uterus hurts?

Pelvic pain: There are so many explanations for pain in th pelvis, it is not possible to say it is your uterus. Could be ovarian cysts, ligaments of th pelvis, or muscles and tendons of the abdomen. Is the pain incited by movement of the pelvis or low back? If so it is probably musculoskeletal. ...Read more

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What does it mean when my toe is pussing?

What does it mean when my toe is pussing?

Infection: Pus is the drainage that is expressed from the presence of a infection. Have your toe checked by a podiatrist and/or urgent care. If left untreated, it can spread. ...Read more

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What does it mean when my ears are burning?

What does it mean when my ears are burning?

Need more info: The question "were your ears burning?" is a saying people use when someone they were just talking about shows up or calls. I've never heard it used in a medical context because it is not a symptom or feeling typically ascribed to any disease of the ear that I'm aware of. If you are having pain in your ears you may have an infection but even infections will feel different if in middle ear or canal ...Read more