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Why does my vagina swell up and itch sometimes?

Why does my vagina swell up and itch sometimes?

Many possibilities: The most likely reason would be a yeast infection. However, it could also be an allergic reaction from exposure to soap, doedorant (found in some tampons/pads), laundry detergents, spermicides, etc. Other possibilities would include std's such as chlamydia, gonorrhea, herpes, or hpv. Finally, there are dermatologic conditions like lichen sclerosus et atrophicus, padgets disease, and others. ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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Why when I get water up my nose it doesn't drain down my throat.

Why when I get water up my nose it doesn't drain down my throat.

Not a disease: If you can breathe through your nose without problem, the water not going to your throat is not a disease. There is no good to be gained from making water go to your throat from the nose. ...Read more

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Why does my leg swell up every so often?

Why does my leg swell up every so often?

Veins and lymph: Swelling in the lower extremity has many different causes. This can range from weak veins to an arthritic condition of that area. Different activities can make the condition worse or make the swelling go down depending on the condition. Some things to consider: is there any pain or tenderness or is there a color change. ...Read more

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Why does my temple area swell up and tense up when I eat?

Why does my temple area swell up and tense up when I eat?

Temporalis muscle: is the primary muscle which pulls the mandible & lower molar teeth up against the maxilla & upper molar teeth. This muscle tensing when you clench your teeth while chewing is probably what you are feeling. ...Read more

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Why when i throw up lately sometimes my nose starts to bleed really bad?

Why when i throw up lately sometimes my nose starts to bleed really bad?

Increased Pressure: Increased vascular pressure associated with throwing up can cause nose bleeds and esophageal bleeds, which then leak stomach acidic fluid into the chest cavity and can cause sudden heart attack. I suspect you might be fighting bulimia. With bulimia, you can appear 'fine' and die anyway, due to the aforementioned cause. Seek help! (oa, cbt & meds for eating disorders!)). ...Read more

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Why does my nose feel congested in the morning?

Why does my nose feel congested in the morning?

Normal: While we sleep we produce less adrenaline in our body. Adrenaline is a natural decongestant. This is why the stuffiness goes away after being awake for an hour. ...Read more

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Why does if feel like my fave is swollen when I wake up.

Why does if feel like my fave is swollen when I wake up.

Face: Maybe because it is slightly swollen. If you sleep on your side or face down it can cause minor swelling. Try sleeping propped up on two pillows. Reduce the amount of salt in your foods.Drink some caffeinated tea at mid day and add celery. onions and eggplant to you diet. They act as natural diuretics. ...Read more

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Why does saliva get really thick and my teeth hurt when running?

Why does saliva get really thick and my teeth hurt when running?

Teeth hurt: You may be breathing heavy that is causing dry mouth, but you may have underlying dental issues, see a dentist for an evaluation asap. ...Read more

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Why does my throat feel dry when i wake up is this normal.?

Why does my throat feel dry when i wake up is this normal.?

Mouth open!?: Do you sleep with your mouth open? Also do you drool at night? This signs have been associated with obstructive sleep apnea? So how is your sleep? It is not a problem, but i would make sure you keep your dental visits regularly (dry mouth can increase the risk of dental carries). ...Read more

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Why does it hurt when i look up with my eyes and don't move my head up?

Why does it hurt when i look up with my eyes and don't move my head up?

Stretching...: ...Of the muscles that move the eyes, and possibly of the optic nerve as well. ...Read more

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Why does the gland under my jaw swell up when I have a "cold sore"?

Why does the gland under my jaw swell up when I have a "cold sore"?

Lymphadenopathy: You may be referring to a lymph node. The lymphatic system helps to drain infectious material. The lymph node can become swollen in response to an infection/ inflammation in the area it drains. ...Read more

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After i wake up why do my eyes and head hurt. Why?

After i wake up why do my eyes and head hurt. Why?

Decongestant : Most pain in or around an eye is from sinusitis or headache. Pain reliever and decongestant should relieve it. If not, or if it is getting worse, go see your doctor. It could also be due to an eye problem such an inflammation in (called uveitis) or around the eye. You need to see an eye doctor to really rule this out. ...Read more

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Why does my nose run clear when i bend over?

Why does my nose run clear when i bend over?

Rhinorrhea: I would be concerned about a CSF leak. This can occur spontaneously, but it is rare. I would see an ENT to be tested. You might first be treated with a nasal spray. If that works, it rules out a CSF leak. ...Read more

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My tongue swells up when i sleep. It sometimes wakes me up. What could be the cause?

My tongue swells up when i sleep. It sometimes wakes me up. What could be the cause?

Check with your doc: I wonder if this is angioedema. May be you have allergies to something, such as food? Maybe Benadryl (diphenhydramine) will help? Breathing problems during the night? You may need a sleep study? Check with your doc. ...Read more

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Why does my right hand swell up and in is pain when i wake up? Swollen joints

Why does my right hand swell up and in is pain when i wake up? Swollen joints

Possibly arthritis: You may have an inflammatory arthritis such as rheumatoid arthritris or another condition that can have arthritis(swollen joint(s)) as part of the condition. Infection (active infection or your body's response to an infection somewhere else in your body recently) can also cause hand and joint swelling depending on how quickly it began and how long it's been swollen. See your doctor soon. ...Read more

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My hands swell up .. And they hurt , sometimes i can't close them .. It happens a lot more?

My hands swell up .. And they hurt , sometimes i can't close them .. It happens  a lot more?

Be seen: There are multiple potential causes in clouding a variety of inflammatory and arthritic causes. I would not hesitate to be seen for an accurate diagnosis and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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When i sit or lay down, my nose is stopped up with mucus when i get up to blow my nose, the mucus goes away why is that?

When i sit or lay down, my nose is stopped up with mucus when i get up to blow my nose, the mucus goes away why is that?

Stuffy nose: When you lower your head, the turbinates (normal structures in your nose) will swell, but they will go down in size when you are upright. During an infection, we have people prop up their heads to minimize this type of stuffiness. ...Read more

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Why does my broken foot swells up when i put it down and when will it stop swelling?

Why does my broken foot swells up when i put it down and when will it stop swelling?

Gravity.: Swelling may increase when you foot is in a dependent position because it has a harder time moving up against gravity. Swelling may last several weeks to months. ...Read more

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When i wake up both my ears clog up whats the cause and treatment?

When  i wake up both my ears clog up whats the cause and treatment?

Probable: allergies!! should be evaluated ( what's inside your PILLOWS!!!!) Use a anti-histamine/decongestive at bedtime (eg Xyrtec -D) Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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What does it mean when my hands swell, feel tight and turn red?

What does it mean when my hands swell, feel tight and turn red?

Joint, soft tissue: There can be a lot of reasons. You could have arthritis issues. You could have neurologic issues such as carpal tunnel. You could have vascular issues. You could have endocrine issues. You need to discuss these and other possibilities with your physician and get the appropriate evaluation ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more