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Why Does My Vagina Swell Up
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
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
Often normal.: See your doctor to make sure there is no infection. It is often a normal finding, similar to swelling of feet during pregnancy. That area becomes very sensitive, which leads to painful sex, pelvic exams, etc. ...Read more
Even if I have gentle sex the lower portion of my vagina right at opening hurts and tends to swell, what can I do to stop it.
Increased blood flow: Usually nothing to worry about, just increased blood flow to the area.... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swelling : Is caused by pressure from baby to veins of pelvis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Yes, due to the increased blood flow to your pelvic organs, there can be some engorgement of the vaginal walls. ...Read more
My vagina is itching & burning really bad..plus it's starting to swell up what is this? What's goin on?
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