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I have little swelling on outside of vagina after my period.Whether use of sanitary napkins can cause it?What should I do?
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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: No scented pads
Scented sanitary pads can cause irritation to the vulva especially when worn for long "periods" of time.
Avoid their use and change pads reasonably frequently even if "lightly soiled" as there is no such thing as an "all day" sanitary napkin to your vulva.

In brief: No scented pads
Scented sanitary pads can cause irritation to the vulva especially when worn for long "periods" of time.
Avoid their use and change pads reasonably frequently even if "lightly soiled" as there is no such thing as an "all day" sanitary napkin to your vulva.
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