Is a swollen vagina a sign of a yeast infection?

It could be. The more common symptoms of a vaginal yeast infection are a "cottage cheeze discharge" and itching with possible local irritation and burning with urination.

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When you have a yeast infection can your vagina be swollen?

That's possible. Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness ; itching of the vulva; burning with urination ; vaginal intercourse ; a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent. Read more...

What is wrong with me I had symtoms of a yeast infection a couple days ago and yesterday I bought an over-the-counter med for it. I used it before bedtime and I woke up in the middle night with extreme pain. Part of my vagina is swollen and it hurts if an

You . You likely suffered an allergic reaction to the vaginal yeast infection cream. Many women have this reaction, especially to Miconazole (main ingredient in monistat). The medication you used should be discontinued right away. Oral Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and Ibuprofen will help ease your symptoms. If you continue to have these symptoms or they worsen you should see your doctor right away. For the future, use Clotrimazole over the counter vaginal yeast infection cream or gynelotrimin. Also prescription medications like terazol cream or Diflucan (pills) can be prescribed by your doctor. I hope you are better. Read more...
Need diff med. The otc yeast medications work about two out of three times. That means about one third of women will not get better when using an otc medication. Read more...

Cramps after sex and vagina swollen and yeast infection a day or so later?

Could be... This could very well be related to a yeast infection so you could try for example clotrimazole or monistat over the counter. However, this could be associated to other infections so would be prudent to see GYN provider for exam. My other advise is to get a pregnancy test if you had unprotected sex. Read more...
Ouch! Hi Alice 646. Cramping can sometimes follow more than usually vigorous intercourse, and as long as it doesnt last long and you have no other GI or vaginal pain, is probably functional. Unfortunately, penile vaginal intercourse can lead to yeast infections as well as frictional trauma (consider using a lubricant). Treat the yeast, and consider condoms or a shared shower before intercourse. Read more...