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Dr. David
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Experience:  Board Certified Physician
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I have been with a partner for 9 months now and have never

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Hi I have been with a sexual partner for 9 months now and have never experienced any discomfort however last week after having sex with no pain I experienced swelling and soreness of my inner labia, I then had sex a few days later with no problems then last night a week after my last sexual experience I had extreme swelling and discomfort of my vaginal opening and this has now been reoccurring for two days
Assistant: Any recent injuries? How long have you been dealing with the swelling?
Customer: I've had no recent injuries and the swelling has only happened in the last few weeks
Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: I am on the contraceptive pill if that is something which may be a factor
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 5 months ago.
This is Dr David, you may be having blockage of vaginal or labial glands causing swelling and irritation.
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
What does that mean for me
Expert:  Dr. David replied 5 months ago.
How old are you? Are you using lubrications during sex?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I am 16 and do not use lubricants apart from salvia
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 5 months ago.
I see. You are young. It doesn’t sound like you have had a gym exam so far. You should see a gyn doctor or go to a planned parenthood and get a gym exam and vaginal culture
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
What should I do in the meantime is a blockage what you expect it is ?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Is there anything I can do to help myself?
Expert:  Dr. David replied 5 months ago.
must likely. You can try a warm towel or warm compress to the area. You should start to take a probiotic daily as well to help add good bacteria into your vaginal canal
Expert:  Dr. David replied 5 months ago.
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