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Swollen clit(s) & urethra ?

By June 22, 2016 - 9:54pm
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For about three nights now I started having this itch which was in controllable. So obviously I rubbed it but this made things worse. I would took my mirror to see if everything was okay down there. But all I saw was that my clit was swollen and also my urethra. I don't know what to do. I'm only 19 and I'm scared.

Last summer was the first time I experienced this with my boyfriend, after or during sex my urethra would get swollen just for a couple of hours and everything will be back to normal. But now it got worse and I don't know what to do help!!

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Hello Pretty416,

Welcome to the EmpowHER community. I am glad you reached out to us with your concern of itching and swelling in your genital area. I urge you to call and schedule an appointment with a gynecologist or your primary care physician.

The concern is a possibly sexually transmitted infection, since this first happened last summer following intercourse with your boyfriend.

The itching could be caused by a fungal infection. It is not unusual for women to find that the clitoris looks a little swollen the morning after foreplay, intercourse or masturbation. But, the swelling goes away in about two days.

The urethra is a relatively simple tubular structure that has the sole purpose of conducting urine from the bladder to the outside of the body. Pretty416, you could not be seeing your urethra since it is inside of your body.

Since you say the symptoms have worsen, do not delay in getting checked. Please keep us updated.


June 23, 2016 - 8:12am
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