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Inner Vagina swollen and tender

By May 1, 2014 - 10:53pm
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My top, inner vagina, right on the inside of the opening is swollen. I think it may be from masterbating, but it now hurts to get fingered. I swelled up a lot at first and was very sore, it felt like if my boyfriend even put one finger in it was too much and like I was tearing. The swellings gone down but sexual activity is still impossible. I'm not sure what this is, maybe a urinary tract infection because its right on the other side of my urethra, but its doesn't burn to pee. I haven't had sex before so i'd prefer not to go to a gynaecologist, thanks.

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Hi voyager,

If it was a tear it might heal on it's own, but if it's an infection it won't. You need to see a doctor if the pain or symptoms continue. 



May 3, 2014 - 4:26pm
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Hi voyager, 

Welcome to EmpowHER. Symptoms of a UTI(urinary tract infection) are burning or irritation when urinating, and a strong odor. If you are having pain, it can be due to a tear inside the vaginal wall. You need to see a doctor or OBGYN. Seeing an OBGYN does not matter if you have had intercourse before or not. Hope this was helpful?



May 2, 2014 - 4:29am
(reply to Anonymous)

if it was a tear would it heal on its own after a while?

May 2, 2014 - 11:59am
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