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Vulva pain and swelling after sex

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This has been happening for about a month now. After my boyfriend and I have sex, my vulva gets swollen and is pretty sore. We have plenty of lubrication and he isn't too big to do a lot of damage. Sometimes my vulva gets so swollen that when I walk it feels like I have something stuck between my legs. It doesn't hurt at all during sex, just right after. Nothing itches and my discharge is normal.

What could be the cause of this?
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replied September 21st, 2009
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Hi
Welcome to the forum!
The symptom of ‘my vulva gets swollen and is pretty sore’ after sex can be due to various causes. The possibilities could be rough sex or penetration on a dry vagina (you rule this out). The other possibility could be a STD or a local infection that subsides after some time. Another possibility is to check whether this partner is taking some medication that is excreted in sweat, urine or semen—you could be allergic to this medication. Condom allergy is also a possibility but you do not use one. In some cases women develop antisperm antibody locally. It could be an aggravated form of this reaction. Please consult a gynecologist.
Hope this helps. Take care!



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