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Question: red sores, itching and swollen lips of vagaina

 dreamweaver - Sat Mar 22, 2008 12:29 pm

I have been experiencing some severe itching and swelling of the lips of my vagina. I then noticed a day later that about 5 small red bumps,sores, appeared there as well. I am currently using a remedy for a yeast infection but so far it is not clearing up. I am on vacation, have called and made an appoinment with my regular obgyn when I return home. I admit I did have sex with a newer partner three days before this occured. We have had sex before and nothing happened. Could this be an infection or a STD? Also, I had been diagnosed with clamidia over 20 years ago. Could that have come back? I am so afraid that this is the worst case and it is an STD. ANy insight on what it might be and what to do? I have read through some of your suggestions to others and I do wear cotton, I already use mild soaps, I am using an antibacterial ointment. Please help..I am scared.
 Debbie Miller, RN - Fri Jul 11, 2008 12:54 pm

User avatar Hello,
This does sound like an infection but it would require a doctor to determine if it is bacteria, STD or other. This would require prescription antibiotics so if the yeast remedy isn't helping you should have it checked to be sure you are getting the proper treatment.

Best wishes.

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