What Can Cause Vaginal Swelling

7 causes of vaginal swelling …

The vagina is one of the very sensitive parts of your body. Almost every woman, vaginal swelling may happen from time to time. It can be caused by allergies, sexually transmitted infections(STIs), periods, pregnancy, and intercourse (sex).

Causes of the swelling in vagina:-

The swelling of the vagina is caused by :

1. Allergy :

Allergy reaction may be a part of swelling of your vagina. As you know, the vagina is a very sensitive part and may react to any number of ingredients found in personal care products including :

If you found that you have allergy from the particular product, then stop using it and consult a dermatologist.

2. Vaginal irritation :   

Some types of cloth irritate the skin and cause vaginal irritation and swelling. Some products that come into the contact with your vagina can cause irritation. they are :

  • Toilet paper
  • Laundry detergent
  • Body wash

3. Yeast Infection :

Yeast infections are caused by the fungus, named Candida albicans. It is also called candidiasis. A healthy vagina has yeast and Bactria. When the balance of yeast and bacteria changes, then it makes the cause of itchiness and irritation. According to a new survey, 75 percent of women suffer through a yeast infection in their lifetime.  Read More –>

4. Genital Herpes :

Genital Herpes may also cause the vagina to swell. It is a Sexual Transmitted Disease ( STD ),  caused by the Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) of the genitals. This virus enters your skin or mucous membranes through microscopic breaks in your skin and mucous membranes. According to a survey, 16% people, whose age is between 14 to 49, are affected by this disease.  Read More –>

5. Pregnancy :   

Pregnancy may also cause the vagina to swell. When the baby grows, it can place pressure on the pelvis and nearby muscles and also the blood vessels. The pressure may lead to swelling of your vaginal area.  Read More –>

6. Menstrual cycle :

Menstrual cycle may also cause the vagina to swell. It also called monthly cycle that occurs in women body due to natural hormonal change. It occurs every month to prepare for possible pregnancy. The regular period from the age of puberty to menopause is the sign of healthy women body. But, an irregular period with heavy blooding and painful periods are not normal. In this case, take a quick step at home, apply natural remedy and visit a doctor for its treatment.  Read More –>

7. Rough intercourse :

Rough intercourse can also cause the swelling of the vagina. It also tear vaginal tissues, putting a person at higher risk of infection.   Read More –>

 

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