Lillie. Age: 23.
Emma Kaywin, a Brooklyn-based sexual health writer and activist, is here to calm your nerves and answer your questions. No gender, sexual orientation, or question is off limits, and all questions remain anonymous. Q: I woke up yesterday morning and noticed that my vagina felt … swollen.
Cecilia. Age: 22.
If Your Vulva Is Swollen, This Might Be Why
Sometimes the skin around the vagina can be red, swollen or cracked. See 'How to treat vaginal thrush' below for more information. Mild thrush can usually be treated with a short course of antifungal medication. The symptoms will usually clear up within a week or two.
Sharon. Age: 25.
Urethritis in Women
Vaginal health is an important thing to think about, especially after sex. And a swollen vagina might be warning you that something is wrong. It's not as if you need to know the benefits of sex to enjoy a good tumble. In any case, it does release a lot of stress.
Jump to content. The Bartholin glands are two small organs under the skin in a woman's genital area. They are on either side of the folds of skin labia that surround the vagina and urethra. Most of the time, you can't feel or see these glands.