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Vaginal Lips Swollen/bumpy

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • March 9, 2010
  • 03:17 AM

This is mortifying... But I need answers and i'm scared to go to my Dr.

I am 24 years old, female, currently menstruating. I usually use tampons and panty liners but I was having extreme discomfort so I switched to pads. Five days into this the outer lips of my vagina are very swollen, red, puffy, slightly hard to the touch, and due to itching- cracked and skinless.

Is it a reaction? Does it sound like anything else??? I am currently in a monogamous relationship and on Seasonique for birth control- due to latex allergies we are unable to use condoms.

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  • This is mortifying... But I need answers and i'm scared to go to my Dr. I am 24 years old, female, currently menstruating. I usually use tampons and panty liners but I was having extreme discomfort so I switched to pads. Five days into this the outer lips of my vagina are very swollen, red, puffy, slightly hard to the touch, and due to itching- cracked and skinless. Is it a reaction? Does it sound like anything else??? I am currently in a monogamous relationship and on Seasonique for birth control- due to latex allergies we are unable to use condoms.Not sure if this will help you or not but wanted you to take a look at a series of articles on Progesterone Induced Anaphylaxis, Autoimmune Progesterone Anapylaxis, and/or Autoimmune progesterone Anaphylaxis. It sounds like some kind of allergy to hormones from your birth control and can even lead to you becoming allergic to your OWN hormones. It could be something as simple as a yeast infection but your birth control is what really caught my eye! I am allergic to my own hormones, latex, sweat, tears, many food/drinks, any synthetic/prescription drugs, etc.
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