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Swollen labia minora, painful, itchy and smelly. Allergic reaction to soap? How to get rid of it?

I have swollen labia minora (majora less). A few days ago it started with itch , but now itś not really itchy anymore. It is more inconvienient and a bit painfull. I think it might be an allergic reaction to some soap (although specially for genital region). I do not have a fever and there is no bad or strange smell from my loggia. What can I do best to get rid of it?
Asked On : Fri, 8 Jun 2012
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OBGYN 's  Response
May 2013
the possible causes for your problem are,
-allergic reaction to the material of inner garments,
-allergic reaction to sanitary pads used during periods,
-as you told may be because of soap,
so you better consult local gynecologist,
get examined to rule out local infection,
if it proved to be of allergic reaction you can avoid that particular allergens and treatment can be taken for your symptoms.
take care.
Answered: Fri, 29 Jun 2012
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