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Dr. Norm S.
Dr. Norm S., Board Certified OB/GYN
Category: OB GYN
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Experience:  Over 30 years of experience in OB/GYN practice, including teaching students. Fellow of American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
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My vagina feels swollen, and very painful. It's inner

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My vagina feels swollen, and very painful. It's inner opening is where most the pain seems to be from. Although I haven't looked or touched it in fear of more pain. I was having discharge of a off white and it was clumpy now it's watery and I can't hold it in or even feel when it's going to happen it'll I'm "peeing" my pants. Witch isn't painful. When I actually try to pee it's VERY painful. Walking around is not fun either.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr. Norm S. replied 1 year ago.

A swollen and painful vagina with pain when peeing is most often due to genital herpes. Herpes can also cause a vaginal discharge.

I urge you to see a doctor soon for a diagnosis. Herpes can be verified by a herpes culture.

In the meantime, sitting in water with epsom salts will be soothing and healing regardless of the cause. Best wishes.