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DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician
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I recently had sex with my boyfriend and now the area

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I recently had sex with my boyfriend and now the area (perienum I think) between my vagina and butt is swollen
JA: Any recent injuries? How long have you been dealing with the swelling?
Customer: No injuries and just noticed it today
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 11 months ago.


Welcome to Just answer.

I am a double board certified US doctor and I will be glad to help you with this.

Swelling here might indicate internal infection.

It can also indicate infection of the skin in that area, usually fungal.

You need an exam.

If this were simply irritation, it would resolve rapidly.

Persistent swelling in this area can indicate a more serious problem.

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