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I have a swoiien and painful clitoris. I have been

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I have a swoiien and painful clitoris. I have been experiencing this pain for several days. Do you have any suggestions?
JA: Any recent injuries? How long have you been dealing with the swelling?
Customer: No injuries or rough sex. I've had the pain for 3 or 4 days.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I was diagnosed with Herpes about 5 years ago. I have only had 2 or 3 breakouts and there were a while ago. This feels different.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr David replied 1 year ago.

This is Dr. David

I am sorry you are having a swollen and painful clitoris

this could be due to a bad herpes outbreak

or it could be bacterial infection of the clitoris.

you need to see a gyn doctor and get an examination

you may need a course of antibiotics to fight an infection

you should see a doctor at the ER for examination or treatment

do you have health insurance to be able to see a doctor?