I’m sorry you are so uncomfortable. A couple of things could be going on. You could have some vulvar varicosities (enlarged blood vessels) which can cause swelling and pain or pressure on the lips of your vagina. However, the burning and itchy sounds more like a yeast infection or some kind of irritation. I think it would be best to have a visit with your practitioner. They may prescribe some kind of medication or creme for the irritation. Please let me know what you find out.
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