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Retained Object in the Vagina Evaluation
- Foreign body within vagina
- Vaginal bleeding
- Inability to urinate
- Swelling of the labia or vagina
- Laceration to the labia or vagina
Tests are necessary to make the diagnosis of vaginal foreign body.
Tests that may be used to evaluate a vaginal foreign body include:
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PubMed Retained Object in the Vagina References
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- Paradise JE, Willis ED. Probability of vaginal foreign body in girls with genital complaints. Am J Dis Child. 1985 May;139(5):472-6. 
- Simon DA, Berry S, Brannian J, Hansen K. Recurrent, purulent vaginal discharge associated with longstanding presence of a foreign body and vaginal stenosis. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2003 Dec;16(6):361-3. 
- Stricker T, Navratil F, Sennhauser FH. Vaginal foreign bodies. J Paediatr Child Health. 2004 Apr;40(4):205-7.