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abscess on inner labia

A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ask Dermatologist: Generally these types of biopsies are done by GYN MD's and not Dermatologists. You need to ask the Dermatologist this question about his/her healing t ... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
44 years experience Urology
See below: Hair follicles, sweat and sebaceous glands of the vulva/labia are common sites of infection and abscess formation. Bartholin and Skene duct/gland cyst ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derek Isenberg
16 years experience Emergency Medicine
Folliculitis: Small abscesses are very common in the pubic area. If you shave your pubic area, you will be more likely to get these abscesses. You can apply warm co ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Abundant nerves: Also attached to the clitoris which is the most sensitive part of a women's boby.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Many potential ...: More details are necessary but the most common causes are trauma from sex/birth but other possibilities such as infection, allergy, bleeding, hernia, ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Swollen labia minora: The inner labia usually are not swollen unless there is an infection present. A MD exam will make that determination. A hot sitz bath can take away an ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
35 years experience Gynecology
Not: If the labia are swollen after sex, it may be due to inadequate lubrication of the vulva & vagina during intercourse. This is related to estrogen prod ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Usually safe AND: I have conducted two studies ; now a third to verify the safety and efficacy. No surgery is 100% safe and risks may include infection, hematoma, blee ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Only if urinating: If the labial skin diverts the urine stream consistently, then a GYN MD can assist you in "trimming" the labia minora.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Normal: That is a normal variation and nothing needs to be done. If it becomes painful, see your doctor.
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