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Folliculitis labia majora

A female asked:
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Folliculitis: Herpetic lesions, usually, present very differently (ulcerated, raw areas that are quite painful; even to touch), especially if we're talking about a ... Read More

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Burke
18 years experience Plastic Surgery
See doc- : Really need history and exam, may be herpes, syphillis, or (less likely based on description) hpv. Could be not std related but these should be ruled ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Follicullitis: Not normal but could be Follicullitis. This happens where there is hair because the condition is infection of hair follicle.
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience Internal Medicine
You: should probably see your gynecologist you might need to have a draining procedure done if the infection gets worse it could spread and you might have ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Have it evaluated: Have a gynecologist evaluate the problem. Then you will have a diagnosis and can start appropriate treatment to resolve the issue.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
Be seen: It could be from irritation or infection. You should be seen to determine which.
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A female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Get checked: The only way to know what this is is to be examined by your doctor. It may be a yeast infection. If an over the counter yeast medication solves the p ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Kim thuy Onufrak
7 years experience Family Medicine
Inner labia: The labia minora are a pair of thin cutaneous folds that form a part of the vulva (external genitalia). They function to protect the clitoris and urin ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Candace Spann
20 years experience Dermatology
It can.: If this is your primary outbreak of herpes, it could cause a significant amount of tenderness and swelling. Please see your dermatologist for correct ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Latifa Degraft-johnson
19 years experience Family Medicine
Need evaluation: See your doctor. Could be benign nodule but warrants further evaluation to ensure not a sexually transmitted disease or other cause.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sure: May not feel too good but that's how it's done. I would place an antiseptic on the area afterward so as to avoid infection of the hair follicles. I ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Folliculitis: Staphylococcal folliculitis. Your doctor may prescribe an antibiotic that you apply to your skin (topical), that you take by mouth (oral), or both. Yo ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
20 years experience Family Medicine
Needs a question: Unfortunately there is not a real question here. Cysts are growths that occur below the skin which are fluid filled sacs. Particularly in people ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Yeast: You have a common yeast infection.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Determine cause: It is important to first determine the cause of the inflammation: creams, soap, shaving, waxing, trauma, friction, Infection, etc. If you cannot iden ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: This is extremely common.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Allergy/trauma?: Determining the cause is an important clue to treatment. In addition, a true allergy to topical creams, lotions, lubricants or even latex may cause i ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Several..: Friction, irritation,,,,mechanical/chemical, infection.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Labial Itching: Labial itching may be the result of chemical irritation. Chemicals in soaps, including laundry soap, can cause irritation when they come into contact ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Need examination: There are many reasons for labia bumps. Please provide a photo for us to better characterize and diagnose the bump.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
See below: Common causes of vaginal itching include: •chemical irritants such as detergents, fabric softeners, feminine sprays, ointments, creams, douches, and ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Infections of the hair follicles on the labia are common and usually not serious. Sometimes, if the infection spreads or you have other medical probl ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Labia wrinkled/swoll: I will advice to consult your gynecologist, it seems there may be nothing seriously wrong but it need to be examined to find out if it is abnormal and ... Read More

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