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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Have it removed: Have a GYN MDF evaluate this tag for surgical removal.

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Kress
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
Not unusual: Not normal, but not unusual. Cosmetic gynecology is a controversial field and many doctors doing it are not well qualified. If it bothers you, have a ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Fleishman
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
YES: Skin tags are very common and benign. Other causes could be cysts, also benign.
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A female asked:
Dr. Susan Almquist
15 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Get more information: Talk to your doctor about the skin tag that was removed. Was there anything abnormal about it? Understand why they removed what they did. Would you ... 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 member asked:
Dr. Christiaan Maurer
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Herpes: I would be suspicious of herpes or vaginal warts.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
18 years experience Urgent Care
Dermatology: See a dermatologist may or may not be HPV associated warts.
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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erine Kupetsky
15 years experience Family Medicine
Hpv?: People can have skin tags that they've had for decades around genitalia and anus. However, if these lesions are recent, it's important to have them te ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Typical side effect: This is a common side effect of imiquimod (Aldara) when it contacts healthy skin, especially thin moist skin or mucous membranes, like the labia minor ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Skin tags: Yes, sking tags can be found anywhere on the body.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
?: Sounds normal to me.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brent Galloway
13 years experience Family Medicine
Unsure: There are many different possibilities as to why you may have the bump. One possible explanation could be a clogged gland which is not harmful. Is the ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience Family Medicine
Check it out: Possible ingrown hairs. Check it out.
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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 female asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Need to be examined: The same lesions that appear in the rest of your body can happen in the vulvar area. A visual inspection by a gynecologist will give you the answer.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
See below: Skin tags are believed to develop due to friction between adjacent areas of skin or between clothing and skin. Common sites for skin tags include the ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Most likely cyst: But it could also be a thrombosed vein or tumor (most likely benign). It is important to discuss with your gynecologist and provide them with a histo ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Cyst/polyp/scar: Any persistent mass that does not resolve within 7-10 days should be examined. This could be due to a variety of different conditions that should be e ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
18 years experience Dermatology
Likely a cyst : It is possible that you have a small sebaceous cyst. These usually are asymptomatic unless they become infected or become really large. Also bartholin ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julia Sanchez
16 years experience Pain Management
See gynecologist: You should see a gynecologist as soon as possible. It could just be an infected hair follicle but it could also be an std. It is always best to get it ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Yeast: You have a common yeast infection.
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
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many possibilities: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatmen ... Read More

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