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A 25-year-old female asked:

hi. what is vaginal fissures? and how can it cause break or cut in outer and inner labia? is it for abrasion or els?

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Dr. Jane Van Dis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Skin breaking: Vaginal fissures are little breaks in the skin. Most commonly caused by yeast infection, but also herpes and other autoimmune problems. Abrasion or physical tearing of the skin can also occur, e.g. From sex.

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Last updated Jun 20, 2018

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