A 31-year-old female asked:
the sores on my labia look like the same canker sores i get in my mouth. it now burns to urinate. can i use lidocane spray for temporary relief?
3 doctor answers
Dr. Foti Chronopoulos answered
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yep, but get tested!: Lidocaine spray can help but you need to be examined and tested for sexually transmitted disease.
Answered on Jun 26, 2014
Dr. Alfredo Nieves answered
40 years experience Gynecology
Yes you may: You nay use lidocaine. Also maje sure the are is kept nice and dry.
Answered on Jan 23, 2019
Dr. Jerome Yaklic answered
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It might be herpes: Sores on labia that look like canker sores (little blisters that break open to form ulcers then crust over) and burn (especially with urination) sounds like a herpes infection. The herpes virus also causes cold sores. It is ok to use Lidocaine spray for temporary relief but see your doctor as soon as possible to confirm the diagnosis and discuss long-term treatment options.
Answered on Apr 14, 2016
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