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A 51-year-old female asked:

I have a sore bump on my vulva. i think it is a ingrown hair. any help with treatments . i am using a cortezone cream currently.?

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Dr. AARATHI Cholkeri-Singh
Gynecology 20 years experience
Stop the cream: I recommend stopping the cortisone cream. It is a steroid and can thin out the vulvar tissue. If you do have an ingrown hair you can apply a warm washcloth to the area to see if the plugged area opens up.
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