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A 40-year-old female asked:

I discovered a white patch on my inner labia. no itching, heavy white discharge. is this a yeast infection?

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Dr. Arthur Balin
Dermatology 48 years experience
White spot: See your dermatologist for an appropriate diagnosis.Lichen sclerosis et atrophicus can give white areas on labia. Vitiligo is a condition where there is loss of melanocytes and the skin gets very white. Often it starts around body orifices. Your doctor can look at your skin with a woods light and see if there are lighter spots developing anywhere else. Treatment depends on what the diagnosis is.

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Last updated Dec 10, 2013

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