A 36-year-old female asked:

Itchy flesh colored bumps on vagina lips. i do shave and itching becomes worse?

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Dr. Frederick Friedman
38 years experience
Difficult to say: It is common to have raised "bumps" on the vulva or anywhere that is shaved or waxed. Sometimes this represents swelling or inflammation at the hair follicle. However, if they do not diminish or expand, an evaluation is necessary to rule-out other conditions.
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Last updated Jan 7, 2019

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