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I have hard little white bumps or pimples on my vagina and they itch, have tried every thing, I am not sexually active I am not sexually active?

I have hard little white bumps or pimples on my vagina and they itch, have tried every thing, I am not sexually active I am not sexually active?

Rash?: Rash questions are exceedingly difficult to manage on this forum. We are not doing you any favors by trying to guess these things without being able to see them. See your doctor. He/she is in a much better position to treat you appropriately. ...Read more

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I am a virgin but why are there little pimple like bumps inside the opening of my vagina? I have had no sexual activity?

I am a virgin but why are there little pimple like bumps inside the opening of my vagina? I have had no sexual activity?

Cysts near Vagina: Cysts are common and can occur anywhere on the body. In the vulva (the area near the vagina) they often arise from a blocked skin gland. They often look like pimples or lumps under the skin. If fairly large or uncomfortable, it can be incised and drained by a doctor. Squeezing them on your own is not a good idea as it can cause the introduction of bacteria and cause infection. ...Read more

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I am a virgin but why are there little pimple like bumps inside the opening of my vagina? I haven't had any sexual activity?

I am a virgin but why are there little pimple like bumps inside the opening of my vagina? I haven't had any sexual activity?

Hard to say: There are glands just inside the opening of the vagina that can plug and would look this way. This is not related to intercourse, and in fact intercourse helps drain these glands. Without examining, I'm guessing but this sounds like what you have going on. ...Read more

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I have a few small sores (one even looks like a pimple) right inside the opening of my vagina. They are painful when touched and hurt when I pee.?

Examination: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. The description you provided sounds like a herpes infection. The best time to be tested is while the infection is active. See and Obgyn for an exam and testing. ...Read more

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So I had a small pimple on the outside of my vagina and I popped it and it has now gotten bigger and very sore. I'm getting worried. What should I do?

So I had a small pimple on the outside of my vagina and I popped it and it has now gotten bigger and very sore. I'm getting worried. What should I do?

See a Doctor: If the pimple is swelling, this could be the start of a serious infection such as mrsa, a sexually transmitted disease or some other infection. I would recommend that you get it checked out by a doctor asap. ...Read more

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I have two pimple like bumps on my vagina. One of them has a darker color to it. The bump seem to change size big and tender to small almost not there?

I have two pimple like bumps on my vagina. One of them has a darker color to it. The bump seem to change size big and tender to small almost not there?

Bartholin glands: A Bartholin's cyst is formed when a Bartholin's gland is blocked, causing a fluid-filled cyst to develop. A Bartholin's cyst is not an infection, although it can be caused by an infection, inflammation, or physical blockage (mucus or other impediment) to the Bartholin's ducts (tubes which lead from the glands to the vulva). Refer to:
http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Bartholin's_cyst. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Small pimple like things near my vagina. How do I get rid of them?

Small pimple like things near my vagina. How do I get rid of them?

Recommend exam: Pimples or pustules are not common near the vagina, and you may have genital warts or vesicles related to herpes or molluscum, etc. You need a diagnosis before treatment can be recommended. Warm soaks or baths are safe and may be helpful. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have these little pimple things on the inside of my vagina how do I get rid of them?

What should I do if I have these little pimple things on the inside of my vagina how do I get rid of them?

Needs an exam: Genital bumps, blisters, ulcers, pimples and other abnormalities need to be examined by your doctor. A pimple can just be a pimple but it is important to know it isn't something serious. ...Read more

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I have small bumps around my vagina. Looks like pimples?

I have small bumps around my vagina. Looks like pimples?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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Found small pimples/bumps in vagina - anything to be concerned with?

Found small pimples/bumps in vagina - anything to be concerned with?

See your doctor: This question can only be answered by your doctor after a proper exam, cultures, and additional tests if needed. ...Read more

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I have two small pimple like structures on my outer vagina lip. What could they be?

I have two small pimple like structures on my outer vagina lip. What could they be?

Bartholin Cyst: The inner lips of the vaginal have small glands which can be blocked and collect secretions. These also can sometimes get infected and become quite large and painful. At your next exam make mention of these to your physician. ...Read more

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I have very small pimples on my vagina. Could it be irritation from shaving a few days ago?

I have very small pimples on my vagina. Could it be irritation from shaving a few days ago?

Could be: It could be or something else entirely. If they continue see a MD for assessment. ...Read more

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I have four open sores and three little pimple like bumps on the bottom of the buttocks near my vagina (but not actually in it) what could it be?

I have four open sores and three little pimple like bumps on the bottom of the buttocks near my vagina (but not actually in it) what could it be?

Genital Herpes: Genital herpes is more common in women than men & is caused by the hsv (herpes simplex virus). There are 2 types. Genital herpes is mostly caused by hsv type 2, but hsv type 1 can be spread via oral to genital contact. These infections can cause pain without a rash, or blisters that burst & form ulcers or what you are describing as open sores. It can be transmitted even without a rash! ...Read more

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I have small red pimple like bumps on outer part of vagina. And I also have a painful pimple like bump on crease of thigh and butt. What is it?

I have small red pimple like bumps on outer part of vagina. And I also have a painful pimple like bump on crease of thigh and butt. What is it?

Get it checked!: This could be an infection of the hair follicles. However, what you are describing might be something serious such as a herpes virus infection and should be check out as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Little pimple not exactly on my anus but like between the end of my vagina & anus, tender to touch, white dot in the middle, sore, worried what is it?

Little pimple not exactly on my anus but like between the end of my vagina & anus, tender to touch, white dot in the middle, sore, worried what is it?

Needs evaluation: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. Painful genital sores are concerning for a possible herpes infection. Testing is needed ...Read more

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I have little white dots around vagina they are not risen not pimples I've had them for along time I got tested for herpes 3 times all neg what r they?

I have little white dots around vagina they are not risen not pimples I've had them for along time I got tested for herpes 3 times all neg what r they?

Needs an exam: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. ...Read more

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I am a virgin but why are there little pimple like bumps inside the opening of my vagina?

I am a virgin but why are there little pimple like bumps inside the opening of my vagina?

Oil Glands?: It's possible that you have enlarged sebaceous glands in that location. It could be folliculitis- inflammation of the hair follicles. It could be just some normal discoloration of the tissue. Consider getting an ob/gyn examination to further evaluate and good luck. ...Read more

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I have a little white pimple like thing on my inner vagina but it won't pop, it itches/hurt really bad should be concerned please help?

I have a little white pimple like thing on my inner vagina but it won't pop, it itches/hurt really bad should be concerned please help?

Most heat: It sounds like a blocked gland. Applying moist heat for 10 minutes 2-4 times daily may help. Also soaking in a tub. If that doesn't help or things get worse over the next 3 days, the area should be examined by a gynecologist. ...Read more

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I have a little white pimple like thing on my inner vagina but it won't pop, it itches/hurt really bad should I be concerned please help?

I have a little white pimple like thing on my inner vagina but it won't pop, it itches/hurt really bad should I be concerned please help?

See MD: It could be many things. Just see a doctor to have the lesion evaluated. They may choose to biopsy or excise the lesion if they are concerned. ...Read more

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What could it be if you have a bump on the side of your vagina and it sometimes gets big and pops like a pimple but other times gets really small?

What could it be if you have a bump on the side of your vagina and it sometimes gets big and pops like a pimple but other times gets really small?

An abscess: There are several gland openings that my become obstructed. If they contain bacteria it may start out as a cyst of a sebaceous gland, Bartholin's gland or hair follicle. With an infection it becomes an abscess and may drain on its own or require an incision to drain it and possibly a course of antibiotics. ...Read more

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I have a bunch of little dots around my vagina on the left side there not like pimples its almost like its under the skin? I

I have a bunch of little dots around my vagina on the left side there not like pimples its almost like its under the skin? I

If you are sexually: Active, I presume you're worried about stds, which is a valid concern if you have unprotected sex with partners who may not be "exclusive." if you have never had sex, this sounds (examination is always better than a guess, even an educated one) like sebaceous hyperplasia, or modified lubrication glands in the skin, akin to montgomery's tubercles in the areolas. If not sure, see an md now! ...Read more

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On my right side of my vagina I have little pimples they don't itch or burn what can it be? I had a culture done but came out good

On my right side of my vagina I have little pimples they don't itch or burn what can it be? I had a culture done but came out good

Hard to say: It's hard to say what you have without looking at it. But little bumps could be something like warts, molluscum contagiosum, acne, or just normal physiologic skin bumps. A gynecologist should be able to tell you. ...Read more

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Ok I have some little things that look like whiteheads on the outside skin of the vagina. .. Why do I have them? And I am sexually active

See your doctor: You didn't say if you use a condom with sex. It could be herpes. Are they painful? You didn't say whether they itch or are painful. It could be infected hair follicles., if you shave in that area. You need to be examined to determine what it is. The meds and indications for treatment are very different. ...Read more

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Small bump on outside of inner vagina lip feels like a small rock and when skin is stretched is white thought it was a pimple but is not.

Small bump on outside of inner vagina lip feels like a small rock and when skin is stretched is white thought it was a pimple but is not.

Cyst?: It would be best to have this examined in person, but we can make a few conjectures. It does not sound like a genital wart by your description. It could be a small inclusion cyst which is totally not a problem and needs no treatment. The other possibility is a condition called molluscum contagiosum. However these usually appears as 5-20 or more bumps, so this is not likely. It needs to be seen. ...Read more

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