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Having abscess on vagina lips is it a symptom of hiv?

Having abscess on vagina lips is it a symptom of hiv?

HIV: Unlikely. This is usually an infected cyst or a gland. The rule, however, is that if you think there is a possibility you were infected you should go and be tested. Better safe than sorry. ...Read more

Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Abscess (Definition)

Abscess is a condition in which a person has an infection in a part of his body, and the infection is being surrounded and fought off by his white blood cells, causing a lump of purulent whitish thick material (pus) where the infection is. Abscesses can be very small like an acne pustule, or they can be ...Read more


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Will an abscess on your vagina go away without treatment?

Will an abscess on your vagina go away without treatment?

Possible: In medicine anything is possible however, i would recommend you see your dr about this issue. This may need to be drained and antibiotics prescribed. If not could lead to a much more serious infection. ...Read more

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I've had an abscess on my vagina near the entrance for years, haven't gone to the doctor and I've had symptoms like fatigue ever since, any relation?

I've had an abscess on my vagina near the entrance for years, haven't gone to the doctor and I've had symptoms like fatigue ever since, any relation?

Abscess?: That is not normal. It also doesn't seem likely. You should see a, doctor for a pelvic exam right away and find out what is really going on. Best of luck to you. ...Read more

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I keep getting these painful abscesses around my vagina right before and after my period. I've been cleared of all stds?

These may be...?: If as described as recurring cyclically along with periods, one would consider if these are acne. Do you have similar conditions on face, neck, and trunk? How about your body hairs, thick, thin, or average? Also, such are not std-related. Therefore, collect the features, degree, and progress over time of these "abscesses" with its sequence of event, and bring those to dermatologist or gyn timely.. ...Read more

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Painful abscess on privates. None around vagina and very few on labia. They are mostly on top. I have had them a long time. How do i get rid of them?

Need antibiotic : Need to be seen by a Doctor to evaluate , probably you will need antibiotics, may be drainage . It may be caused by ingrown hairs, hygiene or multiple other reasons. All these can be discovered after being evaluated. ...Read more

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I have a 4 cm deep perrirectal abscess. Few days ago l started to get occasional stabbing in vagina. Cant see GP for a few days.

I have a 4 cm deep perrirectal abscess. Few days ago l started to get occasional stabbing in vagina. Cant see GP for a few days.

Emergency room: If you have a 4 cm perirectal abscess then you should be seen and evaluated immediately. If you can not visit a colorectal surgeon then the ER is the best option. Vaginal pain can be assessed later. You have a much bigger and more urgent problem. The abscess needs to be addressed now. ...Read more

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I've developed a swollen abscess type cyst in my inner vagina , on the side . It's painful. How can I rid this , or should I consult my dr ?

Bartholin cyst : Generally this is just a blocked gland. Sit in a hot bath and then massage it to try and drain it. If it is persistently painful, it can be lanced by your doctor. ...Read more

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I have these abscesses on the outer area of my vagina. Not around it but in various places. They're usually pus filled..what would they be? Treatable?

I have these abscesses on the outer area of my vagina. Not around it but in various places. They're usually pus filled..what would they be? Treatable?

Abscess: These are definately treatable. Please make an appointment right away with your Family doctor or your Gynecologist to get this evaluated and treated. ...Read more