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Accidentally cut my labia minora shaving. Managed to stop bleeding but now in alot of internal pain & it won't heal. Weeping & white for 3 days?

Accidentally cut my labia minora shaving. Managed to stop bleeding but now in alot of internal pain & it won't heal. Weeping & white for 3 days?

Seek evaluation: I would call your gynecologist or family doctor for an evaluation as it sounds like you have an infection of the labia from the cut. Keep the area clean with a sitz bath for now and you can irrigate the outside with some hydrogen peroxide today, but I would call for that appointment yesterday. ...Read more

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The external female genitalia including the mons pubis, labia majora and minor, clitoris, vestibule, ...Read more


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What to do if healing a cut on labia minora?

What to do if healing a cut on labia minora?

Wound care: Simple wound care pro copies of keeping the wound clean and moist will likely optimize healing. This includes twice a day cleansing with a mild soap such as Cetaphil and a light application of petrolatum jelly. ...Read more

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I opened my labia minora too much nd got a tiny cut on my labia minora just beneath clitoris hurt whn touched. Will sudocream help?

I opened my labia minora too much nd got a tiny cut on my labia minora just beneath clitoris hurt whn touched. Will sudocream help?

Takes time: You may not need anything at all, just some time. Sudden is an ointment with anesthetic and antibiotic properties that couldn't hurt. Just make sure nothing gets more red or swollen. ...Read more

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My labia minora terribly burns I feel that there a lot of cuts down there although there is nothing noticeable but they are somtimes red what is that?

My labia minora terribly burns I feel that there a lot of cuts down there although there is nothing noticeable but they are somtimes red what is that?

Needs testing: 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. Burning sensation with cuts makes me think of yeast or herpes. Try some over the counter yeast medication. If not improved see your doctor. ...Read more

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Labia minora itchy, sore, and what looks like paper cuts 2 days ago and now it hurts when I wipe. It's dry but no discharge. What could it be?

Labia minora itchy, sore, and what looks like paper cuts 2 days ago and now it hurts when I wipe. It's dry but no discharge. What could it be?

Labial lesions: Labial lesions as you described could come from trauma from itching or intercourse, can be from possible infectious causes or even possibly things like herpes. The bottom line is any labial lesion needs a prompt exam & evaluation by a provider ...Read more

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ANS PLZ! Penis pshd on labia minora, bt no intrcrs! Does pshng hardly d penis on vgna lips can cause cut/break on labia minora? Can HIV transmt lk dis?

ANS PLZ! Penis pshd on labia minora, bt no intrcrs! Does pshng hardly d penis on vgna lips can cause cut/break on labia minora? Can HIV transmt lk dis?

If he is HIV +, Yes!: If your man is infected and did not use a condom and you had an open cut that any fluid from him mingled with, you've been exposed. So, get to a medical facility to obtain the post-exposure drug (s). Take them as directed and always use condoms for any sex - not just to avoid pregnancy. This is especially true w/ new lovers or HIV+ ones. Take care, have fun, be safe! ...Read more

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1 lesion on each side of inner labia minora after every time I have sex. Always in the same spot. Not bumpy or blister-like, more like a cut. What is this?

1 lesion on each side of inner labia minora after every time I have sex. Always in the same spot. Not bumpy or blister-like, more like a cut. What is this?

Examination: Without seeing the area we can not be certain. Herpes and yeast should be ruled out first. Underlying skin disorders like lichen sclerosis are possible. Frictional injuries from intercourse are another. Vaginal lubricant should help if this is the issue. Show the area in question to your obgyn for a more definitive evaluation ...Read more

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1 flat like sore/cut on labia minora Burns when touched Not herpes Appeared 3 weeks after sex with husband 4 days after menstral & 2 days after shavin?

1 flat like sore/cut on labia minora Burns when touched Not herpes Appeared 3 weeks after sex with husband 4 days after menstral & 2 days after shavin?

Need to see MD: I'm glad you're confident this isn't herpes, but that's the most common overall cause of genital ulcer, even in people at no current risk for STDs. Many new herpes cases are from monogamous partners not previously known to be infected. It's unlikely you intentionally shave your labia minora. In any case, you need in person care to determine the cause, the sooner the better for accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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My gyn isn't available till next week. I'm pregnant, my labia minora was itchy, now it's dry. I just noticed a cut on each side of my inner labia. Highly doubt it's an std. What can I do to alleviate the discomfort? Any diagnosis? Thanks

My gyn isn't available till next week. I'm pregnant, my labia minora was itchy, now it's dry. I just noticed a cut on each side of my inner labia. Highly doubt it's an std. What can I do to alleviate the discomfort? Any diagnosis? Thanks

Discomfort: A yeast infection, an herpetic lesion may cause this, you have to see your gyn for further evaluation ; however a local anesthetic such as ambesol may help with the discomfort, it may sting at first when you apply it, do not apply too much. ...Read more

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What is labia minora?

What is labia minora?

Little "lips": The female vulva has two lateral folds (lips) the larger of the two is the labia majora, and the inner two are the labia minora. ...Read more

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How can I make my labia minora grow?

How can I make my labia minora grow?

They do it in Uganda: You may want to read about the practice of labia stretching and elongation as practiced in many African nations such as Uganda and Rwanda. See this medical reference:
http://www. Iscgmedia. Com/uploads/6/0/9/7/6097060/perez_gm. Pdf
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Is it normal for my labia minora to show?

Is it normal for my labia minora to show?

Depends: That is a personal prefernce. Many women that come to our office seeking labia minora reduction surgery don't want the labia minora visible. There is quick easy surgical correction that is possible for the appropriate surgical candidate. ...Read more

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What are the purposes of the labia minora?

What are the purposes of the labia minora?

Sexual satisfaction: The labia are filled with nerves and receptors that respond to pressure and vibration. Enjoy! J. ...Read more

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Is it not good to have a large labia minora?

Is it not good to have a large labia minora?

It is normal: There is a tremendous range in what is considered normal. "normal" labia can range from 2.0-7.0 cm. If you have "large" labia minora and have no problems, then there is absolutely nothing to be concerned about. This is not unlike having large breasts. ...Read more

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I am feeling pains in my labia minora what is the cause because?

I am feeling pains in my labia minora what is the cause because?

Huge gamut of possib: A lot of different possibilities for this - ranging from irritated vulva or vulvar cellulitis (infection), trauma, musculoskeletal pain, etc. Has to be examined in person to start narrowing down that list of possible things ...Read more

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Is it fairly common for one labia minora to be bigger than the other?

Is it fairly common for one labia minora to be bigger than the other?

Yes: The labia minora are often asymmetric (one being larger or longer than the other). This is completely normal. There is much variability in the appearance of labia minora from woman to woman. Some are very small, others very large. ...Read more

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My labia minora is of different sizes; one side is bigger. Is it normal?

My labia minora is of different sizes; one side is bigger. Is it normal?

Asymmetry is normal: There is no standard as to what labia should look like. It is what you are comfortable with. If you experience pain, discomfort in clothing, with activity or during intercourse or have frequest utis and yeast infections then you may want to look into labiaplasty. Please do not feel that there is a "normal" labia. ...Read more

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One side of my labia minora is longer/bigger than the other. Is this normal and what can I do?

Surgery Helpful.: Labia minora reduction surgery is a beneficial operation for women with symptomatic or aesthetically displeasing labia minora. The operation may also serve to improve symmetry of the labia minora. ...Read more

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My right labia minora has appeared to shrunk, but my left labia minora is its original size. Is that normal?

My right labia minora has appeared to shrunk, but my left labia minora is its original size. Is that normal?

Not concerning: It is normal to have assymetry of the labia. If it bothers you, then make an appointment to evaluate what is going on. ...Read more

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Inflammed labia minora, what to do?

Inflammed labia minora, what to do?

Determine cause: It is important to first determine the cause of the inflammation: creams, soap, shaving, waxing, trauma, friction, Infection, etc.
If you cannot identify, discuss with your primary care physician or gynecologist. Once the cause is identified, a treatment plan can be arranged, ...Read more

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Labia minora very swollen?

Labia minora very swollen?

Swollen Labia Minora: Swollen labia can be arise from congenital causes, vascular, lymphatic, tumor, infection, . ...Read more