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Acne Around Vagina
I have like a acne near my vagina area is that normal for a heaver person I also get it on my inner thighs what could it be?
A common human skin disease characterized by areas of scaly red skin (seborrhea) with blackheads/whiteheads (comedones) , pinheads (papules), large papules (nodules), pimples & possibly scarring. Occurs mostly on face, upper chest & back. Treated with benzoyl peroxide, salicylic ...Read more
Clean acne on vagina: Best to use a non oily cleaner e.g. Cetaphil to keep from plugging up the hair follicles. ...Read more
Excision: If the sebaceous cysts are bothersome and cosmetically embarrassing you can have them easily removed in an office procedure using a pinpoint tip wire on an ellman radio surgical device. I have removed up to 40 of these waxy cysts in a single half hour time frame. There are no mess or creams that work. They are not acne or pimples. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My vagina hairs are curly but how can I prevent from getting acne/bumps after shaving , is there something I can use ? Or do ?
Review with your doc: You are on many meds for a young person and I would caution you about shaving the vagina. The bikini line area is the area that is safer to shave and to avoid secondary acne, abscesses or folliculitis you may want to wash with betadine soap you could buy at the drugstore. With a vaginal bacterial infection discuss avoiding more problems with your doctor. Be well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which one?: What is the name of the medicine you are on? ...Read more
May have gotten benyzol peroxide near vagina, had butt acne on lower butt close to vagina. vagina now itchy and burns, could this be the cause?
Yes: Many people are allergic to benzoyl peroxide, and also all gels and some creams are somewhat irritating to mucous membrane (such as vagina, mouth, nose). So you could have a chemical sensitivity and/or allergy. Take cool (sitz) baths and apply cool compresses, take some tylenol and see if it gets better. If not, see someone. Needless to say, don't use this product near to vagina again! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello... i hv very few blood flow during periods and i hv acne on my face ...also i hv noticed that i hv blocked vagina ... plz recomnad me some medicine plz?
Hormonal problem?: oftentimes the combination of heavy or irregular menses and acne may mean you have a hormonal problem such as polycystic ovary syndrome. See a doctor and get checked for this. It can be treated with certain types of birth control pills or other medications. I'm not sure what you mean by "blocked vagina" but a doctor could also check this for you. Good luck! ...Read more
Is it okay to put differin ( acne medication) on the outer part of the vagina where the hair grows ?
Retinoids : Retinoids such as differin are used to treat acne breakouts and pimples. Avoid application to any mucous membranes . Due to its side effect of skin irritation and exfoliation particularly if too much product is used too frequently, only a small amount is recommended . See a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment of this skin condition. ...Read more
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