Blister with pus on labia - Doctor answers

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My lower labia minor has got a pink blister which pains to touch. This happens 2-3times in a year. And after giving hot fomentation either it subsides or sometimes a pus sort of liquid comes and after that I feel better. What could be the reason?

My lower labia minor has got a pink blister which pains to touch. This happens 2-3times in a year. And after giving hot fomentation either it subsides or sometimes a pus sort of liquid comes and after that I feel better. What could be the reason?

Here are some...: Has it occur at the same spot and is there a tiny lumpy spot after healing? If at the same spot with no residual node after healing in 2-3 weks, it would be a case of genital herpes, which may be eased if taking antiviral drugs withing 24 hrs feeling itchy/sensitive at the spot; otherwise, just keep the area as clean & dry as possible. In fact, you have handled it well over the years. ...Read more

Pus (Definition)

Pus consists of white blood cells that have "eaten" bacteria and then died. You find pus resulting after an infection has established itself and the pus is a product of the body's immune ...Read more


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How do you relieve/treat red sores blister-like with pus located on the outer labia majora?

How do you relieve/treat red sores blister-like with pus located on the outer labia majora?

Warm soaks: For relief, warm compresses and/or soaks will help. Apply a thin layer of neosporin or vaseline as a dressing. For soaks, I recommend a dilute domeboros solution. If these are recurrent, then I would recommend you see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have 3 small pimples around my inner labia around my vagina area. What is it? There's no pus or blisters. I had an allergic reaction to soap.

I have 3 small pimples around my inner labia around my vagina area. What is it? There's no pus or blisters. I had an allergic reaction to soap.

Hard to say: Bumps are hard to sort out without looking. This could be ass simple as pustules at the base of hairs in the area, or an early form of warts from HPV.There are other possibilities, but these are the first that come to mind. ...Read more

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Red patch on vulva, feels dry. No pain, no pus or blister. Feels irritated. Had feeling last year near same area test showed no herpes. What is it?

Red patch on vulva, feels dry. No pain, no pus or blister. Feels irritated. Had feeling last year near same area test showed no herpes. What is it?

See answer: The vulva is subject to a range of skin problems which are highly treatable, but the treatment depends on the specific cause. Local irritants and allergens, of which there are many, are most common cause of vulvar dermatitis. Vulvar eczema, psoriasis, lichen planus, and lichen sclerosis are specific dermatitis types that can cause red patch. Topical steroids most common rx. Recommend gyne exam. ...Read more

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What is occasional bump on labia minora, at first hurts to wipe then just hurts. Will pop when I wipe or I pop it, filled with pus little blood.

What is occasional bump on labia minora, at first hurts to wipe then just hurts. Will pop when I wipe or I pop it, filled with pus little blood.

Blocked gland: Most likely this is a blocked gland. Sweaty rubbing like sex or exercise can cause the pore opening that drains the gland to get clogged. The fluid inside backs up and can get infected. Hair follicles can also get infected and cause bumps that come and go and drain pus and blood. ...Read more

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I popped a round pus bump on my labia it does not itch or cause discomfort, what is it?

I popped a round pus bump on my labia it does not itch or cause discomfort, what is it?

Pimple or boil: Sounds like a pimple, early boil or a sebaceous cyst. Use a topical antibiotic and keep an eye on it. See your ob/gyn if it gets red or irritated. ...Read more

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I have clear puss filled hard headless bumps on my labia. Hurt so bad (been pushing the pus for days), now they have no skin over them. What are they?

I have clear puss filled hard headless bumps on my labia. Hurt so bad (been pushing the pus for days), now they have no skin over them. What are they?

Cyst: Most likely this is an infection of the Bartholin's cyst or a boil or abscess in area See an OB/GYN or family doctor for management ...Read more

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A kernal-sized "knot" on outer labia minora. Only painful when direct pressure applied. No appearance of pus and not itchy or burning. What is it?

A kernal-sized "knot" on outer labia minora. Only painful when direct pressure applied. No appearance of pus and not itchy or burning. What is it?

Sebaceous cyst: Most likely a sebaceous cyst. Try warm compresses or soaking in the tub to see if it will open and drain on its own. You may have to see your provider to have it evaluated. ...Read more

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I had a small painless bump in labia minora with pus. One week ago I popped it and now it hasn't gone yet although I applied bacroban and betadine.

I had a small painless bump in labia minora with pus. One week ago I popped it and now it hasn't gone yet although I applied bacroban and betadine.

See a gynecologist: You should ideally see a gynecologist who will examine you and recommend additional treatment if necessary. It is not a good idea to medicate yourself without knowing what exactly you are treating. Perastika! ...Read more

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Hard bump w blood and pus on outer labia. Been there 3+ months sore at times please help?

Hard bump w blood and pus on outer labia. Been there 3+ months sore at times please help?

Bartholin cyst?: It may be a Barttholin cyst or abscess that needs evaluation and evacuation by a GYN MD. If hot sitz baths don't resolve the issue, make an appointment to see the MD. ...Read more

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4 red sores on bottom of labia menora by vaginal opening. Aren't cluster like, no pus, 1 hurt when I touch it and when urine hits. Don't think herpes?

4 red sores on bottom of labia menora by vaginal opening. Aren't cluster like, no pus, 1 hurt when I touch it and when urine hits. Don't think herpes?

Unsure: Your description is fairly typical of herpes lesions but the way to know for sure is to see your doctor and have testing to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

Vulva (Definition)

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


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