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Bumps On Vagina After Shaving
The Vagina should: Never be shaved. The tissues are delicate and easy to injure. Some people do elect to shave the pubic area overlying the mon's pubis. ...Read more
I have some bumps on my vagina but they don't hurt or itch could it be bad? Or just because of shaving?
Must see to know: A gyn md needs to see the vulvar bumps to give you an accurate answer. So make an appointment with one. ...Read more
Ok I have been shaving my vagina and after I do that I get dark bumps and discoloration on the side of my vagina. Can you please help me cure it?
Sounds like the color of old blood under the skin. This is probably from the trauma of shaving. Stop doing it. If the hair is something that must go, try using a hair removing cream. Keep it on the outside.
By the way, the vagina is what is inside. Check out the picture. You can see the hair on the pubis at the top right. The vagina is between the labia on inside. ...Read more
As I was shaving where my vagina is. I noticed a small purple bump. Its not close to my vagina but it is down there. It does not hurt.
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. ...Read more
Bumps: Those could be ingrown hairs. May need to see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Is it possible to get bumps near your vagina from shaving? If so, how can I get rid of them overnight?
Bump: While shaving you could have pulled a hair root, that may cause a raised red bump, this can take one or two weeks to heal. Also rule out other possible causes. ...Read more
I have a irritation feeling after shaving my vagina, sometimes I get lil bumps or redness is that normal?
Can be: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
I have bumps on skin above the vagina and a few on inner thighs. They are small & painless & occurred after shaving but I have had them for a long tim?
Depends: Might be follicuitis from shaving. Try shaving in the direction of the hair growth. There is also a good product called TendSkin that helps with this type of iffitation from shaving. You can also try other types of hair removal from waxing, chemical hair removers, laser removal..... ...Read more
Shaving: A steroid cream might be applied to decrease inflammation. Exfoliation may be recommended to remove dead skin cells with retinoids. For secondary infections your physician may recommend oral or topical antibiotics. Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a > ...Read more
Quite common: It is quite common for skin to react this way to shaving. Most of the time the irritation resolves spontaneously; a little mild steroid cream can help ...Read more
I have 2 bumps above clitoris hood like where the line of the vagina starts, no head just kind of red, I think shaving caused it?
I started shaving very young an messed the skin up on my vagina and I still get bumps sometimes with puss is it a way for me to rid of those bump?
I had a cut on the inner lips of my vagina, guessing from shaving. Now the cut is closed. I have a tony bump where the cut was and it's uncomfortable?
Get evaluated: It his difficult to provide u advice what vaginal condition you might have without being able to evaluate you and visualize the are you are complaining about. If you had a cut, the bump could be related to healing. However, certain infections and other vaginal conditions can mimic the appearance and symptoms of a cut. I recommend if your symptoms persist, worsen or if it recurs, get evaluated. ...Read more
I have small red bumps on my vagina. I thought it was from shaving but im not so sure that's the case anymore. What could they be?
Skin irritation: There are many causes of bumps on the skin outside your vagina - including having a reaction to shaving (the hair follicles become inflamed) other causes can be of more concern, so if it isn't better soon, you might want to have it looked at. ...Read more
Inner fold of my vagina has bumps. No puss. Appeared a few days after shaving. Could it be irritation? Doesn't look like pictures of herpes I've seen
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 more
I have small red bumps (?) around the skin on the flaps near the opening of my vagina... they kind of itch. Could they be from shaving?
Could be: If in doubt see doctor and give a good description of the rash and the history of the rash ...Read more
Hi. I've recently noticed small like bumps or spots almost come up on my vagina after shaving. They get itchy and sore after showering+sex?
I started shaving at 15 and I shaved while my skin was dry and these bumps started forming over my body from under my arms to the top of my vagina.?
Folliculitis: While shaving pubic and arm pit hair is certainly fine you must take certain precautions. Shaving on dry skin is going to cause alot of irritation to the skin and hair follicles. It sounds like you have given yourself a mild case of folliculitis. Most cases will resolve on their own with skin moisturizer. If not then schedule a visit to make sure there is no infection. Next time use shaving gel. ...Read more
One large cut near vagina, now several tiny clear/red bumps near vagina, few by buttox as well. All painful. Thought it was from shaving. Is it herpes
I discovered a small bump near the top my vagina. Its a little hard but has some clear liquid in it I believe. Could it be from shaving? Or an std?
Cyst: This may be a Bartholin's cyst, a herpetic lesion, or anything else. Without being able to examine you this would only be a guess and the best thing to do is to show this to a doctor and get an informed opinion. ...Read more
My girl just recently started shaving her Vagina with hair Clippers and now there's a flesh colored bump that only hurts if you squeeze it suggestions?
Maybe ingrown hair: Get her to leave her pubic hair alone and allow it to grow out. There may be a hair that is ingrown. Keep the area clean and apply warm compresses to attempt to get it to drain and if a hair is visible, remove it. If no success, visit her doctor for management. All the best. ...Read more
Red bump next to vagina kinda far. Looks like I cut myself shaving. I have never had sex before. It doesn't hurt or itch. Only one bump on right side?
I'm 17 no STDs my vagina is discolored due to shaving. I also get hair bumps that leave a dark spot. What could I use to treat this w/o going to dr.
Consider options: Shaving is not always the best way to get rid of hair in the genital area. It causes nicks and cuts, makes you more prone to ingrown hairs and increases your risk of skin infections. You might consider a hair removal cream. Also consider waxing or laser hair removal. As far as dark spots are concerned I wouldn't recommend lightening cream in that area as skin is too delicate. ...Read more
Can hair bumps on your vagina be itchy? Or becomes itchy when dry? And can you have a few of them From shaving and using veet hair removal cream.
Bumps: More than likely they ate from shaving or neet. Some rashes could be more serious and if not sure see your doc :) ...Read more
I noticed a very small white bump on my vagina lip. It became more swollen when I took a hot bath. It does not hurt. What is it iam a 28 female its verysmall and white and round. On the inside edge of my vagina lip. Could this be from shaving? Or is a bl
It: It sounds like it may be a cyst. However other lesions are possible (abscess, wart, etc.) therefore you should have your family doctor or gynecologist take a look at it. Another option is to soak three times a day for 15 minutes in a warm bath with epsom salt (not too much wate)r. If you do not notice an improvement or the lesion worsens see your doctor. ...Read more