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Can u put mupirocin on labia?

Can u put mupirocin on labia?

Yes for limited time: Yes, but I would avoid for more than 10 days. D not use inside vaginal mucosa! ...Read more

Vulva (Definition)

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


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Can I put neosporin on my labia minora?

Can I put neosporin on my labia minora?

Neosporin: Neosporin is not harmful if used on the labia minora but has limited value. This is not a medication that Obgyns would prescribe for labial problems. The most important step is to determine what is wrong that makes you feel that you need Neosporin. If there is a bump or blister on the genitals then this should be evaluated by a doctor to determine the cause and treatment ...Read more

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I have a cut on my inner labia majora...can I put Neosporin on it?

I have a cut on my inner labia majora...can I put Neosporin on it?

Yes you can: Yes you can apply neosporin without any problems. You can apply up to three times a day if you need to. ...Read more

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I have my labia piereced, but removed it for labor. (12 days ago) when shoukd I put a piercing back on?

I have my labia piereced, but removed it for labor. (12 days ago) when shoukd I put a piercing back on?

Anytime: As long as the piercing is away from any tears you might have gotten, and you don't have an infection, you should be able to wear your piercing now. Congrats on your new baby! ...Read more

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Growth on inside of labia menora. Tried to squeeze, only a little blood came out. Put hydrogen peroxide on it, and now white. Nothing coming out. Help?

Growth on inside of labia menora. Tried to squeeze, only a little blood came out. Put hydrogen peroxide on it, and now white. Nothing coming out. Help?

See your doctor: A growth like that can be many conditions. PLease see a doctor for a detailed exam as this is the only way to diagnose this ...Read more

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Do I put heat or ice on swollen labia majora?

Do I put heat or ice on swollen labia majora?

Depends on what it: Is from. You may need to see a doctor unless you had mild trauma to it causing swelling. Ice would be recommended as heat could actually initially draw more swelling to a highly vascularized area. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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I am experiencing a very warm a tender sensation on the rim of the out labia majora, what is causing this? And what can I put on it?

I am experiencing a very warm a tender sensation on the rim of the out labia majora, what is causing this? And what can I put on it?

Lots of causes: 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. You may be describing yeast, herpes or many other causes. ...Read more

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Is it ok to put neosporin on my labia minora and clitoral hood?

Is it ok to put neosporin on my labia minora and clitoral hood?

Safe but...: That is safe but why? If you have a painful blistered area there you need to evaluated and tested for herpes. ...Read more

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Is it safe to put neosporin on the labia if it's the side closest to the vaginal opening? If not what can I put there to help with open wounds?

Is it safe to put neosporin on the labia if it's the side closest to the vaginal opening? If not what can I put there to help with open wounds?

My first question: Is what are the wounds from. I would actually use aquaphor and get in to see your gynecologist or dermatologist to determine what is cause unless it is just trauma and aquaphor clears them. Some are allergic to neosporin. ...Read more

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I have two pea sized lumps in my outer labia. They hurt if I put pressure on them and one has a head on it. Have been putting ichthammol. What is this?

I have two pea sized lumps in my outer labia. They hurt if I put pressure on them and one has a head on it. Have been putting ichthammol. What is this?

Hair follicles: This may be folliculitis, or infected hair follicles. It is more common now as more women shave regularly. Warm compresses and gentle massage like you describe may be ok. If not, have your GYN take a look. ...Read more

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What is the most effective OTC medication for jock itch? Tinactin, (tolnaftate) lamasil, lotramin ultra? Can I put gold bond powder on right after the cream?

What is the most effective OTC medication for jock itch? Tinactin, (tolnaftate) lamasil, lotramin ultra? Can I put gold bond powder on right after the cream?

They are: All effective medications. Some will work better on some people and vice a versa.
Be careful with some of the powders, some have ingredients that help fungus flourish. ...Read more

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I have a couple of pimple like bumps (no itch/pain) on my labia maj. Popped them and puss came out cleaned it with alcohol and put poly on, herpes???!

I have a couple of pimple like bumps (no itch/pain) on my labia maj. Popped them and puss came out cleaned it with alcohol and put poly on, herpes???!

Purulence: It does not sound as if these were due to herpes genitalis, but without being able to see the lesions and examine you and obtain more history there is no way in which to diagnose these. See your local doctor. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I had to sew a part of my shorts & when I put them on I didn't see the needle was still in. It slightly bruised my labia. What do I do? (No infection)

I had to sew a part of my shorts & when I put them on I didn't see the needle was still in. It slightly bruised my labia. What do I do? (No infection)

Needle: If you are not actively bleeding and there is no infection, I suggest you put a cool compress on it. Watch for signs of infection. It should heal well. ...Read more

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I have a bump on my labia majora. It only hurts when I put pressure on it. I'm scared and I can't get checked b/c of my parents. It's not an option.

I have a bump on my labia majora. It only hurts when I put pressure on it. I'm scared and I can't get checked b/c of my parents. It's not an option.

Possible problems: There are many possibilities--from small cysts that are normal and common to things like warts or other stds if you've had sexual contact. You should tell your mother, who surely wants you to be healthy, and can take you to a doctor. Doctors who take care of many teens know that a teen deserves some private and confidential time with the doctor so you could tell your doctor what is worrying you. ...Read more

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My Outer labia and around it is itching. I did have genital herpes. Can I put Mupirocon on it to stop the herpes from coming back up?

My Outer labia and around it is itching. I did have genital herpes. Can I put Mupirocon on it to stop the herpes from coming back up?

It: Will not stop the Herpes from coming back nor does it work for Herpes. Recurrence of Herpes can be decreased by using Acyclovir orally and higher dose for exacerbations. Topical Acyclovir or Abreva can be used locally to speed up healing ...Read more

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I have a cyst on my labia, closer to my vaginal opening, the doctor told me to put neosporin on it, and it really tingles, is this normal? Is it safe?

I have a cyst on my labia, closer to my vaginal opening, the doctor told me to put neosporin on it, and it really tingles, is this normal? Is it safe?

BARTHOLIN CYST?: IF IT IS PEA SIZE, NEOSPORIN MAY HELP
ANYTHING LARGER NEED WARM COMPRESS OR SITZ BATH
PLEASE GOOGLE BARTHOLIN TO LEARN ABOUT IT
HOPE THIS IS NOT YOUR CASE ...Read more

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I had ingrown hair between my labia and the inner fold of my leg that turned into a boil. It burst and drained. Now there is a hole there. How should I treat it? Should I put neoporin in it or will it heal on it's own. Have you ever heard of this?

I had ingrown hair between my labia and the inner fold of my leg that turned into a boil. It burst and drained. Now there is a hole there. How should I treat it? Should I put neoporin in it or will it heal on it's own. Have you ever heard of this?

Treatment: Simple cleansing with soap and water followed by a topical otc antibiotic ointment at least twice a day should help healing. If it worsens, oral antibiotics can help. Ingrown hairs may be the source so if this becomes a recurrent problem, consider laser hair removal. This is possible if the hair has some pigment to it. ...Read more

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Have a painful pustule on labia majora. Hurts to wipe after urinating. Will it come to break on own? Go to gyn? Put warm compress and hope it breaks

Have a painful pustule on labia majora. Hurts to wipe after urinating. Will it come to break on own? Go to gyn? Put warm compress and hope it breaks

See a dermatologist: I would see either yout gynecologist or dermatologist. You may need to take antibiotics by mouth. Soaks with warm water do help. ...Read more

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I have a white pea size bump on my labia majora, its sore to touch, put hot water on it, it stung a little, no puss?

I have a white pea size bump on my labia majora, its sore to touch, put hot water on it, it stung a little, no puss?

Need an exam: You should be examined by your doctor. That's the only way a diagnosis can be made. Don't try to squeeze it or pop it. Schedule an appointment with your doctor to determine what it is. ...Read more

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What does darker colored labias mean?

What does darker colored labias mean?

Probably nothing: It is not uncommon for inner labia to be darker than outer labia. The skin is thinner for inner labia and one is likely to see more underlying vascular or blood rich tissue. See your doctor if this new or you are not sure. ...Read more

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Enlarged labia. Any help for this?

Yes, labiaplasty: Labiaplasty is a method to reduce and eliminate excess or redundant labia tissue that one may find objectionable. This is performed by plastic surgeons or gynecologists. ...Read more

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