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Cause Of Vulvitis
Vulvitis is inflammation of the external genital organs of the female , the vulva. The vulva includes the labia, clitoris, and entrance to the vagina .Vulvitis, like vaginitis, may be caused by a number of different infections occasionally other sources of irritation. Because the vulva is also often inflamed when there is inflammation of the vagina, it ...Read more
Candida: Is a yeast and infect the mucosa of the mouth , throat a and vulva and vagina . It sometimes invade the blood stream and causes serious infection . In your case the yeast is infecting the outer portion of your vagina . This is a very common and mild infection that can be eliminated by taking a single antifungal pill or couple of days of vaginal pills. ...Read more
Several treatments: Chronic vulvitis, especially if there is a painful component and chronic itching will respond to several treatments for most women. These include topical anesthesia such as Emla cream, estrogen and testosterone cream, desyrel, (trazodone) Neurontin and moderate to strong topical steroid creams or ointments. Those that continue with discomfort may respond to surgery with simple vulvectomy. ...Read more
Inflamed vulva: Vulvitis is inflammation of the external genital organs of the female , the vulva. The vulva includes the labia, clitoris, and entrance to the vagina .Vulvitis, like vaginitis, may be caused by a number of different infections occasionally other sources of irritation. Because the vulva is also often inflamed when there is inflammation of the vagina, it can be called vulvagitinitis. ...Read more
Vulvitis: Ob/gyn exam is first step.Get a more detailed answer ›
They are not : They are not connected or related.Get a more detailed answer ›
See your doctor: Contact vulvitis (or dermatitis in general) is an irritant dermatitis; it mainly has red skin, maybe something tender but more itchy than anything. Should only have scant, if any, discharge. A cellulitis, which is an infection, is red and usually very tender/painful, and may be associated with a pus-like discharge. I would talk your doctor about it. ...Read more
Thought I had genital warts. GYN did biopsy & it’s mild chronic vulvitis w/focal features of evolving lichen simplex chronicus. So not genital warts? And how to treat it?
How can I relieve the burning from vulvitis I've tried vagisil ice Monistat and baby powder. It hurts really badlyi haven't slept in days?
Likely: You can use topical vaginal Premarin (conjugated estrogens) or estrogen cream to help with menopausal atrophic vaginitis. It often helps with re-balancing the vaginal ph, re-colonizing with the proper bacteria, and decreasing infections. But not all vulvitis is caused by atrophy and bacterial imbalance. Some dermatologic conditions may require other treatments. See your gyn to be sure. ...Read more
Vulvar swelling causing friction burn of the labia minora. Diagnosed with vulvitis. Clobetasol works when I use it but swelling returns when i stop.
Need exam: It would help to know what is causing the inflammation of the vulva - whether infection or a irritation reaction or a skin issue. Clobetasol is a steroid cream and decreases inflammation, but if the swelling keeps coming back then you haven't yet found the cause. Clobetasol is just treating the symptoms. See your doc. ...Read more
Waiting for test results for herpes but i don't have blisters just very red, burning, and itchy vulva. You think it's vulvitis not herpes?
I have an extremely red, burning, and itchy vulva. I was tested negative for BV and yeast infection. Could it be vulvitis?
Right inside of my vagina hole where you would put a penis that hole burns and is really sore right inside and also under both of my flaps are really red and they burn to, 1 doctor says its vulvodynia and 1 says its vulvitis ! which one is it and shall
Treating MD decides: Diagnosis is made by the md who examines and performs any tests needed. Several conditions are capable of causing such signs and symptoms. ...Read more
Right inside of my vagina hole burns and is really sore right inside and also under both of my flaps are really red and they burn to, I have no std's, 1 doctor says its vulvodynia and 1 says its vulvitis so im confused which one is right :( please tell me
Vulvitis: When the area of the vulva is red adn painful, it's vulvitis. Vulvodynia is when it hurts to touch it, but there isn't anything infectious provoking it. Obviously, there's soemthing going on, yeast comes first to mind, with your vulva if it's that red and irritated. Bottom line, you likely need treatment. Even if no perceptible infection, you could benefit from a medication to help with pain. ...Read more
Right inside of my vagina hole where you would put a penis that hole burns and is really sore right inside and also under both of my flaps are really red and they burn to, I have no std's, 1 doctor says its vulvodynia and 1 says its vulvitis so im confuse
Vulvodynia: If there is no infection and you have some redness and pain at time of penetration you most likely have provoked vulvodynia. Try avoiding fabric fofteners, bleach, use avenoo or neutrogena soap for your prsonal hygiene, shower not bathe, use dreft detergents, no femenine perfumes, no douche, use white all cotton underwear and white nonscented toilet paper. After urination poor water and apply oil. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Right inside of my vagina hole where you would put a penis that hole burns and is really sore right inside and also under both of my flaps are really red and they burn to, I have no std's, 1 doctor says its vulvodynia and 1 says its vulvitis ! she gave me
Performance anxiety: Performance anxiety is major cause of erectile dysfunction in young men. Well, that & life style, eg smoking, excess alcohol, other illicit drugs, etc. Think of it as stress begets ed which begets stress which . . . Well, you get idea. In older (that's a relative idea) men, our (poor) health gets in the way, eg blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes, etc. In both cases, don't forget partner, family. ...Read more
Many possible : Lots of things can cause that, some of which can be serious. I would contact his/her oncologist asap or visit the er. ...Read more
Doubtful: Des has been off the market for decadesa and the structural anomalies are well defined. Talk them over with your doctor. ...Read more
An u/s showed "reactive size (3mm) nodes" (bilateral cervical in 7 y/o child). what could be the cause to be "reactive," if enlarged for 4+ years?
Nothing specific: In children 3-7 years of age cervical lymph gland enlargement is so common that it is almost considered normal. Abnormality wld be suggested by the glands getting larger & larger & accompanied by pain, redness, fever & throat involvement.Reactive enlargement is a reaction to the exposure to viruses and bacteria that occurs in all children and 3 mm size is not significant. If worried see ur doc ...Read more
I’m almost 39; read it’s “extremely rare” to grow inches taller @ my age but docs didn’t say impossible. What rare conditions or other would cause it?
It is impossible:
The closest condition known to cause this is acromegaly, which affects about 1 out of 17,000 people.
This is due to overproduction of growth hormone, usually from a benign pituitary tumor, but even with acromegaly, while the hands and feet, ears and nose may grow, because the growth plates have closed even those with acromegaly will not grow taller. ...Read more
Which disorders cause a 7 years old boy (having good grades) to sit alone in school despite he's social in family?P.S:he visits an orthophonist weekly
Shyness: Some children are shyer than others, but some kids can get stressed at school. Talk to him about how he is doing. Is he anxious or stressed? Does he enjoy school? How are his grades? If you are concerned that he is depressed or having school problems, talk with his doctor or a therapist. ...Read more
Searching for the cause could potentially take YEARS. (I know this personally.) Until the cause is found, the symptoms need to be treated. Severe pain can RUIN a person’s life. ?
Question?: I agree pain should be treated until a cause can be found. The disagreement usually occurs when dr and patient have different ideas about what level of pain relief is best. Acute pain may be treated with narcotics if nonaddictive drug do not give adequate relief. Long term pain is best treated with non narcotic solutions including PT, biofeedback, TENS, NSAIDS, and other modalities. ...Read more