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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Tingling In Vulva

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Vulva pain and tingling due to dr bronners peppermint castille soap?

Vulva pain and tingling due to dr bronners peppermint castille soap?

Stop using it: Not uncommon for symptoms of vulvar itching when using bubble bath, fragrent soaps or other products with similiar types of ingredients. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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Random tingling all over body for several weeks now; outer vulva feels sore; and today leg's numb. Very worried I have cancer/hiv. History of anxiety?

Random tingling all over body for several weeks now; outer vulva feels sore; and today leg's numb. Very worried I have cancer/hiv. History of anxiety?

Suspect paresthesia: This may be Paresthesias which by definition is uncomfortable skin sensations. It is not related to cancer or hiv but is benign. You need to see your physician to clarify your symptoms to see if there are additional explanations of your symptoms. ...Read more

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I have a tingling sensation in mu vagina, in labia majora its like sticking pins I a feel tingling sensation when I wash it?

I have a tingling sensation in mu vagina, in labia majora its like sticking pins I a feel tingling sensation when I wash it?

Unsure: It would require a physical exam and possibly taking a sample of the vaginal discharge for microscopic exam and/or cultures to determine what is causing your symptoms. You should see your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes ringworm on the vulva?

What causes ringworm on the vulva?

Really?: First you have to make the diagnosis. Koh exam involves gently scrapping the skin and examine the scales under the microscopic by an md. Ringworm is a fungus acquired by skin to skin contact, soil to skin, or animal to skin. Over the counter Lamisil (terbinafine) cream may cure the problem. ...Read more

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What causes your vulva to swell up?

What causes your vulva to swell up?

See doctor: Inflammation from infection, trauma, allergic reaction, etc. Could all be possible causes of swelling of the vulva. See doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes a darkened area and pain in vulva?

What causes a darkened area and pain in vulva?

Requires examination: There are many possible causes, some serious-many trivial. To be sure, examination is appropriate. ...Read more

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What can cause u to get a dry circle area on the vulva. It's not ichy just dry and flaky?

What can cause u to get a dry circle area on the vulva. It's not ichy just dry and flaky?

Still dermatitis: Even though there isn't itching, if it's dry and flaky, it's probably still a dermatitis like eczema or psoriasis. A dermatologist would easily be able to tell. ...Read more

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What could cause an itchy vulva that bleeds when rubbed?

What could cause an itchy vulva that bleeds when rubbed?

See below: Common causes of vaginal itching include:
•chemical irritants such as detergents, fabric softeners, feminine sprays, ointments, creams, douches, and contraceptive foams or jellies.
menopause. A drop in the hormone estrogen causes vaginal dryness.
stress may increase vaginal itching and make you more susceptible to infections.
•vaginal yeast infection
vaginitis. ...Read more

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I have aun itching that caused me bleeding un muy vulva what can that be?

I have aun itching that caused me bleeding un muy vulva what can that be?

Needs to be seen: 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. Folliculitis is one possibility. Yeast is a possibility and over the counter fungal cream will fix it. Trauma from recent intercourse if possible. Herpes is an std which can cause this. Other possibilities too. Schedule an exam. ...Read more

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Sometimes my vulva becomes swollen, red, itchy. What is the cause?

Sometimes my vulva becomes swollen, red, itchy. What is the cause?

Many causes: Infection, abrasion, pad overuse, intercourse, etc. I think you get the idea. When it is swollen, get it checked out by a gyn md. ...Read more

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Could focal differentiated VIN2 cause the entire vulva to be itchy and inflamed looking?

Could focal differentiated VIN2 cause the entire vulva to be itchy and inflamed looking?

Yeast? Side effect?: Pre-cancerous vulvar lesions like VIN2 can't do this. The most common cause of diffuse genital irritation and itching is a yeast infection. Or if your VIN is being treated with an irritating agent (e.g. imiquimod, podofilox, sinecatechins) and the cream got spread more widely than the lesion itself, it might cause such symptoms. Check with the doctor treating your VIN. Good luck! ...Read more

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Vulva itching with white discharge. Had no sex experience. What cause this kind of itchyness? What medication should I have?

Vulva itching with white discharge. Had no sex experience. What cause this kind of itchyness? What medication should I have?

It depends...: These symptoms can be caused by many things such as allergies or vaginal infections. If there is no risk of sexually transmitted disease, then the most common causes of these symptoms would be vaginal yeast infection or bacterial overgrowth or bacterial vaginosis. Visit your doctor for testing to distinguish if there is an infection or not and get treatment. ...Read more

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What causes angiokeratomas on vulva? Dr says these are rare for women, so what caused me to develop them and how to treat? Are they cancerous?

What causes angiokeratomas on vulva? Dr says these are rare for women, so what caused me to develop them and how to treat? Are they cancerous?

They just happen: Don't worry about fabry's if you don't have them elsewhere. I suspect there's a genetic component. There's a counterpart in men who get them on the scrotum -- some guys get hundreds, most guys get none, they're actually not that rare on the vulva (though i'm a pathologist and I tend to see a lot of stuff) and they have no premalignant potential. ...Read more

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What is the most likely cause for inflammation around the vulva that is accompanied by dryness and extreme itchiness, no secretions and no odor?

What is the most likely cause for inflammation around the vulva that is accompanied by dryness and extreme itchiness, no secretions and no odor?

? lichen sclerosus: Genital lichen sclerosus can be the cause of your symptoms. White patches are often seen in this condition and the cause is unknown. There is no vaginal discharge with this. Corticosteroid creams offer relief. Have a dermatologist check you for this condition if your gynecologist is stumped. ...Read more

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Small itchy but painful lump on the lower left side of my vulva opening. Can't wipe since it causes the itchiness & hurts to touch. Is this normal?

Small itchy but painful lump on the lower left side of my vulva opening. Can't wipe since it causes the itchiness & hurts to touch. Is this normal?

No, see a doctor: A painful lump on the vulva could be an infected hair follicle, but could also be herpes. I would see a doctor and get checked out just to make sure it's not herpes or another std. Could also be a yeast infection, but if it's herpes, you'd want to know so can inform partner. ...Read more

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What are the causes of pruritus vulvae or vulva itching?

What are the causes of pruritus vulvae or vulva itching?

Many: Yeast infections are a common cause. Any vaginal discharge or leakage of urine can irritate the vulva. Scratching can cause tissue irritation and is counterproductive. Contact dermatitis is also very common on the vulva. Best to see a specialist for evaluation. On occasion a biopsy is necessary to determine the cause and best treatment. ...Read more

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Help please! Could BV cause vulva cancer?

Help please! Could BV cause vulva cancer?

What is BV?: Please do not use abbreviations!
they can only mislead you and everyone else. ...Read more

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What can cause a rash to the perineum & vulva itching?

What can cause a rash to the perineum & vulva itching?

Vaginal itch: Vaginal itching without discharge can indicate infections like yeast or stis like herpes. It can indicate an allergic reaction to household products like certain soaps and laundry detergents. There are also some skin conditions liked lichen sclerosis which can cause vaginal itching. ...Read more

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What is the cause of lumps on the vulva that is infested and hurts when it pops? Is it contagious and what is the treatment?

What is the cause of lumps on the vulva that is infested and hurts when it pops? Is it contagious and what is the treatment?

Needs to be seen: 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. Folliculitis is one possibility. Yeast is a possibility and over the counter fungal cream will fix it. Trauma from recent intercourse if possible. Herpes is an std which can cause this. Other possibilities too. Schedule an exam. ...Read more

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I have 2 painless, small, dark black patches in vulva, inside old Bartholin's cyst scar. They are def new. I'm 31 what could cause this?

I have 2 painless, small, dark black patches in vulva, inside old Bartholin's cyst scar. They are def new. I'm 31 what could cause this?

Black Vulvar patches: Anytime a dermatologist here's the word black from a patient about a skin lesion, we get nervous. It is critical that you consult your doctor about these patches immediately. While there are many possible diagnoses, one would want to ensure that these are not potential malignancies. There are many other diagnoses for this too. ...Read more

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Hi, can touching outer vulva after ejaculation and cleaning properly can cause pregnancy? Even if there was no penetration as it was not hard.

Hi, can touching outer vulva after ejaculation and cleaning properly can cause pregnancy? Even if there was no penetration as it was not hard.

Here are some...: Your described scenario makes the odd to conceive virtually next to zero although no one offers 100% guaranty in real life; in fact, no contraceptives have ever given a perfect guaranty. Hence & still, do HPT in a wk after missing period and repeat it in another wk if the first test is (-) and still in doubt. More? Seek pro-evaluation and counseling timely. ...Read more

Vulva (Definition)

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