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Causes Of Vaginal Abscess
Abscess is a condition in which a person has an infection in a part of his body, and the infection is being surrounded and fought off by his white blood cells, causing a lump of purulent whitish thick material (pus) where the infection is. Abscesses can be very small like an acne pustule, or they can be ...Read more
4 months after potential HIV infection. I had an abscess in my vaginal area. Can this be HIV related. Wasn't a sexual exposure.
I have foliculitus and get abscesses in my vaginal area now have two black spot like bumps on my Mons pubis are these scars or should I be worried ?
Don't worry.: Hi Emalou, Folliculitis is very common where there are large sweat glands and course hair like under the arms and in the groin area. Bacteria get down in the follicles and begin to grow forming small abscesses. They often are noticed in various stages of healing. I believe that this is what you are seeing. Continue to treat the infection with topical antibiotics or antibiotics by mouth. ...Read more
I have these 2 small painful bumps at the bottom of my vaginal opening. Hurts to pee, have sex, & sit. Someone said it could be from an untreated yeast infection or just an abscess. Any home remidies?
Possible herpes: The most likely cause of painful bumps in the vaginal areas is herpes. The bump could also be from vaginal irritation from yeast infection or other vaginal infections like STD's. For any of the above, prescription medications is the remedy although there are over-the-counter remedies for yeast infection. Proper diagnosis is key before any treatment. Feel better. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a boil on my vaginal lip. It's the third day i noticed it and the size tripled. It has covered at least half of my left lip. How do I treat it?
See below: Hot wash cloths and sitz baths are good for this, but if it does not resolve soon you should go to be evaluated. You may not have the right diagnosis, and a doctor can help you feel better faster. ...Read more
I have a boil on the top of my vaginal area what i would like to know is how do you get rid of it.?
Boil Therapy: The primary home remedy for most boils is heat application, usually with hot soaks or hot packs. Heat application increases the circulation to the area and allows the body to better fight off the infection by bringing antibodies and white blood cells to the site of infection. Especially with larger boils, medical treatment is required. In this situation, the boil will need to be drained or "lanced. ...Read more
I'm 37 wks. 50%/2cm. I have MRSA near my rectum. Abcess is not open and I'm currently taking Clindamycin. Can I still deliver vaginally?
It depends: It depends on where it is in relation to the vagina and when you go into labor. If it is perineal, there could be an increased risk of spreading the infection. I am sure your doctor will discuss this with you more so that you can reach a decision together about what will be best. Best wishes ...Read more
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