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What cause abscess on the vaginal area?

What cause abscess on the vaginal area?

Infection : Abscess is an infected pocket of fluid in a enclosed area most often. Most often injury, infection or trauma can cause them to develop. ...Read more

Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Abscess (Definition)

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


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Abscess in the vaginal area what can I do at home to make it go away?

Abscess in the vaginal area what can I do at home to make it go away?

Abscess: If it has been actually diagnosed as an abscess you need to see a doctor immediately to get it drained then likely take a course of antibiotics. You cannot treat this at home. It can get worse and spread into your bloodstream. ...Read more

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What is the names of possible small sore/abscess' on my vaginal area? Please explain..

What is the names of possible small sore/abscess' on my vaginal area? Please explain..

Several: Herpes, cancer, infections, sebaceous cysts, ulcers, std's. If over 50 its very concerning although could still be one of the more bengin conditions. ...Read more

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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 ?

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

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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?

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 more

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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.?

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

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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