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Vulva (Definition)

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


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How do I ease the chronic pain on/in my vulva? I've been to the dr. 5 times and been to the gyn. Nothing they gave me helped. Please help!

How do I ease the chronic pain on/in my vulva? I've been to the dr. 5 times and been to the gyn. Nothing they gave me helped. Please help!

Holistic/alt. Care: Conventional medicine is often unsuccessful in treating vulvodynia but holistic ; alternative approaches often succeed. Esp. Since conventional treatment has not helped see a holistic doc, ideally an ob/gyn- see http://bit. Ly/19pettq
alternatives including herbs, homeopathy ; acupuncture may cure you. See http://www. Tldp. Com/issue/166/166vulvo. Htm for a discussion of holistic approaches for this. ...Read more

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What's the best vitamins that could possibly help chronic pain in the vagina?

What's the best vitamins that could possibly help chronic pain in the vagina?

Not the right tool: Adequate nutrition across the vitamin and mineral spectrum will help overall in keeping a body best able to respond to the slings and arrows flesh is heir to, but the correct tool for this job is an exam by an OBGYN provider. The Vitamin Bs help proper nerve function - but if you have an injury or disease, pain is proper. Several help cell health, but again this begs an exam. ...Read more

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What could cause chronic pain in inner left wall of vagina?

What could cause chronic pain in inner left wall of vagina?

Pudendal neuralgia: If a local cause, like inflammation, atrophy, was rulled out by your gynecologist, you may have a condition called the pudendal neuralgia. ...Read more

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Can GBS in vagina being not pregnant cause chronic pain of burning and discomort?

Can GBS in vagina being not pregnant cause chronic pain of burning and discomort?

No: Group B streptococcus is present in women and does not cause significant issues. However, a newborn can have significant complications if exposed during delivery. GBS should not be the cause behind the discomfort. See your GYN for an exam and full evaluation
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I have a irritation on the vulva of my vagina but I don't know why. What should I put on it?

I have a irritation on the vulva of my vagina but I don't know why. What should I put on it?

Monistat: Try the three say monistat. If not better or worse get evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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My vagina has not felt normal in 11 weeks. Super dry, vulva&vagina pain, burny, can't get aroused. Been to gyno countless times. Is this normal?

My vagina has not felt normal in 11 weeks. Super dry, vulva&vagina pain, burny, can't get aroused. Been to gyno countless times. Is this normal?

Hormonal?: Are you periods normal? You may be having a hormonal imbalance that is causing dryness. A blood test can determine this. Or you may have a vaginal pH imbalance that is not allowing the normal flora to be in balance. The treatment is different if the pH is high vs. Low, so this needs to be checked. Or you may be having an allergic reaction. Consider a gyne who also does holistic medicine. ...Read more

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If your vagina/vulva doesn't feel normal for 11 weeks & you've took every antibiotic can it b possible it can be permanently damaged?

If your vagina/vulva doesn't feel normal for 11 weeks & you've took every antibiotic can it b possible it can be permanently damaged?

No: If it was a vaginal infection that was treated, no. If was a STD vaginal infection, then there can be damage to the vaginal, cervix and Fallopian tubes. ...Read more

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How to properly clean the vulva? Do women need to clean vagina too?

How to properly clean the vulva? Do women need to clean vagina too?

No!: The vulva can be washed with simple gentle soap and water. No harsh soaps. The vagina never ever needs to be cleaned. In fact cleaning it will harm it. As long as woman has good diet, exercise, and sleep then vagina takes care of itself. Sometimes medical conditions like diabetes can make risk for yeast infection in vagina higher. Stds can cause infections in vagina --- and these must be treated. ...Read more

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I have an mild itchiness on vagina vulva?

I have an mild itchiness on vagina vulva?

GYN check: This may be the beginning of a vaginal yeast infection; however, if having unprotected sexual intercourse, may be an STD. You can try using OTC female antifungal creams or vaginal suppositories, but a GYN exam and culture is your best bet. ...Read more

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What is the most effective way to remove vagina / vulva itch?

What is the most effective way to remove vagina / vulva itch?

Depends on the cause: You may have a yeast infection, or other bacterial or viral causes, you need to see you obgyn for an exam, and cultures. ...Read more

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What soap can I use to wash my vulva? And also is there anything to help with the scent of the vagina/vulva?

What soap can I use to wash my vulva? And also is there anything to help with the scent of the vagina/vulva?

No soap: The vulva is very sensitive. Usually just rinsing with water and gently drying is all you need to do. If you have an odor, see your gynecologist. ...Read more

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How is the inside of my vagina is wet, but the vulva (outside) is very dry? What can I do to cure this?

How is the inside of my vagina is wet, but the vulva (outside) is very dry? What can I do to cure this?

Sounds normal: From what you say - except the word "very" - this sounds normal and healthy - no cure is needed. If you really wish a moister vulva, I might suppose that a gentle facial moisturizer could be applied - or a bit of baby oil. If you actually have flaking or dry cracks, see your doctor for dermatitis tx. ...Read more

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Is being dry in the vulva area the same as dry vagina? Only dry in the vulvar area inside seems to be wet....what is the problem?

Is being dry in the vulva area the same as dry vagina? Only dry in the vulvar area inside seems to be wet....what is the problem?

Vulval dryness: Vagina is usually more moist than the vulva give me to eat to use a a cream or moisturizer to the vulval area to give you more moisture ...Read more

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Hello dr I would be completing my 16 week on 25 april. But from last week I am experiencing vulva pain i.E outer part of vagina and the pain increase?

Infection/GYN: Although there can be changes in the vulva during pregancy, swelling and pain may also be related to infection and inflammation. It would be wise to see a gyn asap. ...Read more

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How can I take care of my vulva and vagina hygiene?

How can I take care of my vulva and vagina hygiene?

Wash: Just wash with plane water
some times a bidet to was after every bowel and urine passing helps a lot
or you may take water in a tumbler and wash
be careful about sex
use condomns. ...Read more

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How to clean/wash vagina? Vulva only, or the lips (majora; minora) should be opened? I'm still a virgin.

How to clean/wash vagina? Vulva only, or the lips (majora; minora) should be opened? I'm still a virgin.

Water!!: No special cleaning of the inside of the vagina is ever needed. It cleans itself naturally!
Rinsing with water and occasionally using a mild soap to clean the outside parts is all you ever need to do. ...Read more

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I have moisture inside vagina but Seems like always dry on the vulva. What is this? 52 and assume done w/meno since I have had part host.

I have moisture inside vagina but Seems like always dry on the vulva. What is this? 52 and assume done w/meno since I have had part host.

Vaginal fluid: Your obgyn can do an examination and determine the cause. It could be perfectly normal. If there is itching it could indicate yeast. If odor - bacterial vaginosis. If you have ned sexual partners if could indicate a sexually transmitted disease. Urine leaking, cervical disease, endometrial polyps and other abnormalities are other potential causes. ...Read more

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Itchy vagina and vulva, what to do?

Itchy vagina and vulva, what to do?

Itching: You need to see your doctor. It could be a yeast infection or an std. ...Read more

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I was curious as to why my vulva and vagina lips were very purple?

I was curious as to why my vulva and vagina lips were very purple?

Not normal: You would have to be examined in person to give any sort of answer about what might be going on. ...Read more

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What's the difference between vulva and vagina lips?

What's the difference between vulva and vagina lips?

Description: The vulva collectively is the female genital organs and the vaginal "lips" are composed of the inner labia minora ; the other labia majora. The photo above shows the anatomical components. ...Read more

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Can hiv transmitted by kissing vulva?? or fingring vagina??

Can hiv transmitted by kissing vulva?? or fingring vagina??

Yes: The vulva is made of skin and hair, but if contact was made with the mucous membranes of the vagina itself, then HIV can be transmitted mucous membrane (mouth) to mucous membrane. (vagina) ...Read more

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Do we clean the inner labia and the area between vagina and anus during the vulva cleaning process?

Vulvar cleaning: The only areas of the vulva which need to be cleaned are those where there are sweat glands. This is the area of the vulva that feels like skin and is not moist/wet. The inner folds of the vulva do not need to be cleaned and it can hurt to put soap on them and can cause infection to clean. A gentle soap used gently, can be helpful for outer labia and perineum (b/w vulva/anus). ...Read more