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Hi I have two small red rashes above clitoris hood where the hair grows it's very itchy & don't know what is the cause but when I shave doesn't itch?
Needs exam: Lumps, bumps, blisters, rashes and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. Without seeing the area it is hard to guess what might be present. ...Read more
I have genital herpes. I am currently having sores near my clitoris and a rash on my thigh near the vagina. Am I having a recurrence?
A few things: Rash may be due to a reaction with clothing or from soaps/creams on your hands. It could also be due to an infection. If you have changed detergents or soaps, change back and see primary care or gyn to get the rash cleared up. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
Tested neg @ 6wks exposure for hsv2. It's been 9 weeks post, now I have a rash/bumps on the side of my clitoris. No pain, no itching. Could this be hsv2?
Maybe, maybe not: The hsv2 virus can lie dormant and it is possible the bump may be a lesion of hsv-2 with a definitive known exposure. Knowing you may have hsv-2 will drive you crazy though, and any lesion you get, will make you think you have genital herpes. Just get tested periodically and hope for the best. Good luck to you. ...Read more
Red burning rash from the entrance of myvagina to my clitoris. Started the same time my period did. Could be the pads, but I've used the brand before.
Pads, soap or hygiene: It could be perfume in pads, or use of a irritating soap on the vulva. Poor hygiene can also do the same by failing to change soiled pads frequently. ...Read more
I have a red rash from the entrance of my vagina to the clitoris. Any friction makes it beat red and have a burning sensation of pain.
Several possibles: It sounds like you may have a yeast infection from your description, but there can be other irritant rashes like that from pads/panty liners, detergents/soaps. Also could be something more serious like herpes or a bacterial infection. Best to have your primary doctor or an ob/gyn take a peek so you are accurately diagnosed and can use the right remedy. ...Read more
I have a rash and a sore on my clitoris, it hurts a lot. I took imiquimod and macmiror in last 12 days. It's OK to have a rash on my genitals?
Imiquimod? Herpes?: If you had a genital wart in that area and treated it with imiquimod, you might just have a localized reaction. Stop both imiquimod and macmiror for a few days and it probably will heal. But genital herpes is another consideration, overall the most common cause of genital ulcer disease. Best to see your doctor to be professionally checked, especially if no imiquimod use in that spot. ...Read more
I am experiencing pain with urination and vaginal pain and rash on the outside of my labia minora by my Clitoris.?
Yeast Infection: A yeast infection causes itching and sometimes a vaginal discharge that looks something like cottage cheese. You can get really good treatments for this without a prescription at a pharmacy. The burning with urination can be related to the yeast infection or it can be from a bladder infection. You may want to see a doctor about this or call HealthTap Concierge. Best wishes! ...Read more
I had an allergic reaction on my neck/upper chest Saturday, the same day my Clitoris started feeling tender/slightly swollen. I can only link the new body wash I used to these reactions. I do not have any odor/rash etc, just a tender Clitoris.
Stop the body wash: I think you answered your own question. If you can link the symptoms to the new body wash. Easy answer is just to stop the wash. You may have an allergic sensitivity. ...Read more
My labia majora feels like im getting a rash and I am not sexually active at all. Watery clumpy cottage cheese like discharge. Itchy on clitoris hood.
Yeast infection: An itchy vagina with clumpy cottage cheese discharge is a classic description of a yeast infection. You can try using an over the counter yeast medication. But if your symptoms don't clear up or things get worse, it would be best to be examined to be more certain of what is going on. ...Read more
Rash in genital area: Rashes in the genital area can be many things from eczema to inflammatory conditions to infections. In young women, a common condition is lichen sclerosus, which is an inflammatory condition that can potentially cause scarring. Please see your gynecologist or dermatologist for a proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more