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Dark Purple Spots On Vulva And Labia
Raised painful red/purple lump on labia majora. Have had before, comes and goes, not necessarily r/t cycle. Always in same spot. Endometriosis? Cyst?
Please help I have 10 or more dark red/purple bumps on lower labia majora that itch like crazy. At times 2-3 bumps will blot bleed. History chronic bv?
Evaluation: You need to are your doctor. Without an examination and testing it is difficult to provide a diagnosis. ...Read more
I have tiny dots all over my labia majora and when I pull on the skin I see much more. They are painless but it’s everywhere. Is it fordyce spots?
Site (sight) unseen: You need to have a GYN MD evaluate the labial spots during an examination for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more
Spots: If it is painful and blister like or in general it should be checked for various causes ...Read more
What is it when you have two spots oppiosite side on your labia majora. It onnly hurts when I urinate, noticed it after a shower?
Swollen Bartholin Cy: You need to see your doctor. You may have a swoolen Bartholin's cyst or infected Bartholin's cyst. Bartholin glands are on both side in the labia and are not normally felt or visible and can get enlarged or infected sometimes. ...Read more
I have tiny little red spots that itch on my labia minora and some on my labia majora. No discharge?
Red spots on labia.: You need to see your doctor to rule out any infection. ...Read more
Not normal: Please see your gyn u may have a hematoma or other your gyn will be able to tell if u do not have a gyn then go to the er. ...Read more
I have a brown spot on the inside of my labia majora, but it's been there for years and it doesn't hurt nor has it grown. Could it be a birthmark?
I have 7 tiny purple bumps that appeared on my labia majora with in the past 6 months. The kind of resemble angiokeritomas but not sure. No blisters?
Must see to know: This is something that must be seen by a md to know for certain what it is rather than "guessing" sight unseen. ...Read more
Red dime sized spot on upper labia majora 3 wks post one night stand. No blisters/ pain. No shaving since that night. Lasted 3 days. Is it herpes?
I have a singular white spot on my labia majora that seems to be 'leaking' white pus-like fluid when squeezed. Is this likely folliculitus or herpes?
Can I use differin (adapalene) cream on labia majora area as I normally shave mh pubic area but past 3 weeks I have had spot there which I burst but it came back.?
Hi I have a red spot on my labia majora went to doc said it was pimple but it's still here after a month tried popping only blood came out what can it?
Try warm moist packs:
You could try some warm moist packs 15 min three times per day for the next week.
If this is a simple pimple, it should resolve.
If it remains, then revisit medical provider. ...Read more
Rough patchy dry spot on labia majora and soreness inner thigh near vagina. Waking up to very sore vagina same spot everyday. Labia has gotten wrinkly and looks deflated?
WHAT IS VULVAR DYSTROPHY?
Vulvar dystrophy and dermatoses are changes in the skin of the vulva. The vulva are the folds of skin around the opening of the vagina (birth canal) and urethra (the tube that drains urine from the bladder). Exam is needed to help in diagnosis, after which treatment, generally a steroid cream, can be prescribed. Feel better! ...Read more
Small pimple sized purplish bump on labia majora. Zero chance of std risk. Shaving? Irritation from spin class or running? No pain, itching etc.
Tiny dark purple spots on my labia. They bleed often. Never noticed them before. Are they harmless? I am 38.
Purple Spots: Angiokeratomas are small dark red to purple raised spots. They may also have a rough scaly surface. They are composed of surface blood vessels (dilated capillaries). Often unnoticed, they may become crusty and bleed if accidentally scratched or damaged, or a harmless clot may form in the lesion (thrombosis), changing the colour to dark purple or black overnight-Benign lesions. ...Read more
Dark purple tiny patch (not a spot but resembles small purpura) on the inside of outer labia? Doesn't go away, doesn't hurt, and not elevated.
Small spots: This could be from trauma from intercourse or it could be small capillaries that are dilated. This is a very common finding. The labia is skin, remember, and a number of other dermatologic conditions can also occur there. ...Read more
2mm spot on labia, pop dark blood now spot lite purple with black dot in middle fills up with blood again what could this be? Getsbetter w warm compres
What you describes certainly sounds like a blood blister. When blood is exposed to air then it appears darker. This is why the spot looks purple then begins to lighten. Yes, it seems from your excellent description that it is healing quite normally. Continue warm compresses. ...Read more
Had black/dark blue 2mm raised round spot on labia, popped, dark blood came out. Now spot flat, light purple, sound like a blood blister? Is it healing?
May be normal: It is quite common to have pigmented areas of the vulva. If the areas are changing, itching, bleeding, or painful - then biopsy may be warranted. You really need to have you physician evaluate the areas to be sure there is no problem. ...Read more
I'm having discomfort/slight pain on the left side of my vagina. I also noticed my vulva is a dark red/purple color. What does this mean?!
MD must see: This is one where "seeing is believing" meaning a diagnosis can't be made or suggested without MD live evaluation. ...Read more
Was checking vulva with mirror and near anal opening I found a dark spot (few cm's big). Its not raised and no swelling or pain. What could it be?
Hemorrhoid: Could be a hemorrhoid which is a dilated vein. ...Read more
Recently discovered a birthmark/mole looking spot on my vulva. Not sure how long it's been there. Irregular borders and a little darker than my skin?
Have it checked: Best to have it checked by a dermatologist. Dermatologists are trained to look at all skin, no matter where on the body it is. ...Read more
I had a small purple spot on my labia but it developed into a sore, it's fairly large it is red/purple and painful, I've recently had tonsillitis?
Sore: This really should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more
My labia majora is darker than my skin tone, as in like black. What cause this and how can I bring it back to its original color?
Need exam: While a change in pigmentation might be completely normal with age, if you have noticed a dramatic change in the color over a short period of time to "black" then I think a visit with an ob/gyn seems like an excellent idea. ...Read more
1 labia minora that is larger, skin sticks out past the labia majora & is darker than what is inside also couple of what look like skin tags. Normal?
I'm worried about a bump just outside the labia majora. Its painless, there is no puss or fluid inside it, and its a tad darker than the skin around it?
Needs exam: 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. You may be seeing normal anatomy such as hair follicles. Abnormal possible causes - herpes, syphilis, genital warts and others ...Read more
If I wash my vulva with soap, I dry it with a towel, but I find brown spots and traces on it. Why? Is it blood? No other symptoms.2008 I did hysterectomy
Vaginal spots: There are many possibilities. It would take an examination by your doctor to tell you what the spots are and if it is a problem. ...Read more
Hello, I have these spots on my vulva more than 5 around it and I have like a spot on my anus can you please tell me what it is?
NO: You will need to be examined and have pelvic and rectal exams performed. ...Read more