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Can the underskin bumps on my vagina come from sweat?

Can the underskin bumps on my vagina come from sweat?

Yes: You have some sweat glands in the area that can get clogged. ...Read more

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My vagina has a smell quite similar to sweat, only sweeter and slightly metallic. Is this normal/healthy?

My vagina has a smell quite similar to sweat, only sweeter and slightly metallic. Is this normal/healthy?

Can be: The vaginal milieu in every woman is unique. Often women have a similar description of their discharge that persists for months/years and this is their baseline. Sometimes, they have change in discharge with foul odor, increased secretions with change in color that can be due to an infection from yeast or other microbes. If your current discharge isn't a bother, let it be for now. Best wishes. DrM ...Read more

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My vagina sweats alot and it starts to smell like musk what can I do?

My vagina sweats alot and it starts to smell like musk what can I do?

Vaginal odor: Foul smelling discharge needs to be evaluated. The most common cause is a nonsexually transmitted overgrowth of bacteria called bacterial vaginosis. Testing for sexually transmitted disease may need to be done as well. ...Read more

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I have been having discomfort around vagina it hurts when I wipe and it's a very irritable feeling and it's slightly red around my vagina, & it d?

I have been having discomfort around vagina it hurts when I wipe and it's a very irritable feeling and it's slightly red around my vagina, & it d?

Get tested for: .. infections. The most likely reason for your vaginal itching and abnormal discharge is bacterial infection. There is also a chance you have a sexually transmitted disease. Please proceed to the healthcare provider to get tested and treated properly. Thanks for trusting HealthTap. ...Read more

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Why does my vagina smell slightly? I'm a virgin, and I keep as clean as possible down there without actually washing the inside. The thing is, the actual discharge does not smell, its just that above the opening it smells a little. Almost like sweat. Its n

Why does my vagina smell slightly? I'm a virgin, and I keep as clean as possible down there without actually washing the inside. The thing is, the actual discharge does not smell, its just that above the opening it smells a little. Almost like sweat. Its n

That: That is very normal and is usually caused by fluctuation in hormones. It sounds like you are doing everything just right. This is a very common occurrence and you don't need to be worried. Wearing cotton underwear, avoiding hot baths or bubble baths, and the general hygiene you are already doing is exactly what you should be doing. You would only need to be concerned if you had a marked change in discharge or itching, which could be a yeast infection. ...Read more

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My vagina smells weird, not a fishy smell more of a urine/sweat. I shower wash and change my underwear everyday. Smell comes right through my pants?

My vagina smells weird, not a fishy smell more of a urine/sweat. I shower wash and change my underwear everyday. Smell comes right through my pants?

Get examined: You need to have a GYN MD examine the vaginal area and possible discharge to see if here is a bacterial infection ongoing. First, eliminate any feminine deodorant or douching products. Wash externally only with Dove, Caress or Ivory soap. Take a extra pair of cotton underwear in a zip lock bag in your purse, and change mid day with the used underwear placed in the zip lock bag. ...Read more

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My vagina smells. I don't know if it's just me. I wear cotton panties and clean. I do sweat in my sleep. What can I do?

My vagina smells. I don't know if it's just me. I wear cotton panties and clean. I do sweat in my sleep. What can I do?

Vaginitis: Odor frequently signifies a bacterial vaginal infection. If you have no heavy discharge, no fever and no pelvic pain then a simple over the counter medicated douche may fix the problem. If this does not work you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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A small bump popped up in the crease of her vagina and it been there for three months. She thought it was cause her legs rub and she sweat but sometimes it bleeds and it haven't went away yet....?

A small bump popped up in the crease of her vagina and it been there for three months. She thought it was cause her legs rub and she sweat but sometimes it bleeds and it haven't went away yet....?

See Clinician: If lesion is persisting and bothering her, she should see a clinician who can examine the lesion, perform diagnostic tests or biopsy if needed, and remove or treat it appropriately. Take Care! ...Read more

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When I'm outside my groin, back, chest, underneath my boobs vagina and behind my knees sweat badly. Especially when it's warm out Why??

When I'm outside my groin, back, chest, underneath my boobs vagina and behind my knees sweat badly. Especially when it's warm out Why??

Are you obese?: If you are obese, then the excessive sweating is a common way for your body to cool itself as it is overheated. If you are not obese, but living your life in an A/C environment, then your body is reacting properly to the heat. If you are sweating profusely indoors with normal temperatures, have your MD check you for thyroid problems. ...Read more

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When I wear certain clothing such as cotton shorts. I start to sweat between my thighs, and down near my vagina. Then I get one paper thin cut. Why?

When I wear certain clothing such as cotton shorts. I start to sweat between my thighs, and down near my vagina. Then I get one paper thin cut. Why?

Allergy: The moisture can Cause breakdown and the excess moisture may be from a contact dermatitis from a allergen for you in the material. Can see your physician and see the testing and history taking that could help figure out the etiology. ...Read more

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Can sperm from precum travel through clothing? What if the wet spot from the sweats touches the vagina?

Can sperm from precum travel through clothing? What if the wet spot from the sweats touches the vagina?

Nit Picking Sperm: The reality is that yes. Any sperm deposited in the vagina during ovulation can make one pregnant. It does not matter how the sperm arrives in the vagina, whether on a penis or a turkey baster. ...Read more

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My vagina is irritable and hurts when urinating as if there is a cut on it. I also have a few small white bumps on the inside of my vagina lips.

My vagina is irritable and hurts when urinating as if there is a cut on it. I also have a few small white bumps on the inside of my vagina lips.

Here are some. ..: Your genito-urinary symptoms deserves an effort to make sure of no vaginal and/or urinary tract infections - yeast-/ bacterial-/ STD-related, which could be done by analyzing detailed Hx, conducting physical exam, & doing proper testing through working closely with Doc. Regarding a few small bumps on the inside of vaginal lips, most likely, they are small sebaceous glands or Fordyce's spots. ...Read more

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I have a white creamy fluid coming from my vagina sometimes I get itchy/irritable. There is no way I could have an STD or anything in that category?

White creamy dischar: White creamy sometime called cheezy discharge from vagina associated with itching is mostly caused by yeast infection and you can use Monistat Vaginal Cream for seven days and if it does not get better you need to see your gynecologist for exam and culture of the discharge to rule out bacterial infection and rule ot chlamydia and gonococal infection. ...Read more

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I have a cold sore on my lips. I was showering and I started to sweat. So I wiped my face, but not by the sore. Will sweat from my face spread it to my vagina?

I have a cold sore on my lips. I was showering and I started to sweat. So I wiped my face, but not by the sore. Will sweat from my face spread it to my vagina?

Interesting question: No, I don't believe that sweat from your face that was not by the fever blister will cause the virus to spread to your genitalia. However, with that said, antibodies are reported to prevent oral hsv-1 from infecting the same person's genitalia at a later time. However, I've also read that there are rare cases of a hsv-1 spreading to the same person's genitalia because at the time, the >>>. ...Read more

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I have swelling and boil on my vagina for yrs it comes as single. I also have it between my thigh I weigh 287 and I sweat a lot. Is it std help.?

I have swelling and boil on my vagina for yrs it comes as single. I also have it between my thigh I weigh 287 and I sweat a lot. Is it std help.?

Hydradenitis?: Without looking at it, its not possible to be sure; however, it sounds like hydradenitis to me. This is not an STD but a problem with the sweat glands in this area. If you want to know for sure, get an exam. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I weigh 283 I notice I have heat bumps a lot were a sweat between my thighs under my arm even my breast my vagina and some even get big try everythng but nothing helps I'm hairy on vagina. Help?

I weigh 283 I notice I have heat bumps a lot were a sweat between my thighs under my arm even my breast my vagina and some even get big try everythng but nothing helps I'm hairy on vagina. Help?

Possible heat rash: This could be something called miliaria rubra, or heat rash. Typically occurs when the ducts that drain sweat onto your skin become clogged. It typically gets better when you cool off. Seeing a dermatologist would help you determine exactly what this could be. ...Read more

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Sweat on my back, under my breasts, my groin, vagina, & behind my knees as soon as I go outside? Not obese. 114 ibs and I'm 5'4 age 17 no thyroid prob

Sweat on my back, under my breasts, my groin, vagina, & behind my knees as soon as I go outside? Not obese. 114 ibs and I'm 5'4 age 17 no thyroid prob

Summertime!: I'm not sure what the temp was In Philly today, but we hit 95 degrees and heat advisory in Kentucky. The heat combined with the humidity triggers our bodies to sweat which helps cool the skin and this cool our core body temperature. This experience sounds like " normal sweating" to me. If you have night sweats combined with weight loss, see your physician! ...Read more

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I have a tiny rash on the inside of the case between my right leg and vagina. It only appeared a few days ago and it seems to sweat a bit during the day and it smells weird. I think it is just from the FL heat and sweating mixed with too tight of underwe

I have a tiny rash on the inside of the case between my right leg and vagina. It only appeared a few days ago and it seems to sweat a bit during the day and it smells weird. I think it is just from the FL heat and sweating mixed with too tight of underwe

Fungal vs. Chaffing: Sounds like you may have a dermatitis caused by rubbing, perhaps complicated by sweat and moisture and maybe a fungal element. Anywhere that is dark, hot, and moist can be susceptible to fungal infection. Abrasion or irritation from other causes can be complicated by a minor fungal infection. Keep clean, apply clotrimazole cream 2-3 times daily and keep the area aired out as much as possible. ...Read more

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I felt a painful lump 3 inches deep in my vagina. I also have vaginismus, night sweats, hot flashes, insomnia, bad PMS, low hormones. Inflamed cervix or cyst? How to find out?

I felt a painful lump 3 inches deep in my vagina. I also have vaginismus, night sweats, hot flashes, insomnia, bad PMS, low hormones. Inflamed cervix or cyst? How to find out?

Vaginal lumps: People shouldn't have painful lumps in their vaginas. In order to diagnose the cause of a painful lump a person needs to have a pelvic exam done by a PCP or GYN. It could be a cervical infection or an infection in the wall or something else. This sort of a problem shouldn't wait for more than a few days to be seen if it could be an infection. ...Read more

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Unprotected sex 4weeks ago, nipples look swollen, breast full, veins in breast, irritability, sharp pains is vagina, fatigue, back pain, pregnancy?

Unprotected sex 4weeks ago, nipples look swollen, breast full, veins in breast, irritability, sharp pains is vagina, fatigue, back pain, pregnancy?

Could be: To find out do home pregnancy test، if u have no desire to be pregnant, don 't have unprotected sex, raising kids needs time and responsibility, it. Need to be well planned. In addition having unprotected. Sex can expose u to sexually transmitted disease, which can destroy u life. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can the soap irritate my vagina?

Can the soap irritate my vagina?

Yes: Please don't put soap in the vagina. ...Read more

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Can shaving my vagina irritate my skin?

Can shaving my vagina irritate my skin?

Razor Burn: Razor burns are a common problem faced by both men and women. Razor burn is usually an irritation of the skin caused by shaving with a razor. Razor burns also include nicks and cuts that occur during shaving. Razor bumps are caused by ingrown hair. It may appear as a mild rash, which disappears after a few hours or days depending upon the seriousness of the condition? ...Read more

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Can heat, such as warm air, dry/irritate your vagina?

Can heat, such as warm air, dry/irritate your vagina?

No it cannot: No heat cannot dry or irritate your vagina. That is unless you are applying a hair drier directly to that area for a long period of time. Is there something particular you are concerned about? ...Read more

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Taking meds for BV is it okay to workout? Or will it irritate my vagina?

Taking meds for BV is it okay to workout? Or will it irritate my vagina?

No: It should clear quickly and take baths with NO bubble bath, just water. That should clear it up quickly. ...Read more