Doctor insights on:
Dry Skin Vagina
Allergic dermatitis: An allergic contact dermatitis is very common in this area. This can be caused by an allergy to things like: benzalkonium chloride in lubricants fragrances in lubricants, maxi pads or soap avoid the use of soap in this area and ask your doc. To check and see if it looks like an allergic dermatitis and try a topical prescription steroid. ...Read more
I have dry skin right under my vagina opening. It often tears and then burns when I urinate. Is there a cream I could use to help heal it?
See remark: Maria: Dry skin can "crack" You are describing an area we call -perineum- some urine(being acid) trickle down the perineum may cause burning sensation.If there is no sign of infection,use any skin lotion,cream such as (AVEENA) and apply to area twice a day for few days.You don't anything serious.Let us know how things go. Best of health young lady. ...Read more
Dermatologist visit: You should see your dermatologist. This could be due to many different things. ...Read more
I was scratching (my vagina) to hard then the other day noticed my skin was really pink on the sides then yesterday i noticed that it looked like I scratched the skin off and was "raw" looking and had like white/dry skin around. What can I put on it? Some
I have grey like bumps / look like dry skin they can't be bused & they don't hurt or itch & they on the inside of my vagina ! what's are they ?
I keep getting cuts on my vagina and i also have extremely dry skin around my vaginal area that peels straight off? What could be the cause of this?
Many things: I would see a physician regarding this as it could be a variety of things. A picture, in this case, is worth a 1000 words, and without a photo, it could be many things, dermatitis, eczema, yeast, lichen simplex, lichen sclerosis, psoriasis. Sometimes they need to take a biopsy to be certain, so be prepared for that. Good luck! ...Read more
Not a good idea: If you have vaginal itching, then you may have an infection. You could try an over the counter yeast cream like monistat, but if it does not resolve then see your doctor for an evaluation. If you need something for dryness use a non-oil based lubricant. Oil based lubricants can increase the risk of yeast infections. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why Does my Vagina itch really bad and my husband's head on his penis have red dots with dry skin on head and itch as well?
Sounds like candida: so try monistat OTC for both of you ...Read more
I have white raised blotches that almost seem like dry skin, on the inner lip of my vagina. What could this be?
Iam 57 and have small bumps on the side of my vagina lips and dry skin on the lips them self. What is this? It is very itchy.
Need to see it: It's not possible to make a diagnosis without seeing what the bumps look like. You can ask for a private conversation and post a photo if you like. ...Read more
There's a bump on my vagina and at first I thought it was an ingrown hair until I peeled of the dry skin and white puss came out?
Early infection: Hello LanaO, Is there any redness/swelling or pain around the ingrown hair? White pus can be a sign of infection. I would recommend warm compresses. If you have redness/swelling/pain/fever or chills seek medical attention for antibiotics or drainage of the area. Also avoid shaving to prevent ingrown hairs. Regards, Dr. Cacho ...Read more
Iam 57 and have small bumps on the side of my vagina lips and dry skin on the lips them self. What is this? It is very itchy. No sex, medipause done
Lack of estrogen: More than likely, this presentation involves menopausal estrogen loss which can affect the lower genital tract although vulvar and vaginal infections may present this way as well. There are some skin conditions like lichen sclerosis, more common in menopausal women, that can present with itching as well. See your doctor as this is usually a visual diagnosis. ...Read more
I am experiencing vaginal dryness around the lips of my vagina. I'm in no pain, and there's no discharge, but there is some dry skin that peels off. ?
Obgyn evaluation: Consider seeing an Obgyn. They can examine the area and then order any testing that might be useful in determining the cause. Once a cause is determined then a treatment can be given. ...Read more
Lately my vagina has being dry and itchy. Somewhat peeling i've recently try to apply lotion for dry skin & baby oil. Haven't change routine.
U may try OTC KY: Jelly for lubrication but consider seeing a gyn to find out the cause - it could be meds side effect (decongestants from cough/ cold meds), frequent douching, smoking, lack of estrogen (uncommon with your young age), sjogren's etc. Best wishes! ://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/vaginal-dryness/ds00550/dsection=causes. ...Read more
Would it be safe to use canesten thrush cream if you have extremely dry skin on the lips of the vagina?
See below: Only under your doctor's supervision.Get a more detailed answer ›