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I have dry skin around my vagina which is itchy and a little reddish . ?

I have dry skin around my vagina which is itchy and a little reddish . ?

Dry skin itch vagina: HOW LONG HAS THIS BEEN GOING ON? IT COULD BE ANY NUMBER OF THINGS: SOAPS DETERGENTS BUBBLE BATHS CONDOMS SOMETHING YOUR VAGINA HAS BEEN EXPOSED TO. SEE YOUR PCP OR A GYNECOLOGIST OR A DERMATOLOGIST. IT DOES NOT SOUND SERIOUS OR CONTAGIOUS. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have dry skin on your vagina that itches and bleeds?

What does it mean when you have dry skin on your vagina that itches and bleeds?

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

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What does it mean when you have dry skin on your vagina that itch , burn and bleed ?

What does it mean when you have dry skin on your vagina that itch , burn and bleed ?

Yeast or Fungus: It sure sounds like you have a yeast or a fungal infection. Medications to treat this are available over the counter in most stores that sell otc medications. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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CAn you put coco butter on your vagina for dry skin down there to get rid of itching?

CAn you put coco butter on your vagina for dry skin down there to get rid of itching?

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 more

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I have white raised blotches that almost seem like dry skin, on the inner lip of my vagina. What could this be?

I have white raised blotches that almost seem like dry skin, on the inner lip of my vagina. What could this be?

Lots of things: Does it itch? Could be yeast. Does it hurt? Could be another kind of change of that tissue that your doctor should take a look at for you. Try sitting in a warm bath with 1 cup baking soda mixed in if it's irritated. ...Read more

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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

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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?

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

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The side of my vagina has been very itchy for 2 weeks, today i noticed little spots where the skin looks like it's peeling. Could it be dry skin?

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. Dry skin is one possibility. Herpes and yeast are others. Schedule a visit for an exam. ...Read more

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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

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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. ?

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

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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.

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