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Exposed Raw Skin Labia
I have a red raw skin on my outer labia only, right where the labia touch to close togethrr. It's goes from top to bottom of closure. No sores, raw.
Fungal infection: Could be fungal. Se your doctor, may need swabs and some anti fungal treatment line miconazole cream. ...Read more
When I got my first period the pad I used rubbed me so raw my labia minora blistered and the skin is now stretched. What should I do now for the area?
External yeast: The moisture on your pad may have caused an external yeast infection. You can try over the counter yeast medication. If it is too raw, however, try to keep it clean and dry for a couple of days. No powder, as it may clog the pores and make things worse. If it gets reel bad, you mspy need to see your GYN. ...Read more
Large bump on labia minora it is brown and soft it doesn't hurt to touch but where it has shrunk the skin remains raw and bleeds hurts to urinate?
See your doctor...: There are several possibilities for this bump, but all of them should be evaluated and examined in person by a physician. Then you'll know for sure what you are dealing with and how to treat it. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I have these skin tag looking things along the inner flaps of my labia, they sometimes give a burning or raw sensation after intimacy, Please advise?
Skin tags on labia: There are quite a few types of skin lesion that can arise in the vulva. Most are completely harmless. See your doctor for diagnosis and advice if the lesions are new, increasing or causing symptoms. ...Read more
I have a yeast infection & skin down there is very raw. I am on diflucan (fluconazole). What over-the-counter product can soothe small tears on labia? Any creams?
Is skin peeling on the labia minora a sign of a herpes outbreak? No pain, no itching, no discomfort, just raw skin where it is peeled.
Impossible to help: Unfortunately, there are certain limitations imposed by this format which include the lack of a photograph of the skin lesions about which you requested information, So it's impossible to tell you the correct diagnosis and/or therapy, Unfortunately. It's not possible to make a diagnosis of a blistering disease since you did not mention anything about small blisters, pain, change or any other symp ...Read more
Is raw, irritated skin on inner labia and vaginal opening a sign of a yeast infection or a bacterial infection?
Usually safe AND: I have conducted two studies ; now a third to verify the safety and efficacy. No surgery is 100% safe and risks may include infection, hematoma, bleeding, excessive bruising, scarring, dehiscence, asymmetry, pain, numbness, discomfort, contour irregularity, over or under correction, vaginismus, dryness, dyspareunia, vaginosis, vulvodynia, irritation, unacceptable cosmetic result, need 4 revision. ...Read more
Pigmentation: Increased pigmentation in the labia is normal in the same way that your lips are more pigmented than your surrounding face. ...Read more
Occluded gland: Most commonly this is due to an occluded gland but may be a traumatic inclusion cyst from sex, birth trauma or surgery. It may also be a small cyst or tumor that may require diagnostic biopsy or therapeutic incision and drainage or excision. Discuss with your gynecologist. ...Read more
Many variations...: It doesn't really mean anything. There are many sizes and shapes. Its normal variation. If the labia minora are extremely long, to the point that they interfere with intercourse, or prevent wearing a bathing suit, they can be surgically shortened. Best wishes! ...Read more
What you suspect when a lady 49 nearing menopause has change in skin at junction of two labias with itch and minute sores, anti fungal does not help?
A few possibilities: If you have already tried antifungals (which is a great first try!), then I'm wondering if this may be thinning of your vulvar tissue from waning hormone levels. The sores could be mild atrophy combined with normal sex — be sure to use a lubricant! The itching still bothers me, so that may just be the healing process. The most I would suggest would be otc Hydrocortisone cream to ease irritation. ...Read more
Have an extra flap of skin on both side my labia, that is a darker pink, it hasn't grown while I've had it. It has feels like little lumps inside it?
Anatomy: Please see a qualified md to determine if everything is normal. Female anatomy can have a great degree of normal variation. ...Read more
I have black speckled-like markings (not raised off skin and do not itch or hurt) that just recently appeared on the inside of my labia. What is this?
My labia piercing got caught on my tampon string and ripped the skin slightly. Should I take it out to let it heal?
Depends: If it doesn't appear infected, then I think it's okay to leave it in. The skin should heal. If you want the piercing to close, or if the skin around the tear is turning red, then if sounds like you have an infection, and probably need to take it out (and see a doctor for antibiotics). ...Read more
I have a small bump under skin on the right side of labia minora.it doesn't hurt and comes and go. I never had this problem before?
It's usually a : Hidradenoma, which is a benign sweling 'bump' which comes up in the genital and axilayry area, this some hormonal affected. If it goes and comes without becoming infected slow it subside without disturbing it. ...Read more
Small bumps along either side of labia. Basically symmetrical. Only visible when skin is stretched. Don't itch, hurt. Looks like glands. Normal?
Yes: Female anatomy can vary. See your doctor to make sure nothing else serious. ...Read more
I have a small almost dry, whitish patch on the inside of my labia minora. Kind of looks like dry skin. It doesn't hurt or anything, just concerned!
Concerned?= MD: If you are very concerned about the white patch then see a GYN MD who can look at the area and allay your concerns or not. ...Read more
I have small bumbs on the inside of my labia Majora and They are always there. They are white but as if they are a part of my skin. No pain. Concerns?
No need for concern: Sometimes this does appear on the genital area and are quite harmless. ...Read more
Two large bumps on right side of labia. Feel hard and under skin. Some blood came out of one. Very painful but don't know what they are. Very worried?
Sound like cysts: Painful bumps that develop in the labia are usually cysts. These can get infected and/or inflamed which then causes them to be more tender. I'd recommend seeing a dermatologist to have them evaluated and treated, and make sure they are not something else like an unusual growth. ...Read more