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Doctor insights on: Extra Flap Of Skin At Rear Of Vaginal Opening

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I am experiencing buttock rash, genital itching and genital pain. The following also describe me: Vaginal itching, Skin redness or irritation, and...

I am experiencing buttock rash, genital itching and genital pain. The following also describe me: Vaginal itching, Skin redness or irritation, and...

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. What you described is suggestive of herpes. ...Read more

Buttock (Definition)

The buttocks are the paired curved masses that make up our "posterior." each buttock consists of a layer of fat superimposed on the gluteus maximus ...Read more


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I have I want to say like "extra skin" between my anus and my vaginal opening. Is that normal? It feels like a little soft ball attached to me. Help

I have I want to say like "extra skin" between my anus and my vaginal opening. Is that normal? It feels like a little soft ball attached to me. Help

This could be many: Things from skin tag, to benign growth or perhaps hemorrhoid, see your gynecologist or dermatologist to get correct diagnosis ...Read more

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The inside of my vaginal opening seems to be white and it looks like what seems to be some extra skin on the inside but it is completely white?

All are different: Just like human faces and personalities, genitals are also varied in appearance from person to person, and no two are exactly alike. If you are having no problems such as pain, itching/irritation, or an abnormal vaginal discharge, then what you are describing sounds normal.

It's a healthy practice to be familiar with your own body, so great question. ...Read more

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I have a weird white skin/tissue like substance coming out of my vaginal opening that hasn't happened before. There isn't a lot but its been 2 days???

I have a weird white skin/tissue like substance coming out of my vaginal opening that hasn't happened before. There isn't a lot but its been 2 days???

Needs evaluation: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

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I have a small bump under the skin right next to my vaginal opening. It is very painful when I touch it. It was not there yesterday. What can this be?

I have a small bump under the skin right next to my vaginal opening. It is very painful when I touch it. It was not there yesterday. What can this be?

Location?: If it is on the side but in the back of your vaginal opening it could be a bartholins cyst. It may require drainage but before that try doing site baths twice a day. This may help in opening it up. ...Read more

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I have a hanging piece of skin on my vaginal opening. What is it?

Common: It is probably a portion of the hymen, however it would require a physical exam to be sure - see your doctor or ask about it during your next annual exam. ...Read more

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Little bump under skin in vaginal opening, can't notice by looking. Doesn't hurt. What is it?

Little bump under skin in vaginal opening, can't notice by looking. Doesn't hurt. What is it?

May be: A plugged duct, infected hair follicle, gland, etc. I wouldn't worry about it at this stage. Take care. ...Read more

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Is it normal for the piece of skin below vaginal opening and kinda near anus to be bumpy. Mine is?

Is it normal for the piece of skin below vaginal opening and kinda near anus to be bumpy. Mine is?

Needs to be seen: 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. What you describe could be normal or could indicate a genital wart. ...Read more

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A weird tongue like piece of skin that hangs from my vaginal opening about half an inch. It’s pink and has no pain and i’ve had it forever?

Vaginal extra skin: Sometimes the formation of the "hymenal ring" will produce extra tissue, which is part of the vaginal lining, but protrudes from the vaginal opening. This is only a "cosmetic" issue, and if it does not bother you, it can be left alone. If it makes you self conscious, see a gyn physician who can remove it. ...Read more

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Vaginal itch the skin above the clitoris and the skin around my vaginal opening dry and flaking, has little papercuts is lighter than normal skin?

Needs to be checked: It needs to be checked, it may be due to yeast infection or a skin condition causing the dryness, flaking and papercuts and lighter skin.
Consult your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a line of skin making my vaginal opening look like two, what is this and is there a way to remove it?

Cosmetic?: If it is darkened skin then you could have either laser treatment or topical applications in order to lighten the skin. I am not exactly sure after the location of this line based on your description however make sure your not pregnant in case it is a linea Alba. ...Read more

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Hi, I only recently discovered my vaginal hole. I pulled the lips apart and found this big like hole thing so I presume it's that, but if I inspect it in the mirror I can see like a wall or skin behind the hole. I tried putting a finger in but it touches

Vaginal "veil": The vaginal "hole" has a "curtain" behind it because that is the hymen and it is supposed to be there anatomically. It will "rupture" or "break" with tampon use, or sexual activities. ...Read more

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Is it possible to lighten discoloration on the labia minora and skin around the vaginal opening? If so, how?

Skin bleaching: You would usually need to see the same clinics that perform anal bleaching. Though almost all women have darkening of the labia with age and pregnancy. Don't be too concerned about it. ...Read more

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Open sore on buttock close to vaginal opening and a tiny pus bump on the lower flap of labia minora. They only burn when urine hits them. Not painful?

Open sore on buttock close to vaginal opening and a tiny pus bump on the lower flap of labia minora. They only burn when urine hits them. Not painful?

Have looked at: I would have a physician have look at that sore. Some of what you describe sounds like syphilis unfortunately. If you have recently been sexually active without protection (condoms) and this has appeared I would be suspect of syphilis. Especially when you say its an open sore that is not painful. That clinical sign points to syphilis but again a physician needs to take a history and physical. ...Read more

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Vaginal skin in the opening is peeling, white and filmy. I've been using serre vaginal tightening stick latley. Home treatment? Urgent care?

Vaginal skin in the opening is peeling, white and filmy. I've been using serre vaginal tightening stick latley. Home treatment? Urgent care?

Unknown: Serre sticks cauterize the mucosa of the vagina (turns white) and cause peeling. The company describes this as "the vaginal walls getting rid of the toxins". If you are uncomfortable or concerned, seek medical attention. Care should be exercised when purchasing products like these. If you are unfamiliar with the ingredients, talk to your doctor before use. ...Read more

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My youngest son is 6 months old, I had vaginal delivery and after the delivery; I've had an extra skin on my anus, sometimes it hurts but most of the time it doesn't but I've never had hemorrhoids; so I"m not sure if that is what it is.

My youngest son is 6 months old, I had vaginal delivery and after the delivery; I've had an extra skin on my anus, sometimes it hurts but most of the time it doesn't but I've never had hemorrhoids; so I"m not sure if that is what it is.

Could be...: If you find that area to be painful there is a good chance it is a tiny hemorrhoid. Try sitz baths daily with ice/cool packs. If no better see you family doc for an exam. Enjoy your baby! ...Read more

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Around my vaginal opening it looks wrinkled/fleshy, is this normal? I’m scared it’s warts even though they look more like wrinkled close folds of skin! That’s the best way I can describe it. Slightly cauliflower looking but flesh coloured.

Around my vaginal opening it looks wrinkled/fleshy, is this normal? I’m scared it’s warts even though they look more like wrinkled close folds of skin! That’s the best way I can describe it. Slightly cauliflower looking but flesh coloured.

Hymen remnant: What you described suggests remnant of hymen. It does not seem to be a serious matter. However, if you are sexually active, discuss it with your doctor at the next opportunity.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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I have a small flesh colored bump, about the size of a pin head on the left side of my vaginal opening under my urethra. I have no stds?

Needs exam!: You need an exam and possibly blood tests. How do you know you have no stds? If you are sexually active, unless tested, you can't be sure. If sexually active is is always possible! ...Read more

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I have a skin colored bump sticking out from the top of my vaginal opening. Literally between the urethral opening and the entrance of my vagina.?

I have a skin colored bump sticking out from the top of my vaginal opening. Literally between the urethral opening and the entrance of my vagina.?

Need exam: This is the type of thing that is really difficult to diagnose without visually examining the area. It doesn't sound like an emergency, so make an appointment with the gynecologist to have a look. It could turn out to be something simple. ...Read more