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Heat From Vagina
There are times where I can feel a lot of heat coming from my vagina, why is that? And it feels very hot like its having a hot flash, why is that?
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
I have a pea sized bump on the left side of my vagina that doesn't hurt until touched. It popped and bled after applying heat to it but hasn't gone away?
Cyst: You have infected cyst that needs further treatment. Hot soaks can help, but antibiotics may also be needed. ...Read more
I'm experiencing an unusual amout of heat around my genital, and my vagina is emitting a sweet, musty odor. Is this normal?
It might be: Without itching or odor. The vagina emits a sweet, musky odor naturally. Try wearing cooler moisture wicking fabrics in the genital area such a cotton underwear or going "commando" when in a private setting to avoid a yeast infection from excessive heat. Yeast like warm, moist, glycogenated (glucose) places such as the vagina. ...Read more
Must see item: This is something that a MD must see live in person to give you an accurate answer. Make an appointment wit a local GYN MD. ...Read more
I have little bumps on vagina area on the outer skin of vaginal folds they hurt alil wen I touch them could it be heat bumps or warts?
Vaginal bumps/pain: It is essential that you see your physician. You could have a sexually transmitted disease, and some of these diseases progress to have long term effects. ...Read more
I have a bump near my vagina I think from overheating heat bumps I cant wear panties otherwise I get this Panties seem to worsen it What can I do?
Needs eval: Hello. Any genital sore or lesion really needs evaluation. It may be a simple yeast infection of the skin called tinea. However, there are possible other reasons. Please seek a doctors evaluation before the leaves and goes away for a proper diagnosis. Also, try not to scratch or touch it to prevent it from spreading. ...Read more
How long can a transvaginal ultrasound wand be in a vagina before it causes cavitation or heating?
See answer: As a diagnostic procedure, ultrasound is a safe and painless procedure that uses sound waves to "see" inside your body and create detailed images. The wand, aka "transducer", used for diagnostic purposes does not emit heat or cause cavitation. When used as a therapeutic or treatment procedure, such as with liposuction, more powerful transducers are used which do emit heat and can cause cavitation. ...Read more
My penis wants to feel something tight&wants heat. Never inserted in vagina only rubbed and gf gave blowjob&handjob. Don't want to have vaginalsex for solving this. Y is it hppning and cure for this. Help
Be satisfied: It sounds like your penis has a mind of its own and wants to be in a warm, tight environment, but actually you control your penis. If you do not want vaginal sex at this time (subconsciously that is your warm, tight environment) then you will have to be satisfied with what you are getting until you are ready. ...Read more
Recently I had done sexual activities with one person, however, there was no sex involved. In the heat of the moment his penis came in contact with my vagina and I am simply worried about his pre ejaculation. I know for a fact that his actual sperm did no
Small boils in outer labia of the vagina. Acne type. It goes away after te pus type is pressed wid fingrs but recurs. Is it jus heat or dangerous.
See your gyne: This sounds line it could be a form of folliculitis and may benefit from exfoliation or a different skin care regimen or hair removal. It could be associated with vaginosis or hidradenitis suppuriiva and may be treated with medication or surgery. See your gyne for an evaluation and possible wound culture. ...Read more
My friend weigh 285 been having like heat bumps and lymp node on her vagina for yrs STDs test all good having unprotected sex with boyfriend over a yr he have no bumps she thought she had herpes.
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 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
Thirty five yr old female. Experiencing some vaginal odor (musky smell) keep area cleaned. Is this normal? Reminds me of an animal in heat!!
Musky vaginal odor: In mid-thirties, the hormones produced are much higher b/c the ovary needs more stimulation to produce an egg. This means higher estrogen, which stimulates sweat and sebaceous material from glands in the groin area. This can be a "musky odor", and is not indicative of a problem. ...Read more
Have what feels like a cyst on vaginal opening, right side. Some pain, slight heat, about the size of a pea, feels swollen. Do I need a doc to treat it?
Bartholin cyst: I would recommend you see a physician. This could be the early stages of an infection in your Bartholin's gland. ...Read more
I fell 4 months ago, slipped fell hard fractured my fibulae and broke bone on my pelvis. I have done PT ice heat etc and recently had injections into?
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40y/o with constant left lower pelvis, 3rd month, always day or week after period. Heat on me now. Getting worse. New here with no gyn.? Er
Imaging: You may need some imaging such as an ultrasound to make sure that everything is okay. The timing of the pain sounds like it's more hormonal than anything else, but wouldn't want to miss if you had an ovarian mass or something else in pelvis causing you this problem. A fp or internal medicine doctor can order you an ultrasound, you could start there and research good gyn for your area. ...Read more
Tingling in pelvis, thigh, and ankle on right side when sitting only, heat seems to help, same thing happend 6 mnths ago, tests for clot neg. Sprain?
I want to walk now that weather is nice. I broke pelvis last october so go out with walker, family member. How far can I go in the heat? 92yo, no chf
Senior walks; heat: What medications do you take? Some of them may make you more likely to sunburn quickly or develop a phototoxic reaction. Others can put you at risk for heat stroke because they interfere with the body's ability to cool itself off. Discuss your meds with your fp/ prescriber to prevent such events. ...Read more
May be infection: Infection, particularly bacterial vaginosis, is the most common cause of foul-smelling vaginal discharge. Normal discharge is clear or white, and may have a slight odor but usually doesn't smell. Poor hygiene, as in other parts of the body, can be a culprit too-it's best to wash the external area w/ mild soap and water during your shower, and never douche! if the smell bothers you, see your dr. ...Read more
Self-cleaning: Your vagina doesn't need much in the way of cleaning, it's designed to table care of itself. Water, a soft washcloth, & maybe some gentle soap is all you need. Too much scrubbing or harsh chemicals create more problems than they solve, & douching destroys the natural balance & protection. ...Read more
Lactobacilli: Lactobacilli are the bacteria found in a health vagina. They cause the pH of the vagina to be around 3.0 to 4.5, i.e., cause it to be on the acidic side. A pH above 4.5, which can be measured with a simple test strip, typically indicates the presence of bacterial vaginosis, trichomonas, or yeast. ...Read more