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How do you make a boil on your vagina go away before it gets bigger?

How do you make a boil on your vagina go away before it gets bigger?

Sit n soak: If you have a bath tub at home sit an soak in warm bath for about 15-20 minutes. Best if done at least twice a day. Other option is applying a clean wet hot compress to the area. Reapply when it cools and repeat. Wear cotton underwear during the day and no underwear at night to bed. ...Read more

Boil (Definition)

A boil is an infected epidermoid cyst of the skin. Usually related to sebaceous glands, which secrete waxy/oily lubricant ...Read more


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Is it possible to have a boil on your vagina?

Is it possible to have a boil on your vagina?

Yes: Boils can occur in practically any region on the skin. The vagina and surrounding region is generally rich with glands/bacteria/moisture and thus a common area for development of boils. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a boil on your vagina lip?

How do you get rid of a boil on your vagina lip?

Warm compresses: If you are not getting resolution with warm compresses or lying in epsom salt bath - let your doctor know. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a boil on my vagina? Can you have more than one boil on your vagina

How do I get rid of a boil on my vagina? Can you have more than one boil on your vagina

Plan; yes: Boil; either needs drainage or has drained itself. Are they recurrent? Is this a longstanding problem? Are you diabetic? Keep area dry, difficult I know. After daily bath or shower dry as well as you can. Apply Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) ointment twice daily if bad see doctor for possible antibiotics decontamination protocol ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have a boil on your vagina n you had squeeze it n your starting to have a sharp pain n your stomach?

What does it mean if you have a boil on your vagina n you had squeeze it n your starting to have a sharp pain n your stomach?

Not related.: The two events are not likely to be related. Such infections should not be treated by squeezing but warm compresses, antibiotics and surgical drainage if necessary. ...Read more

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Hello I was wondering how to take care a boil on your vagina? I'm not sure its a boil but that's my guess since its red and big round bump on my inner lip of my vagina and it hurts bad. I am a very clean woman and have no diseases at all nor does my husb

You need to be seen.: This sounds like an infected cyst, which needs drainage to get relief of the infection and pain. It has nothing to do with cleanliness or diseases---just bad luck! Go to an ObGyn or FP or if you can't get in quickly you can go to an ED for some pain relief and a referral. Meanwhile, sit in very warm water; you can also use a hot water bottle, wear a warm washcloth or a hand warmer to the area. ...Read more

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Boil on top of my vagina?

Boil on top of my vagina?

Abscess: 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. It sounds like you may have an abscess that needs to be drained. ...Read more

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What to use on boil in the vagina?

What to use on boil in the vagina?

Bartholin Cyst?: Bartholin glands are 2/3 of the way from the top (front) of the vagina on either side. If the gland's duct gets blocked and a cyst forms (can get very big) see a gynecologist. If it gets infected it becomes a painful pus filled abscess. If its draining pus then encourage drainage with massage and warm wet compresses but if worse or spreading redness go to ER for antibiotics and I and D by doctor ...Read more

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What is the cause of boil in d vagina?

Vaginal boils: Vaginal boils are caused by a combination of the glandular tissue, a moist environment and a bacterial rich region of the body. ...Read more

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How can boils go away off your vagina?

How can boils go away off your vagina?

"Boils" away: The most common causes are a Bartholin gland or hair follicle infection. Sitting in a hot or warm bath can often facilitate the rupture of the labial boil. However, if this technique is unsuccessful, a GYN MD visit should be done. ...Read more

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How long does a painful vagina boil last?

Viral infection pain: If you are certain it as boils than you have to be seen by gyn to rule out herpes besides trauma. Vaginitis seldom presents as boil. Except aforementioned possibility. No matter what you definitely need a gyn consultation. Take care. ...Read more

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Boil or something on vagina. What should I do?

Boil Viral??: You need a gyn visit asap to ascertain you do or do not have viral infection or something more serious but for your age infection will be the most likely diagnosis. But you should see a gyn soon. ...Read more

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Boil on the vagina first time, what should I do?

See your Gyn: You should have a Gyn look at it so you know what it is. There are a few things that can cause this. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I have noticed some boils in my vagina. They are white and seem to be increasing. What can be the cause of this?

I have noticed some boils in my vagina. They are white and seem to be increasing. What can be the cause of this?

This may be related: To any infection. See that you have abdominal pain, fever, dizziness and boils in vagina. Recommend that you seek prompt medical evaluation. If temp is >104 or abd pain is severe -go to er. Take care. ...Read more

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Why do I get boils on my vagina?

Why do I get boils on my vagina?

Boil: There are lot of glands in vaginal skin and so its easy for them to get blocked and turn into boils. If having recurrent boil then it might be worthwhile getting swabs done and seeing doctor, also excluding diabetes. ...Read more

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Why do I have boils on my butt:vagina and what can I do to fix that?

Folliculitis: What you have might be folliculitis and you can wet a clean washcloth with warm water and put it on the bumps. When the cloth cools, reheat it with warm water and put it back on the area. Repeat these steps for 10 to 15 minutes, 3 times a day. If not better, you need to see a doctor. Do not shave the area as it irritates and promotes folliculitis ...Read more

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What to do if I have boil like bumps inside of my vagina is this normal or should I be concerned?

What to do if I have boil like bumps inside of my vagina is this normal or should I be concerned?

C Ur GYN now: An infected vaginal wall cyst u call a boil implies infection & is not 2 b ignored. Get in 2 c ur gyn now 4 eval & rx. ...Read more

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I have abcesses on my vagina. Is it an illness? Is it bad? What do I do? I have boils, abcesses on my vagina. They usually come and go all the time but im just curious to know. Why do they appear? Is it an illness?

I have abcesses on my vagina. Is it an illness? Is it bad? What do I do? I have boils, abcesses on my vagina. They usually come and go all the time but im just curious to know. Why do they appear? Is it an illness?

Typically: Typically these types of lesions on the vagina occur not too long after shaving or can occur from small cuts on the vagina due to scratching or other minor trauma. You will need antibiotic treatment if this is in fact what you have. Please see a doctor for an examination in order to confirm this diagnosis.
Best of luck. ...Read more

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What Causes a boil near the thigh and vagina?

Skin bacteria: Usually staph, strep, or other common skin bacteria. Possibly an STD, but unlikely. Hands off, no squeezing. See a doctor if it is large and painful, or if spreading redness, fever, or if it doesn't clear up in a few days. Good luck. ...Read more

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Boils or vein bulging on vagina. What causes this?

Boils or vein bulging on vagina. What causes this?

Could be either: A bulging area on the vaginal lips could be a boil or a vein among other things such as cysts and fatty growths. A boil is usually swollen and red around it to suggest infection whereas a vein may or may not be tender. A clotted (thromboses)vein usually is hard and tender. Sometimes it is difficult to distinguish between the two and your best bet would be to see a gynecologist or vein doctor. ...Read more

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I have one boil on my vagina is it an std?

An Enlarged Area: The most common cause for an enlargement or boil on the external genitalia of a women would not be an std but an infected cyst. These Bartholin's gland cysts can grow to be quite large and painful and they may drain foul pus spontaneously. See your gyn for evaluation and possible drainage. ...Read more

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I have a pimple/boil on vagina from shaving, what can I do?

Thanks for asking!: Pimple or boil is mainly caused by staph infection. In mild cases you may use cleansers such as Chlorhexidine and apply antibiotic ointment such as mupiricin. In severe cases you may need oral antibiotics. Consult your primary care. ...Read more

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What can you do for someone who as a boil bump on there vagina?

Need an exam!: It may be a Bartholin's cyst which needs immediate attention. See a gyn dr! ...Read more

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How to treat a bartolin cyst or boil on the vagina? How do you get it?

How to treat a bartolin cyst or boil on the vagina? How do you get it?

Bartholin gland cyst: Bartholin gland duct cysts are fairly common and result from blockage of the gland opening and subsequent accumulation of fluid and debris. These cysts can sometimes get infected and cause an abscess. They are treated in several different ways including incision and drainage or a procedure called a marsupialization. Discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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I got a boil on my vagina for 10 days now its very painful how long does boil last

I got a boil on my vagina for 10 days now its very painful how long does boil last

Long time: As an infection is allowed to progress, there will be more redness, heat, pain, swelling, and eventually drainage. You may more immediately have your problem taken care of by going to your pcp, having the area numbed, lance and drain the boil, and start on oral antibiotics. You have suffered enough with conservative care -- it's probably time to go on to more definitive treatment. ...Read more

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I keep comin out with boils all over my body. Especially near my vagina and my boobs?

Dermatologist: Sounds like it may be hydradinitis which is a chronic glandular infections. You will need to be on antibiotics. Surgery is possible but last resort for chronic problems. ...Read more

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