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I have always had white specs in the skin around my vagina.?

I have always had white specs in the skin around my vagina.?

Sounds like milia: If these specks are tiny and perhaps some are raised, they could be tiny cysts called milia or whiteheads (not the same as pustules). They aren't dangerous and don't need to be treated unless they become painful.These are common on the face, but can be seen elsewhere on the body. ...Read more

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I've got a really itchy vagina and vulva, all round the clitoris and labia (both) and it's pretty red. There are white specs/flakes too.. no discharge?

I've got a really itchy vagina and vulva, all round the clitoris and labia (both) and it's pretty red. There are white specs/flakes too.. no discharge?

Yeast: This is very likely to be a skin yeast infection. You might try an over the counter yeast preparation, used both in the vagina and outside on the skin as well. You can also see your doctor to confirm the diagnosis and treat. ...Read more

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Why is the skin around my vagina and inner thighs turning a yellowish colour?

Why is the skin around my vagina and inner thighs turning a yellowish colour?

Examination: We will not be able to make a diagnosis regarding skin discoloration without being able to do an examination. Some women develop a darkening of the vulva due to insulin resistance, weight gain or pre diabetes. See you Obgyn and let them evaluate the vulva and see if any testing is needed ...Read more

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Is it a safe way to brighten the skin around my vagina?

Is it a safe way to brighten the skin around my vagina?

Why you want to do?: Why you want to do that and how you are going to do it.I don't think it is a good idea.Safety depends on the method you want to use to what you call brightening the skin around vagina. ...Read more

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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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I get a clear, waxy film on the skin around my vagina. It doesn't smell. But feels waxy, slimy. What is it?

I get a clear, waxy film on the skin around my vagina. It doesn't smell. But feels waxy, slimy. What is it?

Hard to say: It is tough to say without seeing it. The vaginal will produce a normal discharge that can change over the course of the month in response to your hormone levels. Follow up with a doctor if you notice any itching, burning, redness, odor or irritation ...Read more

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Hello, as long as I can remember I've sufferred with not so smooth skin around my vagina and butt cheeks. is this from shaving? Painless and not itchy

Hello, as long as I can remember I've sufferred with not so smooth skin around my vagina and butt cheeks. is this from shaving? Painless and not itchy

Be specific: Present before you began shaving? Do you shave your butt? Could be related to shaving if began with shaving and is present on skin which is shaved. IF not, you may just need a moisterizer. ...Read more

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I'm 18&have always been a bed wetter. I noticed that the skin around my vagina and thighs is really dark and hurts sometimes. What is this? Treatment?

ENURESIS: There is rx for bed wetting. If your skin in the genitals are dark and painful, perhaps you are developing some kind of infection or irritation. Pls. See md. ...Read more

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Why do I get knots in my skin around my vagina area or at the tops of my legs around it?

Why do I get knots in my skin around my vagina area or at the tops of my legs around it?

This is one question: That can't be answered on line. You will need an in-person medical evaluation for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have an intense itching and burning sensation on the skin around my vagina. There is no pain during urination or sex. What can I do to make better?

I have an intense itching and burning sensation on the skin around my vagina. There is no pain during urination or sex. What can I do to make better?

See doctor: See your doctor for vaginal cultures to determine the cause of your itching and to see if you need antibiotics. ...Read more

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Can shaving my vagina irritate my skin?

Razor Burn: Razor burns are a common problem faced by both men and women. Razor burn is usually an irritation of the skin caused by shaving with a razor. Razor burns also include nicks and cuts that occur during shaving. Razor bumps are caused by ingrown hair. It may appear as a mild rash, which disappears after a few hours or days depending upon the seriousness of the condition? ...Read more

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Can skin tags on vagina turn dangerous?

Skin tags: Skin tags are benign growths of the skin that can be found anywhere on the body. They are frequently found in skin folds and around the eyes. They can be traumatized if folded over for long periods of time or if the are pulled, but they do not become cancerous. A doctor can confirm the diagnosis to be certain it is not something else. ...Read more

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How can I heal irritated skin inside vagina?

How can I heal irritated skin inside vagina?

Depends...: Its important to know the cause of the irritation to the skin. Different causes have different treatments. For example: If from an infection--treat with appropriate antibiotic; If from menopause related dryness--treat with estrogen vaginal cream; if from sexual trauma--treat with vaginal rest, sometimes estrogen, and the use of lubricants. Your doctor can guide you. Best wishes! ...Read more

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My vagina has a layer of skin or maybe swelling?

My vagina has a layer of skin or maybe swelling?

Unsure? get examined: If you are unsure of what is what, then see a GYN MD for clarification. ...Read more

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Why is my hair area on my vagina dry and skin flaky?

Why is my hair area on my vagina dry and skin flaky?

Male with vagina?: Never mind the dry, flaky skin. See a doctor and find out whether you're a male or a female. Men don't have vaginas. Your profile says you're a 32 year old male. ...Read more

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What can happen if a skin lotion gets in the vagina?

Not too much: If the lotion is an otc moisturizing product, the most likely thing that will happen is nothing. In rare cases, you could develop a contact dermatitis which would feel like itchy, even painful skin rash that will require a medical evaluation. If the lotion was a prescription product, see a doctor if you develop any new symptoms. ...Read more

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Have a very tiny cut on the skin between vagina and rectum?

Have a very tiny cut on the skin between vagina and rectum?

Ouch: Sometimes this is due to atrophy (lack of estrogen). Also consider a yeast infection, and lastly something called lichen sclerosis. To diagnose the latter, you need a biopsy of the area. Given there is slightly increased risk of vulvar cancer with lichen sclerosis, you may want to have this looked at just to be sure. In meantime, consider anti-fungal and/or estrogen cream. Good luck. ...Read more