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I have been getting small vaginal sores that are not an std. What could they be?

I have been getting small vaginal sores that are not an std. What could they be?

Depends: If you're sure it's not an std (if you're still a virgin) then vulvar (outer skin) lesions are most likely to be due to shaving or infections of the hair follicles. Use a mild antibacterial soap and avoid shaving for a few months and see if they resolve. You can also try a hydro-cortisone cream twice daily. If they persist or recur, get to a good ob/gyn to help determine the cause. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Killian
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Std (Definition)

This is a disease which can be transmitted from one person to another person through sexually related activities. This does not limit these activities to heterosexual intercourse, but encompasses all modalities of human-to-human sexual activity. It does not include illnesses that may make an individual more susceptible to a condition because of a sexual ...Read more


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I have to get a vaginal biopsy done. What is this for? I recently had sores. (no STDs found).

I have to get a vaginal biopsy done. What is this for? I recently had sores. (no STDs found).

Ask your doctor: Without knowing the results of prior tests, it would be hard to guess about why you need a vaginal biopsy. Your doctor should be able to explain why before you have the biopsy done. ...Read more

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Can u get vaginal sores from shaving pubic hair?

Can u get vaginal sores from shaving pubic hair?

No.: You can get infection at the site of hair follicles, but you cannot get sores vaginally. You need to be seen by a doctor who can check your herpes viral titers. ...Read more

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What are some of the causes of vaginal sores. I have one on the side of the vagina. Visited a nurse but didn't get any medication.

What are some of the causes of vaginal sores. I have one on the side of the vagina. Visited a nurse but didn't get any medication.

Vaginal sores: There are a number of possibilities: infection, inflammation, trauma, a growth. Please see a doctor, an ob/gyn if the lesion is within the vagina, either ob/gyn or dermatology if the lesion is vulvar. You need a diagnosis and proper treatment. Whatever the issue is, there are treatments for it. ...Read more

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I received oral and vaginal sex with a condom. I washed and used alcohol immediately afterwards. Is there any chance I could get any STDS?

I received oral and vaginal sex with a condom. I washed and used alcohol immediately afterwards. Is there any chance I could get any STDS?

Zero risk...: ...for all practical purposes. I would not recommend any testing unless you develop symptoms of STD. In the future, skip the alcohol, which can be irritating to genital tissues and does not any protection over soap and water, which is very effective on their own. ...Read more

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Vaginal itch no burning no std..what could it be? And what can I get to cure it?

Vaginal itch no burning no std..what could it be?  And what can I get to cure it?

Yes: Vaginal itching without discharge can indicate infections like yeast or stis like herpes. It can indicate an allergic reaction to household products like certain soaps and laundry detergents. There are also some skin conditions liked lichen sclerosis which can cause vaginal itching. Hormone deficiencies from menopause or breast feeding can also cause itching. ...Read more

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What STD causes itching and one small bump in the vaginal region?

What STD causes itching and one small bump in the vaginal region?

STDs: Without seeing this cannot possibly diagnose. There are skin eruptions associated with several stds and would need far more info to try and answer your question in further detail. My suggestion is that if you feel you were exposed to an std go and see a doctor, be examined and tested thoroughly. Good luck. ...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

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Infections (Definition)

Sexually transmitted infections are bacterial or viral infections that are transmitted through anal, vaginal, ...Read more


Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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Vaginal Sores (Definition)

Vaginal sores are any open or partially healed ulcers (surface wounds) in ...Read more