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I was cutting my pubic hair and knicked myself: there was no blood or open skin. I soon after realized there was a bump forming on my labia. I have this thing where abscess would show up randomly, but it hasn't happened in forever. Should I worry?

I was cutting my pubic hair and knicked myself: there was no blood or open skin. I soon after realized there was a bump forming on my labia. I have this thing where abscess would show up randomly, but it hasn't happened in forever. Should I worry?

Yes: Your shaving "knick" serves aa a portal to allow bacteria to get under the skin and into the labia. Since you have previously had an abscess there before, it would be prudent to have a GYN MD examine the area before it becomes more serious and provide Rx is needed. ...Read more

Vulva (Definition)

The external female genitalia including the mons pubis, labia majora and minor, clitoris, vestibule, ...Read more


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Red swollen labia irritated vagina sensitive to touch white discharging forming around clitorus and labia no odor had unprotected sex a week ago?

Red swollen labia irritated vagina sensitive to touch white discharging forming around clitorus and labia no odor had unprotected sex a week ago?

Get examined: There are too many variables to give you an accurate answer without a physical GYN examination. Get one soon to determine the issues and obtain STD exam as well. ...Read more

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1 wart on labia majora formed years ago (when i was a virgin). Looks like ingrown hair i had a few years back. It doesn't hurt. Is it genital warts?

1 wart on labia majora formed years ago (when i was a virgin). Looks like ingrown hair i had a few years back. It doesn't hurt. Is it genital warts?

Possible: But unlikely. Without examining you cannot really tell what this is, but if you had no sexual contacts previously this is probably a benign cyst or scar. Next time you have a pelvic exam have the gynecologist comment on this. Good luck. ...Read more

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How big is big for a women's labias?

Only you know: Labia come in all shapes and sizes and have different coloring. There really is no "too big" or abnormal so if you're bothered by the appearance or if they are bothersome in swimsuits or exercise, then see a specialist for an evaluation as genital plastic surgery can improve appearance and function dramatically. ...Read more

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What causes the labia to swell?

What causes the labia to swell?

Anything...: ...From an allergy to a lubricant or condom component to simple friction. If this is a significant and/or persistent problem, you'll need to see your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Enlarged labia. Any help for this?

Yes , labiaplasty: Labiaplasty is a method to reduce and eliminate excess or redundant labia tissue that one may find objectionable. This is performed by plastic surgeons or gynecologists. ...Read more

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Ok to use vfaseline to heal labia?

Ok to use vfaseline to heal labia?

This is safe: It is okay to apply vaseline to the skin of the labia. You are not clear on what exactly is going on, so if there is concern about an infection or trauma, then it is worth getting seen by an ob/gyn to rule out problems such as an infection. ...Read more