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Intermittent Vulva Symptoms
My vulva area is beginning to itch but I don't have and other symptoms. I believe it comes from shaving very often... Could this be the reason why?
I've been to many docs and they don't know why I have a red vulva. No symptoms; just red/swollen. I've been given a cortisteroid which didn't help?
Have bumps on my vulva of various sizes they don't itch/hurt, how likely is this to be herpes? They don't seem like the symptoms I read or pics seen
See your doctor: One possibility is a yeast infection, which can be addressed with an over the counter cream. However, many things can cause these symptoms, and it is difficult to tell without a more complete history, doing a physical exam, and perhaps checking your urine. You may need antibiotics or be at risk for developing a kidney infection if you have a uti. ...Read more
If i wash my vulva with soap, i dry it with a towel, but i find brown spots and traces on it.Why?Is it blood? No other symptoms.2008 i did hysterectomy
Vaginal spots: There are many possibilities. It would take an examination by your doctor to tell you what the spots are and if it is a problem. ...Read more
Biospy says vulvar folliculitus. Culture shows negative for bac/yeast but feel vulva/vag yeast type symptoms. What could this be?
Infection of hair: Folliculitis is an infection of the hair follicle. Sounds as if you also have other symptoms--? Itching, or discharge--depending on symptoms, could be std's or vaginitis or vulvar vestibulitis (a condition causing pain with intercourse and tenderness to the touch of a qtip at the opening of vagina). Discuss with your dr who did the biopsy. ...Read more
Chronic itchy vulva (near cliterous and between labia). DX and treated for BV, symptoms never fully went away. Still itchy. Just exterior, not in vag?
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. Testing and exam is key. Over the counter Prevaleaf Soothe is a great product for this common problem. ...Read more
I had a yeast infection but the symptoms are gone, but its still itchy in the vaginal area and vulva. What is it? The symptoms disappeared on monday, but is still itchy.
The : The fact that you are "still itchy" means that the infection is likely still present. Continue to apply over the counter yeast infection medication to the affected areas (on vulva etc.) do this twice a day. If you do not notice an improvement in 3 to 4 days then you may be dealing with another type of infection, and then it would be wise to see your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
Ultrasound says i conceived 10/27. On 20th guy w/precum on boxers pressed against naked vulva. 22nd sex w/different guy. Prego symptoms by 28th. Father?
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