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Irritation on my labia minora. What OTC creams are safe?

Irritation on my labia minora. What OTC creams are safe?

See Gyn Doc.: Best to be seen by your gyn doctor to make accurate diagnosis (for example rule out infection) and treat appropriately. Best not to “self treat". ...Read more

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Vulva (Definition)

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


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What emolient moisturiser should I use for the vulva? Is it safe to use E45 cream on the labia minora?

What emolient moisturiser should I use for the vulva? Is it safe to use E45 cream on the labia minora?

Exam: I would see your gynecologist prior to using any products so that an evaluation can be done to rule out skin conditions of the vulva that may be leading to your symptoms. You may be treating a symptom and not the cause. ...Read more

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I've got a non-STD ulcer on the inside of my labia minora. Doctor prescribed timodine cream but it stings like crazy. Is it safe to use on mucosa?

I've got a non-STD ulcer on the inside of my labia minora. Doctor prescribed timodine cream but it stings like crazy. Is it safe to use on mucosa?

Here are some...: Is this new or recurrent? If new, go to be checked so to know what it may be for right care. How to put all related things for good care together correctly? Follow instructions described in articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. Thereby you gain insight & confidence on how to work well with doc. If recurrent, you likely know how it may resolve. Painful, stop its use. ...Read more

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Why do I keep getting constant irritation on my labia minora and friction on the opening of my vagina after intercourse? It heals up and reoccurs?

Why do I keep getting constant irritation on my labia minora and friction on the opening of my vagina after intercourse? It heals up and reoccurs?

Need evaluation: This could be a variety of things from allergic reaction, to herpes, to other infection. Only way to know for sure is have a gynecologist evaluate the area. Ask them if it would be advised to do the evaluation after intercourse so they can actually see the effects you are describing. ...Read more

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Today, I noticed a cluster of small, painless, non irritated bumps on my labia minora. I'm not sexually active. I have eczema. Is it just irritation?

Today, I noticed a cluster of small, painless, non irritated bumps on my labia minora. I'm not sexually active. I have eczema. Is it just irritation?

Vulvar bumps: Most likely not something to worry about. Could be irritation from local topical item, or even systemic reaction to allergen. If persistent then get follow-up. ...Read more

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I am on my menstrual cycle and my labia minora is sore and swollen around the vagina opening. What may be the cause of this? Is it just irritation?

I am on my menstrual cycle and my labia minora is sore and swollen around the vagina opening. What may be the cause of this? Is it just irritation?

Yeast: Most common cause for this type of symptom is going to be yeast. You may want to try some over the counter anti-yeast cream and see if it helps. If you're sexually active, then that part of the introitus, or opening of the vagina can become sore from sex or due to std. If you're sexually active, get a checkup from doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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Irritation/itching on labia minora and opening of vagina. No smell. Normal discharge. Is it ok to have sex with my boyfriend?

Irritation/itching on labia minora and opening of vagina. No smell. Normal discharge. Is it ok to have sex with my boyfriend?

See your doctor: You need a vaginal exam by your doctor to make sure you don't have anything more than a yeast infection. Intercourse may worsen the irritation. ...Read more

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Cramps without menstruation- Yeast Infect 7 days ago, no more symptoms. Slight Labia Minora irritation.?

Cramps without menstruation- Yeast Infect 7 days ago, no more symptoms. Slight Labia Minora irritation.?

Menses: Delay or missed periods can occur with a wide variety of situations, and is quite normal. Your labial irritation could be due either to the prior inflammation from the yeast infection or potentially from a reaction to the medication you used. If it persists, see your doctor for an exam. Good luck. ...Read more

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The labia minora one of them pink and the other is dark I think due to hair removal cream how to re lighten it?

The labia minora one of them pink and the other is dark I think due to hair removal cream how to re lighten it?

Many products : Any exfoliating cream followed by whitening creams should give temporary and hopefully permanent results. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Is it fine to use 1 per cent hydrocortisone cream at my labia minora?

Is it fine to use 1 per cent hydrocortisone cream at my labia minora?

Probably: Since the otc cream is not formulated for the mucous membrane in the vagina, it may cause mild irritation for some people. However, you can test a small area first to find out if it is irritating for you. Otherwise, I see little harm if you use it for no more than a week. ...Read more

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About a week ago I noticed a hard bump on my labia minora and it itches like crazy. Should I be scared or will it go away? Any creams b4 I see my doc?

About a week ago I noticed a hard bump on my labia minora and it itches like crazy. Should I be scared or will it go away? Any creams b4 I see my doc?

Go see MD first: Don't apply anything to the itching bump until you see the MD as they will better be able to diagnose what it is and how best to treat it. ...Read more

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I am in perimenopause, age 53, and am experiencing some vulva irritation. I heard of a cream called Neogyn. Is this safe or can you suggest something?

I am in perimenopause, age 53, and am experiencing some vulva irritation. I heard of a cream called Neogyn. Is this safe or can you suggest something?

Prevaleaf: I do not know that brand. I recommend Prevaleaf Oasis and Prevaleaf Soothe for premenopausal dryness and irritation. It is available on Amazon or directly from their website. ...Read more