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Is The Inner Labia Smooth Or Bumpy
1 lesion on each side of inner labia minora after every time I have sex. Always in the same spot. Not bumpy or blister-like, more like a cut. What is this?
Examination: Without seeing the area we can not be certain. Herpes and yeast should be ruled out first. Underlying skin disorders like lichen sclerosis are possible. Frictional injuries from intercourse are another. Vaginal lubricant should help if this is the issue. Show the area in question to your obgyn for a more definitive evaluation ...Read more
I have white raised patches of smooth skin on my inner labia and around my vaginal opening. Is this hpv hiv or herpes?
Needs an exam: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. There are a variety of issues that can cause these symptoms. You may even be seeing normal anatomy. An Obgyn can examine you and help guide you through the process ...Read more
Abundant nerves: Also attached to the clitoris which is the most sensitive part of a women's boby. ...Read more
Yes: There is normal variation. They are not usually exactly equal. :). ...Read more
Could be natural: Indentation from repetitive trauma, or lesions from a STD or scrape. If it is painful to touch, it likely will be infection related. If it is painless, then watch to see if it will change in size or appearance. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
Can one inner labia suddenly become bigger that the other? And why? I have no pain but I am a bit scared.
A few years ago I stretches my inner labia and the one side went back to normal and the other stayed stretched. Will it go back to normal? In 13.
If this has been so for a few yrs, and hasn't changed, it probably won't.
Plastic surgery can be done to "fix" it.
Good Luck ...Read more
Female age 22, virgin I have medium sized inner labia. Recently I have noticed that my right inner labia is tearing apart from its origin or getting de?
Get exam: To be sure what you see is normal or a problem, please get a gynecological examination. ...Read more
Not: If the labia are swollen after sex, it may be due to inadequate lubrication of the vulva & vagina during intercourse. This is related to estrogen production & at 38, there may be some ovarian dysfunction occurring. However, there are problems that present with swollen labia that need to be evaluated by examination. If still present at 48 hours or so, see your doctor. ...Read more
Usually safe AND: I have conducted two studies ; now a third to verify the safety and efficacy. No surgery is 100% safe and risks may include infection, hematoma, bleeding, excessive bruising, scarring, dehiscence, asymmetry, pain, numbness, discomfort, contour irregularity, over or under correction, vaginismus, dryness, dyspareunia, vaginosis, vulvodynia, irritation, unacceptable cosmetic result, need 4 revision. ...Read more
Normal: That is a normal variation and nothing needs to be done. If it becomes painful, see your doctor. ...Read more
Not but...: Patients who present with “enlarged labia” may have problems wearing certain clothing, exercising, riding bikes/horses, and/or with sexual activity. These patients may be candidates for labia minora reduction surgery (labiaplasty). Careful selection of surgeon is important; ask to see lots of examples of his/her work. ...Read more
Normal: Everyone has a different shape and length of labia major and minora. Having longer labia minora is very normal. If the white bumps are new, they could be a sign of infection and should be evaluated. Otherwise they could be related to the follicles of your hair or other glands. ...Read more
Sooner may be better: I would get it checked by a doctor soon. ...Read more