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Itchy Cracked Skin Near Vagina
Until u get in: Try lotrimin (clotrimazole) cream mixed with hydrocortisone, it could be a simple fungal infection. The ob/gyn fosters these complaints frequently so that would also be a good resource. One trick is to apply Hydrocortisone cream then apply gold bond powder instead of lotrimin (clotrimazole). My money is on a fungal type dermatitis. Good luck. ...Read more
See a physician: WRay, this could be a variety of conditions, the most common would be a yeast infection, but there are other infections that could be autoimmune in nature as well. Not related, of course, to sexually transmitted infection as you stated you are a virgin. Likely yeast infection an easily treatable, but get it checked out by a physician just in case. ...Read more
My vagina is really itchy and due to scratching it has become really red there is white and black patches n skin comes off when I scratch it y?
GYN MD evaluation: Unfortunately, this sounds like a vaginal or vulvar infection that needs to be seen by a GYN MD for the proper treatment. ...Read more
I have skin coloured bumps on my vagina at top and bottom, and around the hole they bleed when popped a little itchy, can hardly see but can feel.?
See a doctor soon: These sound concering for a possible infection. It should be evaluated by a physician soon. It is especially important to get this checked out in case it is a sexually transmitted disease, as it could be contagious. This is not something to wait on. ...Read more
Hello, as long as I can remember I've sufferred with not so smooth skin around my vagina and butt cheeks. Is this from shaving? Painless and not itchy
Be specific: Present before you began shaving? Do you shave your butt? Could be related to shaving if began with shaving and is present on skin which is shaved. IF not, you may just need a moisterizer. ...Read more
Infection: Localized pustules often indicate infection. See GYN ...Read more
Small skin tone bumps on top of vagina. Not clustered. Not itchy not painful. What could this be?
Ur age and how long: Based on age, any previous h/o STD's, and also whetherthese bumps are bleeding, painful or painless few possibilities we need to consider. If genital herpes is unlikely, genital warts need to be ruled out including the verrucal warts, condylomas -a viral condn. Other skin conditions like lichen scelerosus, lichen planus, Behcet's ulcers, leukoplakia - a premalignant condn all need to be r/o. c ur dr ...Read more
Dry, itchy, flaky skin outside of my vagina. I had unprotected sex 2 days ago. What could this be? I also started using a new vagina wash recently
I have rash around the bikini line it now spread to the side of my vagina cheeks, its itchy and raw and hot to touch n skin turned black what is it?
Don't know: Rashes are really impossible to diagnose over the computer, so seeing a dr for a visual examination would be your best bet. In the bikini line though, you may have shaved and that can cause an irritation and folliculitis like rash. Groin areas commonly get fungal infections too. But as stated, these are guesses only, see a dr for the answer and tx, best wishes. ...Read more
Several things: There are several things it could be but you are going to need to see a doctor to know for sure. Yeast is one possibility. Trying an over the counter yeast medication is reasonale. Allergic reaction to an irritant, herpes, vulvar vestibulitis, shingles are some others. This should not be hard to figure out for your doctor. Call and schedule to get help. ...Read more
One tiny bump on wall of vagina. Not itchy or painful. Skin colored. Been there for a long time. What could it be?
Skin Tag or Wart: This is probably friction caused extra skin known as a skin tag. Or it is a wart. ...Read more
My inner thighs and outer skin of my vagina are very itchy it has now wounds due to scratching, is it ok to use salicylic acid? Thanks:)
Masturbated hard while dry and bled profusely which stopped in half an hour. Now my vagina is itchy and red with white skin coming out. Is it healing?
Ouch: Try using a vaginal lubricant such as KY or Astroglide. If you masturbate without allowing the vagina to lubricate either naturally or with an aid then you may tear or irritate the fragile vaginal tissue which will cause discomfort. ...Read more
I have just found these skin coloured lumps on my clit and there really itchy and the whole bottom half of my vagina burns. I don't no what they are?
Hi doc, I have a problem with my vagina. Suddenly it become so itchy and there's a lump underneath my vagina skin that somehow keep coming & dissapear?
This issue: Will require a medical history, physical examination and any indicated studies. It can't be answered on -line. Take care. ...Read more
I have puss under the pink skin of my vagina I think it's from the sex toys I have been using. It's not itchy but it's under my clitoris and spreading?
Need treatment ASAP: If you have pus under your skin, especially in that fragile area, you need to be seen and treated by a physician as soon as you can before it spreads further and can potentially cause permanent damage. It may need to be drained and you will definitely need some antibiotics. Please get this taken care of as soon as you can and clean your toys regularly. ...Read more
I hve red itchy/burning skin right under both of my vagina lips what can I use to treat this at home?
Anti fungal vaginal: Creams will sometimes work, but if they don't, see your doctor to have the area examined and cultured ...Read more
Iam 57 and have small bumps on the side of my vagina lips and dry skin on the lips them self. What is this? It is very itchy.
Need to see it: It's not possible to make a diagnosis without seeing what the bumps look like. You can ask for a private conversation and post a photo if you like. ...Read more
I get skin rashes with redness and itchiness in my butt and near my vagina every time I wear menstrual pad. What's wrong with me?
My vagina won't stop itching for months, me and my boyfriend have protected sex but now it hurts to have sex, my skin is very red and itchy?
Hi, I have what look like skin tags on my lip of my vagina. But I'm not 100% sure if they are skin tags. They aren't itchy, do I need to worry?
The side of my vagina has been very itchy for 2 weeks, today I noticed little spots where the skin looks like it's peeling. Could it be dry skin?
Yesterday a small, red, itchy bump with tiny white head appeared on my perineum close to the opening of the vagina. Hat is it? What can I do/take?
You can try using warm, moist packs to the area.
But the only way to know what it is--have an exam. ...Read more
Iam 57 and have small bumps on the side of my vagina lips and dry skin on the lips them self. What is this? It is very itchy. No sex, medipause done
Lack of estrogen: More than likely, this presentation involves menopausal estrogen loss which can affect the lower genital tract although vulvar and vaginal infections may present this way as well. There are some skin conditions like lichen sclerosis, more common in menopausal women, that can present with itching as well. See your doctor as this is usually a visual diagnosis. ...Read more
Hi! I have some slightly itchy skin coloured lumps inside my vagina, and it burns a little after sex. I have not changed partner in 4 years :/ help?
Infection likely: It is possible to have an infection in your vagina that is not a result of a sexually transmitted disease. Those symptoms are concerning for an infection and it is important that you see your primary care physician asap. ...Read more
Woke up with burning sensation, itchy, swollen vagina. One particular part is really red and inflamed almost like a bump but under skin. What is this?
I have chaffing from my vagina to anus and skin loss. Started as itchy before cycle but got much worse during cycle. Used monistast and antibiotic oin?
Show a doc urgently: Any kind of skin loss is a major cause for concern. In this sensitive area, it's highly important for a doctor to assess the extent of damage to your skin and figure out the risks you're exposed to. Not to scare you, but you don't want a more serious problem arising from a breakdown of the all-important skin barrier. Possibly you're allergic to topical agents used--maybe made it worse. Call MD now ...Read more
Hi I have an itchy perineum but no discharge from vagina or anus, and neither of these are itchy. It flares up at night/in the morning only, and I can tear the skin sometimes when it's particularly dry. Recurring for about 3-4 months now. I've previously
Pinworm: Possibly a pinworm infection? They tend to crawl out at night. You should be evaluated by your physician for this possibility. ...Read more
My vagina lips are itchy the skin is peeling but no burning or unnatural discharge is according what could it be?
Don't know: I don't know but a GYN MD exam by a physician who can see and identify the problem will know. See one soon. ...Read more
Bright red, itchy vagina. Skin peels, bumps, hurts. Small cuts. Never been sexually active. 14 years old?
I have super tiny skin colored bumps around the inside of my vagina. They are painless and not itchy. Are these Fordyce spots?
Sounds like it: Fordyce spots are ectopic sebaceous glands (oil glands) and can appear exactly as you describe. Probably best to just ask your obgyn if you are concerned. ...Read more
I have a vagina with splitting skin, discharge that is very daw and itchy/sore. I used to shave reguarly could hair regrowth be causing this?
Skin infection: Could be possible from shaving irritation or small cuts that get infected. Antiobiotics may be indicated. ...Read more