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I have itchy spots under the skin of vagina : (wot should I do?

I have itchy spots under the skin of vagina : (wot should I do?

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

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Skin is peeling in vagina, I'm Virgin and it's sometimes itchy.

Skin is peeling in vagina, I'm Virgin and it's sometimes itchy.

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

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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.?

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

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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

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

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I have dry skin around my vagina which is itchy and a little reddish.  ?

I have dry skin around my vagina which is itchy and a little reddish.  ?

Dry skin itch vagina: HOW LONG HAS THIS BEEN GOING ON?
IT COULD BE ANY NUMBER OF THINGS:
SOAPS
DETERGENTS
BUBBLE BATHS
CONDOMS
SOMETHING YOUR VAGINA HAS BEEN EXPOSED TO.
SEE YOUR PCP OR A GYNECOLOGIST OR A DERMATOLOGIST.
IT DOES NOT SOUND SERIOUS OR CONTAGIOUS. ...Read more

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Why do I have itchy raw skin on the panty line of my vagina and its itchy? What's wrong with me?

Do you mean the edge: Of the panty rubbing against your skin. The rubber in the edge of the panty can cause a contact dermatitis and the rubbing alone can cause intertrigo. Nothing wrong with you, try loose fitting panties and OTC corn starch ...Read more

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Small skin tone bumps on top of vagina. Not clustered. Not itchy not painful. What could this be?

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

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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

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

Vaginal Itching: It sounds like a common yeast infection. You might try an OTC cream specifically designed to combat vaginal Candidiaisis, or cost your GYN practitioner for a definite consultation. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Really itchy skin around vagina (not inside) and on thighs, what could this be?

Really itchy skin around vagina (not inside) and on thighs, what could this be?

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

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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:)

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:)

No not ok: Please do not use any kind of acid on your vagina. That is not a good idea. It sounds like you may have a yeast infection. Try an over the counter yeast cream. If not improved see a doctor for testing. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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What does it mean when a girls clitorus is sore? And the inside of the vagina the skin is itchy?

It means: You try an over the counter yeast treatment and if its does not resolve you see a doctor to sort out the other possibilities. ...Read more

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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

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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?

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?

Allergy: I have seen this many times. Usually the patient is having an allergic reaction to the adhesive material located on the pad. There are brands without adhesives but the easiest thing to do is to change to tampons. This solves the problem. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Yeast infection?: These symptoms are typical for a vaginal yeast infection (thrush, as it's often called in the UK). It should be easy to diagnose and treat. See your GP or gynecologist, or perhaps visit your local NHS GUM clinic. Good luck. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Needs 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. Dry skin is one possibility. Herpes and yeast are others. Schedule a visit for an exam. ...Read more

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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

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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?

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

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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?

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?

That's concerning: It sounds like it could be an infection. I'd try to get in to see a doctor in the morning. You might have a bad yeast infection, or maybe even herpes. If you aren't familiar with these symptoms, I wouldn't try treating it yourself. ...Read more

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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

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Bright red, itchy vagina. Skin peels, bumps, hurts. Small cuts. Never been sexually active. 14 years old?

Bright red, itchy vagina. Skin peels, bumps, hurts. Small cuts. Never been sexually active. 14 years old?

Yeast infection: If not sexually active then I would try over the counter anti-yeast vaginal cream, such as gene-lotrimin or monistat. If that doesn't help then please see your primary care doctor or a gynecologist. ...Read more

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Under the skin skin colored bumps on vagina lips painless not itchy or anything anyidea what it could be?

Development: If not sexually active may be part of puberty and hormonal changes so keep observation if any pain or swelling see your physician. ...Read more

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I have super tiny skin colored bumps around the inside of my vagina. They are painless and not itchy. Are these Fordyce spots?

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

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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