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Itchy bump and a swollen labium?

Itchy bump and a swollen labium?

Minora or majora?: Is this on the minora or majora? On the minora era are a variety of mucous glands that may become obstructed or occluded causi g a small pimple like bump. On the majora, sebaceous glands or hair follicles may also be responsible due to ingrown hairs or cysts. If this does not resolve discuss with your physician for a review of other more obscure causes. ...Read more

Dr. Katharine Cox
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Itchy flesh time welt on labia.

Itchy flesh time welt on labia.

Welt-Itchy: Sounds like a possible allergic reaction to something. Play detective and try to remember if there was anything you used lately that may have caused you to have an allergic reaction on the labia? Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can help with the itch and call your doc as you may need a steroid too. If it continues, you will need an exam to confirm what the actual diagnosis is and then get the best treatment, Good luck ...Read more

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White discharge red itchy labia?

White discharge red itchy labia?

YEAST INFECTION: It sounds as if you have a yeast inection. Try an over the counter medication like monistat. If that doesn't work, you need a gyn exam. ...Read more

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How to treat itchy labia majora?

Labial Itching: Labial itching may be the result of chemical irritation. Chemicals in soaps, including laundry soap, can cause irritation when they come into contact with the labia. Other causes can be yeast or bacterial infection. See your doctor for the proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Small itchy bumps on labia and clitoris, what is this?

Small itchy bumps on labia and clitoris, what is this?

See gynecologist: You should see a gynecologist as soon as possible. It could just be an infected hair follicle but it could also be a std. It is always best to get it diagnosed by gyn so you can get the best treatment. ...Read more

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Itchy and red labia minora near vaginal entrance, what should I do?

Itchy and red labia minora near vaginal entrance, what should I do?

Treat it: You have a yeast infection. Anti-fungal medications are readily available for you without a doctor's prescription. ...Read more

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Have small lumps on either side of labia majora that are also itchy. What could it be?

Have small lumps on either side of labia majora that are also itchy. What could it be?

Many: Could be inflammation from shaving, could be infected, could be yeast infection causing the itching.

See your obgyn to have an exam and get the right answer.

Good luck! ...Read more

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Inflamed sometimes itchy labia majora, no discharge, what could it be and what to do about it?

Inflamed sometimes itchy labia majora, no discharge, what could it be and what to do about it?

Multiple reasons: Vaginal infection is only one of many reasons for itchy and inflammed labia. There are many skin conditions can do the same. Please get it evaluated properly. ...Read more

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Small purple red dots on Labia. Look raised & bumpy until stretched out when they get flat. No itchiness or pain but unsure of changes. I'm 10m pp.

Small purple red dots on Labia. Look raised & bumpy until stretched out when they get flat. No itchiness or pain but unsure of changes. I'm 10m pp.

Skin tags: This is one possibility. Certainly, redundant skin folds are another strong possibility. Of course, the only way to know for sure is to sample (e.g. biopsy). Get this looked at, especially if they change in any way. ...Read more

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Hello, I noticed a purple-ish small bump at the bottom of the labia minora. Did not shave there. Not itchy or painful. Scared on what it may be.?

Purplish lesion: Without in person examination or posted photo my guess is a venous lake. This vascular lesion benign can be removed via laser therapy... ...Read more

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Hi I just finished my menstrual 2 days ago now I'm very itchy in my minora labia where the opening wall is no discharge occurring what can cause it?

Hi I just finished my menstrual 2 days ago now I'm very itchy in my minora labia where the opening wall is no discharge occurring what can cause it?

Irritation: This itching could be from local irritation from sanitary use. Inspect the area for any localized lesions.g. Herpes or look for new discharge as a sign of a vaginalfluids infection. ...Read more

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I have sores, swollen, itchy labia minora?

I have sores, swollen, itchy labia minora?

Allergy/trauma?: Determining the cause is an important clue to treatment. In addition, a true allergy to topical creams, lotions, lubricants or even latex may cause itching. Inadequate lubrication with excessive trauma may also cause shear injury with itching. Please also consider the possibility of stds. Discuss with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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I have itchy bluster like bumps on my labia?

I have itchy bluster like bumps on my labia?

Seek Medical Eval: Seek medical evaluation. Certain stds can resolve and make diagnosis at a later time more difficult. The sooner a healthcare provider can see the acute condition the better. ...Read more

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What kind of antibiotics to get for itchy labia?

What kind of antibiotics to get for itchy labia?

Itching: Labial itching is not a routine thing and really should be evaluated. ...Read more

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I have microscopic itchy bumps around inner labia?

I have microscopic itchy bumps around inner labia?

See Your Doc: These could be many things. You should see your doctor for evaluation to figure out what it was. ...Read more

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Gross itchy, red, swollen, crust labia, what to do?

See a doctor: It sounds like vulvovaginitis, a fancy term for inflammation and infection in the vagina and perineum. You need a doctor to decide if testing and/or medications will be necessary. If you have abdominal pain or fever as well, go to er. ...Read more

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I have milky white itchy spots on the inner labia, what can it be?S

I have milky white itchy spots on the inner labia, what can it be?S

Sebaceous cysts: Most likely sebaceous cysts. They are benign and do not generally need to be treated. ...Read more

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I have very tiny itchy bumps around inner labia. What could these be?

Gynecologist ASAP: There are several possible causes, including infection, not necessarily allergy. Several infections can cause such symptoms, also allergic reactions to latex and semen. As the treatment for each is different, see a gynecologist ASAP ...Read more

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What can cause vaginal burning, itchiness and small cuts all over labia?

What can cause vaginal burning, itchiness and small cuts all over labia?

Many causes...: Many possible causes such as a yeast infection, allergic reaction, Herpes outbreak, sexual trauma, skin condition, etc. An exam is the best way to know for sure. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Itchy patches on labia came and went w/ period. Patches are present now w/out period and do not itch.

Itchy patches on labia came and went w/ period. Patches are present now w/out period and do not itch.

Exam needed: It's possible that the location is coincidental and that a GP or dermatologist will be as appropriate as an OBGYN, but you can expect that any of them will be a good start at Dx and probably Tx. If they feel the need, they can refer you to the best specialist. It may be a minor thing, but if it is more than that, it will be great to catch it early. Best1 ...Read more

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I had long sex in a not so used position and my right labia minora is irritated and itchy is this normal?

I had long sex in a not so used position and my right labia minora is irritated and itchy is this normal?

Vaginal itching: Vaginal itching can be caused by yeast, herpes, poor lubrication during intercourse and other causes. Schedule a visit with an obgyn for evaluation. ...Read more

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Many tiny buds like taste buds, but a little larger appeared on my inner labia minora. No pain nor itchy. Is that normal?

Many tiny buds like taste buds, but a little larger appeared on my inner labia minora. No pain nor itchy. Is that normal?

Dermatology : Sorry you are having a problem. Full sexually transmitted disease testing indicated. You may or may not have some genital warts. ...Read more

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It seems only one side of my labia minora appears brown, swollen and itchy. 17 yrs of age, no other symptoms. What could this be? Help!

It seems only one side of my labia minora appears brown, swollen and itchy. 17 yrs of age, no other symptoms. What could this be? Help!

Vaginitis: If you are sexually active and had similar symptoms before, it may be herpes. If it is only on one side, comes and goes and isn't painful, it could be a bartholin's cyst or sebaceous cyst. You should see a doctor to get this checked out. ...Read more

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Hello I have an itchy pimple inside my inner labia and it has been there for a couple of days. I recently popped it. Should i be concerned?

Hello I have an itchy pimple inside my inner labia and it has been there for a couple of days. I recently popped it. Should i be concerned?

Possibly: The most common cause of an itchy pimple would be an ingrown hair or a blocked gland, but it's also possible that you could have an infection or something more rare, like a precancerous spot. If it doesn't heal in the next few days, you should see your gynecologist or dermatologist to let a professional look at it. ...Read more

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Hi i have an itchy labium that is really bad at night, but there's no discharge of any sort! I applied fucicort but idk if it's going to work?

Hi i have an itchy labium that is really bad at night, but there's no discharge of any sort! I applied fucicort but idk if it's going to work?

Yeast?: The most common cause of vulvar itching is yeast infection. (Contrary to common belief, yeast usually doesn't cause much discharge.) Cortisone-type creams like Fucicort often make yeast worse, not better. Stop self treatment and see a doctor for diagnosis and treatment suggestions. ...Read more

Vulva (Definition)

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