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Itchy Labia Pregnancy
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
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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
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
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
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
Had a bump in my inner labia that popped a few days ago and lots of pusses and blood came out. Now there is nearly no bump and slightly itchy. Normal?
Yes: Sounds like a cyst. It will take a while to heal, and can feel itchy while it does. The glands can often swell and block up like that. ...Read more
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?
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
See Your Doc: These could be many things. You should see your doctor for evaluation to figure out what it was. ...Read more
Sebaceous cysts: Most likely sebaceous cysts. They are benign and do not generally need to be treated. ...Read more
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
I had long sex in a not so used position and my right labia minora is irritated and itchy is this normal?
Many tiny buds like taste buds, but a little larger appeared on my inner labia minora. No pain nor itchy. Is that normal?
I have noticed small pinkish round rashes in my labia in a cluster and they are not itchy and painful. What could be the problem?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This could be many things. ...Read more
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!
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
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
My right (only) labia minora is a little swollen, painful, and a little itchy. I have no other symptoms. What could this be and how can I fix it?
As above : Could be irritation, if it does not improve see your PCP for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more