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I have a swollen gland next to clitoris after masturbation. Its itchy and painful. What could it be? I am 23 years old.

I have a swollen gland next to clitoris after masturbation. Its itchy and painful. What could it be? I am 23 years old.

See a doctor: Without an examination it is difficult to tell. There are many skin conditions that can effect this area too. I would recommend follow up with your doctor. In the meantime, avoid scratching. May try ice every 20 minutes on/off for irritation for 1st 24 hrs.
Recommend seeing a doctor for further evaluation and testing ...Read more

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Had a big bump above my clitoris not painful or itchy, during a warm bath it popped with pus and blood, what is it?

Had a big bump above my clitoris not painful or itchy, during a warm bath it popped with pus and blood, what is it?

A cyst: This was likely a cyst. They can be common in the genital area. As long as there is no pain, or fever, you can feel safe that it has now gone away and no further action needed. If it comes back or becomes painful, you should see your local doctor ...Read more

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Sebaceous cyst, skene cyst or other kind of cyst? Itchy hard lump near clitoris. A little painful but not bad at all. Not different color.

Sebaceous cyst, skene cyst or other kind of cyst? Itchy hard lump near clitoris. A little painful but not bad at all. Not different color.

Possibly: This could be a cyst which may go away on it's own or may require treatment. Sitting in a warm bath can help it go down. If it doesn't resolve you should see a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment and to make sure it's nothing more serious. ...Read more

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I have a pea sized lump (like a pimple) above my vagina near clitoris but not on clit. Painful to touch. Sometimes itchy. Not sexually active. W/condom?

Refer to OB/GYN.: Advise to see OB/GYN or primary care for labs and culture. Need to use condoms until treated. Would also ask about discharge, itching, and odor. ...Read more

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3 wks ago yeast infectn cured, urethra till introitus now looks bumpy, whiteish. Got a small red bump on clitoral hood itchy painful to touch. Normal?

3 wks ago yeast infectn cured, urethra till introitus now looks bumpy, whiteish. Got a small red bump on clitoral hood itchy painful to touch. Normal?

Persisting "yeast": Was the yeast diagnosis certain? How severe was it? Initial genital herpes can cause yeast-like symptoms and could also cause a new painful genital area red bump 3 weeks later. Check it out with your doctor, especially if your apparent yeast infection had open sores, tender swelling in the groin, or headache or fever. ...Read more

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Clitoris is itchy and red, help?

Clitoris is itchy and red, help?

This might be a: Yeast infection. If you haven't had one before - it is best to have the diagnosis confirmed by your physician. If you wear tight fitting pants - it could also be related to friction. ...Read more

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I have a red and itchy clitoris. And am so worried I don't know what to do?

I have a red and itchy clitoris. And am so worried I don't know what to do?

See a doctor: The symptoms suggest an infection or an irritation. You may initially try applying an OTC anti-fungal cream topically. If that does not help, then I would recommend that you get it checked out by a doctor. ...Read more

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My clitoris is itchy and it turns swollen bec I rub it so hard. Please advice?

My clitoris is itchy and it turns swollen bec I rub it so hard. Please advice?

Itching: You need to have an evaluation to determine why you are itching. You may have an infection or an allergy. ...Read more

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My girlfriend has a bump by her clitoris and is sometimes itchy we have both been tested and don't have anything what can it be? Please reply ASAP

My girlfriend has a bump by her clitoris and is sometimes itchy we have both been tested and don't have anything what can it be? Please reply ASAP

If herpes is negativ: And this is is a recurring bump at digffent places not painful. If Herpes is negative then possibly a hidradenoma or a hairbump. This is similar to what occurs under the armpits. ...Read more

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What causes clitoris to be itchy?

Yeast infection: Commonly causes itchiness of clitoris. So can thong panties or reaction to washing detergent. ...Read more

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My clitoris has small white flakes around it and it somewhat itchy...concerns?

Yeast?: You may be seeing yeast especially if the white flakes can come off. Over the counter yeast creams should fix this. If the area looks blistered then an exam needs to be done to exclude herpes ...Read more

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I have been having an itchy clitoris for about a month now. It's not swollen. Sometimes when I itch it, the skin rips. I'm 17 and a virgin. Help?

I have been having an itchy clitoris for about a month now. It's not swollen. Sometimes when I itch it, the skin rips. I'm 17 and a virgin. Help?

Dermatitis: You should get checked by a gyn or dermatologist.

Is it the clitoris or the clitoral hood.? Spontaneous itching without any stimulation could be from soaps or perfumes or some sensitivity to a chemical.
If you aren't having sex but are rubbing or masturbating then this could be physical irritation. You need to have a thorough conversation to determine the source. ...Read more

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My clitoris is itchy and the outside of my vagina pls help been 3weeks?

My clitoris is itchy and the outside of my vagina pls help been 3weeks?

Thrush?: Could be a candidal infection, might try over the counter antifungals but it still could be other types of infection, STDs or herpes, or an allergic reaction. Hard to say exactly but would have your doctor take a look. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have itchy bumps on the skin of your clitoris?

What does it mean when you have itchy bumps on the skin of your clitoris?

Manymany causes: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This is probably eczema. ...Read more

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I'm 23 weeks preg. I've been having a really bad discomfort itchy kind of feeling in between my clitoris and uretha what can it possibly be?

I'm 23 weeks preg. I've been having a really bad discomfort itchy kind of feeling in between my clitoris and uretha what can it possibly be?

Itchy pain: Perhaps you have an infection of the skin in this area with yeast (fungus) that can develop in vaginal area. It is common for yeast to overgrow during pregnancy. Call your doctor to see if you can try some anti yeast (anti candida fungus) cream or what ever the medical recommendation is for you. ...Read more

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My boyfriend and I have fooled around every other day this week and now my vagina/clitoris are very raw and almost itchy feeling, what to do?

My boyfriend and I have fooled around every other day this week and now my vagina/clitoris are very raw and almost itchy feeling, what to do?

Yes: Vaginal itching without discharge can indicate infections like yeast or stis like herpes. It can indicate an allergic reaction to household products like certain soaps and laundry detergents. There are also some skin conditions liked lichen sclerosis which can cause vaginal itching. Hormone deficiencies from menopause or breast feeding can also cause itching. ...Read more