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Itchy Red Spots On Vagina
2 red spots where the line of the vagina starts above the clitoris in between the line red, itchy and both in exact spot in opp sides? Shaving caused ?
Could be: These could definitely be because of shaving, just irritation. At the same time, if you had unprotected sex, you need to watch the spots, and if they grow, start to weep or have pus, please see your primary care provider. In the future, please use protection. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What can it be if you have itchiness in your vagina and labia minora and also red spots in those areas?
See your gynecologis: There are several causes of itchiness. A common cause is irritation from new soaps or condoms. Yeast infections can also cause itiching and skin breakdown. Other causes like bacterial vaginosis and trichomonas need to be diagnosed and treated by a doctor. Your best bet is to be seen by a gynecologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Apparently I have a staph infection, my vagina is itchy and red spots which turn into whiteheads keep popping up in diff places. What does this mean?
?Folliculitis: This sounds like folliculitis (inflammation of the hair follicle). Staph can cause it. But there are other things that can cause a folliculitis. You should have the contents of one of these "whiteheads" cultured to be sure it is staph before you accept an antibiotic. And if you shave your bikini area it could be you are spreading the problem. So, stop shaving for now, get treatment and new razors. ...Read more
Hi, I have itchy red spots on my upper outer thighs and outer bum, they wake me up in the night too?
I have dry, itchy red spots on my skin that turn white. They're really bad on the back of my knees. What is this?
Eczema?: By location and symptoms, it sounds like eczema. When it goes away, it sometimes leaves lighter patches. Treated by cortisone creams and prevented by moisturizing the skin better, eczema is very common. Dry climate (winter) can worsen. Moisturize well--creams, not lotions. The color will return if it is eczema. ...Read more
Tried New body wash ~2-3 days ago but haven't used since. Yesterday & today red spots Itchy rash on parts of body I used the wash. Could it be that?
Yes: It is possible to be allergic to chemicals in a soap or detergent. If the areas of the itchy spots match the areas you washed, then it is likely. Treatment is to avoid re-exposure. A hydrocortison skin cream (OTC) can help, or if it's worse, see your doctor for a stronger prescription. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chickenpox: That's just a wild guess. I'm hopeful that you would have already received your chickenpox vaccination which would make this very unlikely. However, it's best for you to go see your family doctor for an evaluation & diagnose along w/appropriate treatment. It would help if you knew whether you were exposed to someone else w/similar symptoms. Or had your vaccination records available. ...Read more