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Vulva (Definition)

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


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I have an mild itchiness on vagina vulva ?

I have an mild itchiness on vagina vulva ?

GYN check: this may be the beginning of a vaginal yeast infection; however, if having unprotected sexual intercourse, may be an STD. You can try using OTC female antifungal creams or vaginal suppositories, but a GYN exam and culture is your best bet. ...Read more

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What could cause an itchy vulva that bleeds when rubbed?

What could cause an itchy vulva that bleeds when rubbed?

See below: Common causes of vaginal itching include: •chemical irritants such as detergents, fabric softeners, feminine sprays, ointments, creams, douches, and contraceptive foams or jellies. •menopause. A drop in the hormone estrogen causes vaginal dryness. •stress may increase vaginal itching and make you more susceptible to infections. •vaginal yeast infectionvaginitis. ...Read more

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Inner vulva red/pink? Normal? Never noticed before, unknown if previously that colour. No itchiness or pain!

Inner vulva red/pink? Normal? Never noticed before, unknown if previously that colour. No itchiness or pain!

Vulva: yes that's is a normal color for the inner vulva or the labia minor especially the inner side of the labia. If you do notice pain, swelling, discharge or itching then you should be examined. ...Read more

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How can I relieve a red/itchy vulva?

How can I relieve a red/itchy vulva?

VULVAR ITCH: Try antifungals first; then see your obgyn. ...Read more

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I have itchy red inflamed vulva for a month, remedy?

I have itchy red inflamed vulva for a month, remedy?

Start with medical: Evaluation to determine cause. You can't just assume that it is a yeast infection if you have not had one before. ...Read more

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My pads make my vulva itchy--is this a possible allergy?

My pads make my vulva itchy--is this a possible allergy?

Maybe: The itching may be an allergy or just a sensitivity to the absorbent agents in the pad. Try using different brands and see what happens. ...Read more

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I have a very itchy vulva region since 2 weeks. What do i do?

Change soaps first: First of all, use Dove. Caress or Ivory soap only in that area. Secondly, do not use douches, feminine deodorant sprays, etc. Thirdly, make sure your underwear has been thoroughly rinsed of any soap if washing them in a washing machine. Finally, if the itching is still there, see a GYN MD to check for a vaginal infection. ...Read more

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Sometimes my vulva becomes swollen, red, itchy. What is the cause?

Sometimes my vulva becomes swollen, red, itchy. What is the cause?

Many causes: Infection, abrasion, pad overuse, intercourse, etc. I think you get the idea. When it is swollen, get it checked out by a gyn md. ...Read more

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Could focal differentiated VIN2 cause the entire vulva to be itchy and inflamed looking?

Could focal differentiated VIN2 cause the entire vulva to be itchy and inflamed looking?

Yeast? Side effect?: Pre-cancerous vulvar lesions like VIN2 can't do this. The most common cause of diffuse genital irritation and itching is a yeast infection. Or if your VIN is being treated with an irritating agent (e.g. imiquimod, podofilox, sinecatechins) and the cream got spread more widely than the lesion itself, it might cause such symptoms. Check with the doctor treating your VIN. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is the most likely cause for inflammation around the vulva that is accompanied by dryness and extreme itchiness, no secretions and no odor?

?lichen sclerosus: Genital lichen sclerosus can be the cause of your symptoms. White patches are often seen in this condition and the cause is unknown. There is no vaginal discharge with this. Corticosteroid creams offer relief. Have a dermatologist check you for this condition if your gynecologist is stumped. ...Read more

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Small itchy but painful lump on the lower left side of my vulva opening. Can't wipe since it causes the itchiness & hurts to touch. Is this normal?

Small itchy but painful lump on the lower left side of my vulva opening. Can't wipe since it causes the itchiness & hurts to touch. Is this normal?

No, see a doctor: A painful lump on the vulva could be an infected hair follicle, but could also be herpes. I would see a doctor and get checked out just to make sure it's not herpes or another std. Could also be a yeast infection, but if it's herpes, you'd want to know so can inform partner. ...Read more

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I have this red irritation on my vulva it's very itchy. what is the cuase of this?

I have this red irritation on my vulva it's very itchy. what is the cuase of this?

Maybe yeast: It sounds like you have yeast or what is commonly called "jock itch." luckily over the counter yeast creams are available. If it does not improve then you will need to see a doctor as other causes are certainly possibly such as herpes, allergic reactions and other skin disorders. ...Read more

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What could cause an itchy vulva and labia minora?

What could cause an itchy vulva and labia minora?

Allergy & trauma: Dr. Rosnfeld provides an excellent explanation. 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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