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Hi. What is vaginal fissures? And how can it cause break or cut in outer and inner labia? Is it for abrasion or els?

Hi. What is vaginal fissures? And how can it cause break or cut in outer and inner labia? Is it for abrasion or els?

Skin breaking: Vaginal fissures are little breaks in the skin. Most commonly caused by yeast infection, but also herpes and other autoimmune problems. Abrasion or physical tearing of the skin can also occur, e.g. From sex. ...Read more

Abrasions (Definition)

An abrasion is a wound caused by superficial damage to skin no deeper than dermis or mucous membrane. It is less severe than laceratin and bleeding ...Read more


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If I itched over my yoga pant my genital can I cause genital herpes. The yoga pant was thin. There is abrasion on top of vulva

If I itched over my yoga pant my genital can I cause genital herpes. The yoga pant was thin. There is abrasion on top of vulva

No: Viruses called Herpes 2 and Herpes 1 are the causes of genital herpes. That means genital herpes are not caused by yoga pants, sweat pants, bikinis, panties, or any other type of clothing. Many things are possible in life... so one might imagine person #1 with lots of Herpes on his fingers, scratching an abrasion on person #2 through a super-sheer fabric, and transmitting... no, not in real life! ...Read more

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How big is big for a women's labias?

How big is big for a women's labias?

Only you know: Labia come in all shapes and sizes and have different coloring. There really is no "too big" or abnormal so if you're bothered by the appearance or if they are bothersome in swimsuits or exercise, then see a specialist for an evaluation as genital plastic surgery can improve appearance and function dramatically. ...Read more

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What causes the labia to swell?

What causes the labia to swell?

Anything...: ...From an allergy to a lubricant or condom component to simple friction. If this is a significant and/or persistent problem, you'll need to see your gynecologist. ...Read more

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I don't like my labia, its so long!?

I don't like my labia, its so long!?

We are all unique: Including our labia. Labiaplasty is a surgical procedure that alter the appearance of the labia. ...Read more

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What is labia minora?

What is labia minora?

Little "lips": The female vulva has two lateral folds (lips) the larger of the two is the labia majora, and the inner two are the labia minora. ...Read more

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What are the purposes of the labia minora?

What are the purposes of the labia minora?

Sexual satisfaction: The labia are filled with nerves and receptors that respond to pressure and vibration. Enjoy! J. ...Read more

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Bumps on my labia?

Bumps on my labia?

Most likely cyst: But it could also be a thrombosed vein or tumor (most likely benign). It is important to discuss with your gynecologist and provide them with a history of how long it has been present as well as any symptoms such as pain or alteration in size or shape, . ...Read more

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Why are my labia swollen?

Why are my labia swollen?

Depends: It depends on the circumstances under which the swelling took place (trauma, infection, etc). ...Read more

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Labia minora very swollen?

Labia minora very swollen?

Swollen Labia Minora: Swollen labia can be arise from congenital causes, vascular, lymphatic, tumor, infection, . ...Read more

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Can u put mupirocin on labia?

Can u put mupirocin on labia?

Yes for limited time: Yes, but I would avoid for more than 10 days. D not use inside vaginal mucosa! ...Read more

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Which are cysts on the labia?

Which are cysts on the labia?

Different cysts: Cysts can occur from trauma, occluded ducts of oil or sweat glands, or from ingrown hairs or buried skin cells. These can effect the labia minora or majora. Discuss with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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How can I treat a swollen labia?

How can I treat a swollen labia?

Hot sitz bath: If the swelling is due to bruising after intercourse, cycling, or other physical activity sitting in a warm bathtub will decrease the pain and swelling. If the swelling is one sided (labia) then it may be a swollen Bartholin's gland cyst/infection. If the sitz bath doesn't relieve the swelling see your MD.. ...Read more

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My labia itches after sex why so?

My labia itches after sex why so?

Dermatitis: Sounds like you are getting a local irritation of your labia. If condoms re used, especially latex, you may have an allergy to latex. My be mild dryness too. Try lubricating gel and changing condoms. Good luck. ...Read more

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Swollen labia, what could it mean?

Swollen labia, what could it mean?

If after sex...: If it happens after sex, then too hard, too long, too dry, too rough, vagina too small, penis too big, not enough foreplay, infections, trauma, etc. If the problem does not resolve, you need to get examined by your doctor, don't be shy...Go! In the future, be gentle, use lube if needed (astroglide or pjur), go slow, if it hurts, stop and cuddle and try again later. ...Read more

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How can a woman tone up her labia?

How can a woman tone up her labia?

Depends....: Kegels can help tone up the vaginal muscles, but the lips themselves have no muscle in them. Exercise really does't affect them much. ...Read more

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What can be done for swollen labia?

What can be done for swollen labia?

Find cause then rx: I would first identify the cause prior to blindly treati g withou knowing more. For example is this a tumor? Hernia? Metaplasia from chronic trauma? Is it lymphatic or vascular congestion? Positional? Work related? Congenital? Constrictive due to garment wear? Due to bone, skin, fat, nerves, vessels?, etc. ...Read more

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Inflammed labia minora, what to do?

Inflammed labia minora, what to do?

Determine cause: It is important to first determine the cause of the inflammation: creams, soap, shaving, waxing, trauma, friction, Infection, etc.
If you cannot identify, discuss with your primary care physician or gynecologist. Once the cause is identified, a treatment plan can be arranged, ...Read more

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Neosporin on inside labia, is it safe?

Neosporin on inside labia, is it safe?

Not recommended.: Using neosporin can set you up to develop sensitivity to one of the antibiotics it contains - especially neomycin. ...Read more

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Does ice help swelling of labia minora?

Does ice help swelling of labia minora?

For sure: Ice is a very useful to help minimize swelling after trauma or surgery. It is first important to determine the cause of the swelling and treat that. ...Read more

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Labia major lesions before period. Why?

Need to be seen: You need to have the labial lesions checked when they appear before your period by a GYN MD to determine what they are and why they have appeared. ...Read more

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Can trauma to the labia cause swelling?

Can trauma to the labia cause swelling?

Yes, absolutely: Any tissue that is hit or traumatized can swell. Tissues which are more tender and which have a large blood supply like the labia can swell very quickly -- not unlike your lip. ...Read more

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Painful bump on labia, is neosporin ok?

Painful bump on labia, is neosporin ok?

No recommended: Because using it can set some people up for developing a medication sensitivitiy later on. Although it could be a bartholin's duct that is blocked/ cyst - if becoming red, swollen, warm, tender would obtain medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What could be the lump on my inner labia?

What could be the lump on my inner labia?

Cyst/polyp/scar: This could be due to a variety of different conditions that should be evaluated by your gynecologist which may be related to previous trauma, delivery, infections, stds, or cysts, etc. ...Read more

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Can the labia minora hurt after rough sex?

That is possible.: Adequate foreplay is necessary to ensure that there is sufficient lubrication. There are also many lubricants on the market. Anytime sex is so aggressive that it causes pain - tell your partner to stop. ...Read more

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Best thing to do for cyst on labia minora?

Best thing to do for cyst on labia minora?

See your dr: Several different toes of cysts...Some require no treatment, other might need to be drained. Depends on cause and location. ...Read more

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I am experiencing a painful swollen labia?

I am experiencing a painful swollen labia?

Many potential. ..: More details are necessary but the most common causes are trauma from sex/birth but other possibilities such as infection, allergy, bleeding, hernia, varicocoele and more. ...Read more

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What is this shiny bump in my labia minora?

What is this shiny bump in my labia minora?

Bump in Labia: Could be due to so many etiologies. Could be wart vs cyst. This needs evaluation by a doctor. ...Read more

Vulva (Definition)

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