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Labia Brown Dark Cause
Pigmentation: Increased pigmentation in the labia is normal in the same way that your lips are more pigmented than your surrounding face. ...Read more
I have a dark spot on my inner labia, it doesn't hurt and it isn't raised or anything. It's a darker color brown. I also have small white bumps that l?
Here are some...: Without a direct look & feel, it is hard to say what they may be although clinically they most likely represent hyperactive sebaceous gland or its small cyst, which are common but harmless with no need for care except being annoyed by their look or potentially related infection like acne or abscess. More? To articles listed in http://formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. Best wish to health... ...Read more
My labia majora is darker than my skin tone, as in like black. What cause this and how can I bring it back to its original color?
Need exam: While a change in pigmentation might be completely normal with age, if you have noticed a dramatic change in the color over a short period of time to "black" then i think a visit with an ob/gyn seems like an excellent idea. ...Read more
Female, 21 yrs, normal cycles, heavy discharge. My genitals are getting very dark these days esp labia minora. What conditions cud cause this darkening?
The most likely,,,: ...Cause is pigmentation caused by chronic irritation and/or moisture around the vulva. See your gyn. ...Read more
Im 19 a 0,5 cm flat dark brown oval mole-like spot suddenly appear on my outer labia is it normal?
If you are sexually active, it may be a wart. It would be prudent to see your doctor as it is not feasible to know what the lesion is without examining it.
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What could cause vein to swell on labia minora? It is dark blue/purple, I am being treated for uti. I am not pregnant. Area is slightly swollen.
Here are some...: What you saw is what you have lived; so, the dilated vein on labia minora could be just what you are born with but manifested at this time of life and not related with UTI and over time, it may worsen. To help know what may happen to life, perusing the listed articles in http://formefirst.com/eBlogList.html and in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more
Flat dark brown spot size of pencil eraser on labia. Burning sensation. Red raised spot inside vagina. Same sexual partner for 18 years. Concerned.
It may be normal: variant - but no way to say for sure without evaluation. ...Read more
It depends: The level of "trauma" to the labia minora can be minor or more severe. Sex that is too long, too rough, too dry etc can cause severe swelling. It is also possible that you have developed an infection, std or some other problem. If the swelling does not resolve, you need to be examined, call your doctor! ...Read more
?hemangiomas?: Hemangiomas are often mistakemly called "blood blisters". However something called angiokeratomas can also be possible. Having this examined would help you clarify the diagnosis as there are other things that can present similarly. ...Read more
Probably nothing: It is not uncommon for inner labia to be darker than outer labia. The skin is thinner for inner labia and one is likely to see more underlying vascular or blood rich tissue. See your doctor if this new or you are not sure. ...Read more
See physician immedi: See physician immediately to assure no vascular problem. ...Read more
Could be...: Without pain , trauma or infection - I wouldn't worry too much. If this is the only notable area on your body with a change in pigment then it's likely ok- either way- if concerned or have pain, trauma or infection as mentionned- see you doctor for confirmation. :) good luck ...Read more
Yes.: The hormonal effects on the genital tissues affect their color as well; darker labia majora are normal. ...Read more
Normal. : Likely normal. No easy way to change the color. ...Read more
I have a small brown spot on my inner labia. it's flat and doesen't move. it's been there for more than a year?
A year is just a day: A year is just a day in Cancerland. If that thing gets bigger, changes in shape or color or gets bumpy, head straight for your doctor! OK, now that I've alerted you, don't sweat too much, it's probably OK. But probably's not good enough. Keep an eye on it. ...Read more
One side of my labia looks completely different from the other. It's darker and stretchy. It also hangs over my clitoris, is this normal?
Probably: We like to think of our body as being the same on one side and the other. This is not always exactly true. Our bodies are not completely symmetrical. If there is a dramatic difference in your labia you should schedule a visit with an ob/gyn to confirm your findings. There are cases where one side did not form correctly. There are cosmetic options to repair this. ...Read more
My left inner labia is dark(grayish) I'm vergin! I've never checked it before so I can't tell if it's been always dark or it just got dark.
Can be normal: you are of an age where you should begin to see an OB/GYN. make an appointment to discuss, but it may have always been that way. let them help you. ...Read more
I found a dark like frekle spot on one side of my labia. Its painless smooth and im not sure if it has always been there. There is no pain ?
Schedule a visit: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. ...Read more
Would a abortion 20 years ago, cause my labia to be pinched or smaller than the other, (its causing me much pain, what can I do to ease it ?
I doubt : This would be caused by the procedure years ago. See your doctor fur a full eval ...Read more
What causes a labia to "overgrow"? Mine personally was never large as a younger child (obviously) but grew very large and long during puberty.
Tissue receptors: The overgrowth of the labia minora is a selective growth response to your hormones of puberty. When they protrude to a significant length(elephant ears), or one side exceeds the other in length,surgical reduction can be preformed by someone with experience in the procedure.If this is producing pain or dictating your clothing choices, set up a visit. ...Read more