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28 y old married woman with redness at vestibule and outer side of labia majora with feeling of irritation in these areas no discharge no dysurea diangosis?
Period due in 4 days. Genital felt iiritated after intercourse used condom w/N-9. Now white mucus all over my labia minora & dripping feeling. Causes?
Burning raw feeling bottom labia majora mostly left but sometimes right. Had probe ultrasound, culture for bacteria, contrast scan, all normal!
Needs an exam: 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. Burning could be herpes, yeast, vulvar vestibulitis, blocked glands or an allergic reaction to household products. Over the counter Prevaleaf Soothe is a great product for this. A thorough exam will be needed to determine the cause and treatment ...Read more
What causes external vaginal folds to become thin and tear easily? Top of large labia where they come together splits often. Also have a feeling of nerve tingles on the hood that cause it to itch. No discharge, no other symptoms.
See below: Not able to make a diagnosis given limited information and inability to examine. Potential causes of discomfort involving the vulva (labia majora and minora) include trauma; inflamed or infected hair follicle (folliculitis), cyst (sebaceous or Bartholin) or skin (variety of types of dermatitis); vaginitis; and chronic pain syndrome (vulvodynia). If persists or worsens, recommend see a gynecologist ...Read more
Ticking annoying feeling in groin, labia, and a little in thigh. All on left side. What could it be?
Raised, bumpy patches around my groin area that is peeling. Itchy and raw feeling. Appears to be spreading. Also itchy and peeling on labia majora.
Hi doc what causes a very red raw feeling vagina in labia inner near vag opening what can I use to stop the pain? Was stinging when using ph soap wash
Sore hardish ~2cm long movable lump deep in inner upper labia majora in line with clitoris with bruised feeling extending updiagonally. What is it?
Pelvic pain - doc said labia is bigger than the other, could my abortion have caused this, having severe pain - and been feverish, not feeling good?
Could be: Could be an infection following athe abortion--SEE A DOCTOR IMMEDIATELY ...Read more
3 weeks post partial vulvectomy. There is no infection. The outside of my labia where hair covers is sensitive and bruised feeling. What can cause it?
Expected: I would expect the area surrounding the surgery would still be sore after a partial vulvectomy only 3 weeks ago. Hopefully you have a post op appointment schedule to make sure all is healing well. Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) cream can often be prescribed to help soothe this area after this surgery. ...Read more
I have a cluster of skin colored bumps that run along my labia majora. I'm 18, I got my period on thursday, I use pads and it was yesterday when I started feeling uncomfortable. I've had unprotected sex about a week ago?
Eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more
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
Labia shrinking?: After menopause, the levels of estrogen decrease significantly. Tissues such as your labial areas, and other estrogen sensitive areas become smaller and less supple. This is normal, but consult your gyn provider about taking supplemental estrogen, unless of course there may be contraindications. ...Read more
This is safe: It is okay to apply vaseline to the skin of the labia. You are not clear on what exactly is going on, so if there is concern about an infection or trauma, then it is worth getting seen by an ob/gyn to rule out problems such as an infection. ...Read more
Not likely: Most doctors believe - and teach - that there is no such thing as "too big, " like most body parts sizes vary. Very occasionally if a woman feels her labia may be interfering with normal activities, there is surgery to reduce the size. There are "specialists" in cosmetic gynecology who do such things too, but most mainstream docs feel this is a bit fringe. ...Read more
Varies: There is a branch of cosmetic plastic surgery dealing with labia that are enlarged. This is probably an issue in the mind of women discovering this and wanting what to their minds is a more pleasing cosmetic appearance. Men largely have no issue with this either way; there is a sub set of men who actually prefer that appearance and would be disappointed if altered. ...Read more
Many sources pain: There are many potential causes for pain in the labia majora which may be due to any component of the majora including the hair follicles, oil glands, fat, and abdominal wall with problems due to infection, cysts, vascular malformations, hernia, tumors, etc. See your gynecologist for an examination to discuss possible causes. ...Read more
Labiaplasty: Labiaplasty is also known as labia minora reduction or partial vulvectomy. This is considered a controversial procedure by many but multi-center studies show a high satisfaction rate. Of course there are risks to any procedure but these tend to be low compared with other elective procedures. Meet with a qualified professional or visit labiaplastydoc. Com for before/after photographs. ...Read more
Normal variation: Everyone has some difference between the left side and the right side, and the asymmetry can even be quite obvious, but that's still normal. The labia minora can be smooth or rough/ridged on the outer edge and have various amounts of pigmentation. The Wikipedia page is actually quite informative as well. Https://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Labia_minora ...Read more
Abundant nerves: Also attached to the clitoris which is the most sensitive part of a women's boby. ...Read more