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


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Hello, I noticed a purple-ish small bump at the bottom of the labia minora. Did not shave there. Not itchy or painful. Scared on what it may be.?

Hello, I noticed a purple-ish small bump at the bottom of the labia minora. Did not shave there. Not itchy or painful. Scared on what it may be.?

Purplish lesion: Without in person examination or posted photo my guess is a venous lake. This vascular lesion benign can be removed via laser therapy... ...Read more

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Pimple like, bump and itchy on my labia minora. What can cause it?

Pimple like, bump and itchy on my labia minora. What can cause it?

See gynecologist: You should see a gynecologist as soon as possible. It could just be an infected hair follicle but it could also be an std. It is always best to get it diagnosed by gyn so you can get the best treatment. ...Read more

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Pimple like, bump and itchy on my labia minora. What can cause it?

Pimple like, bump and itchy on my labia minora. What can cause it?

Likely a cyst: It is possible that you have a small sebaceous cyst. These usually are asymptomatic unless they become infected or become really large. Also bartholin's cyst can occur near the entrance of the vagina. Cysts usually occur from blocked ducts causing secretions to build up. Best thing to do is to see your doctor if it does not improve or resolve in 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Itchy down there few days, not much discharge, no smell. Very Itchy last night, rubbed through pants, left labia minora is now swollen and hard.

Itchy down there few days, not much discharge, no smell. Very Itchy last night, rubbed through pants, left labia minora is now swollen and hard.

Short answer: you: Need to see a healthcare professional to get examined, diagnosed and properly treated. These symptoms are never normal and usually denote an infection, an allergic reaction, or trauma. Either way you need treatment. You can also try some over the counter things like Monistat but you are shooting in the dark. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Tiny flesh colored bump on labia minora by vaginal opening. Sore and itchy. Scared it could be herpes? Could there be any other explanation?

Tiny flesh colored bump on labia minora by vaginal opening. Sore and itchy. Scared it could be herpes? Could there be any other explanation?

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. There are a variety of issues that can cause these symptoms ...Read more

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Painful little bump on labia minora. Vag area a tad itchy & moist. Had discomfort last wk when I peed. Hair grew back after using Nair a few wks ago.

Painful little bump on labia minora. Vag area a tad itchy & moist. Had discomfort last wk when I peed. Hair grew back after using Nair a few wks ago.

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. You may be just seeing hair follicles. Nair can be quite rough on the vulvar tissue and cause a lot of irritation. An experienced Obgyn should be able to determine the cause with an exam ...Read more

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Itchy and red labia minora near vaginal entrance, what should I do?

Itchy and red labia minora near vaginal entrance, what should I do?

Treat it: You have a yeast infection. Anti-fungal medications are readily available for you without a doctor's prescription. ...Read more

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Red, itchy, burning, swolllen labia majora and labia minora?

Red, itchy, burning, swolllen labia majora and labia minora?

Have it evaluated: Have a gynecologist evaluate the problem. Then you will have a diagnosis and can start appropriate treatment to resolve the issue. ...Read more

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I have sores, swollen, itchy labia minora?

I have sores, swollen, itchy labia minora?

Allergy/trauma?: Determining the cause is an important clue to treatment. 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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I had long sex in a not so used position and my right labia minora is irritated and itchy is this normal?

I had long sex in a not so used position and my right labia minora is irritated and itchy is this normal?

Vaginal itching: Vaginal itching can be caused by yeast, herpes, poor lubrication during intercourse and other causes. Schedule a visit with an obgyn for evaluation. ...Read more

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Many tiny buds like taste buds, but a little bit larger appeared on my inner labia minora. No pain nor itchy. Is that normal?

Many tiny buds like taste buds, but a little bit larger appeared on my inner labia minora. No pain nor itchy. Is that normal?

Dermatology: Sorry you are having a problem. Full sexually transmitted disease testing indicated. You may or may not have some genital warts. ...Read more

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It seems only one side of my labia minora appears brown, swollen and itchy. 17 yrs of age, no other symptoms. What could this be? Help!

It seems only one side of my labia minora appears brown, swollen and itchy. 17 yrs of age, no other symptoms. What could this be? Help!

Vaginitis: If you are sexually active and had similar symptoms before, it may be herpes. If it is only on one side, comes and goes and isn't painful, it could be a bartholin's cyst or sebaceous cyst. You should see a doctor to get this checked out. ...Read more

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My the part I assume to be the right labia minora from a diagram saw is swollen. It is bigger than the left and itchy for over a month now on and off.

Itchy swollen labia: Seek medical attention this week. May be yeast infection, cyst (Bartolins). Bacterial vaginosis, Trichamonas can also cause itching as can chemicals used in douching. Also at times a vaginal yeast infection is associated with new onset diabetes. Avoid chemicals, use simple, castile soap try sitz baths and seek medical attention this week. ...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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My labia minora is swollen and itchy, I have never had sex either. What could be the cause?

My labia minora is swollen and itchy, I have never had sex either. What could be the cause?

Infection: Considering the symptoms you describe, you could have a yeast infection or bacterial vaginitis, both of which are not sexually transmitted infections. And, these are quite common. The only way to know for sure is to have it examined by a physician, as it would need to be treated with an anti fungal or antibiotic. Make an appointment with your primary doctor or gynecologist ASAP. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Labia minora reddish had itchiness few days ago;no odors or weird discharge. Burning sensation during protected sex. What coud b da caus of dis?

Labia minora reddish had itchiness few days ago;no odors or weird discharge. Burning sensation during protected sex. What coud b da caus of dis?

Labial trauma: There is no way from what is stated to determine which came first, the redness/itching before or after sex. If protected sex is a latex condom, it could be an allergic reaction to the latex. If there is also a lubricant used, the same could apply. Other considerations would be any chemicals being used in the region, i.e. Laundry detergents, perfumes, bath soaps, scented toilet tissue. ...Read more

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I have a brown spot on my labia minora. It has no irregular edges, not raised, no discharge, itchiness, etc. What could it be?

I have a brown spot on my labia minora. It has no irregular edges, not raised, no discharge, itchiness, etc. What could it be?

Probably normal: But given that certain pre-cancerous skin changes can occur even on this location, this needs to be checked out by your ob/gyn. It would be very simple to take a very small biopsy. ...Read more

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I think I got bite by a bed bug or flea on my labia minora and it's so itchy. What can I do to stop the itchiness?

I think I got bite by a bed bug or flea on my labia minora and it's so itchy. What can I do to stop the itchiness?

Very unusual: To get an insect bite on the labia minora, so you might want to make sure it is not an infection. If it is a bite benadryl or lanacaine creams would help ...Read more

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A kernal-sized "knot" on outer labia minora. Only painful when direct pressure applied. No appearance of pus and not itchy or burning. What is it?

A kernal-sized "knot" on outer labia minora. Only painful when direct pressure applied. No appearance of pus and not itchy or burning. What is it?

Sebaceous cyst: Most likely a sebaceous cyst. Try warm compresses or soaking in the tub to see if it will open and drain on its own. You may have to see your provider to have it evaluated. ...Read more

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What can it be if you have itchiness in your vagina and labia minora and also red spots in those areas?

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 more

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Labia minora itchy, sore, and what looks like paper cuts 2 days ago and now it hurts when I wipe. It's dry but no discharge. What could it be?

Labia minora itchy, sore, and what looks like paper cuts 2 days ago and now it hurts when I wipe. It's dry but no discharge. What could it be?

Labial lesions: Labial lesions as you described could come from trauma from itching or intercourse, can be from possible infectious causes or even possibly things like herpes. The bottom line is any labial lesion needs a prompt exam & evaluation by a provider ...Read more

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Bumps almost look like warts on/near clitours they are itchy it started w labia minora itching I'm diabetic could it be meds? Not sexual active

Bumps almost look like warts on/near clitours they are itchy it started w labia minora itching I'm diabetic could it be meds? Not sexual active

Yeast vaginitis?: Genital warts can appear (or reappear) months or years after catching HPV. Howver, warts don't itch; if you have warts, it's not the only problem. Vulvar itching is most suggestive of a vaginal yeast infection, which is much more common in women with diabetes. This could also indicate your diabetes is not under as good control as it could be. See your doctor and take it from there. Good luck! ...Read more

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My clitoris has been red for months, labia minora is also red and swollen. Was itchy but treated with canesten pessary. Still very red, help please?

Ouch: Sounds very uncomfortable. Please see a doctor for an exam and some good help, after "months" you need a diagnosis on the redness/itching before trying further treatment. ...Read more

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Labia minora itchy & swollen. One side has piece of minora size of a peanut m&m sticking out past labia majora. Has happened before doesn't last long?

Labia minora itchy & swollen. One side has piece of minora size of a peanut m&m sticking out past labia majora. Has happened before doesn't last long?

Vaginal itching: Vaginal itching can be caused by yeast, herpes, poor lubrication during intercourse and other causes. Lumps, bumps and blisters require an exam to determine the cause and treatment. Schedule a visit with an obgyn for evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a itchy rash on my labia minora, I had a yeast infestion weeks ago, if this part of it. I have try vagisil.

I have a itchy rash on my labia minora, I had a yeast infestion weeks ago, if this part of it. I have try vagisil.

Rash: Yeast infection usually doesn't cause rash on the outside but rather discharge and itchy feeling on the inside. I suggest that you be seen for further input. ...Read more

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Hi. I'm 25 f.I'm suffering from some infection on my labia minora. It is swollen itchy tender & I can feel tiny eruptions on it wid. Plz help?

Hi. I'm 25 f.I'm suffering from some infection on my labia minora. It is swollen itchy tender & I can feel tiny eruptions on it wid. Plz help?

See Gyn Doc.: Best to be seen by your gyn physician for examination, accurate diagnosis (may require cultures) an appropriate treatment. Best not to “self treat”. ...Read more

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My labia minora is been very itchy for three days now. I have no smelly discharge. I am 20 and sexually active with one partner (condoms all the time).

Yeast: Vulvar and vaginal itching is frequently from yeast overgrowth. Topical vagisil otc can help with the itching and Monistat derm is helpful for external yeast for an otc treatment. If these fail, prescription antifungal antibiotics may be required. ...Read more

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Dry spell a 1/2 days after period (3 days late, not preg.). Now accompanied with an itchy labia minora and an itchy clitoral hood. What could this be?

Dry spell a 1/2 days after period (3 days late, not preg.). Now accompanied with an itchy labia minora and an itchy clitoral hood. What could this be?

Several things: Yeast infections are the most common cause of vaginal itching. Yeast medications are available over the counter. Trichomoniasis and herpes are two stds which can cause itching and pain in the vagina. Schedule a visit to help narrow down the problem if you do not improve with over the counter yeast cream ...Read more

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WateryClear odorless vaginal discharge and itchiness and redness, rash on labia minora. Second time in month. I have a single partner, he has no sympt?

WateryClear odorless vaginal discharge and itchiness and redness, rash on labia minora. Second time in month. I have a single partner, he has no sympt?

MD must see: You need to see a GYN MD so that your symptoms can be accurately evaluated and treated. Vulvar and labial rashes can be caused by many entities. ...Read more

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My gyn isn't available till next week. I'm pregnant, my labia minora was itchy, now it's dry. I just noticed a cut on each side of my inner labia. Highly doubt it's an std. What can I do to alleviate the discomfort? Any diagnosis? Thanks

My gyn isn't available till next week. I'm pregnant, my labia minora was itchy, now it's dry. I just noticed a cut on each side of my inner labia. Highly doubt it's an std. What can I do to alleviate the discomfort? Any diagnosis? Thanks

Discomfort: A yeast infection, an herpetic lesion may cause this, you have to see your gyn for further evaluation ; however a local anesthetic such as ambesol may help with the discomfort, it may sting at first when you apply it, do not apply too much. ...Read more

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Vagina is red with some itchy bumps on labia minora. Sometimes my vagina feels kinda numb or swollen. I have white odorless discharge. What is this?

Vagina is red with some itchy bumps on labia minora. Sometimes my vagina feels kinda numb or swollen. I have white odorless discharge. What is this?

Probably: This is probably seborrheic dermatitis or intertrigo. Please see your dermatologist or gynecologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. It could be other things also. ...Read more