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Labia Minora Boil Causes
Having a boil on inner labia. Red. 1cm. Started hurting on urination. Bartholin's cyst, endometriosis in labia minora, or anything else? What is cause?
See answer: An infected Bartholin's or sebaceous cyst would be most likely and occur in inner part of labia minora. An infected skene's duct cyst occurs adjacent to opening of urethra. Treatment: moist heat and antibiotics may cure an infected gland/small abscess. However, as a rule, the larger the abscess, the less chance that antibiotics alone will be effective and incision/drainage by md will be required. ...Read more
A small red boil on labia minora without symptoms like pain, swallen, itch. Do I need to see doc? Am scared of painful tests. Ok to leave it for now?
Tough to say: Without an exam, it is difficult to give you any advice on your issue, as if it an infected cyst or boil, then it may need treatment by a dr. Do not be afraid to at the least get it properly diagnosed, so a discussion can be forthcoming on any treatment options. Best wishes. ...Read more
Having a red boil in labia minora. 1cm. I had painful urination yesterday and went away soon, but still have the boil. Is it ok to leave it?
See answer: Would recommend continue to monitor and apply moist heat or warm tub bath (s) to help either "draw out" the infection or help it get smaller over the next 7-10 days. Since at some point you should be examined by your gyne md, I would recommend you contact him/her or their nurse for any further recommendations regarding treatment and follow-up. If a bartholin's gland cyst, high rate of recurrence. ...Read more
Swollen Labia Minora: Swollen labia can be arise from congenital causes, vascular, lymphatic, tumor, infection, trauma from intercourse, cyst enlargement, varicocoele, hidradenitis, fasciitis, and many other causes. It is best to see your gynecologist for an exam. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
With sexual arousal, you get engorgement of the labia, clitoris, vagina, and uterus. The increased blood flow helps supply the needed nutrients for the sperm as they swim to their goal.
This swelling may cause your labia to be more painful.
Try different positions to see if you can be more comfortable. ...Read more
Depends: Your young to get atrophic vaginitis, which is often caused by a lack of or deficiency in hormones that aide in vaginal lubrication/moisture. Certain infections may cause dryness and irritation, so best to get evaluated and see what the best tx would be. In the mean time, use basic lubricants (medicated vaseline. Ky jelly, etc.) during any intercourse to avoid pain and irritation. Best wishes. ...Read more
I have whitish excessive non foul smelling vaginal secretions and my labia minora has two whitish lumps on it. What can be the cause?
I have bumps all my labia minora, they don't itch, they don't cause any form of pain, they are under the skin and are whitish? What is it?
Probably normal.: Could be normal anatomy in this area--especially if they are very tiny and don't change over time. You should see your doctor to make sure it isn't anything like hpv warts, an infected or in-grown hair follicle or a clogged duct from a sweat gland. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I feel small bumps on the inside of my labia minora what could it be I was wondering if it was the soap that I use which causes the irriatation?
See derm: A dermatologist can tell you what this is, but you may need a biopsy. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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