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Tiny bump on labial mucosa, felt by tongue. Does not look irradiated nor red and it's not a canker sore. I used to get lots of canker sores as kid. No white coating. Doc appt in 3 weeks. Cancer?
Recovery time?: This varies. What do you mean by recovery? No more discomfort or complete healing? Up to a week for the discomfort and perhaps 2-3 weeks for complete healing of the wound. ...Read more
I have recently noticed I have black labial spots...What causes them and will they need to be removed?
I shave my pubic area ever so often and my skin appears to be getting darker on the outer labial. is there any crean to lighten the skin?
Surgical separation: Labial adhesions or vaginal synechia where labia of both sides get adherent in midline , causing urinary symptoms , seen in prepubertial females , surgically dissected and separated , also occasionally seen in sexually inactive females and elderly. Initial non surgical treatment done with estrogen ; steroid creams ...Read more
YES: YES. Consult an OB-GYN for evaluation and definitive treatment. ...Read more
For labial/vertical hymen type which its opening extends from 12 o'clock to 6 o'clock, from where does it rupture when it's broken?And does it bleed?
The hymen : The hymen is a circular ring near the opening of the vagina. Contrary to popular cultural mythology most hymenal rings are open just fine the first time someone has intercourse. It stretches and tears at various spots that are likely unrecognizable to the untrained eye. Overthinking the appearance of the hymenal ring is likely to be unproductive. ...Read more
FLAKY NASOLABIALS: This may be seborrheic dermatitis. With no photo i cannot be sure. Shampoo your scalp (yes, scalp) daily with a tar shampoo. Use an o-t-c Hydrocortisone cream daily for a couple of weeks (only). Find out which foods may be causing it; then eliminate them. Cut out stress. If no better, see a dermatologist. Best luck! ...Read more
Herpes or other ?: A herpes infection of the labia is painful, and appears as a single or cluster of shallow ulcers which are sensitive to touch (clothing or liquids). Get this tested by your health care professional, and if it is herpes, get the subtype identified , as some may require additional testing as they are more serious over time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stings at the anterior labial commisure. What can it be? Sometimes it will get itchy when touched.
Can I get ocular herpes from a person with labial herpes? If I get in contact with his secretions?
WHY??: Why ask this? Herpes on the face [labial] is usually type 1. Most adults already carry this virus and therefore cannot catch it anew from another person. Eye infections from it are serious but not common. Oral and topical anti-virals are very effective. If you wish to define your vulnerability you can get a blood test to see if you carry hsv-1 and/ or hsv-2. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer