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


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Is it normal to have tiny white clusters of bumps on labia minora?

Is it normal to have tiny white clusters of bumps on labia minora?

See GYN: If this is a new development, see your GYN who can assess your skin and discuss if anything is worrisome
Best wishes
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Is herpes is the only diagnosis for bumps on labia minora?

Is herpes is the only diagnosis for bumps on labia minora?

No: It is possible that you have a small sebaceous cysts. 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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I want to know if herpes is the only diagnosis for bumps on labia minora?

I want to know if herpes is the only diagnosis for bumps on labia minora?

No: There are a few other possibilities. Warts, plugged pores, and other things. If the bumps have lasted several day and not ulcerated. It may not be herpes. See a doctor and find out. ...Read more

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Fine, really tiny fleshed colored bumps on labia minora (dark ones; I'm black) and vestibule (pink ones). Is this normal or should I look into it?

Fine, really tiny fleshed colored bumps on labia minora (dark ones; I'm black) and vestibule (pink ones). Is this normal or should I look into it?

Depends on size.: Any new lumps or bumps on the vaginal area should undergo an examination by your pediatrician or your gynecologist. They could just be benign skin tags or they could be signs of genital warts. See your doctor soon and consider getting vaccinated for HPV. ...Read more

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I have 2 bumps on labia minora. Not white/red, not pusy, somewhat painful, comes normally before period. Are they cysts? How can I stop them?

I have 2 bumps on labia minora. Not white/red, not pusy, somewhat painful, comes normally before period. Are they cysts? How can I stop them?

Unsure without exam: Those growths have to be seen to be categorized by the MD preferably a GYN MD. Otherwise, it would be speculation to diagnosis the problem from this vantage point. ...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

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What is this shiny bump in my labia minora?

What is this shiny bump in my labia minora?

Bump in Labia: Could be due to so many etiologies. Could be wart vs cyst. This needs evaluation by a doctor. ...Read more

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I have like stand of bump, one little bump on the right side, labia minora dark in color. Please help me.

I have like stand of bump, one little bump on the right side, labia minora dark in color. Please help me.

Have it looked at: Although it is not too likely to be anything of real concern, it is impossible to properly evaluate this sort of thing based on such a description. Your physician needs to look at it. ...Read more

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I have these bumps on my inner labia minora. They are rounded on the ends and have seperate bases. There are a lot of them and haven't changed. They a?

I have these bumps on my inner labia minora. They are rounded on the ends and have seperate bases. There are a lot of them and haven't changed. They a?

Requires GYN exam: And direct observation. Cannot be diagnosed online; however, suggestive of condyloma acuminata from HPV infection. See your GYN asap. ...Read more

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What might a 0.3 inch bump on the labia minora be cause by?

What might a 0.3 inch bump on the labia minora be cause by?

Possibilities: Common possibilities out of many are inclusion cyst, wart, herpes, or minor injury. ...Read more

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I have a small bump under skin on the right side of labia minora. It doesn't hurt and comes and go. I never had this problem before?

I have a small bump under skin on the right side of labia minora. It doesn't hurt and comes and go. I never had this problem before?

It's usually a: Hidradenoma, which is a benign sweling 'bump' which comes up in the genital and axilayry area, this some hormonal affected. If it goes and comes with out becoming infected slow it subside without disturbing it. ...Read more

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Bump on my upper inner labia minora. It started off as a hard small bump, and I kept messing with it and it has become bigger. Herpes?

Bump on my upper inner labia minora. It started off as a hard small bump, and I kept messing with it and it has become bigger. Herpes?

Needs evaluation: 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. We need to see what it is you are referring to before any treatment options can be discussed. An Obgyn should be able to provide some direction after visualizing the area. ...Read more

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I by chance noticed a hard bump in my linner labia minora when I was wiping, it doesn't hurt or itch, could that be herpes? I'm scared.

I by chance noticed a hard bump in my linner labia minora when I was wiping, it doesn't hurt or itch, could that be herpes? I'm scared.

Bartholin cyst: What you described suggests blockage of the duct of a gland. There is no urgency, and you can wait to discuss it with your doctor at your next visit.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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I have a small painless, flesh colored bump on inside of labia minora. It doesn't itch, hurt, no odor or discharge. Smooth to the touch.?

Maybe a wart: Could be nothing at all, a skin tag. Could be a genital wart. They are very common, so common things being common that's probably what it is. A gynecologist could take a look and tell you for sure. ...Read more

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I have a small bump on my labia minora it's right on the edge on the left side. It doesn't hurt or itch infact it doesn't bother me at all.

I have a small bump on my labia minora it's right on the edge on the left side. It doesn't hurt or itch infact it doesn't bother me at all.

Probably nothing...: To worry about, but I would still let a doctor take a look. It is common to get small sebaceous cysts and also ingrown hairs that can look like bumps or pimples. But you want to make sure it's not an STD so have an exam to be safe. ...Read more

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Labia minora is rough & has tiny little bumps everywhere? Is a rough labia normal? Pain during deep positions with sex & spotting afterwards?

Labia minora is rough & has tiny little bumps everywhere? Is a rough labia normal? Pain during deep positions with sex & spotting afterwards?

See below: Roughness of labia is normal. Try using a lubricant like K-Y jelly before sex. If that does not help, it would be prudent to consult your doctor for an internal examination.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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I have a number bump on my labia minora and it feels like a miskito bite it appeared after I came from an outdoor picnic what should I do to treat it?

I have a number bump on my labia minora and it feels like a miskito bite it appeared after I came from an outdoor picnic what should I do to treat it?

Needs evaluation: 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. We need to see what it is you are referring to before any treatment options can be discussed. An Obgyn should be able to provide some direction after visualizing the area. ...Read more

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I have a single little red bump on the right side of my labia minora it s hard for me to see because of its location from what I can tell it might hav?

I have a single little red bump on the right side of my labia minora it s hard for me to see because of its location from what I can tell it might hav?

Could be a staph inf: Could be a pustule from staphylococcus infection. If not going away with gentle pressure and expressure of the pus, consult ur dr, if you are still symptomatic with pain/increasing swelling/fecer/burning wen you urinate. If you have any antibiotic cream like bactroban/bacitracin-unexpired one you can apply twice a day for 3-4 days. ...Read more

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I found this tiny bump inside labia minora about 5 wks ago. No pain no itching. It doesn't bother me. What could this be?

I found this tiny bump inside labia minora about 5 wks ago. No pain no itching. It doesn't bother me. What could this be?

Few ideas: Typically these bumps could be sebaceous cysts, they could be little condylomas (from HPV exposure), they can also be skin tags, or an allergic reaction. A picture is worth 1000 words, so see a doctor if you're worried at all that it could be an STD as you would want to be checked thoroughly, if you've possibly had unprotected intercourse. Best of luck ...Read more

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Bumps on the inside of the labia minora they don't itch my obgyn checked them and said it's normal. Is it normal to have bumps?

Bumps on the inside of the labia minora they don't itch my obgyn checked them and said it's normal. Is it normal to have bumps?

Needs an exam: Without an examination there is no good way to answer this. Often I find patients who come in with these kinds of concerns usually have totally normal anatomy. They are simply unfamiliar with how things look. Any obgyn would be happy to take a look for you and confirm what the other doctor told you ...Read more

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I have bumps on the inside of my labia minora they look exactly like vulvar vestibulae papillomatosis. What else could they be?!

I have bumps on the inside of my labia minora they look exactly like vulvar vestibulae papillomatosis. What else could they be?!

Could be: They are pretty common and they often are misdiagnosed as genital warts. They are a variation of normal anatomy and do not require treatment ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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What is occasional bump on labia minora, at first hurts to wipe then just hurts. Will pop when I wipe or I pop it, filled with pus little blood.

What is occasional bump on labia minora, at first hurts to wipe then just hurts. Will pop when I wipe or I pop it, filled with pus little blood.

Blocked gland: Most likely this is a blocked gland. Sweaty rubbing like sex or exercise can cause the pore opening that drains the gland to get clogged. The fluid inside backs up and can get infected. Hair follicles can also get infected and cause bumps that come and go and drain pus and blood. ...Read more