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Mole On Labia
I had a punch biopsy to remove mole on labia majora my dr gave me antibiotic ointment that expired 3years ago. I didn't know until 4days after using it?
Expired: A product loses its effectiveness after the expiration date. One should contact the physician for a recommendation as to what product should be applied to a healing wound. For example, a topical antibacterial or vaseline to name a couple of possibilities. ...Read more
I have a dark mole on my labia and today I noticed it's grown. No pain or itching. Should I be worried? I am!
I found a black mole on my labia minora. It can't be looked at for three weeks. Is there something it could be other than melanoma?
I've recently discovered a pretty big size mole on my labia and I'm getting pretty worried about it. It doesn't look like an STD or STI.
I'm 18 and I have always had a mole on my outer labia, it is dark, circular and quite big. Should I have it checked out?
Most likely not:
If the mole you have is since birth and is not getting bigger, or changing its color, it is most likely benign and there is no need to worry about it, especially if it has regular borders.
Only if you notice that the borders are becoming irregular or the color is changing or the size is getting bigger, then you need to check it. ...Read more
I have a small light brown mole on my inner labia RIGHT next to my clitoris (~1/16 inch away). My derm recommended biopsying/removing it - but I am concerned about nerve damage and/or pain. Should I be seeing a gyn/onc doc or other surgeon for this?
I'm 19 a 0, 5 cm flat dark brown oval mole-like spot suddenly appear on my outer labia is it normal?
If you are sexually active, it may be a wart. It would be prudent to see your doctor as it is not feasible to know what the lesion is without examining it.
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Practice safe sex.
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I'm 18. I've noticed this dark spot approx 0.5 CM in diameter on my labia minora. It's not a mole, or raised or hurtful or growing. Is it normal?
No way to know...: ...Without direct examination by an expert, preferably a dermatologist. It could very well be a mole if there are no symptoms, but there are lots of other possibilities. Someone needs to look at it. ...Read more
Had mole removed by my dermatologist on labia. I read that mole removal due to inflammation can increase risk of cancer later? Is this true? Scared
21 year old girl, sexually active. I have unsafe sex with the same partner. On my inner labia appeared a little mole that don't change, is it dangerous?
Unlikely: The mole is unlikely serious. However keep an eye on it. If it changes in size or color get checked. ...Read more
Have what I thought were varicosities but OBGYN thinks are regular moles on labia. I saw also a new small mole on perineum. I'm 30 and 9.5m postpartum?
I have a mole on my lady part. The outer labia I guess is the term. Should I talk to a gynecologist about getting it removed or a dermatologist?
I just had a baby and now have 4 small bumps on my labia. They are all on 1 side and look like moles. They don't hurt. What are they and can I get rid?
Cysts: Unfortunately you have not given us any information about yourself, not even your age let alone any pictures or medical history to enable a relevant response. However, you may be describing Bartholin's gland cysts which are fluid-filled cysts that form on the Bartholin's gland. I recommend consulting your Gyn for exam and treatment. ...Read more
OBGYNs saw dark spots/moles on my labia/perineum & said all OK. Showed to derm & said they're normal hormonal changes & no worry? I am 10m pp. Normal?
Follow advice: Two separate doctors who examined you declared the spots to be harmless. It is not feasible to do better in this forum. ...Read more
New moles/dark spots on labia. Don't know how long they've been there. Some look like blood blisters others don't. I'm 10m postpartum. Scared cancer.
Can trauma cause moles or something looks like moles? I have something looks like atypical mole after I picking off a hard brown scale on my vulva.
Mouth lesion: Brown scale on uvula is atypical as the membrane is usually wet. The fact there was scaling and now a pigmented lesion merits a direct examination and possible biopsy. I f the lesion is there for more than few days do not mess with it, get it evaluated by ENT MD ...Read more
I have a mole on the very tip of my vulva. Had it for years but it's been flat. Lately it has raised abd for the past few days has really been painful?
Suspicious mole: You should have this looked at by your physician as soon as possible. You may need a biopsy. ...Read more
I have had a flat dark mole on my vulva for years. I'm 22 and noticed it changed it is raised and lighter?
Biopsy: Most such lesions turn out to be benign however you really can never be certain without sending it to a pathologist for microscopic examination. A good rule of thumb: if a lesion is changing in size, shape, color, texture, thickness etc, it should be biopsied. ...Read more
Recently discovered a birthmark/mole looking spot on my vulva. Not sure how long it's been there. Irregular borders and a little darker than my skin?
Have it checked: Best to have it checked by a dermatologist. Dermatologists are trained to look at all skin, no matter where on the body it is. ...Read more
Had a vulva biopsy on a mole on the outside of my vagina six weeks ago with dissolvable stitches-it was benign. When will sex be normal? Sex is still irritating-is there sexual function loss in this
Should not be: With a simple mole removal, it should not interfere with sexual function. Furthermore your wounds should be sufficiently healed at six weeks to permit normal sex. Hypersensitivity or mild numbness immediately around the incision may be normal. However what you are describing does not sound typical. See your surgeon. ...Read more
Had a vulva biopsy on a mole, something went wrong, I have elevated skin that is painful- I was told it was not a keloid scar, but may need to see a plastic surgeon- what happened to result in this..
I had a vulva biopsy on a mole, something went wrong, I have elevated skin that is painful- I was told it was not a keloid scar, but may need to see a plastic surgeon- what happened to result in this?
We all heal differently, and if you had a full-thickness biopsy that was left to heal itself, it has likely scarred in.
A revision - removing the scar and closing the wound with dissolving stitches - may well take care of it. ...Read more
Half dozen dark purple pin head sized dots on labia. My gyno said nothing about them. Are they dangerous or possibly some sort of cancer?
Need for examination: It is not feasible to provide an opinion without examining the lesions. Since your gyno who examined the "dots" is not concerned, you may discuss it with him/her at the next visit. ...Read more
I had a small hard ball form a white head on my inner labia. I pressed it and it pusses and bled now is almost gone. Was this a infected glad? Normal?
This could have: Been from any of a number of things including STDs. It would be best to get checked out by your health care provider to exclude more serious conditions. ...Read more
I noticed my entire vaginal area and anal area has turned black in color. I have some pin head size "bumps" that itch on 1 labia.
Get checked: You need to see your GYN and get examined. STD also needs be assessed. ...Read more