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My labia minors are very different in size?

My labia minors are very different in size?

Normal variation: Everyone has some difference between the left side and the right side, and the asymmetry can even be quite obvious, but that's still normal. The labia minora can be smooth or rough/ridged on the outer edge and have various amounts of pigmentation. The Wikipedia page is actually quite informative as well. Https://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Labia_minora ...Read more

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


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My labia minora is of different sizes; one side is bigger. Is it normal?

My labia minora is of different sizes; one side is bigger. Is it normal?

Asymmetry is normal: There is no standard as to what labia should look like. It is what you are comfortable with. If you experience pain, discomfort in clothing, with activity or during intercourse or have frequest utis and yeast infections then you may want to look into labiaplasty. Please do not feel that there is a "normal" labia. ...Read more

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I have this cyst-like growth on my left labia minora that is the size of a small peanut which is white and very painful. How can I treat this at home?

I have this cyst-like growth on my left labia minora that is the size of a small peanut which is white and very painful. How can I treat this at home?

Below: You might try warm baths, 3-4 times per day, to get moist heat to the area. Also could use moist packs instead.
Many times this will help reduce the swelling, but if this is not effective, or there is pain, worsening, then an exam will be needed. ...Read more

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Hi I have a bump on my labia minora. I've had this before, it started very small the size of one grain of salt. Then became larger. By the time I went?

Hi I have a bump on my labia minora. I've had this before, it started very small the size of one grain of salt. Then became larger. By the time I went?

Recommendation: If this bump getting bigger, it make sense to go to the GYN. It's may be go away, but we can not answer on this question not seeng it. Be reasonable. ...Read more

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Small half pea sized flesh colored hard bump on labia minora no itch or odor had unprotected sex 2 weeks ago what could this be? I've had it for 6days

Small half pea sized flesh colored hard bump on labia minora no itch or odor had unprotected sex 2 weeks ago what could this be? I've had it for 6days

See your Ob Gyn: Could be a number of things. A skin tag, mole, inclusion cyst, condyloma (wart), moluscum contaigiosum (a transient infection caused by a pox virus) to name a few. These are treatable so see your doctor. ...Read more

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About a week ago, I noticed a small pea sized black lump on my labia minora near my urethral opening. What is this?

About a week ago, I noticed a small pea sized black lump on my labia minora near my urethral opening. What is this?

Gyn exam: Without a vaginal exam, I suggest a GYN evaluation: this may be a cyst, gowth or infection; however, must be examined. ...Read more

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I had a small pea sized bump appear on the right outter side of my labia overnight. Its very tender & my right inguinal nodes are painful to touch.

I had a small pea sized bump appear on the right outter side of my labia overnight. Its very tender & my right inguinal nodes are painful to touch.

Inf Bartholian cyst: Most likely you have infected cyst, need antibiotics and drainage of cyst (abscess) and get relief. Please see your gyn doctor or go to er. ...Read more

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Small half pea sized tender to the touch bump in labia minora no itch or odor I've had it for 6 days hasn't gotten bigger had unprotected 2 weeks ago?

Small half pea sized tender to the touch bump in labia minora no itch or odor I've had it for 6 days hasn't gotten bigger had unprotected 2 weeks ago?

Lump on Labia minora: This could be a simple scar from minor injury or small inclusion cyst. However, there are various potential STDs that may also be responsible and would require an exam and possible culture. It is important to evaluate these possibilities with an examination. ...Read more

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I have a small pea sized lump on my left labia majora near the top just below the level of the clitoris- it is immobile and doesn't hurt. What's this?

I have a small pea sized lump on my left labia majora near the top just below the level of the clitoris- it is immobile and doesn't hurt. What's this?

Retention cyst: If you are sexually active, then you better see your PCP for examination. Many STDs can present with a small bump. If no history of sex contact then this may be a simple retention cyst. ...Read more

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I have a painful red lump on my labia majora and there's two small white dots on top, so im positive there's puss inside. Its about the size of a dime.

I have a painful red lump on my labia majora and there's two small white dots on top, so im positive there's puss inside. Its about the size of a dime.

See your Doctor: An abscess is a tender mass generally surrounded by a colored area from pink to deep red. Abscesses are often easy to feel by touching. The middle of an abscess is full of pus and debris.

http://www. Webmd. Com/a-to-z-guides/abscess#1 ...Read more

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Small flesh colored lump on outer labia that is shrinking in size and occasionally itchy. Neg on both type specific herpes test. Ideas? Had clear pap.

Small flesh colored lump on outer labia that is shrinking in size and occasionally itchy. Neg on both type specific herpes test. Ideas? Had clear pap.

Benign lesion: Could be a multitude of benign lesions such a s a simple cyst, or even an acne like lesion, etc. Hsv negative, so that is good and the fact that it is shrinking is also good. Have the dr. Monitor the are and hopefully it will resolve in time. ...Read more

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Pink pea bump/lump on labia majora. Began small & white, extracted thick white stuff. Grew to current size in ~2 weeks. Itchy, firm. Sound cancerous?

Pink pea bump/lump on labia majora. Began small & white, extracted thick white stuff. Grew to current size in ~2 weeks. Itchy, firm. Sound cancerous?

Need to examine: What you described is consistent with a Bartholin cyst. It is not cancerous. It could get infected and be painful and troublesome. There is no urgency, but you should discuss it with your doctor at the next visit.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat 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 small pea size lump under the skin on my labia above and to the left of the clit. It is bruised red and tender. What would cause this?

I have a small pea size lump under the skin on my labia above and to the left of the clit. It is bruised red and tender. What would cause this?

Bartholin's Gland: Normally, these glands maintain labial moisture and sex lubrication. You never know they're there until they get blocked up or infected like this, and then it can be horrible! You may have a visit with your fp or walk-in clinic to confirm and try antibiotics; but, the worst-case scenario would be that a surgical excision may be necessary. ...Read more

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Small pimple sized purplish bump on labia majora. Zero chance of std risk. Shaving? Irritation from spin class or running? No pain, itching etc.

Small pimple sized purplish bump on labia majora. Zero chance of std risk. Shaving? Irritation from spin class or running? No pain, itching etc.

See remark: If it is recent, apply heat to area, or take a warm bath,
If you have topical antibiotic ointment, apply to area'
If lesion does not subside, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What can I do for really large labia minor?

What can I do for really large labia minor?

Labiaplasty: Labiaplasty is also known as labia minora reduction or partial vulvectomy. This is considered a controversial procedure by many but multi-center studies show a high satisfaction rate. Of course there are risks to any procedure but these tend to be low compared with other elective procedures. Meet with a qualified professional or visit labiaplastydoc. Com for before/after photographs. ...Read more

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Why could my inner labia minor be swollen?

Why could my inner labia minor be swollen?

Not: If the labia are swollen after sex, it may be due to inadequate lubrication of the vulva & vagina during intercourse. This is related to estrogen production & at 38, there may be some ovarian dysfunction occurring. However, there are problems that present with swollen labia that need to be evaluated by examination. If still present at 48 hours or so, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What can help to reduce swelling on one side of the minor labia?

What can help to reduce swelling on one side of the minor labia?

Ice will help: Though do you know why you have swelling there? Sometimes infection, cyst, or dermatitis can occur in that region, though most likely it is a cyst. If it is red and painful, it is more likely to be an infection. Please proceed to the nearest healthcare provider for proper examination and treatment. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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My labia minor is larger than usual brownish purple is this normsl?

My labia minor is larger than usual brownish purple is this normsl?

Could be...: Without pain, trauma or infection - I wouldn't worry too much. If this is the only notable area on your body with a change in pigment then it's likely ok- either way- if concerned or have pain, trauma or infection as mentionned- see you doctor for confirmation. :) good luck ...Read more

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How to calm labia minor lips from swelling?

How to calm labia minor lips from swelling?

Depends in cause: Is the swelling due to hormones, hernia, varicocoele, infection, trauma, tumor, simple hyperplasia...? As you can see there are many potential causes, treatment will depend on the cause.
Usually ice is the easiest first treatment followed by gentle compression with rest and oral nsaids and possible use of topical/oral arnica ointment or steroids. ...Read more

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What can I do if I have a pimple on labia minor?

What can I do if I have a pimple on labia minor?

See doctor: If it is painful or oozing, see your doctor or gyn. Could be many things - cyst, infection, allergic reaction, infestation. ...Read more

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What could cause a cyst under skin on labia minor?

What could cause a cyst under skin on labia minor?

Occluded gland: Most commonly this is due to an occluded gland but may be a traumatic inclusion cyst from sex, birth trauma or surgery. It may also be a small cyst or tumor that may require diagnostic biopsy or therapeutic incision and drainage or excision. Discuss with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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What can relieve itching and swelling in the labia minor?

What can relieve itching and swelling in the labia minor?

Depends on the cause: A yeast infection is pretty likely, in which case there are a lot of over the counter treatments that may help. However, there are many more options. Sex that is too dry, too long, too rough, penis too big, vagina too small, sex under water, infections, jock itch, allergy to condoms/spermicide etc. If the problem does not resolve, it is time to call your family doctor. ...Read more

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Ichey small lump inside labia minor can feel it but cannot see it?

Ichey small lump inside labia minor can feel it but cannot see it?

Possible infection: Should see you ob/gyn to be evaluated for possible infection, . ...Read more