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Can I put neosporin on my labia minora?

Can I put neosporin on my labia minora?

Neosporin: Neosporin is not harmful if used on the labia minora but has limited value. This is not a medication that Obgyns would prescribe for labial problems. The most important step is to determine what is wrong that makes you feel that you need Neosporin. If there is a bump or blister on the genitals then this should be evaluated by a doctor to determine the cause and treatment ...Read more

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Is it ok to put neosporin on my labia minora and clitoral hood?

Is it ok to put neosporin on my labia minora and clitoral hood?

Safe but...: That is safe but why? If you have a painful blistered area there you need to evaluated and tested for herpes. ...Read more

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I have a cut on my inner labia majora...can I put Neosporin on it?

I have a cut on my inner labia majora...can I put Neosporin on it?

Yes you can: Yes you can apply neosporin without any problems. You can apply up to three times a day if you need to. ...Read more

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Abscess on inner thigh ±1 cm. Area around is red&tender. No pus yet. Causing discomfort when walking. What to do to get the pus out? Will neosporin help?

Abscess on inner thigh ±1 cm. Area around is red&tender. No pus yet. Causing discomfort when walking. What to do to get the pus out? Will neosporin help?

See MD: Neosporin will not help. You need to go to see your doctor to see what it is- lymphadenitis vs abscess vs other. Antibiotic should help. If there is a large abscess and if antibiotic does not help-then incision and drainage may be needed- in addition to antibiotic. But go to see your doctor first. ...Read more

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I have a horrible itch around my inner and outer libia. The inner libia seems inflated. Please help. It's unbearable.

I have a horrible itch around my inner and outer libia. The inner libia seems inflated. Please help. It's unbearable.

It sounds like....: You have a yeast infection. This is easily treated with any number of anti-yeast or "anti-fungal' medications which I believe are even easily available in india. ...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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I was suggested I'm suffering from yeast infection. However apart from bad itch & inner libia swelling there is no abnormal discharge/smell. Plz help.

I was suggested I'm suffering from yeast infection. However apart from bad itch & inner libia swelling there is no abnormal discharge/smell. Plz help.

Sounds like yeast: Yeast infection can lead to itching, sometimes burning with urination, and white thick discharge but typically is not foul-smelling. For some women, it works to try over the counter anti-yeast medicine and go to a health provider for examination if it doesn't get better in a few days. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a pimple on the inner labia minora? If so, how long does it take to heal/ go away?

Is it possible to have a pimple on the inner labia minora? If so, how long does it take to heal/ go away?

Yes: Anywhere you have hair you can have pimple like problems that start in the glands at the base of the hair. Heat applications can help these drain and heal. Once they drain, healing occurs in 1-2wks. ...Read more

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Many tiny buds like taste buds, but a little bit larger appeared on my inner labia minora. No pain nor itchy. Is that normal?

Many tiny buds like taste buds, but a little bit larger appeared on my inner labia minora. No pain nor itchy. Is that normal?

Dermatology: Sorry you are having a problem. Full sexually transmitted disease testing indicated. You may or may not have some genital warts. ...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 have a pea sized hard, painful to the touch lump on the very upper tip of my inner labia minora and sometimes itchibg and pus formation?

Cyst/infection: Sounds like small painful type of cyst that may be infected. May need warms saoks along with oral antibiotic...would see your gyn ...Read more

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Please help me, I have really long inner vagina lips or 'labia minora'. Will this cause any problems?

Please help me, I have really long inner vagina lips or 'labia minora'. Will this cause any problems?

Not a problem: The labia come in many shapes, sizes and colorations. Having long labia minora is a normal variation and will not affect your sensation, sexuality or sexual function. Some consider these to be a mark of beauty and some are upset by this. If this bothers you, and it should not, then see your gynecologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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I am experiencing painless fleshy genital bumps. They are only on my inner labia minora. They haven't grown or multiplied since I noticed them?

I am experiencing painless fleshy genital bumps. They are only on my inner labia minora. They haven't grown or multiplied since I noticed them?

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. You may be seeing normal glands. ...Read more

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Noticed That My Inner Labia Minora Looked Swollen, There Looks Like There's 2 Red Little Pimples There, What Is This??

Noticed That My Inner Labia Minora Looked Swollen, There Looks Like There's 2 Red Little Pimples There, What Is This??

Hard to say: It's always hard to tell what something is without seeing it. It is common to get plugged moisture glands in that area, that would look like pimples. But to really answer the question, a doctor needs to see the rash and to know more information. You can contact us at Healthtap. Com or see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have white fleshy bumps on the inner of my labia minora and the lips of my majora. They look like chicken skin when I spread it out. No pain.

I have white fleshy bumps on the inner of my labia minora and the lips of my majora. They look like chicken skin when I spread it out. No pain.

Make an appointment: Since I am not there to see the condition I would recommend seeing a doctor. You can also make an appointment at my office since I am in san diego, but I would have to see the condition to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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1 lesion on each side of inner labia minora after every time I have sex. Always in the same spot. Not bumpy or blister-like, more like a cut. What is this?

1 lesion on each side of inner labia minora after every time I have sex. Always in the same spot. Not bumpy or blister-like, more like a cut. What is this?

Examination: Without seeing the area we can not be certain. Herpes and yeast should be ruled out first. Underlying skin disorders like lichen sclerosis are possible. Frictional injuries from intercourse are another. Vaginal lubricant should help if this is the issue. Show the area in question to your obgyn for a more definitive evaluation ...Read more

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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?

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

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1 Open sore like ulcer on inner labia minora for 8 days with white layor only pain when touch not spreading no discharge smell or itching. How to heal?

1 Open sore like ulcer on inner labia minora for 8 days with white layor only pain when touch not spreading no discharge smell or itching. How to heal?

See a GYN MD: Since the open sore has been present for 8 days then it has had time to heal on its' own by now. See A GYN MD and find out what the sore is and how best to get it healed. ...Read more

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My gyn isn't available till next week. I'm pregnant, my labia minora was itchy, now it's dry. I just noticed a cut on each side of my inner labia. Highly doubt it's an std. What can I do to alleviate the discomfort? Any diagnosis? Thanks

My gyn isn't available till next week. I'm pregnant, my labia minora was itchy, now it's dry. I just noticed a cut on each side of my inner labia. Highly doubt it's an std. What can I do to alleviate the discomfort? Any diagnosis? Thanks

Discomfort: A yeast infection, an herpetic lesion may cause this, you have to see your gyn for further evaluation ; however a local anesthetic such as ambesol may help with the discomfort, it may sting at first when you apply it, do not apply too much. ...Read more

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Inner labia minora has painful red spots that bleed just a little. Used a dull razor last time I shaved. I don't believe I've been exposed to a std.

Inner labia minora has painful red spots that bleed just a little. Used a dull razor last time I shaved. I don't believe I've been exposed to a std.

Ouch!: The "dull razor" didn't just shave the outer labia majora, but also nicked the inner labia minora which are very sensitive with nerve endings and vascular. A GYN MD needs to exam the area to make sure it doesn't get infected. By the way, there are depilatory creams made specifically for removing hair in this area to avoid future dull razors in "sharp" areas. ...Read more

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I have a pea sized red bump with a yellow centre on my inner labia minora. Pimple or sebaceous cyst? It popped but the yellow centre came back.

I have a pea sized red bump with a yellow centre on my inner labia minora. Pimple or sebaceous cyst? It popped but the yellow centre came back.

Cyst?: A recurrent lesion like this, if in the same spot each time, suggests a cyst, e.g. a blocked sebaceous or mucus gland. (You seem to ve aware of this possibility, since you selected 3 different kinds of cyst among your topic tags.) Best to see a doctor; minor surgery (opening it to drain, perhaps cautery) probably would prevent future recurrences. ...Read more