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Open sore on vagina won't heal. I have herpes but not sexually transmitted kind. I'm under tremendous stress. May have hypothyroid also. Have the antibodies.

Open sore on vagina won't heal. I have herpes but not sexually transmitted kind. I'm under tremendous stress. May have hypothyroid also. Have the antibodies.

Maybe herpes...: Hmm... You have a misunderstanding about genital herpes. There is no such thing as "not sexually transmitted kind" of genital herpes. However, rarely causes prolonged open sores. Nevertheless, herpes is a possible cause if you have some sort of immune deficiency disease or are taking immune suppressing drugs. Work with your doctor on it; or maybe need infectious diseases consultation. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have a painful blister like open sore on my vagina there's also big painful lumps near it but not am open wound, tests came back negative for stds.

I have a painful blister like open sore on my vagina there's also big painful lumps near it but not am open wound, tests came back negative for stds.

Staph: I cannot be sure, but a painful skin lesion with swollen lymph nodes near by very well could be the very dangerous staph (known as mrsa). It must be seen and treated urgently.

Now as an aside there are twelve stds. What ones were you tested for? ...Read more

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What is the cause of the itchness and open painful water sore between the vagina and the anus

What is the cause of the itchness and open painful water sore between the vagina and the anus

Herpes?: Painful blisters around the anus or vagina are most often herpes sores. See your doctor when one of these blisters is present. ...Read more

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Open sore bumps and yellow fishy discharge around vagina. What is this?

Open sore bumps and yellow fishy discharge around vagina. What is this?

Hard to say for sure: Open sores is concerning for a herpes infection, or other std, or possibly skin abscesses. The fishy-smelling discharge is the classical description of bacterial vaginosis, but with a herpes infection, there may be an exudate (discharge) that develops. I cannot say for sure, but think you should be seen by a doctor. ...Read more

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Open sore bumps and yellow fishy discharge around vagina. Best medicine for this?

Open sore bumps and yellow fishy discharge around vagina. Best medicine for this?

Hard to say for sure: Could be a number of things, but need to have an examination done in order to determine the best treatment/medication needed. ...Read more

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Small bump on inner lip of my vagina. I didn't notice it at first then when I did I tried to pop it and now it's really sore and open. What is this?

Small bump on inner lip of my vagina. I didn't notice it at first then when I did I tried to pop it and now it's really sore and open. What is this?

Labia lumps: Can come from a list of things. Photos would help tremendously in better appreciating what you mean by a bump. If the mucosa is broken, topical antibiotics can help it heal faster - but if you are worsening with its use, you must see your primary doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a open sore in my inner lips of my vagina it's not sore and it's not leaking any fluid but could this be an std?

I have a open sore in my inner lips of my vagina it's not sore and it's not leaking any fluid but could this be an std?

YES: Unfortunately, it is impossible to tell you what the issue is without an examination. You should see your doctor and get the appropriate tests to find out the cause of the sore. ...Read more

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My outer vagina is really sore, why?

Not enough: Info to answer this. If not resolving - consider medical eval. ...Read more

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What causes a vagina to be raw and sore?

What causes a vagina to be raw and sore?

Raw sore vagina: There can be many causes of raw cand sore vagina. It could be due to inflammation, infection, sexually transmitted disease, effect of antibiotics and certain other meds. You needs to see your gynecologist to find out the cause and get proper treatment. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your vagina is sore?

What does it mean when your vagina is sore?

Infection: You need a speculum exam by you doctor to look for infections, ulcers, tumor growths, prolapse or any other anatomical abnormality. ...Read more

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Sore tip of vagina from wiping, what's wrong?

Sore tip of vagina from wiping, what's wrong?

Little dab will do u: A hair product called Brylcream used to have a advertising motto, "A little dab will do you." This is also true in your case whereby you can "dab" the vulva and not wipe so vigorously. If that doesn't resolve the problem, see a GYN MD to be examined for an abnormality in this area. ...Read more

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I have a black like sore by my vagina it hurts?

I have a black like sore by my vagina it hurts?

See your OB/Gyn: The vagina and vulva (area on the outside of the vaginal canal) can have many different lesions or colored bumps. Without seeing the lesion it is hard to know what it could be. A biopsy should be considered to remove if it persists. Moles, skin tags, STDs and even cancer like melanoma can cause these lesions. See your local doctor or gynecologist to assess and possibly remove. ...Read more

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What does it mean if the area around my vagina is sore?

Depends: If it bothers you please get evaluated by a doctor. Could be something from simple allergies, to sexually transmitted diseases. ...Read more

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Can you get a sore inside your vagina when you are a virgin?

Can you get a sore inside your vagina when you are a virgin?

Yes: Many 'sores' that develop in this area have nothing to do with sexual contact. ...Read more

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I am fifty my vagina is dry and sore. This is quite recent?

I am fifty my vagina is dry and sore. This is quite recent?

Menopause related: This is called vaginal dryness and atrophy. It results as your ovaries produce less estrogen, and eventually stop when you enter menopause. Ask your mother and sisters if you have any, about what age they began to experience symptoms of menopause. There are medications that are available to help with the dryness. ...Read more

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The inside flap of my vagina is sore and inflamed what is wrong?

The inside flap of my vagina is sore and inflamed what is wrong?

Infection?: These symptoms are seen frequently with a vaginal infection. A yeast infection is most common but other types of infection such herpes will also cause these symptoms. Trauma from rough intercourse or unlubricated intercourse are another possibility. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me what could this sore in the opening of my vagina be?

Can anyone tell me what could this sore in the opening of my vagina be?

Vaginal sore: A shallow ulcer at the opening of the vagina which is painful may be herpes II. See your healthcare provider for a blood test to see if you have antibodies to herpes I. ...Read more

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There's a sore patch beside the entrance of my vagina what could this be?

There's a sore patch beside the entrance of my vagina what could this be?

Many options: It could go from an abrasion to fungal infection to (don't panic) herpes. Is there a rash, have u had it in the past, what is your hormonal status? Does it itch? It's just kind of broad question with many options. If persistent make an appt. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm worried because my vagina is sore and has a strong odor., what do you suggest?

Vaginal symptoms: If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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What if your vagina is sore on the out side outside and inside and you have A knot?

Get examined: You don't provide enough information to allow clear advice, except you definitely should see a doctor or clinic ASAP. If there are vislble blisters or open sores, and if the "knot" is in your groin, herpes is a concern. Whatever the cause, diagnosis will be easiest the sooner you are seen; and treatment for some conditions, including herpes, is most effective when started early. Good luck! ...Read more

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My vagina wall is super-sensitive after vigorous sex. What do I apply to ease the soreness?

Lubrication: Generally speaking your normal female lubrication should prevent soreness. "outercourse is probably just as important as intercourse" consider positions and type of sexual activity. Aqueous based sexual lubricants can help. Soreness after sex is due to swelling from friction. Advil or aleve (naproxen) will help; however I suggest abstaining from sexual contact for a 1 week period. Gyn if symtoms persist. ...Read more

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Developed something in the side of vagina like a little sore which is very painful. What can it be?

Developed something in the side of vagina like a little sore which is very painful. What can it be?

Needs evaluation: Lumps, bumps, blisters and lesions on the vagina need to be evaluated in person. What you are describing is highly concerning for genital herpes. This needs to be evaluated. ...Read more

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After a couple of hours of sex my vagina starts to get really sore how do I avoid this? Lubricants irritate me.

After a couple of hours of sex my vagina starts to get really sore how do I avoid this? Lubricants irritate me.

Common: This is common after an extended time because of the loss of your natural lubrication. Saliva can be used as a lubricant or paraben free astroglide is less irritating than most of the others. Good luvk. ...Read more