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I feel pain on my outer part of vagina what is it?

I feel pain on my outer part of vagina what is it?

Depends: It could be a reaction to clothing, abrasion due to trauma or an infection. See your primary care or gynecologist and they can likely help you without too much trouble. ...Read more

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I'm getting the same discharge I've been getting every cycle, no foul odor but now my outer part of vagina is itchy and uncomfortable. What can this be?

Various causes: Any ob/gyn should be able to help you with this problem. It sounds like possibly a yeast infection. You could try and over-the-counter yeast cream while you're waiting for your appointment. ...Read more

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Hello dr I would be completing my 16 week on 25 april. But from last week I am experiencing vulva pain i.E outer part of vagina and the pain increase?

Hello dr I would be completing my 16 week on 25 april. But from last week I am experiencing vulva pain i.E outer part of vagina and the pain increase?

Infection/GYN: Although there can be changes in the vulva during pregancy, swelling and pain may also be related to infection and inflammation. It would be wise to see a gyn asap. ...Read more

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I'm getting a vaginal biopsy done I have burning on outer part of vagina will this show if I have a skin condition down there dr can't find what's wrong?

I'm getting a vaginal biopsy done I have burning on outer part of vagina will this show if I have a skin condition down there dr can't find what's wrong?

Likely helpful: Biopsy will show if there are structural changes in the skin that may be responsible for the symptoms. It is important to provide all the clinical information to the pathologist who will be reading the biopsy. ...Read more

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Are white flakey/clumpy spots on outer part of vagina a symptom of a yeast infection? Are there any other conditions that cause this?

Are white flakey/clumpy spots on outer part of vagina a symptom of a yeast infection? Are there any other conditions that cause this?

Usually yeast: This can be normal depending on where you are in your cycle, etc, but usually irritating, itchy, white clumps are a sign of a yeast infection. It's probably worth trying an over-the-counter treatment like monistat, but if it does not improve or you have pain, bleeding, fever, etc - see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have small red pimple like bumps on outer part of vagina. And I also have a painful pimple like bump on crease of thigh and butt. What is it?

Get it checked!: This could be an infection of the hair follicles. However, what you are describing might be something serious such as a herpes virus infection and should be check out as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I changed my laundry detergeint 2 months ago and I've been having burning on outer part of vagina could it just be irritated burns when I pee too.

I changed my laundry detergeint 2 months ago and I've been having burning on outer part of vagina could it just be irritated burns when I pee too.

Allergy?: Many people have reactions to different household products like detergent. Change back to your old brand. Of course it could be a coincidence and you have a yeast infection and / or bladder infection. An examination could sort this out. ...Read more

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Why is it that my outer part of vagina doesn't burn in the morning till I pee than it burns for the rest of the day to much acid? I'm geting a biopsy

Why is it that my outer part of vagina doesn't burn in the morning till I pee than it burns for the rest of the day to much acid? I'm geting a biopsy

Listen to doctor: And wait for the results of the biopsy. They will provide far more accurate information than anything that could be speculated about from the description which you have provided. Good luck. Hope this turns out easily treated. ...Read more

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My 8 month girl has diaper rash on outer part of vagina. Applied zinc oxide and is still there. Pls help? We tried not to put diapers anymore

My 8 month girl has diaper rash on outer part of vagina. Applied zinc oxide and is still there. Pls help? We tried not to put diapers anymore

See answer: Zinc oxide application may take some time to help. Diaper free time also helps. U may need to get an antifungal cream (now a days available over the counter) like clotrimazole (LOTRIMIN) and try that. If these fail u shd see a pediatrician or a dermatologist and get a proper diagnosis to get proper treatment. ...Read more

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Well have this grey substance on the outer part of my vagina and have no clue what it is?

Well have this grey substance on the outer part of my vagina and have no clue what it is?

Needs testing: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

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The outer part of my vagina is so itchy. What does this mean and how do I treat it? Thank you.

The outer part of my vagina is so itchy. What does this mean and how do I treat it? Thank you.

See a doctor: The outer part of your vagina may be itchy because of an infection or an allergy to some product you are using. It appears that this is the first time you are experiencing this issue. You must see a doctor to see if it is a yeast infection or a bacterial infection or an allergy. Stop using any deodorants or powder in this area for now. You may try some over the counter cream like vagisil. ...Read more

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How likely the sperm can survive the acidity of the outer part of the vagina? How long can they sit outside and or on top of the vagina?

Not long: Most sperm that have not made it to the cervix will die in the vagina within 2 hours. However, keep in mind that any sperm which do make it there during that time, can liver in the cervical mucus for up to 3 days and potentially cause a pregnancy. ...Read more

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On the outer part of my vagina it is tearing like a seam and I have been getting bumps by the opening of my vagina but I don't think they are warts.?

On the outer part of my vagina it is tearing like a seam and I have been getting bumps by the opening of my vagina but I don't think they are warts.?

Need for examination: What you described does not fit with usual disorders of the vulva or vagina. It would be prudent to see your doctor for an examination and evaluation. ...Read more

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I have cracks on my outer part of my vagina and they are very painful and aching. What could be this?

Inflammation: You have some type of inflammatory process there. It could be infectious or an allergic or sensitivity type reaction. Without an exam and testing it would be impossible to tell you what this is or what to do....Best to get a check up. ...Read more

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Itchiness and irritation around the lower and outer part of my vagina. I also have a few cuts in the inside. Are those definet signs of herpes?

Itchiness and irritation around the lower and outer part of my vagina. I also have a few cuts in the inside. Are those definet signs of herpes?

Possible: It's possible that this could be a herpes outbreak but there may be other causes. Best thing to do is see your physician or a gynecologist for evaluation. A physician can collect cultures to determine if it's herpes and treat accordingly. ...Read more

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I have a smooth swollen flat bump its a little bit smaller than a quarter, its oval shaped, its temporarily itchy, on the outer part of my vagina?

I have a smooth swollen flat bump its a little bit smaller than a quarter, its oval shaped, its temporarily itchy, on the outer part of my vagina?

Genital lesion: 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. What you describe could be normal, a pimple, herpes, genital warts, syphilis or many other things. ...Read more

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I have a cut on the left lip on the outer part of my vagina--how can I heal it?

Time: You did not indicate the cause of the cut or severity. Usually, minor cuts or tears will heal spontaneously without treatment. If the cut is deep and or bleeding, seek medical attention. If caused by an infection or truama seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get pregnant if pre-cum touches the outer part of the vagina and butt?

Is it possible to get pregnant if pre-cum touches the outer part of the vagina and butt?

Only takes one: Not a high-probability story, but not zero risk either, particularly depending on what parts. If concerned, can check home pregnancy test after 10 days. Always safest to use protection--condoms most protective. ...Read more

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I notice pimple like in the outer part of my vagina after 5 days of shaving, how can I get rid of this? What antibiotic do I have to take?

Ingrown hair: This could be a pimple from an ingrown hair or blocked hair follicle in your vaginal area. You can apply warm compresses (as hot as you can stand for a while) about 3 times a day, and apply an OTC antibiotic cream such as polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) or neosporin. If it does not get better in a week, see your doctor. ...Read more

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