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Outer Part Vagina
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?
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?
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
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
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?
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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?
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?
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
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
So I had, what looked to be and eschar on the outer part of my vagina but it came off and now there is a large canker sore like sore. What is this?
This needs: Medical evaluation to determine the cause of this lesion. Sexually active? Please seek assessment. ...Read more
I was sexually active, and took "take action" and now the outer part of my vagina itches reallyy bad and it burns when urinating, what could this be??
I have a small bump on the outer part of my vagina where it kinda looks like a blister and I had squeezed it and some pus came out but its still sore.
GYN exam: Bad idea to squeeze it: infection will spread. See your GYN ASAP. ...Read more
Is it okay to put differin (adapalene) (acne medication) on the outer part of the vagina where the hair grows?
Retinoids: Retinoids such as differin (adapalene) are used to treat acne breakouts and pimples. Avoid application to any mucous membranes. Due to its side effect of skin irritation and exfoliation particularly if too much product is used too frequently, only a small amount is recommended. See a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment of this skin condition. ...Read more
The outer part of my vagina itches on one side and in vulva. I took yeast infection medicine but no help. There's no odor/discharge or bumps. Help?
Chafing on the outer lower part of my vagina near the entry, occured after having sex. What can I use to prevent this from happening?
Lubrication: Try a lubrication product made for personal use. ...Read more
The entire outer part of a woman's genitals are known as the vulva.
The mons is on top of the pubic bone, or the area covered by hair. The lips of the vagina are the labia (minora- inner &majora= outer). The clitoris under the clitoral hood, is at the top where the lips meet & for many is the most sexually responsive part. Introitus inside the lips marking opening to vagina. ...Read more
"Blind answer": Since I can't see the area in this virtual forum, my answer would be "blind". You need to see a GYN MD to get the most accurate answer. ...Read more