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Vulva (Definition)

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


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I feel pain around my vulva so I checked it and saw that there at least 5 white pimple-like structures all over my labia. Is this a serious condition?

I feel pain around my vulva so I checked it and saw that there at least 5 white pimple-like structures all over my labia. Is this a serious condition?

Probably not: Diagnosis of rashes requires a physical exam by a doctor. Many things can cause genital rashes. They include: viral infections such as herpes, molluscum, genital warts, hiv; non-viral infections such as candida, bacterial vaginosis, syphilis; allergic reactions. The molluscum virus most closely matches your rash and is passed by skin to skin contact among young adults. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the different tpyes of treatment for vulva pimples?

What are the different tpyes of treatment for vulva pimples?

Topical vs oral: Prescription topical or oral antibiotics are the most common treatments. Topical antiseptics that can be purchased over the counter may help in mild cases. ...Read more

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Peanut sized nonmoveable lump under skin on vulva. Sqeezed pimple like+pus blood came out day later still there +tender+bruised not visible with eye?

Peanut sized nonmoveable lump under skin on vulva. Sqeezed pimple like+pus blood came out day later still there +tender+bruised not visible with eye?

Cyst: could be Skene's gland or Bartholin's gland cyst that is infected. Please do not squeeze it anymore. Please see your doctor for proper evaluation and treatment. Dr R ...Read more

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21yo female, STD free. Small pimple like sore on lower right vulva. Was prescribed clotrimazole with betamethasone. Its been 2 months and no change?

21yo female, STD free. Small pimple like sore on lower right vulva. Was prescribed clotrimazole with betamethasone. Its been 2 months and no change?

Ok: Maybe it is a cyst or abscess like lesion that needs to be treated with antibiotics or other therapeutic means. Dermatology or a gyn should be able to re-assess the area and try other options, depending on their examination findings. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My vulva is very itchy at times. I did feel a tiny pimple and now its gone. Its slightly swollen. Is there any OTC creams that i could try?

My vulva is very itchy at times.  I did feel a tiny pimple and now its gone.  Its slightly swollen.  Is there any OTC creams that i could try?

Try...: Vagisil or Replens to help with the dryness and itchiness. If this does not help the symptoms in a few days, I would recommend an evaluation with a gynecologist to determine if you have a yeast or other vaginal infection. Also, they can consult with you about possible hormone replacement therapy. ...Read more

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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more