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Pimples On Genital
Small puss like pimples in genital area and stomach. Not herpes. Non itchy. Does not pop, some do but blood?
Genital bumps: Genital bumps can be many things. Some STDs, some not. Only general advice can be given without an exam. If the bumps are on the lower abdomen and pubic area, they could be infected hair follicles. STDs usually don't involve the skin of the stomach area. Consider a HealthTap Concierge visit for more personal evaluation. ...Read more
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Yes: Go see a primary care or gyn practitioner to make the diagnosis. ...Read more
Sure: 'pimples' in the genital area are generally not related to acne. Usually they represent a blocked sweat duct. Risks include poor hygiene, unclean underwear and shaving the hair. Stis, especially herpes, can be the cause. Larger 'pimples' could represent a sebaceous cyst. Women can develop bartholin's or skene's cysts. Rare autoimmune dx's present with genital bumps, hidradenits suppurativa. ...Read more
Yes: The hair follicles in the genital area can become pimples at all ages. It is quite normal. The sweat glands associated with the hair follicles have bacteria that cause white blood cells to invade the area and cause pimples. Good hygiene down there can help prevent pimple formation, such as cleaning with soap. Best of health to you ...Read more
Genital pimples: Pimple-like spots in the genital area could actually be pimples or folliculitis, bacterial infection of hair follicles. They could also be molluscum, a viral infection, common in genital area, as well as other infections. Please see your dermatologist for a more definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I am experiencing pimples, genital lump (penis or scrotum) and genital sores. I think it's just an ingrown hair.?
Folliculitis?: If the problem is limited to hair bearing areas (e.g. the pubic area, scrotum, etc), then probably you have folliculitis (infection of hair follicles, maybe ingrown hairs), especially if you have been shaving the area. If so, stop shaving, keep the area clean and dry, and see what happens. See a doctor if severe (painful, spreading redness, etc), or if no better in a few days. ...Read more
Absolutely: 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 any number of things but an std is possible. A doctor will need to see it to give you an opinion. ...Read more
Pimples: Vigorous cleansing & keeping the area dry. ...Read more
I have one pimple/wart on my genital and I was wondering how to get rid of it? I'm a virgin so it can't be an STD and I've had this for a long time. I
See a physician:
Hi, Thank you for your question.
Let a physician evaluate the lesion and they will consider the best option. Sometimes you can freeze it off or cut it off.
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I have a tiny bump inside my labia majora that looks like a small pimple. Could this be genital warts? Not cauliflower or bunched. Just 1 single bump.
It is possible: The lesion would have to be tested ...Read more
Many possibilities: Herpes is often a consideration for pimple-like genital lesions. However, a lot depends on details: Exact location? Evolution from red bump to blister to pimple or sore over a few days, likely herpes. Unchanging bumps over 2+ days not herpes. Actual pimples, warts, and molluscum contagiosum may be possible. Sexual risks of course make a difference. Stop guessing and see a doctor. Good luck! ...Read more
I have pimple or boil in the genital area, what does this mean please and can I take injection for it. I need answer urgently please. Thanks?
Genital pimple: You need a physical exam as it can be an infection a benign cyst or even std go to the doctor noe. ...Read more
Ok so I popped a small pimple like protrusion in my genital area. It was very firm and I bled quite a bit from it. I have others. May be spreading
I've been tested for STDs and came back negative but found a pimple like spot on my genital. What could it be?
A pimple: Not all bumps are stds. Sometimes a pimple is just a pimple. An ingrown hair or infected hair follicle is another possibility. The only way to know for sure though is to be examined by your obgyn or primary care provider. Many times we can tell just by looking and help put your mind at ease. ...Read more
I have a pimple-like thing in "frontal genital area" (pubic area) that is dark red. It's been there for years, tried popping it once but it was much more resistant that a normal pimple. Positive its not an STD or sti, so what could it be?
Be seen: It could be a variety of things. Be seen for a diagnosis, and maybe a biopsy. ...Read more
I have this bump near my genital area and well I thought it was a pimple but well I popped at and quite a bit of blood came out. Should I be worried?
Hard pimple like bump where undies meet my groin. Not in genital area, more to the side. Only one and it hurts sometimes. What could it be?
I have a pimple like, hard to touch bump near my genitals. It popped and discharged white/yellow fluid followed by blood. What could this be?
Probably a cyst.: A cyst is like a basketball full of material. It may fill up again and if it does go to a surgeon and he can scoop it out completely so that it will not fill up again. ...Read more
Pimple size scaby rash doesn't come in clusters just single lasts 2 weeks clears up then another one appears not near genitals also a bit of nausea?
Have someone look: Make appointment with your primary care provider to take a look at the recurrent lesion. Depending on the appearance and location, he/she will take your medical history and then discuss proper management options. ...Read more
I have noticed small pimple bumps around/on my genitals. It is embarrassing and would rather not have to face a doctor if it is something I can fix.
I shaved my genital area about a day ago and the next day I woke up to find what looks to be a small pimple. Should I be worried?
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