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How to make my inner labia pimple come to a head faster?

How to make my inner labia pimple come to a head faster?

Warm compresses: Often help draw out infection and contents of pimples...but, are you sure it is a pimple? It could be a blocked gland or a bartholin's cyst. These are better dealt with by your GYN. Whatever you do, don't squeeze it! Good luck! ...Read more

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


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Is it possible to have a pimple on the inner labia minora? If so, how long does it take to heal/ go away?

Yes: Anywhere you have hair you can have pimple like problems that start in the glands at the base of the hair. Heat applications can help these drain and heal. Once they drain, healing occurs in 1-2wks. ...Read more

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Hello I have an itchy pimple inside my inner labia and it has been there for a couple of days. I recently popped it. Should i be concerned?

Hello I have an itchy pimple inside my inner labia and it has been there for a couple of days. I recently popped it. Should i be concerned?

Possibly: The most common cause of an itchy pimple would be an ingrown hair or a blocked gland, but it's also possible that you could have an infection or something more rare, like a precancerous spot. If it doesn't heal in the next few days, you should see your gynecologist or dermatologist to let a professional look at it. ...Read more

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What can I do about a small pimple on my inner labia?

What can I do about a small pimple on my inner labia?

Get checked: I would recommend seeing a gynecologist so that it can properly be evaluated. It may be a simple nodule, an infection, a clogged gland, among other things. A proper evaluation is needed to guide treatment. ...Read more

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I have lump or pimple in my inner labia it been there for two week. It hurt. It size a dime. I been using warm hot compress. What should I do?

I have lump or pimple in my inner labia it been there for two week. It hurt. It size a dime. I been using warm hot compress. What should I do?

GYN visit: It sounds like you have a cyst. Unfortunately hot compresses rarely work in this area. Please see your gynecologist who will be able to make sure the lump is only a cyst and not something more serious and than excise it. ...Read more

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I have a tiny pimple like cyst in my upper inner labia. Not painful, but hasn't gone away. Gp said it was nothing. I think it's a tiny cyst, removal?

I have a tiny pimple like cyst in my upper inner labia. Not painful, but hasn't gone away. Gp said it was nothing. I think it's a tiny cyst, removal?

Bartholins Cyst: These cysts are common and aid in lubrication. If painful have it addressed, but otherwise it can be observed. ...Read more

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I think I have molluscum contagioscum on my inner labia. They are white hard bumps similar to a pimple. What can I do to get rid of them?

I think I have molluscum contagioscum on my inner labia. They are white hard bumps similar to a pimple. What can I do to get rid of them?

See Your Doctor Now: Molluscum Contagiosum is a viral skin infection: causes clusters of fine bumps, can itch, spreads person-to-person, self-limited course resolves over months to years. Treatment aims to prevent spread; usually removed by physical destruction such as freezing, and more. Be aware that diagnosis of skin lesions requires visual inspection. See your doctor now for correct diagnosis and prompt treatment. ...Read more

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I have a pimple on my inner labia. Never had sex. Had this for about 9 days now. No openings in the next month for doctor. What do I do?

I have a pimple on my inner labia. Never had sex. Had this for about 9 days now. No openings in the next month for doctor. What do I do?

Other option: If you are in pain you should be seen in an urgent care or emergency department. You may need to try to schedule with another doctor if your usual doctor is too busy to see you. ...Read more

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Noticed That My Inner Labia Minora Looked Swollen, There Looks Like There's 2 Red Little Pimples There, What Is This??

Noticed That My Inner Labia Minora Looked Swollen, There Looks Like There's 2 Red Little Pimples There, What Is This??

Hard to say: It's always hard to tell what something is without seeing it. It is common to get plugged moisture glands in that area, that would look like pimples. But to really answer the question, a doctor needs to see the rash and to know more information. You can contact us at Healthtap.com or see your doctor. ...Read more

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I want I make the pimple on inner labia come to a head faster? It is confirmed it is NOT an STD. How can I make this pimple come to a head fast?

I want I make the pimple on inner labia come to a head faster? It is confirmed it is NOT an STD. How can I make this pimple come to a head fast?

Warm compress: Warm moist compresses should help this resolve faster and provide some pain relief. Resist the urge to squeeze or poke it, as this could cause infection. ...Read more

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Pimple on my inner labia. No opening in doctors. Not an STD. Only hurts whenever I press on it or squeeze it. Had for 10 days. How to treat it?

Pimple on my inner labia. No opening in doctors. Not an STD. Only hurts whenever I press on it or squeeze it. Had for 10 days. How to treat it?

See a Doctor: Please make an appointment with a doctor. Since you have had it for 10 days, it is obviously not urgent.

You are young and may not be able to detect important problems, so it is best to let your doctor help you. Women can get pimples in the labia specially in the summer when it is hot. However, it is difficult to be sure. ...Read more

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I have a bump like a hard small ball form on my inner labia. It has now formed a white head like a pimple. It is sore to the touch but wasn't at first?

I have a bump like a hard small ball form on my inner labia. It has now formed a white head like a pimple. It is sore to the touch but wasn't at first?

Poss. Bartholin inf.: This appears to be a possible Bartholin gland infection that may or may not resolve on its own. See a GYN MD if it continues for possible incision and drainage and resolution. ...Read more

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What to do if I have 2 pimple like bumps on my inner labia. I had sexual intercourse with my boyfriend and my vagina hurt when I peed. What uis this?

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Cyst/infection: Bumps may be cysts. You may also have an infection if it hurts when you urinate. See you doctor to get it treated. ...Read more

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I have about 50 small pimple like bumps starting from my anus and bum up to my inner labia. Way more on the bum. Some filled with yellow fluid. Nothing has burst but they are hot and itchy. Ideas?

I have about 50 small pimple like bumps starting from my anus and bum up to my inner labia.  Way more on the bum.  Some filled with yellow fluid.  Nothing has burst but they are hot and itchy.  Ideas?

Herpes: You need to see your gynecologist. It seems like Herpes, but have to be examined for definite diagnosis. It resolves with antivirals such as Valtrex (valacyclovir) which is a prescription medicine! Good luck! ...Read more

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I have a pea sized red bump with a yellow centre on my inner labia minora. Pimple or sebaceous cyst? It popped but the yellow centre came back.

I have a pea sized red bump with a yellow centre on my inner labia minora.  Pimple or sebaceous cyst? It popped but the yellow centre came back.

Cyst?: A recurrent lesion like this, if in the same spot each time, suggests a cyst, e.g. a blocked sebaceous or mucus gland. (You seem to ve aware of this possibility, since you selected 3 different kinds of cyst among your topic tags.) Best to see a doctor; minor surgery (opening it to drain, perhaps cautery) probably would prevent future recurrences. ...Read more

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I have 3 small pimples around my inner labia around my vagina area. What is it? There's no pus or blisters. I had an allergic reaction to soap.

I have 3 small pimples around my inner labia around my vagina area. What is it? There's no pus or blisters. I had an allergic reaction to soap.

Hard to say: Bumps are hard to sort out without looking. This could be ass simple as pustules at the base of hairs in the area, or an early form of warts from HPV. There are other possibilities, but these are the first that come to mind. ...Read more

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Extremely painful whitehead zit in my vagina. I have a horrible white zit in my inner labia, I'm a virgin so I know it's not a std. Help?

Small abcess: Take Cipro (ciprofloxacin) 500 mg, one tablet twice daily for 10 days. If it does not go away, you may need lansing. Then see your doctor. ...Read more

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Hi I have a red spot on my labia majora went to doc said it was pimple but it's still here after a month tried popping only blood came out what can it?

Hi I have a red spot on my labia majora went to doc said it was pimple but it's still here after a month tried popping only blood came out what can it?

Try warm moist packs: You could try some warm moist packs 15 min three times per day for the next week.
If this is a simple pimple, it should resolve.

If it remains, then revisit medical provider. ...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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How to easily treat slight acne of the inner labia from home?

How to easily treat slight acne of the inner labia from home?

Not acne: Acne does not typically occur on the labia minora. You should have the lesions looked at by a physician. ...Read more

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Swollen red pea sized lump/hard bubble popping out on the inner labia major lip near clit!! Has no head and doesn't seem to be an ingrown?

Swollen red pea sized lump/hard bubble popping out on the inner labia major lip near clit!! Has no head and doesn't seem to be an ingrown?

Needs to be seen: 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. It sounds like just a small cyst but an exam will be needed to confirm ...Read more

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Hello I've had this for a while, my left labia(inner) is inflamed with what seems to be little pimple structures they don't hurt or pop what are they?

Hello I've had this for a while, my left labia(inner) is inflamed with what seems to be little pimple structures they don't hurt or pop what are they?

Please see your: Doctor to have these properly diagnosed and treated. If you are sexually active, these could be genital warts. If not, they could also be another form of infection. This would be difficult to diagnose without seeing them. ...Read more

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I have a small pimple on my inner left labia. My period is coming and I don't want it to get infected, how can I prevent this from happening?

I have a small pimple on my inner left labia. My period is coming and I don't want it to get infected, how can I prevent this from happening?

Warm compresses: Hi, I would suggest warm compresses to the area twice a day if you can. Wear loose fitting underwear and shorts / pants. If your menses starts, then use tampons if you can as pads may irritate the area. ...Read more

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I have had a pimple on inner left labia for 9 days. Not a std. Hasn't come to head. No opening in doctors. How to make it come to a head?

I have had a pimple on inner left labia for 9 days. Not a std. Hasn't come to head. No opening in doctors. How to make it come to a head?

Sitz Bath: You can try sitz bath which is warm water to the hips which you can sit in a bath tub or buy an actual Sitz bath. Do not puncture it or squeeze the area. If the area opens up do not continue using the sitz bath but shower and wash with a mild antibacterial soap. If the area rapidly grows in size or becomes severely painful then try to get to a doctor's office. ...Read more

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Can't get into doctor 4 months. I have a small pimple on inner left labia. NOT an STD. I only masturbate. What is this? How to get rid of it?

Bartholin Cyst: There are small glands named Bartholin's Glands that sometimes get plugged just lick acne on the face. The gland material backs up and the clogged gland gets bigger and painful. Try warm compress if that doesn't work go see your GYN doc. ...Read more

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I haven't had sex but I have white bumps on my labia (inner flap of my vagina). They don't hurt or cause irritation and they look like pimples?

I haven't had sex but I have white bumps on my labia (inner flap of my vagina). They don't hurt or cause irritation and they look like pimples?

Pimples on labia: It sounds like the bumps might be sebaceous glands. This skin is mucosal and needs lot of moisture, so it tends to have more oil glands. The skin here is generally smooth too, so the glands are seen more readily than they would be on keratinized (regular) skin. If they start to cause discomfort or other problems, have your doctor check them out just to be sure. ...Read more

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Pimples (Definition)

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