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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 have purple sore spots on my vagina and I am concerned can you help me?

I have purple sore spots on my vagina and I am concerned can you help me?

Sore spots: i don't really know what the sore spots would be without a more detailed history and physical exam. If you had rough sex, or any trauma to the vaginal area, that certainly could cause Purple "bruise" like sore spots. If they do not resolve then have the GYN look at them. Good luck. ...Read more

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I bled during sex recently. I noticed there is a tear at the opening of my vagina & there's a painless purple spot inside my vagina. What could it be

I bled during sex recently. I noticed there is a tear at the opening of my vagina & there's a painless purple spot inside my vagina. What could it be

Vaginal Cuts: This article describes some of the features of what you describe: http://www.Everydayhealth.Com/sexual-health/avoiding-vaginal-cuts.Aspx. Uncomfortable as they are, most vaginal cuts will heal, especially w/ good lubrication. The purple spot is probably an area of bleeding from a small blood vessel. Check w/ your gynecologist and agree on the best plan for you for healing/ avoiding future tears. ...Read more

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I've a purple spot (not sure if it's flat), quiet big, smooth, soft and painless, just inside my vagina. I bled during sex recently. What could it be?

I've a purple spot (not sure if it's flat), quiet big, smooth, soft and painless, just inside my vagina. I bled during sex recently. What could it be?

Hemangioma?: Capillary malformations on the skin can present as hemangiomas (red-purple papules) anywhere on the body. With trauma, they can bleed. Best to have a gyn or dermatologist look at it to be sure it's not something else. ...Read more

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I have a purple spot near the entrance of my vagina. 2 more seem to be appearing below my urethra. I get vaginal pain for weeks. What could this be?

I have a purple spot near the entrance of my vagina.  2 more seem to be appearing below my urethra. I get vaginal pain for weeks. What could this be?

Gyn exam: Get checked since there can be many causes: bruising, irritation, benign caruncle- you must be examined by your gyn. The pain is an additional issue which should be addressed. ...Read more

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What do many dark spots on vulva indicate?

What do many dark spots on vulva indicate?

May be normal: It is quite common to have pigmented areas of the vulva. If the areas are changing, itching, bleeding, or painful - then biopsy may be warranted. You really need to have you physician evaluate the areas to be sure there is no problem. ...Read more

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