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I have a few small sores (one even looks like a pimple) right inside the opening of my vagina. They are painful when touched and hurt when I pee.?

I have a few small sores (one even looks like a pimple) right inside the opening of my vagina. They are painful when touched and hurt when I pee.?

Examination: 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. The description you provided sounds like a herpes infection. The best time to be tested is while the infection is active. See and Obgyn for an exam and testing. ...Read more

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What causes a reoccurring pimple on a vagina and under breasts?

What causes a reoccurring pimple on a vagina and under breasts?

Likely irritation: Make sure that your clothing is not irritating your skin and that you are bathing/showering regularly in warm weather. Seek help from a dermatologist if it continues, as there may be treatment required. ...Read more

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I have big pimple like bumps all over the top of my vagina there's about 6 and they are painful what can it be? I'm freaked out

I have big pimple like bumps all over the top of my vagina there's about 6 and they are painful what can it be? I'm freaked out

Bumps vulva/ vagina: Most likely folliculitis, inflammation or infection of hair follicles, from shaving. Decrease frequency of shaving. In the interim, warm soak and antibiotic ointment. In conservative methods do not help, see your physician. ...Read more

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I have a pimple in the inside of my lip of the vagina what can I do, it is painful?

I have a pimple in the inside of my lip of the vagina what can I do, it is painful?

Needs drain: Dear QFlanagan,
I am thinking that this might be a Bartholin cyst, and if painful, it might be infected. Depending on the size, it might require drainage. I would suggest a visit to your GYN or family doctor. It is a simple procedure. Good luck ...Read more

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Painful pimples out of my vagina after waxing. How to cure this. Is there any good creme to apply?

Painful pimples out of my vagina after waxing. How to cure this. Is there any good creme to apply?

Common problem: Wash the area daily, apply a good moisturizing lotion, avoid shaving the area until the hair grows out for a while. You could apply a small amount of antibiotic ointment such as bacitracin. If this is getting worse or not getting better after a week of the above, see you doctor. ...Read more

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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?

Get it checked!: This could be an infection of the hair follicles. However, what you are describing might be something serious such as a herpes virus infection and should be check out as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Small pimple like bump on vagina lip. White tip not painful and squeezed white stuff came out of it?

Small pimple like bump on vagina lip. White tip not painful and squeezed white stuff came out of it?

Prob. Sebaceous cyst: Often small pimple like areas on the vulva that can be sebaceous cysts and they don't require treatment. The white discharge can resemble cottage cheese. If there is any redness or persistent mass or discharge, a visit to the primary MD is in order ...Read more

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Red pimple like bump on vagina lip. Not painful. Had a white tip but I popped it and white stuff came out?

Red pimple like bump on vagina lip. Not painful. Had a white tip but I popped it and white stuff came out?

Sebaceous cyst: It is a sebaceous or epidermoid cyst caused sometimes by inflammation of some kind. If it returns and bothers you, you can have it removed. If it begins to be painful, it may be infected and need treatment. ...Read more

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How painful is vaginal herpes I have one big pimple like sore can it affect your whole vagina like stinging and smelly fishy odor?

How painful is vaginal herpes I have one big pimple like sore can it affect your whole vagina like stinging and smelly fishy odor?

Maybe not...: Vaginal herpes can be quite painful--especially the first episode. However, a single big pimple is unlikely to be herpes. It is more likely to be an ingrown hair or hydradenitis. The fishy odor is not common to herpes. It usually is a sign of bacterial vaginosis. To know for sure, you need to have an exam. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I have 3 small bumps that look like pimples on the inside of the lips to the vagina, close together. Itchy but not painful. What could they be?

I have 3 small bumps that look like pimples on the inside of the lips to the vagina, close together. Itchy but not painful. What could they be?

They could be: pimples or blocked glands in the skin. But they also could be genital warts or herpes or a bacterial infection. It's difficult to tell without seeing them, so you should go to your doctor to have them checked. ...Read more

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I have big pimple like red, painful boil on inner vagina. I took novidat500gm twice daily. Todsy's 5 day. I started having burning urination problem...?

I have big pimple like red, painful boil on inner vagina. I took novidat500gm twice daily. Todsy's 5 day. I started having burning urination problem...?

Dysuria: Dysuria is the feeling of pain, burning, or discomfort upon urination. Although dysuria frequently indicates the presence of a urinary tract infection (UTI), it can have a variety of causes. Dysuria should always trigger a visit to a health-care professional for evaluation and diagnosis.

http://www. Emedicinehealth. Com/dysuria/article_em. Htm#dysuria_overview ...Read more

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I have red bumps on vagina they are very painful there are no whitehead and no puss you touch it sting I have 3 or 4?

I have red bumps on vagina they are very painful there are no whitehead and no puss you touch it sting I have 3 or 4?

Doctor can look: A primary care doctor or an ob-gyn doctor will want to see the bumps while they are fresh, before they start healing up. The doctor can help figure out if the bumps are herpes, or some other problem / other infection. ...Read more

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Every time after removing hair under legs (Vagina) I suffer from painful pimples, why it happens there and what cream should be use to cure?

Every time after removing hair under legs (Vagina) I suffer from painful pimples, why it happens there and what cream should be use to cure?

A mechanical problem: Depending on how you are removing the hair, there may be sharp stubble which will abrade any adjacent skin; the skin in that area is not "used to" having abrasive hairs rubbing against it. Recommend depilatories rather than shaving and using a gentle moisturizer afterwards. ...Read more

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I have a pea sized lump (like a pimple) above my vagina near clitoris but not on clit. Painful to touch. Sometimes itchy. Not sexually active. W/condom?

I have a pea sized lump (like a pimple) above my vagina near clitoris but not on clit. Painful to touch. Sometimes itchy. Not sexually active. W/condom?

Refer to OB/GYN.: Advise to see OB/GYN or primary care for labs and culture. Need to use condoms until treated. Would also ask about discharge, itching, and odor. ...Read more

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I have a small pimple like lump on my clitoris, painful at first but not now and it's acting like a barrier also vagina is sore internally. Not sti?

Consult doctor: Small lump on clitoris and soreness of vagina suggest that there may be infection. You should be checked by GYN doctor, to r/o any infection specially any STD disease and treated accordingly. ...Read more

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Fishy odor from my vagina and very recently it has been itchy and painful/burning, (did scratch it)pimples abnormally coming up on butt/legs/arms?

See gyn: There are several different things this could be, but based on your description it is most likely bacterial vaginosis, an overgrowth of the wrong bacteria in the vagina. The vagina is full of bacteria, some of which are normal and good and others than cause problems. Bv is a condition where gardnerella, a bad species, grows too much and lactobacillus, a good species, too little. See a doc. ...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 an std. Help?

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 an 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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Used monistat. I have one tiny whitehead on vagina lip (or vulva?) Not painful/itchy. Could it be herpes? It's been a couple days. Paranoid/worried.

Probably not: It's probably not herpes simplex virus of not painful at all since it appeared. Get tested for all STDs including gonorrhea and chlamydia, herpes, etc. Stay calm and get tested and see your OB/GYN for your first Pap smear. Good luck. ...Read more

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I always have pimple around my vagina?

I always have pimple around my vagina?

Could be cyst: What may be the case is that you have a chronic bartholin's cyst which comes form a plugged labial bartholin's gland these often need to be drained by a gyn. ...Read more

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Have red looking pimple close to vagina?

Have red looking pimple close to vagina?

Dr. Can evaluate: A bump around the genitals could be a sign of a sexually transmitted disease. It could also potentially be simply irritation of the hair follicle if you shave the area or an inflamed cyst. An ob/gyn can evaluate what this is, and test you for stds. ...Read more

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I have 3 pimples on my vagina?

I have 3 pimples on my vagina?

Vaginal lesions??: Best to see your GYN or Urgent Care doc for examination. ...Read more

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Why do I get pimples in my vagina?

Why do I get pimples in my vagina?

Not pimples: There are no tissues in this area that compare to the facial/shoulder/back skin where you get pimples. There are tissues that have hair roots/glands & these can become infected with germs. Your doc would need to decide whether this is a simple skin germ or something more serious. ...Read more

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Can you get pimples on your vagina?

Can you get pimples on your vagina?

Typical acne does: Not occur on the vagina. I would recommend being examined by your doctor, either your primary care or gynecologist. This could be cysts, genital warts or a contact dermatitis. Hard to tell on this platform without seeing it. ...Read more

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Why do I get pimples in my vagina around?

Why do I get pimples in my vagina around?

Pimples: Because you have hair follicles that infection likes to set in. Also, hygiene is not as perfect as in other areas. ...Read more

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