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For a few days I've had red itchy bumps around my vagina and anus, what do I do?

For a few days I've had red itchy bumps around my vagina and anus, what do I do?

Treat it: You have a yeast infection. Go get the anti-fungal medication available at the local grocery or drug store to treat it. ...Read more

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Itchy Rash (Definition)

Most itchy rashes are called eczema or dermatitis. Both are due to ...Read more


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Red little bumps, itchy& sore around vagina. Yellow discharge. Painful. What is it? How do I get rid of it? What caused it? Thank you

Red little bumps, itchy& sore around vagina. Yellow discharge. Painful. What is it? How do I get rid of it? What caused it? Thank you

Infection: Sounds like you have an infection which could be herpes. Whatever type of infection it is you need to be seen and treated ASAP at your primary care provider's office, a OB/GYN, or an urge care clinic. Today! ...Read more

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My vagina is getting red itchy bumps on the inside. Should I go to the er?

My vagina is getting red itchy bumps on the inside. Should I go to the er?

Yes: Better to be safe than sorry since this is a mucosal tissue and it could be an infection, allergic reaction, etc... ...Read more

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I'm having small red, dry, itchy bumps that look just like razor burn but aren't around my vagina and inner thighs, what could be the cause and cure?

I'm having small red, dry, itchy bumps that look just like razor burn but aren't around my vagina and inner thighs, what could be the cause and cure?

Need to examined: If it was not traumatized by a razor, then number of things including localized cellulitis, folloculitis, contact dermatitis are possibilities. Hard to tell by your description. Have a clinician or a dermatologist take a closer look if it's persistent. ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex but I also did oral, I have red itchy bumps on my vagina but if it was herpes wouldn't I see it on my mouth too?

I had unprotected sex but I also did oral, I have red itchy bumps on my vagina but if it was herpes wouldn't I see it on my mouth too?

Not necessarily: Herpes usually causes blistering, and the most accurate way to test for this would be for a doctor to sterilely send a sample of the blister fluid itself to a lab for testing. This is a much more reliable test than blood test for Herpes. ...Read more

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Vagina is red with some itchy bumps on labia minora. Sometimes my vagina feels kinda numb or swollen. I have white odorless discharge. What is this?

Vagina is red with some itchy bumps on labia minora. Sometimes my vagina feels kinda numb or swollen. I have white odorless discharge. What is this?

Probably: This is probably seborrheic dermatitis or intertrigo. Please see your dermatologist or gynecologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. It could be other things also. ...Read more

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Itchy bumps inside of my vagina mainly where I shave they look like they have a red head on some of them does this sound like herpes? I am on my period and it does feel kinda sore there are multiple

Itchy bumps inside of my vagina mainly where I shave they look like they have a red head on some of them does this sound like herpes? I am on my period and it does feel kinda sore there are multiple

Unlikely: This sounds more like irritation from shaving. I often recommend not to shave as skin in this area is extremely sensitive, and prone to rash and blister-like lesions. Usually herpes has bumps that are clustered/bunched together, and the bumps look like they have water in them almost. Usually this is very painful but not always. I would go get a physical exam. ...Read more

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Tiny, itchy bumps inside the lower part of my vagina. No odor or funny discharge. What could this be?

Tiny, itchy bumps inside the lower part of my vagina. No odor or funny discharge. What could this be?

Allergic?: You may have a contact allergy to something you wear or use in or near the vaginal area in the absence of any discharge. Try topical hydrocortisone cream and see if it helps. If not, consider seeing your GYN doc ...Read more

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I have 2 itchy bumps that look like soars on my vagina what could this be? They been here for 3_4days an seem to be getting better the itching stop

I have 2 itchy bumps that look like soars on my vagina what could this be? They been here for 3_4days an seem to be getting better the itching stop

Several things: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have red itchy bumps in my vergina?

What does it mean when you have red itchy bumps in my vergina?

Be seen: It could be several things, from small arthropods like lice, to infections if you have been sexually active. See your physician for an exam and diagnosis. ...Read more

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Itchy bumps on my vagina?

Multiple causes: Bumps in the vaginal area can be due to multiple causes including low grade bacterial or vaginal infections or irritation of the area. An evaluation by a physician is important to diagnose the cause so that the correct treatment can be recommended. ...Read more

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I have small itchy bumps around my vagina and also a cut that looks like a paper cut, what could it be?

I have small itchy bumps around my vagina and also a cut that looks like a paper cut, what could it be?

Skin tears.: Thinning skin or yeast infection. Your skin may be abnormally thin leading to tears esp. With intercourse. Do you have a discharge? Itching? ...Read more

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Sore, itchy bumps on vagina and foul odor with discharge, what is this?

Sore, itchy bumps on vagina and foul odor with discharge, what is this?

Please see a: Std clinic or your gynecologist. An infection (to include a sexually transmitted disease) needs to be ruled out. Take care. ...Read more

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Itchy bumps on vagina. Sometimes they puss or bleed. Never been sexually active. They dry up sometimes then get itchy. Reoccurring as well. Any ideas?

Itchy bumps on vagina. Sometimes they puss or bleed. Never been sexually active. They dry up sometimes then get itchy. Reoccurring as well. Any ideas?

Contact rash: Hi. I'm Dr. Ivy Fisher, a pedi MD with health tap.
You can apply 1% over the counter hydrocortisone.
twice a day for itchy bumps. Often with sweating can occur. If worsens or persists, get further evaluation with
GYN MD. ...Read more

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I am sexually active, idk if I should be concerned bc I get these itchy bumps on vagina area but only itchy when hair grows back. What could it be?

I am sexually active, idk if I should be concerned bc I get these itchy bumps on vagina area but only itchy when hair grows back. What could it be?

Ingrown hairs: This sounds like ingrown hairs. It is nothing to be concerned about if it goes away. If you are concerned, you can have your GYN take a look at it. ...Read more

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I have light brown discharge with foul dead animal smell from my vagina. There are two small itchy bumps. Antibiotic didn't work. What can this be?

I have light brown discharge with foul dead animal smell from my vagina. There are two small itchy bumps. Antibiotic didn't work. What can this be?

Vaginal infection: It sounds like a vaginal infection and you may not have used the correct antibiotic. Seek Medical help. The doctor will take a swab and look under the microscope snd deter main what you have and you will be treated correctly. ...Read more

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I have itchy bumps on the outside of my vagina. They hurt a little. I've only had sex with one guy (with protection) so I don't think it's an std.

See doctor: See a doctor to see if you have a low grade bacterial infection such as folliculitis which is common after shaving. They will also check for other minor rashes such as molluscum which can occur in that area. Treatment of these issue is straightforward. ...Read more

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Herpes? Unprotected sex, itchy bumps on vagina where I shave for couple weeks, itching stops when put shea butter on it, no pain, no burning, no fever

Herpes? Unprotected sex, itchy bumps on vagina where I shave for couple weeks, itching stops when put shea butter on it, no pain, no burning, no fever

See a doctor: Without the ability to examine you would only be guessing. What is most important is that if you have had unprotected sex you should also be thoroughly tested for stds besides herpes. Go and get seen and be careful in the future. ...Read more

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What causes severe itching on vagana and red itchy bumps in crevess of legs and burning in vagana no discharge I don't have a uterus?

Dr. John Chiu Dr. Chiu
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What causes severe itching on vagana and red itchy bumps in crevess of legs and burning in vagana no discharge I don't have a uterus?

Many: But dry skin is often the cause especially as we get older. Try using only unscented soap and apply a moisturizer to the affected areas immediately after bathing. Vaginal dryness may be caused by hormone deficiency if you had an early menopause. Regardless you need to see your GYN to get examined. ...Read more

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My bf has had his penis near/slightly in my vagina and he has fordyce spots. Now I have tiny itchy bumps on my labia that look like them. Possible sti?

My bf has had his penis near/slightly in my vagina and he has fordyce spots. Now I have tiny itchy bumps on my labia that look like them. Possible sti?

FORDYCE SPOTS: FORDYCE SPOTS ARE JUST SMALL PLUGED UP OIL GLANDS.
HARMLESS AND NOT CONTAGIOUS.
IT IS NOT A CANCER.
IT IS NOT AN "STI"
NOT TO WORRY! ...Read more

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I have red itchy rash from the anus to the vagina what might be the cause and how can I treat them?

I have red itchy rash from the anus to the vagina what might be the cause and how can I treat them?

Need eval.: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more