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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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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

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


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Small red pimple like bump on vagina lip. Hurts only when I touch it. Was white but I squeezed it and white stuff came out. What is it how can I help?

Small red pimple like bump on vagina lip. Hurts only when I touch it. Was white but I squeezed it and white stuff came out. What is it how can I help?

Cellulitis: Possibly, started out as an inflamed hair follicle and developed infection. Avoidance of tight fitting clothes help. Washing area with soap and water. You may apply antibiotic ointment to the area. However, if symptoms persist, please have it checked out by a physician. ...Read more

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Had a red pimple like bump on vagina lip. Painless. Had a white tip. Looks like it popped on it's on and now a scab. It's a little sore now?

Had a red pimple like bump on vagina lip. Painless. Had a white tip. Looks like it popped on it's on and now a scab. It's a little sore now?

Monitor: If the spot continues to get smaller, less painful, and the skin around it does not show any significant redness then it's okay to just keep an eye on it your self. Otherwise have a physician take a close look at it. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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Hi. I woke up with burning red itching pimple like bumps on my vagina and anus yest. White heads appeared today. Idk what to do/ what it could be?

Hi. I woke up with burning red itching pimple like bumps on my vagina and anus yest. White heads appeared today. Idk what to do/ what it could be?

Infection: Your symptoms could be razor bumps from ingrown hairs, bacterial infection called folliculitis or an outbreak of herpes. Please see a medical provider so you receive appropriate evaluation and treatment. ...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?

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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My vagina has two white pimple bumps in it and I found one white bump with a red circle outside in between my hair is that okay should I be worried?

My vagina has two white pimple bumps in it and I found one white bump with a red circle outside in between my hair is that okay should I be worried?

No worry: The lesions you describe sound like blocked follicles and that is pretty normal. The one that's reddened may be an infected hair follicle. If they are painful, enlarge, or become more frequent, please get them checked by your family doctor or gyn. In this case, one look or a "picture is worth a 1000 words." ...Read more

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After I shave my vagina I get red pimple-like/ ingrown hairs. It hurts to shave it and the bumps hurt. Is there anything I can do to prevent this?

After I shave my vagina I get red pimple-like/ ingrown hairs. It hurts to shave it and the bumps hurt. Is there anything I can do to prevent this?

Various: At times, these hair follicles may get infected. This is folliculitis. If folliculitis is mild, topical over-the-counter antibiotic will work (polysporin, neosporin or bacitracin) 2-3 times/day. Topical Hydrocortisone will also help. If very tender, you may need brief oral antibiotics, and let it heal before shaving again. Always shave with the direction of hair growth, & try aloe vera after. ...Read more

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After I shave my vagina I get red pimple-like/ ingrown hairs. It hurts to shave it and the bumps hurt. Is there anything I can do to prevent this?

After I shave my vagina I get red pimple-like/ ingrown hairs. It hurts to shave it and the bumps hurt. Is there anything I can do to prevent this?

Maybe: Some people's skin are clearly more sensitive than others. Skin prep may be key for you - right after or during a shower may help since the heat from the steam will make shaving smoother.
Make sure you are using a new blade.
Do you get these bumps anywhere else that you shave? Underarms? If so, check with a dermatologist. ...Read more

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After I shave my vagina I get red pimple-like/ ingrown hairs. It hurts to shave it and the bumps hurt. Is there anything I can do to prevent this?

After I shave my vagina I get red pimple-like/ ingrown hairs. It hurts to shave it and the bumps hurt. Is there anything I can do to prevent this?

Various: At times, these hair follicles may get infected. This is folliculitis. If folliculitis is mild, topical over-the-counter antibiotic will work (polysporin, neosporin or bacitracin) 2-3 times/day. Topical Hydrocortisone will also help. If very tender, you may need brief oral antibiotics, and let it heal before shaving again. Always shave with the direction of hair growth, & try aloe vera after. ...Read more

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After I shave my vagina I get red pimple-like/ ingrown hairs. It hurts to shave it and the bumps hurt. Is there anything I can do to prevent this?

After I shave my vagina I get red pimple-like/ ingrown hairs. It hurts to shave it and the bumps hurt. Is there anything I can do to prevent this?

Various: At times, these hair follicles may get infected. This is folliculitis. If folliculitis is mild, topical over-the-counter antibiotic will work (polysporin, neosporin or bacitracin) 2-3 times/day. Topical Hydrocortisone will also help. If very tender, you may need brief oral antibiotics, and let it heal before shaving again. Always shave with the direction of hair growth, & try aloe vera after. ...Read more

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After I shave my vagina I get red pimple-like/ ingrown hairs. It hurts to shave it and the bumps hurt. Is there anything I can do to prevent this?

After I shave my vagina I get red pimple-like/ ingrown hairs. It hurts to shave it and the bumps hurt. Is there anything I can do to prevent this?

Various: At times, these hair follicles may get infected. This is folliculitis. If folliculitis is mild, topical over-the-counter antibiotic will work (polysporin, neosporin or bacitracin) 2-3 times/day. Topical Hydrocortisone will also help. If very tender, you may need brief oral antibiotics, and let it heal before shaving again. Always shave with the direction of hair growth, & try aloe vera after. ...Read more

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Pea size smooth red bump on the outside of my vagina - sore, doesn't pop like a pimple - never happened before - help!

Pea size smooth red bump on the outside of my vagina - sore, doesn't pop like a pimple - never happened before - help!

Bartholin's gland: There are two ducts near the outer wall of the vagina, and sometimes they can become inflamed. It is best not to squeeze or "pop" this as it may cause an infection. It is best to follow up with a gynecologist or dermatologist to have the area examined. ...Read more

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I have a red bumps on my vagina. It dosent hurt. It looks like pimples but they don't pop. And I am not a virigin. What is it?

I have a red bumps on my vagina. It dosent hurt. It looks like pimples but they don't pop. And I am not a virigin. What is it?

Genital lesion: 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 normal, a pimple, herpes, genital warts, syphilis or many other things. ...Read more

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I have red bumps that look like pimples they hurt and itch, they are between my vagina and anus I did shave their about three weeks ago won't go away?

I have red bumps that look like pimples they hurt and itch, they are between my vagina and anus I did shave their about three weeks ago won't go away?

Get it checked: These bumps could be folliculitis-an inflammation/infection of the hair follicle as it enters the skin. However, there are other problems that could present the same way-like herpes or genital warts. Make an appt for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a tiny bump on the lip of my vagina I feels like a pimple and doesn't hurt or itch or is red im not sexually active so I don't know help?

I have a tiny bump on the lip of my vagina I feels like a pimple and doesn't hurt or itch or is red im not sexually active so I don't know help?

Bartholin's cyst?: It sounds like a Bartholin's cyst.

If it does not hurt or itch, I would just wait and observe it for now. If it gets larger, or changes you might want to get it checked out. ...Read more