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Scratching from vaginal irritation created red sore spots on vulva, doctor tested for herpes. Doesn't herpes result in blisters? What else could be?

Scratching from vaginal irritation created red sore spots on vulva, doctor tested for herpes. Doesn't herpes result in blisters? What else could be?

Various causes: Vaginal itching without discharge can indicate infections like yeast or STDs like herpes. It can indicate an allergic reaction to household products like certain soaps and laundry detergents. There are also some skin conditions liked lichen sclerosis which can cause vaginal itching. Hormone deficiencies from menopause or breast feeding can also cause itching. ...Read more

Vulva (Definition)

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


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I have a big red sore bump on my vulva & when i stand or sit it hurts what home rememedies should I do toget rid ofit& i don't have sex what can it be?

I have a big red sore bump on my vulva & when i stand or sit it hurts what home rememedies should I do toget rid ofit& i don't have sex what can it be?

Bumps: On vulvar region could have many causes, common ones include ingrown hairs, bartholin gland blockage or abscess. You should see your gynecologist for evaluation. In the meantime you can try warm compress to area and Ibuprofen for pain. Take care! ...Read more

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My vulva is red, hard, white spots, feels sore &hurts. The sides where my ovaries are sore &I can feel them. Started when I started my birth control. ?

My vulva is red, hard, white spots, feels sore &hurts. The sides where my ovaries are sore &I can feel them. Started when I started my birth control. ?

Yeast? STD? Herpes?: This could be an allergic or chemic reaction of some sort, or an infection, such as rather severe yeast; or perhaps genital herpes, if at risk for STDs. Pain in the lower abdomen also can go along with STDs, which can cause pelvic inflammatory disease (PID, infection of the fallopian tubes). See a doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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Red bump on labia majora. Popped it early and white stuff came out. Now red and a little sore. What is it?

Red bump on labia majora. Popped it early and white stuff came out. Now red and a little sore. What is it?

Inclusion cyst: What you are describing sounds like an inclusion cyst. They are very common and occur when skin cells get trapped below the surface of the skin. If it is now red and sore I suggest you see your doctor because it could be infected and you may need treatment with antibiotics or further drainage. ...Read more

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I have a red pimple like sore on my labia majora. What could it be?

I have a red pimple like sore on my labia majora. What could it be?

Likely a cyst : It is possible that you have a small sebaceous cyst. These usually are asymptomatic unless they become infected or become really large. Also bartholin's cyst can occur near the entrance of the vagina. Cysts usually occur from blocked ducts causing secretions to build up. Best thing to do is to see your doctor if it does not improve or resolve in 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Cunningless performed by friend with tongue ring last night. Now clitoris and surrounding vulva are red, swollen and tender. Link to tongue ring?

Cunningless performed by friend with tongue ring last night. Now clitoris and surrounding vulva are red, swollen and tender. Link to tongue ring?

Probable abrasion.: It's probably an abrasion and should get better if you leave it alone for a couple of day. Keep it clean and dry (pat it dry after shower or bath). If does not get better in a couple of days or if it gets worse, you need to get checked. ...Read more