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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

Red Spots (Definition)

One possibility for red spots is a collection of vessels in the skin and they are called hemangiomas. These can easily be treated. I usually will use ...Read more


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Have red spots on my vagina (vulva)i get them when i get my period. Don't hurt and not blisters . What could it be. Haven't had sex in 3 months.

Have red spots on my vagina (vulva)i get them when i get my period. Don't hurt and not blisters . What could it be.  Haven't had sex in 3 months.

Please see your MD: Make an appointment with your healthcare provider while you have the outbreak so it may be evaluated at its peak. You should be tested for std's as well. ...Read more

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2 red spots where the line of the vagina starts above the clitoris in between the line red, itchy and both in exact spot in opp sides? Shaving caused ?

2 red spots where the line of the vagina starts above the clitoris in between the line red, itchy and both in exact spot in opp sides? Shaving caused ?

Could be: These could definitely be because of shaving, just irritation. At the same time, if you had unprotected sex, you need to watch the spots, and if they grow, start to weep or have pus, please see your primary care provider. In the future, please use protection. ...Read more

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What can cause red spots on vagina after sex the next day?

What can cause red spots on vagina after sex the next day?

Injury: It is possible that injury or broken blood vessels could represent what you are describing. Sort of like a broken blood vessel in your eye after you throw up. I would suggest that you consider timing your next exam the morning after having relations or time you relations to occur the even prior to your next exam. ...Read more

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Can friction and pressing against another cause red spots on my vagina?

Can friction and pressing against another cause red spots on my vagina?

If nude, yes: If "the pressing created heat and injury then yes, there might be red spots. If you are not sure, then see a MD who can look at the area and determine exactly what it is. Sometimes this can happen when articles of clothing are "bunched up" and rubbed in that area as well, such as jeans or underwear. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a vagina to have red spots with small bumps after shaving?

Is it normal for a vagina to have red spots with small bumps after shaving?

Quite common: It is quite common for skin to react this way to shaving. Most of the time the irritation resolves spontaneously; a little mild steroid cream can help ...Read more

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I've got red spots around the top of my vagina after shaving what is it?

I've got red spots around the top of my vagina after shaving what is it?

Folliculitis: an inflammation of the hair follicles. You can use a small amount of 1% hydrocortisone cram twice daily and avoid tight fitting undergarments. You may need topical antibiotics, Stop shaving for 2 weeks- it will grow back: you are quite young to be shaving your pubic area. ...Read more

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I'm 21, and I have been shaving my vagina for about 5 years now. Ever since then I have red spots/dots there. What's the best way to remove it?

I'm 21, and I have been shaving my vagina for about 5 years now. Ever since then I have red spots/dots there. What's the best way to remove it?

See below: Prevention: 1. Wash the area with mild soap and water before shaving 2. Dry thoroughly 3. Use a shave lotion/cream or other lubricant. 4. Shave in one direction only - don't go over the area again. 5. At the end, apply a mild astringent, aftershave=type product, or diluted rubbing alcohol to tighten the pores 6. Keep the area clean and dry for at least a day. ...Read more

Vulva (Definition)

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