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Red Swollen Painful Clitoral Hood
Minora or majora?: Is this on the minora or majora? On the minora era are a variety of mucous glands that may become obstructed or occluded causi g a small pimple like bump. On the majora, sebaceous glands or hair follicles may also be responsible due to ingrown hairs or cysts. If this does not resolve discuss with your physician for a review of other more obscure causes. ...Read more
Nasal Vestibulitis: When the tip of the nose is painful, red and swollen, it is often due to infection of the tip of nose where the small hairs on the inside of the nose are involved. This is a form of folliculitis or infection of these small nasal hairs. It often requires treatment, but the best form of treatment is a topical antibiotic ointment. You'll need to see your provider for evaluation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Allergy/trauma?: Determining the cause is an important clue to treatment. In addition, a true allergy to topical creams, lotions, lubricants or even latex may cause itching. Inadequate lubrication with excessive trauma may also cause shear injury with itching. Please also consider the possibility of stds. Discuss with your gynecologist. ...Read more
Red swollen labia irritated vagina sensitive to touch white discharging forming around clitorus and labia no odor had unprotected sex a week ago?
See a GYN MD: If the area is painful and swollen it could be infected, or a growth is present that can't be seen by yourself. You need to go see a GYN MD for assessment to determine exactly what is the problem. ...Read more
Itchy pubic area directly above clitoris. Clitoral hood has a weird blister or raw lesion. Rawness between labia minora and majora. No STDs or stis?
You need an exam: Your symptoms are suggestive of a herpes simplex infection (sexually transmitted), but yeast (not sexually transmitted) may cause similar symptoms of rawness and itching. If you also have a white, cottage cheese-like discharge, it is more likely to be yeast. The bottom line is that you need to have an exam done by a health professional. And no sex until you find out! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
3 wks ago yeast infectn cured, urethra till introitus now looks bumpy, whiteish. Got a small red bump on clitoral hood itchy painful to touch. Normal?
Persisting "yeast": Was the yeast diagnosis certain? How severe was it? Initial genital herpes can cause yeast-like symptoms and could also cause a new painful genital area red bump 3 weeks later. Check it out with your doctor, especially if your apparent yeast infection had open sores, tender swelling in the groin, or headache or fever. ...Read more
Swollen labia (my right side) with painful and very large bump above the clitoris. What is it? Sore.
1 painful yellowish/white sore on labia minora below clitoris & above urethral. Hurts when touched. Only 1 sexual partner in last 11 years. no swellin
Many possibilities: Sores in this area can be caused by skin conditions; allergic reactions; infections such as herpes, chancroid, molluscum contagiosum, staph infections; hydradenitis; cancer; etc. An Ob/Gyn can do cultures, biopsies and other tests to determine the cause. Best wishes! ...Read more
Labia majora pimple 1 wk painful . Has not gone away or popped. Swollen red painful. How to treat?
Hot compress: Try a hot compress to bring it to a head and drain it. It may be necessary to take antibiotics, or in extreme cases to have a doctor remove it. ...Read more
Red inch wide circular mark groin/base of penis area. Not itchy or swollen or sore. Red ring with skin coloured inside area.
Ringworm: What you described is consistent with ringworm infection. Try an over the counter medication for ringworm. If that does not help, it would be time to see a doctor. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Unsure: There are many different possibilities as to why you may have the bump. One possible explanation could be a clogged gland which is not harmful. Is there any possible exposure to STDs? I recommend that you see a physician such as a family doctor or OB/GYN to make sure that this is not some sort of STD. Do you have any history of genital herpes? Usually, genital herpes is painful especially more pronounced with the first episode ...Read more
Trauma: Sounds as though you have had some friction to the penis. This is common with both masturbation and with vaginal intercourse. Try an ice pack or cold pack for a few minutes and observe. If this is persistent, get seen and find out if there is an allergic reaction, infection or other issue. Poison oak and ivy are common to get on the penis. This will need specific treatment by a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hair Gland:oil/sweat: There are a variety of sources for red bumps that typically originate from the hair follicles or oil gands in the labia. Sweat glands may also become diseased (known as hidradentitis suppuritiva). See your physician if this becomes worse or does not resolve within 10 days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Red painless lump under left shaft of penis shiny around lump no sexual activity no discharge hard underneath skin noticed yesterday? Epidermiod cyst?
Itchy red labia. Unilateral. No bump/lump, just itchy and uncomfortable. Canesoral didn't help. Itchy labia and vulvar area on one side?
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