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Had a vulva biopsy, skin tags formed and I have scars... When will the scar soften so sex feels better... Will it ever get better.. How long..

Had a vulva biopsy, skin tags formed and I have scars... When will the scar soften so sex feels better... Will it ever get better.. How long..

Vulvar Biopsy: Usually, allow 2-4 weeks for healing. The formation of skin tags is a little unusual, but they often are hormonally responsive and, if necessary, for cosmetic and functional reasons, they can be easily removed by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Press
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Scarring (Definition)

A scar is the result of the body healing. It is the end product of a long cascade of signals and cellular repair that takes approximately a year to complete, and a lifetime to maintain. It is a normal process that occurs whenever ...Read more


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What are the treatments for atrophy of the vulva?

What are the treatments for atrophy of the vulva?

Vaginal and vulvar a: Both vulvar and vaginal atrophy respond well and quickly to direct application of estrogen cream or vaginal inserts of estrogen. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of scar tissue on my cervix?

How can I get rid of scar tissue on my cervix?

Not possible: Scar tissue can be reduced by excision or other scar reduction techniques but it can never be removed only replaced with possibly a "better" scar. ...Read more

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Can someone have genital warts on their cervix? Is it possible to have them there without having any on the vulva?

Yes: It can grow there as well. Even if they re not present on the vulva. This is one of many reasons to have an annual gyn exam. ...Read more

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I feel comfortable while having sex on top position .but while im on lying position his penis doesn't penetrate in vulva there a problem with cervix

I feel comfortable while having sex on top  position .but while im on lying position his penis doesn't penetrate in vulva there  a problem with cervix

Here are some...: The pertinent specifics and details in the Q are insufficient to offer right answer. To gain better answer to your Q, seek pro-evaluation and counseling preferably by gyn-doc. Generally speaking, most of times, sexual satisfaction could be achieved in couples through practice and experience with patience and commonsense just like our ancestors did without "modern" medicine. ...Read more

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I think-my cervix is too low, 0.5cm from the vulva.Prolapse maybe?I'm 23, bmi:19.5 and want to have children.My next gyn appointment in november.Thanks

I think-my cervix is too low, 0.5cm from the vulva.Prolapse maybe?I'm 23, bmi:19.5 and want to have children.My next gyn appointment in november.Thanks

Prolapse/long cervix: If you haven't had any risk factors for prolapse--childbearing, obesity, lifting heavy things, straining--then another possibility is simply a very long cervix. Discuss with your provider at your visit. Either way, most people can achieve a healthy pregnancy. Good luck! ...Read more

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Itchy vulva. Was diagnosed with hpv but cervix was ok last check up. Was diagnosed with herpes a few years ago, could that have something to do w it?

Itchy vulva.  Was diagnosed with hpv but cervix was ok last check up. Was diagnosed with herpes a few years ago,  could that have something to do w it?

Yeast?: The main cause of vulvar itching is yeast infection. HPV doesn't cause itching. Mild herpes outbreaks may itch, with few other symptoms, but the itching would be localized to a particular spot, gone in a few days, and not recur until at least a few weeks later. Best to see a doctor for proper diagnosis. Or try an OTC yeast treatment, but for sure see your doctor if itching persists. ...Read more

Dr. John Mancoll
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Cicatrix (Definition)

A cicatrix is a scar. Scars normally form after any wound to the body's tissues, but abnormally thick or large scars on the ...Read more


Vulva (Definition)

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