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Scratch On Vulva
I've bumps that itch like crazy. Once I'm done scratching they go away. They tend to flare up again 5 days later. They grow inside vulva lips?
Go get a GYN exam and find the answer
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What could cause raw, peeling skin between my butt cheeks and near my vulva? It doesn't hurt unless I poke or scratch it-it doesn't itch either.
White blotches on vulva. Extremely itchy, intense at night. Scratched so much, made it worse. Have pics. Not std, lichen sclerosus? Pics available
What you described may be an intractable skin condition, manageable but not curable. See a competent trustworthy dermatologist timely. Meanwhile, topical use of Hydrocortisone cream for 1-2 weeks may ease itch, but preferably under professional supervision.
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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?
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
A lot of creamy vaginal discharge, fishy odor, itchy vulva, and two pimples on my vulva that also itch and bleed when I scratch. Is it yeast or bv??
Itching to see MD?: You need to go to the MD and have him/her sort out the options for a vaginal infection as it could be either or both. ...Read more
Itchy pink growth on labia majora for 10 months. Seems to itch the more I sweat. Gets bigger when I scratch then it goes down. Is it cancer?
Not cancer.: It's probably not cancer due to your age (27), but it could be genital warts, which are caused by a virus called HPV. This virus can lead to cervical cancer. It could also be a benign growth that is getting irritated and swollen. Have it looked at so you don't have to keep worrying! ...Read more
Pre-cancer: Dysplasia means pre-cancer. These are changes that can occur before it becomes invasive cancer. Sometimes these pre-cancerous changes can change back to normal on their own. It is important to have this checked every 6 months by your doctor, stop smoking, and stay healthy to optimize your chance of this going away and never becoming cancer. ...Read more
Natural healing: The good news is that area has fantastic blood supply and so healing will occur rapidly. Inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling) is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Avoid further trauma to the area and let nature take it's course. ...Read more
It sure can: Women of all ages & sizes have many different shapes & sizes of labia (vaginal lips)-also called labia majora (outer lips) & labia minora (the inner lips). The labia majora & mons (upper portion over pubic bone/ lower edge of abdomen)- are most affected by weight. The important thing to know is that labia come in all kinds of shapes & sizes. True abnormalities are really rare! ...Read more
Have a GYN exam: This is something that your gyn must see and if necessary biopsy to determine what it is. ...Read more
Tough Question: Depends what the issue is. If the labia minora are too long, for example, that can cause chronic irritation. There is a minor surgical procedure to trim them back. If there are varicosities, that too may need specific treatment. Cosmetic vaginal surgery is very controversial. It is still a surgical procedure without real medical indications. Some perform them, others do not. Very controversial. ...Read more
"Good vibrations"?: Vulvar vibrations can be pulsations of blood going through the area normally, or evidence of sexual arousal which would lead to the Beach boys song of the same title. ...Read more
I am really 10 but could you please help my vulva has been releasing some stickyish /moist stuff why. (please answer soon as possible.)?
Really?: First you have to make the diagnosis. Koh exam involves gently scrapping the skin and examine the scales under the microscopic by an md. Ringworm is a fungus acquired by skin to skin contact, soil to skin, or animal to skin. Over the counter Lamisil (terbinafine) cream may cure the problem. ...Read more