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Recurrent shingles with Post-Herpetic Neuralgia between outbreaks? There is a lot more to it but not enough space here.....?

Recurrent shingles with Post-Herpetic Neuralgia between outbreaks? There is a lot more to it but not enough space here.....?

Maybe HSV, not VZV: Shingles rarely recurs so frequently but HSV does, and recurrent herpes simplex can look identical to zoster. 1) Retest next outbreak to confirm varicella zoster virus (VZV), and PCR test for HSV. 2) Have an HSV IgG antibody test, expecting maybe positive for HSV1. 3) Continue valacylovir to prevent recurrences, whatever the cause. As others have advised, it is nontoxic and harmless, so why not? ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Have shingles - can you get it on the top of your vagina I have a few itchy, painful spots is there a home remedy terrified to undress in doc office?

Have shingles - can you get it on the top of your vagina I have a few itchy, painful spots is there a home remedy terrified to undress in doc office?

Maybe not shingles: You assume it's shingles. Some diseases resemble that. It would be rare to have shingle in a limited pubic area. You can take a friend or relative to be with you in the exam room when you see the doctor to make it less frightening for you. There is no home remedy for an I diagnosed disorder. ...Read more

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What influences the color of vagina lips?

What influences the color of vagina lips?

Heredity: Vaginal lips vary from a pinkish color to a darkish brown in white persons and of course are much darker brown in pigmented races. This is a function of heredity and development. You cannot change this. ...Read more

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Why does your vagina turn darken on the lips?

Why does your vagina turn darken on the lips?

Different skin: The skin inside your vagina has a different epithelium that does not have keratin, whereas the skin on the outside is different with pigment. It's the expression of different subcomponents of your skin layer with pigmentation determine the appearance of your skin. ...Read more

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How to soothe or calm swelling in lips of vagina?

How to soothe or calm swelling in lips of vagina?

See below: Depending upon the cause. Usually we see this with yeast infections and therefore you would need an antifungal therapy. If it is from trauma or just after childbirth then ice packs for the first 24 hours followed by heat may help. ...Read more

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Why are the lips of my vagina is discolored and swollen?

Why are the lips of my vagina is discolored and swollen?

Discoloration: It is quite common for the labia and the area right around the opening of the vagina to be more darkly colored than the surrounding skin. Depending on your ethnicity, the color can range from light pink to dark brown or purple. The color can also change as you age. Therefore, unless you have other symptoms this is probably just your normal variant. ...Read more

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Sperm on lips of vagina, pregnant?

Who knows?: If it is just on the vaginal edges, then pregnancy is unlikely. But sperm are sneaky little driven creatures and if they are in the vaginal vault, they know exactly where to go! ...Read more

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What cream is good for itchy vagina lips?

What cream is good for itchy vagina lips?

Topical steroid: For just itching a topical corticosteroid cream used only occasionally is soothing but if there is a yeast infection causing the itch, then this type of cream could aggravate it. Have a gyn examination if the itch persists or worsens. ...Read more

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Boils on the lips of vagina. Never had sex.?

Boils on the lips of vagina. Never had sex.?

Vulvar Bumps: The vulvar skin and other hairy area of your body suffer similar conditions. Acne, psoriasis, clogged hair follicles and glands can cause trouble in your genital area. These are not caused by sexual activity. Hormonal changes, hygiene practices, allergies and genetics can all be causing the changes. Consult with you gynecologist. ...Read more

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I have a bump on my vagina lip, is this herpes?

I have a bump on my vagina lip, is this herpes?

Sore: If the eruption looks like a cold sore and is somewhat tender, it could be a herpes lesion. However it could be a simple cyst. If it persists have a physician or gynecologist check it. ...Read more

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What's that bump on the inner lip of my vagina?

What's that bump on the inner lip of my vagina?

Uh OH!: I really am not quite qualified to answer this question since my area of expertise is the mouth, which is why my professional degree is dds. For some reason I also have been listed incorrectly as being an expert in female health, which I am not. Sorry. ...Read more

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Bump on the lip of a vagina!? What does this mean?

See your doctor: Many specific characteristics might indicate that this lesion is concerning or simply a nuisance. You should see your gynecologist for an appropriate evaluation. ...Read more

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What's the difference between vulva and vagina lips?

What's the difference between vulva and vagina lips?

Description: The vulva collectively is the female genital organs and the vaginal "lips" are composed of the inner labia minora ; the other labia majora. The photo above shows the anatomical components. ...Read more

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Why might the inner lip of vagina burns when I wipe?

Why might the inner lip of vagina burns when I wipe?

See a doctor: This could just be irritation, but I am concerned that it could mean you have an std or genital herpes. ...Read more

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Vagina acne on inner lips/opening. What to use on it?

Vagina acne on inner lips/opening. What to use on it?

Excision: If the sebaceous cysts are bothersome and cosmetically embarrassing you can have them easily removed in an office procedure using a pinpoint tip wire on an ellman radio surgical device. I have removed up to 40 of these waxy cysts in a single half hour time frame. There are no mess or creams that work. They are not acne or pimples. ...Read more

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Why do I have small blood clots on the lips of my vagina?

Why do I have small blood clots on the lips of my vagina?

See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What can I do about this lump inside the lip of my vagina?

Your gynecologist: Could evaluate to determine cause of the lump. A treatment plan could then be developed (if necessary). ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a mosquito bite on your vagina lip?

Is it possible to have a mosquito bite on your vagina lip?

Yes: Mosquitoes can bite anywhere they have an opportunity. ...Read more

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I have little red bumps on my vagina lips from scratching?

I have little red bumps on my vagina lips from scratching?

Irritant dermatitis: You may have an irritant dermatitis or infection from scratching. Try to avoid touching the area, take warm sits baths to soothe the area, wear cotton underwear (not synthetic material) to see if helps. If not see a doctor, gynecologist or dermatologist, . ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant from rubbing penis across vagina lips?

Can you get pregnant from rubbing penis across vagina lips?

If sperm either: Enters the vagina or is deposited on the introitus (opening of vagina) then pregnancy is possible. ...Read more

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Swollen left lip of the vagina. How do I help the swelling?

Swollen left lip of the vagina. How do I help the swelling?

Gland infection: My suggestion is to see gynocologist and get exam. Can be tumor or Bartholin's cyst if infection or fever and may need emergency care. ...Read more

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Can I use plain yogurt as an antifungal cream on vagina lips?

Can I use plain yogurt as an antifungal cream on vagina lips?

Is Safe: Should be safe to do. Does it work? I don't know. But worth a try. ...Read more

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If sperm is in d corner of my vagina lips, can I get pregnant?

Doubtful,: The only way pregnancy would occur is if sperm is deposited at the opening of the vagina (introitus) or in the vagina. ...Read more

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Sperms spilled on my vagina lips. Can I possibly get pregnant?

Possibly: If the ejeaculate or the pre-ejaculate ends up near the opening of your vagina (called the introitus) then pregnancy is possibly. It is important to consistently use protection if you are not ready for pregnancy. ...Read more

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I have itchy vagina lips for two days, no odor, no discharge.?

I have itchy vagina lips for two days, no odor, no discharge.?

Yeast infection?: You may have a yeast infection. Yeast likes moist dark places and and frequently affects the vagina. You can get medicine for this without a prescription. If the itching persists after you treat for yeast, you should see your Gyn and have an exam as there are some other things that might cause these symptoms. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Marble sized lump on the outside left lip of my vagina. What is it?

Marble sized lump on the outside left lip of my vagina. What is it?

Cyst or gland: It is most likely a bartholin's cyst or gland.
Point this out to your gynecologist if this does not resolve within 2-3 weeks. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my vagina is super itchy and one lip is swollen?

What does it mean if my vagina is super itchy and one lip is swollen?

Infection: Your itching and swelling is most likely some type of infection. The most common infection that causes these symptoms is a yeast infection. You can buy medicine for yeast infections without a prescription. There are other causes as well. The only way to be sure is to have it checked out. Take Care! ...Read more

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Why does under my right vagina lip appear swollen and red and hurts a little?

Why does under my right vagina lip appear swollen and red and hurts a little?

Blockage likely: You likely have what is called a "bartholin gland cyst." the Bartholin's glands produce mucus to help defend the vulva against infection, but sometimes can get obsturcted in a similar manner to a pimple. While this is a likely explaination, you should see a physican to make sure it isn't something more serious. The best initial treatment would be a "sitz bath" (warm water 2-3x day). ...Read more

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My right lip of vagina got swollen with a big hard bump inside. What's wrong?

My right lip of vagina got swollen with a big hard bump inside. What's wrong?

U should be seen: You may have an infected sebaceous gland, or worse: maybe developing a Bartholin abscess. Should be seen! ...Read more

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Do you think I should be worried about this little bump on the lip of my vagina?

Vaginal bump: My chief of dermatology very wisely used to say "a bump in the body belongs in a bottle! " so, go to your gynecologist and get this looked at and properly treated. ...Read more

Shingles (Herpes Zoster) (Definition)

A painful blistering skin rash caused by the chickenpox virus (varicella zoster). Early treatment with antiviral medication (within 72 hours) lowers the risk of post-herpetic neuralgia, which is lingering skin pain after the rash disappears. ...Read more


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Herpes Zoster (Definition)

Shingles (herpes zoster) is a painful, blistering skin rash due to the varicella-zoster virus, the ...Read more