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Is genital warts in the vaginal area painful?

Is genital warts in the vaginal area painful?

No: Warts are small virus-induced tumors and like most tumors they are not painful unless they are traumatized or involvinh a nerve (the latter is very rare) ...Read more

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Do herpes in vaginal area bleed?

Do herpes in vaginal area bleed?

Possible: Since herpes causes open sores, it is possible to have some bleeding associated with it, but that is not a common sign of herpes. Of course if you are having abnormal bleeding, you should see a doctor to rule out other causes. For more info www.Askyourgynecologist.Org. ...Read more

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Bumps and blisters in genital area?

Bumps and blisters in genital area?

Can be STD: Presence of bumps and blisters + pain your indicated further is suggesting herpes genitalis. Go and see your doctor for exam, std screen, correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Reoccurring large bumps/boils in genital area?

Reoccurring large bumps/boils in genital area?

Culture and therapy: get a bacterial culture of the boils and get on antibiotic therapy. Call for a GYN evaluation. ...Read more

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Do blisters in the groin area become symptoms of herpes simplex?

Do blisters in the groin area become symptoms of herpes simplex?

Mnay: First time around you may get systemic symptoms of fever, chills, malaise, an outbreak of numerous blister-like lesions on the genetalia which will rupture and leave very tender and painful ulcers which may last as long as 10-14days. The female genetalia may become swollen and tender to the point that she cannot walk. The man can develop severe swelling which may partially impede free urination. ...Read more

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What can cause sores in the vaginal area?

What can cause sores in the vaginal area?

Exam needed: New sores in the vaginal area are almost certainly related to infection or trauma. The common infections that can lead to sores or breakdown of the skin include yeast infections or herpes. You need to be examined! ...Read more

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What causes boils in the vaginal area?

This could be due to: A bacterial infection. I would recommend prompt medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Female, married recently.Intermittent itching occurs in the external genital area, labia minora & majora &area above the clitoris. Is talc good to use?

Female, married recently.Intermittent itching occurs in the external genital area, labia minora & majora &area above the clitoris. Is talc good to use?

No: Corn starch is better than talc. You might want to make sure you don't have an infection, like yeast/monilia. And try to see if your soap, or perfume is irritating your skin. ...Read more

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What could cause blister like sores in the vaginal area?

What could cause blister like sores in the vaginal area?

Herpes: Typical herpes presentation is blister like painful rash in the vaginal area. If that's the case, you need to be seen by a doc to confirm this suspicion and have treatment prescribed. Other than herpes, you may have foliculitis (hair follicle inflammation), which is fairly common as well. ...Read more

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I have irritation in the genital area.

I have irritation in the genital area.

Needs to be checked: We can not answer your question as we do not have enough information about the irritation.We don't know what you mean by irritation and what part of your genital is irritated.I suggest you get it checked by your doctor to find out if it needs any treatment ...Read more

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Chronic itching around pelvic area & into inner thigh closest to genital area. There's some swelling small bumps after scratching, leaves scars. Dry?

Chronic itching around pelvic area & into inner thigh closest to genital area. There's some swelling small bumps after scratching, leaves scars. Dry?

Fungal infection: Sounds like jock itch (tinea cruris). Caused by a fungus and results in red, itchy skin in the groin area that can expand onto the thighs. Most OTC anti-dandruff shampoos like Nizoral have ketoconazole in them that will treat the fungus. This shampoo can be applied in the shower. If this does not clear the infection, follow up with FP doc. ...Read more

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Have disolcoration in buttock area is this yeast infection?

Have disolcoration in buttock area is this yeast infection?

Infection: It is impossible to diagnose this without seeing it, but discoloration alone makes it more probably that this may be a superficial fungal infection rather than yeast. See a doctor and let them examine it. ...Read more

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Can a UTI cause bumps or sores on the vaginal area?

Can a UTI cause bumps or sores on the vaginal area?

Not usually: This would depend on the skin coming into contact with the urine. A barrier such as a&d ointment can correct that. If the two things happened at the same time i would be concerned something else is going on. ...Read more

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Can fever blisters transfer to vaginal areas?

Can fever blisters transfer to vaginal areas?

Perhaps: A true fever blister will not 'transfer' to any other area. However, many people have re-activation of old herpes infections (cold sores) during times of stress, which a fever is. These lesions do contain some active herpes virus and can indeed be 'transferred' to other areas if directly touching them and then areas without intact skin in place. So you really need to know which is which. ...Read more

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Could a small red sore bump in the upper thigh neer the vaginal area be genetal herpes?

Could a small red sore bump in the upper thigh neer the vaginal area be genetal herpes?

Yes: The "classic" herpes lesion looks like a clear-headed small pimple. But it can certainly get red if inflamed. Bottom line: get to your doc and have a culture done to get an answer. Good luck! ...Read more