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After shaving, I noticed small open sores on vaginal area (mainly the outer lip).they are painful and have hair growing out the middle is it herpes?

After shaving, I noticed small open sores on vaginal area (mainly the outer lip).they are painful and have hair growing out the middle is it herpes?

Folliculitis : No it does not sound like it is herpes. What you are describing is a type of skin infection called folliculitis. It arises when the hair follicles become inflamed and infected after shaving. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with hsv1. Sores to vaginal area that itch and burn. Yellow thin discharge with ammonia order. Took valtrex (valacyclovir). Sores left and csme back worser?

Diagnosed with hsv1. Sores to vaginal area that itch and burn. Yellow thin discharge with ammonia order. Took valtrex (valacyclovir). Sores left and csme back worser?

See your doctor: Hsv1 can be treated with a few different anti viral medications. How and when you treat will depend on what stage/phase it is in. You may be having a flare up and need to alter your prescription. You should see your doctor to determine if the Valtrex (valacyclovir) isn't working or if you are having a flare up and need to modify your prescription. Good luck! ...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 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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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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My friend has open sores and dry skin patches around te vaginal area, what could it be?

My friend has open sores and dry skin patches around te vaginal area, what could it be?

STD? : A photo is worth a thousand words when it comes to diagnosing skin disorders. Dry patches usually signify eczema in other parts of body but can be assc with yeast in vaginal area. Open sores could be an std like herpes, syphilis, chancre. But could also be a yeast infection that she scratched at. Best is to go to dr and get checked! ...Read more

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What is a yeast infection on the anus like? Can you have it just on the anus and not the vaginal area? Can it cause sores on the anus if irritated?

What is a yeast infection on the anus like? Can you have it just on the anus and not the vaginal area? Can it cause sores on the anus if irritated?

It's possible but...: Anal yeast could occur without vaginal, but not very likely. Usually it would cause pretty much the same symptoms as vaginal yeast -- itching, irritation, and redness. Open sores could result, but usually not. Other possibilities include anal herpes if multiple sores that recur from time to time; or anal fissure if only one. See doctor if you have any doubt about it and/or the problem continues. ...Read more

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I recently had Shingles, now I am getting cold sores on both my lips and now I have a rash in my vaginal area, what is wrong with me?

I recently had Shingles, now I am getting cold sores on both my lips and now I have a rash in my vaginal area, what is wrong with me?

Stressed host : Not sure I have the answer, but it sounds as though your body's defenses may be compromised, perhaps by the stress of your recent bout with shingles. Cold sore outbreaks are often related to stress, whether physical or emotional. The genital area rash may or may not be related. Suggest you see you doctor for examination. ...Read more

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I have sores on my bum and legs pink dots on vaginal area would like to know what could have caused this my sexual partner hasng experienced changes.

I have sores on my bum and  legs pink dots on vaginal area would like to know what could have caused this my sexual partner hasng experienced changes.

Needs testing: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. There are a variety of things that could cause this. Consider a virtual visit on Healthtap today ...Read more

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I used my own razor to shave my vaginal area an anus an recently I've gotten red looks like open sores aroundy anus that burn an are sore?

I used my own razor to shave my vaginal area an anus an recently I've gotten red looks like open sores aroundy anus that burn an are sore?

Small skin cuts: You likely have caused small nicks in your skin when you shaved. Consider a higher quality shaver and shaving cream. For now, try to wash the area with soap and water twice a day, dry, and use a "baby" powder to keep your skin dry during the day and night. Also consider applying warm compresses for pain relief. See a doctor immediately if you are a diabetic or if it does not improve in 2 days ...Read more

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Recently had a mrsa infection in groin area, red bumps. Treated with bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) 2 weeks ago now I have vaginal burning, no sores. Could it still be mrsa?

Recently had a mrsa infection in groin area, red bumps. Treated with bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) 2 weeks ago now I have vaginal burning, no sores. Could it still be mrsa?

Not necessarily: Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness & itching of the vulva; burning with urination & vaginal intercourse & a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent. Use of antibiotics can sometimes lead to yeast infections. Let your doctor know about your symptoms. ...Read more

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Can sex cause vaginal sores?

Can sex cause vaginal sores?

Yes: If the vaginal mucosa is dry, the friction can cause damage. Using a vaginal lubricant will help. Sores could also be a sign of some other problem (ie: std). ...Read more

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Can painless vaginal sores hurt the baby?

Can painless vaginal sores hurt the baby?

Yes: Painless vaginal sores could be an indication of a serious infection and should be discussed with your doctor. ...Read more

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I have iching an sores on an in my vaginal?

I have iching an sores on an in my vaginal?

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more