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Doctor insights on: Treatment For Herpes Of The Vagina

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What is treatment fir herpes. R u given ointment for cuts in vagina?

What is treatment fir herpes.  R u given ointment for cuts in vagina?

Genital HSV Rx: The safest treatment for herpes simplex virus infection is Acyclovir wh/requires a prescription from your doctor. Once infected, however, you never 'cure' hsv it is only made latent (dormant) unfortunately, topical Acyclovir is no more effective that vaseline in treating hsv. For oral cold sores, abreva has shown efficacy in decreasing the duration of symptoms however no studies on genital hsv. ...Read more

Herpes (Definition)

There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more


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What is the first sign of herpes of the vagina?

What is the first sign of herpes of the vagina?

Herpes genitalis: May not feel anything at all, may be tingling sensation, pain, development of blisters, etc. If this becomes severe, see a doctor and get treated with an Acyclovir derivative. ...Read more

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I was getting dressed and I noticed this two bumps on the outside part of my vagina they hurt s little but I wasn't painful, could this be herpes?

I was getting dressed and I noticed this two bumps on the outside part of my vagina they hurt s little but I wasn't painful, could this be herpes?

Possible.: Could be, but no way to know without a direct exam, and possibly a culture. Could also be simply inflamed hair follicles, or several other things. See a dermatologist or gynecologist. ...Read more

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I have bumps on my vagina but i don't have herpes what could it be?

Anything: Well, how do you know you dont have herpes? It could be genital warts, it could hair follicles, it could be razor burn or rash. Go to a doctor for an appropriate physical exam. ...Read more

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I've noticed I have 5 tiny bumps around the opening of my vagina. They don't hurt nor itch I can just feel them. what could it be other than herpes?

I've noticed I have 5 tiny bumps around the opening of my vagina. They don't hurt nor itch I can just feel them. what could it be other than herpes?

Hymen remanents: If the "bumps" are small and have not changed, these may be remanents of the hymen. If you do not have symptoms from these, you may leave these alone. If the lesions are not tiny fluid filled, these may not be herpes. If you are concerned about herpes, you may get tested for that.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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My girlfriend has got a cut in her vagina while fingeriing she is a bit tensed and can't get out of home will tell me bout some treatment at home plzzz?

My girlfriend has got a cut in her vagina while fingeriing she is a bit tensed and can't get out of home will tell me bout some treatment at home plzzz?

Needs to be seen: If she has a laceration on her vagina then it probably needs to be evaluated. Especially if it bleeding or causing pain. If there is no pain or bleeding then it will likely heal on its own. ...Read more

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I have bum near vagina it won't go down but doctors saying it from parter bumping against me and not herpes? Can this be

I have bum near vagina it won't go down but doctors saying it from parter bumping against me and not herpes? Can this be

Possible: 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. ...Read more

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Bump on my vagina after i shave, treatment?

Bump on my vagina after i shave, treatment?

Exam: 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. You may have an infected hair follicle. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for short vagina?

What is the best treatment for short vagina?

Dilators: It depends whether the shortening is a result of vaginal surgery. Normal vaginal length is about 6 inches. Anything longer than that may be uncomfortable, but that doesn't mean your vagina is short. If you had surgery then vaginal dilators could be a very good option to help stretch the vagina. ...Read more

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Will an abscess on your vagina go away without treatment?

Will an abscess on your vagina go away without treatment?

Possible: In medicine anything is possible however, i would recommend you see your dr about this issue. This may need to be drained and antibiotics prescribed. If not could lead to a much more serious infection. ...Read more

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I have a bump under my skin next to my vagina. Is this herpes?

I have a bump under my skin next to my vagina. Is this herpes?

Probably not: Usually herpes looks like a cold sore, but there are atypical presentations, i would recommend a doctor visit. ...Read more

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My partner feels swelling around outside vagina. Suggest treatment..

My partner feels swelling around outside vagina. Suggest treatment..

Needs evaluation: There are many things that can cause this so an examination is warranted. Yeast infections are common and can be treated with an over the counter yeast cream. Poor lubrication during intercourse can to. Try using KY or astroglide and spending more time on foreplay during intercourse. ...Read more

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What is the difference between these two: herpangina and herpes vagina?

What is the difference between these two: herpangina and herpes vagina?

Different virus: Herpangina is usually a childhood infection and is caused by a cocksackie virus, producing sores in the mouth. For the other you may be referring to herpes vaginalis, which would be genital herpes in the female. This infection is caused by herpes simplex types i & ii, and the blisters (progessing to open "sores") occur just outside the vaginal opening and elsewhere on the vulva. ...Read more

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Can you recommend a treatment for bumps on my vagina a week after shaving?

Bumps: (use for pubic hair - don't put in vagina). A steroid cream might be applied to decrease inflammation. Exfoliation may be recommended to remove dead skin cells with retinoids. For secondary infections your physician may recommend oral or topical antibiotics. ...Read more

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Could i get herpes if someone touched the sides of my vagina with their fingers?

Could i get herpes if someone touched the sides of my vagina with their fingers?

Possible.: If this person touched an open herpes lesion on their own genitals or mouth and then immediately touched to your vaginal area then it is possible. The chances of transmission in this manner are rare. ...Read more

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What is a home treatment for a white watery substance that comes out of the vagina?

What is a home treatment for a white watery substance that comes out of the  vagina?

Unclear problem?: It's normal to have discharge every day from the vagina. Are you concerned because there's more discharge than normal? White and watery is normal. If concerned that too much discharge, or if there's smell, you can increase consumption of 'good' bacteria, lactobacilli. Consider vaginal probiotic as well that can help to restore predominance of lactobacilli. Also look for what may cause irritation. ...Read more

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My girlfriend is 23 and has a odor in her vagina could this come from her seriousis treatment?

My girlfriend is 23 and has a odor in her vagina could this come from her seriousis treatment?

Possibly: I'm not quite sure what treatment you are referring to. Procedures that are associated with vaginal bleeding (like a d&c) can sometimes have an odor of the remaining blood but, odors can also be associated with infection and should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Is lime good for the washing of vigina? And is there any medication for the treatment of bad vagina odour

Is lime good for the washing of vigina? And is there any medication for the treatment of bad vagina odour

Vaginal odor: Lime is NOT good for washing vagina. Washing vagina in general is NOT good. Please see your healthcare provider as odor can be a sign of infection or other problems. The vagina does a very good job of keeping itself "clean". Douching and washing are rarely needed. ...Read more

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Could i get herpes if someone touched the sides of my vagina (flaps, so near my undie line) with their fingers?

Could i get herpes if someone touched the sides of my vagina (flaps, so near my undie line) with their fingers?

Incredibly unlikely: Unless this person touched an open herpes lesion on their own genitals or mouth and then immediately touched your vaginal area, the chances of transmission in this manner are probably exceedingly rare. ...Read more

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I have 1 bump on my vagina. It's is painless. I tried to pop it and it bleed a little bit. Could this be herpes?

I have 1 bump on my vagina. It's is painless.  I tried to pop it and it bleed a little bit. Could this be herpes?

Unclear w/out Test: If it's a simple bump that didn't contain fluid or have a glassy appearance, it's most likely a blocked hair follicle/follicultis, but your suspicion for herpes is VERY POSSIBLE. Unfortunately the only way to know for sure is to get tested by a doctor. In the meantime, have a conversation with your partner about outbreaks and safe sex. HPV is also a possibility. Stay updated on paps! ...Read more

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Itchiness and irritation around the lower and outer part of my vagina. I also have a few cuts in the inside. Are those definet signs of herpes?

Itchiness and irritation around the lower and outer part of my vagina. I also have a few cuts in the inside. Are those definet signs of herpes?

Possible : It's possible that this could be a herpes outbreak but there may be other causes. Best thing to do is see your physician or a gynecologist for evaluation. A physician can collect cultures to determine if it's herpes and treat accordingly. ...Read more

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Ive had a herpes out break for 2 weeks. It is inside and outside of my vagina. I cannot afford lidocaine, looking for something to help so I can urine?

Not lidocaine: you will need anti-viral medication ( acyclovir or Valtrex). Lidocaine may numb the area, but you will need aggressive anti-viral therapy now- please go to your local Health Dept. clinic. ...Read more

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Like 5 yrs ago to now I've had some reoccurring itching and when I scratched some burning n vagina no pain never and never noticed sores..is it herpes?

Like 5 yrs ago to now I've had some reoccurring itching and when I scratched some burning n vagina no pain never and never noticed sores..is it herpes?

You can get blood: test to see if you are a carrier of herpes simplex. or see gynecologist or dermatologist when burning or itching starts, but would need to see lesions if possible. perhaps it could be a yeast infection which can be cultured ...Read more