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Should vaginal acne be popped? What can be used to make it less irritated and painful if not popped? Does shaving help?
Acne is one of the most common skin conditions. It affects about 80% of adolescents. Acne starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the face back and chest. The hallmarks of the condition are blackheads, whiteheads (closed comedones), papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and sometimes scarring. There are numerous treatments available, both topical and systemic. The most commonly used are benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and antibiotics ...Read more
Vaginal acne: Vaginal acne is a skin problem that is typically caused by a change in your hair follicles and sebaceous glands. Although a fairly common condition among women, vaginal acne can be irritating, embarrassing and uncomfortable. Treatment can be with benzoyl peroxide, or mild topical tretinoin and or oral antibiotics like solodyn (minocycline) or doryx, see your local dermatologist or gynecologist. ...Read more
My dermatologist prescribed me vaginal cream instead of acne cream, should I be concerned? In addition, he referred me to the most expensive places to pick it up rather than pharmacies that easily have it cheaper, should I be concerned and is this malprac
My vaginal gets whiteheads like acne once a month. Slso i get painful bumps that are full of a pus like substance. What are these?
Pimples on mucous skin area of vaginal lips (inner) resembles acne. have been tested for stds and negative for everything, had them for months?
Folliculitis: Sometimes shaving can lead to blockage of follicles around the labia and can lead to localized inflammation. It usually resolves with time. If it happens on a recurrent basis, avoid shaving. Rarely there are dermatologic conditions that can present as recurrent localized infections. ...Read more
Saw ob yest he did vaginal exam-didnt discuss acne cysts-seeing here a doctor says i may have cancer of the adrenal cortex. Still a possible diagnose?
See an Endocrinologi: It is not difficult to make a diagnosis of adrenal cancer if you have sign and symptoms of this condition. All it takes is a ct scan of the abdomen which can/should be done if there is definite suspicion based on steroid excess(cushing;s syndrome like features). But you should first go see an internist or an endocrinologist to help you address this issue. ...Read more