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Won't help: Most skin abscesses (boils) are not caused by yeast, the only thing treated by Monistat. No antibiotic cream will help. Depending on exact location (e.g. if this is a Barthoin cyst) it could be an STD like gonorrhea. Whatever the cause, it may require lancing and/or an oral antibotic, especially if large, especially tender, etc. Best to see a doctor for professional evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Could I have a vaginal boil or pimple? Is that possible, because there naturally is no hair in that area?
See a dermatologist: Large inflammatory pustules in the groin can be infectious or an inflammatory response to oil, irritation, sweat, bacteria, fungus, yeast, medications, soaps or other irritating substances. A condition call hidadrenitis is an acne-like condition that presents as inflammatory pustules in the groin. See a dermatologist for consultation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a recurring vaginal boil. How and when do I know it is improving? I am using warm compresses daily.
Less pain, swelling: If you are treating it at home you should know it is resolving when it quits draining and there is less pain and swelling. If it is not resolving or seems to be getting worse see your doctor. Sometimes these types of recurring boils or abscesses need to be surgically removed. ...Read more
I have sarcoidosis and i get vaginal boils 2-3 times a month everytime my pants or panty rubs wrong, or if a hair get pulled from clothes.What can I do?
Can I have sex while having a vaginal boil on the surface of my vagina ? Will my partner get affected ?
"vaginal boil ": Likely a Vulval site,regardless mechanical trauma (sex) would be very unwise for both of you,worse for you;ensure it is not a transmitted sexual disease-go to a clinic immediately and if so the partner also has to submit BEFOR anything transpires between the two of you. ...Read more
What causes vaginal boils can to much sex cause these if you are having sex with a male with a larger penis than you are use to
Doctor can evaluate: A doctor can evaluate to see if the boils are std infections that need medical treatment. Otherwise, small pimples and pustules in the pubic and genital areas that increase after an increase in sexual activity may be due to "poor technique" that causes too much skin-to-skin friction and abrasions, hurting the hair follicles. It's unrelated to penis size or quantity of sex, if using good technique. ...Read more
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