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How long for vaginal boils to burst?

How long for vaginal boils to burst?

Variable: They act just like pimples anywhere. They need to come to a head and then they pop. Typically that takes a few days. You can spped up the process by placing hot packs on the pimple a few times a day. ...Read more

Boil (Definition)

A boil is an infected epidermoid cyst of the skin. Usually related to sebaceous glands, which secrete waxy/oily lubricant ...Read more


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What causes vaginal boils? How to treat it? Does sex causes it?

What causes vaginal boils? How to treat it? Does sex causes it?

Multiple causes: Friction, hair rubbing. Tight undergarments, oral sex, anal -vaginal intercourse. Aggressive foreplay, aggressive use of adult toys: consult your GYN for a pelvic exam. ...Read more

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Can I use monistat 7 on a vaginal boil?

Can I use monistat 7 on a vaginal boil?

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

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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

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Could I have a vaginal boil or pimple? Is that possible, because there naturally is no hair in that area?

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 more

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Can I have sex/oral sex while I have a vaginal boil that is healing quickly and is rather small?

Can I have sex/oral sex while I have a vaginal boil that is healing quickly and is rather small?

Are you sure?: That seems like it would be very uncomfortable. I can not imagine any man would want to put his mouth on an open sore either. Let it heal first. Make sure you have confirmed with a doctor that this is not a herpes outbreak too. ...Read more

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Can I have sex while having a vaginal boil on the surface of my vagina? Will my partner get affected?

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

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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

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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Why are warm sitz bath and warm compresses helpful in healing vaginal boils?

Why are warm sitz bath and warm compresses helpful in healing vaginal boils?

Yes: Sitz baths and warm compresses can allow the boils or abscesses to open and drain. If they do not then you may need to see your physician to have them opened up and drained. ...Read more

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Confused about vaginal boil or genital warts?

Confused about vaginal boil or genital warts?

Here are some. ..: Genital warts are painless and boil is hot and painful. Reviewing detailed history & conducting physical exam with inspection and palpation should lead to correct diagnosis with no confusion. ...Read more

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What causes vaginal boils? I knowits not an std because have been having them since I started my period. They look like pimples but are sore pus filled

What causes vaginal boils? I knowits not an std because have been having them since I started my period. They look like pimples but are sore pus filled

Some people are: More susceptible to them and they are caused by either bacteria from the top of the skin getting under the skin and then causing the boils or spreading internally. They can start by irritation to the area, such as shaving. They are treated with warm compresses, but sometimes need an oral antibiotic or surgical drainage. Please see and discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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What can you do to prevent and treat vaginal acne/boils?

See you have: Abscesses listed under conditions. If you have multiple abscesses - this is not a job for home remedies. This warrants medical evaluation and a specific treatment plan based on findings. ...Read more

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Can. Stress cause boil. On vaginal?

Can. Stress cause boil. On vaginal?

Contributes: It could contribute to it because immune system does not work as well when we are stressed. See your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I am having painful boils in vaginal area from past 4 days. Today I am having burning sensation after urination. What that could be? How to overcome thi

See a doctor: If you are having painful boils in the vaginal area then you could have a serious infection that needs to be treated. I would see a doctor right away. Burning with urination is also a sign of infection. Nothing you can do at home, see a doctor asap. ...Read more

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Home remedy for boil on vaginal lip?

No: This needs to be treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of a boil, on vaginal labia, and underarm pits?

What do I do to get rid of a boil, on vaginal labia, and underarm pits?

Boils: A boil is a localized collection of pus and bacteria. This requires drainage and, often, antibiotics.

As staph is extremely common, delay in treatment is not recommended. A simple procedure (incision and drainage) can be performed to remove the collection of pus and antibiotics is usually started by mouth.

Warm compresses ma get them to open, but if there is redness and/or warmth go to an md! ...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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I have boils in my vaginal area. Could this be herpes?

Herpes simplex: Usually forms small blisters which break open leaving little ulcerations. Your boils warrant medical evaluation. See your gynecologist. ...Read more

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M gttng boils neat my vaginal area...Can u tell me y it is cmng?

Many reasons: Sebaceous cysts, hydradenitis suppurtiva, infected hair follicles, shaving, or something worse. Needs to be seen by a gyn. ...Read more

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How to cure a boil in my vaginal area?

Needs antibiotics: Likely will need to visit a Doctor. Usually needs oral antibiotics and sometimes incision and drainage under Anesthesia by a surgeon.
It is in a difficult area to try to treat by yourself. Seek a good physician in your country whom you trust. ...Read more

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If vaginal hair is plucked and there is boil, what can we do?

If you have an: Actual boil I would see your physician for evaluation ; treatment. ...Read more

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Iv been working out and get a lot of moister in my vaginal area now have a lil boil on each side of leg how can II prevent moister?

Groin bumps: Pimples can develop anywhere, especially in areas where there are hair follicles, and where people shave. Try a hair removal cream, rather than shaving, and avoid all mosturizers and lotions. Keep as dry as possible, by using witch hazel and a hair blower to dry the skin after your shower each day. Get some acne cream with benzoyl peroxide and apply it to the bumps at bedtime, just a tiny bit. ...Read more

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Hello. Well I been having this bump in my vaginal area I'm thinking its a boil but I'm not sure. It hurts a lot and I don't know how to treat it.?

Vaginal or Bartholin: Duct cyst. Neither, at age 18, is dangerous but vaguinal cyst might be infected thus causing pain & might need to be drained. Bartholin's cyst is caused by blocked bartholin's gland duct. Can become an abscess if infected by std or intestinal bacteria. Best consult gynecologist, may require antibiotics or surgical incision. In mean time try warm sitz baths for relief before dr. S appointment. ...Read more

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I have a boil on the top of my vaginal area what I would like to know is how do you get rid of it.?

Boil Therapy: The primary home remedy for most boils is heat application, usually with hot soaks or hot packs. Heat application increases the circulation to the area and allows the body to better fight off the infection by bringing antibodies and white blood cells to the site of infection. Especially with larger boils, medical treatment is required. In this situation, the boil will need to be drained or "lanced. ...Read more

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Hello, I have bumps that I believe are boils between my buttocks cheeks & vaginal area...what can I do??

Hello, I have bumps that I believe are boils between my buttocks cheeks & vaginal area...what can I do??

Boils: Need to be drained and may need antibiotics. Keep the area clean by showering often with an antibacterial solution. This bacteria is often carried in your respiratory tract and Bactroban (mupirocin) in both nares 2-3 times a day for 2-3 weeks may help long term. All the best. ...Read more

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I have this boil like thing on my vaginal lip, it's painful and has a white thing on top, should I be worried, and what should I do?

I have this boil like thing on my vaginal lip, it's painful and has a white thing on top, should I be worried, and what should I do?

Abscess: You are describing an abscess. You should see your PCP or OB/GYN ASAP. You might need to have it drained or placed on antibiotics. ...Read more

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What are the treatments for boils on the vulva (vaginal area)?

What are the treatments for boils on the vulva (vaginal area)?

Incision and drainag: The abcess/boil needs to be drained under clean/sterile conditions. If the same abcess has been drained before, consideration should be made for permanent excision, which should be done when the lesion is not acutely infected. ...Read more

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Hi, I do have a boil on my vaginal area, it is kind of pain, and there is blood and piles coming out. Do I need to seek medical attention?

Boil on my vaginal area,: Yes, unfortunately, there is one way to treat your condition. First if you have an abscess, drain it, take a specimen for culture and sensitivity, stat you on antibiotics, and as soon the results become available, switch to the optimal antibiotic.
The second step, once abscess has been resolved, address the hemorrhoids, multiple techniques are available, as well get rid of them now. ...Read more

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I get boils regularly and mostly in the same places over again. Recenly had one between the vaginal/buttocks area. What type of bath soak would help?

Hidraadenitis?: Infections in this area can be related to the glands in the skin. Good clean hygiene, weight loss, loose fitting clothing etc can help prevent flare ups. Abscesses need to be lanced. See an MD to be sure. There are some new treatments ...Read more

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I have a boil on my vaginal lip. It's the third day I noticed it and the size tripled. It has covered at least half of my left lip. How do I treat it?

See below: Hot wash cloths and sitz baths are good for this, but if it does not resolve soon you should go to be evaluated. You may not have the right diagnosis, and a doctor can help you feel better faster. ...Read more

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I have a white slightly painful and itchy, soft boil like thing on the inside of my vaginal lip right at the entrance. I am 20 and I've never had sex.

I have a white slightly painful and itchy, soft boil like thing on the inside of my vaginal lip right at the entrance. I am 20 and I've never had sex.

See your OB/GYN: This could be a Bartholin's gland cyst, I would see you family doctor or OB/GYN to be assessed this may need to be surgically drained, or a small catheter placed in the mass to drain it. In the meantime you can place a warm wet washcloth on the area to encourage draining. If you have pain or fever please be seen sooner. ...Read more

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Noticed a small boil/cyst type bump on my upper vaginal doesn't hurt or itch same color as skin and I also have a sebaceous cyst on face help please.?

Noticed a small boil/cyst type bump on my upper vaginal doesn't hurt or itch same color as skin and I also have a sebaceous cyst on face help please.?

Vaginal cyst: Dear chinchilla56586:
you should be evaluated by your obgyn for your vaginal cyst asap and should see a plastic surgeon, facial plastic surgeon or dermatologist for your face. ...Read more

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Do HIV cause boil and how....But I only get boil in my vaginal only when my period on or about to com other than that I never, get a boil down there?

Do HIV cause boil and how....But I only get boil in my vaginal only when my period on or about to com other than that I never, get a boil down there?

HIV: Not likely to be responsible for a boil in your vaginal area. If you think you may have been exposed to hiv, however, you should go and be tested. If this "boil" keeps on coming back have an ob/gyn doctor examine you. This may be a Bartholin's cyst, or similar issue. ...Read more