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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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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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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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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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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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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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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