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Dr. Coyle Connolly
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Moles (Definition)

A mole (also called a nevus) is a localized overgrowth of pigment-producing cells (melanocytes) in the skin. Most moles are benign. However, these cells can become cancerous. This is known as melanoma, ...Read more


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Is it common for moles to b in your anal n vaginal area?

Is it common for moles to b in your anal n vaginal area?

Needs to be seen!: It is not so uncommon for a general ob/gyn to find moles or areas of skin pigmentation in the vaginal area on routine exams. While in most cases it is probably a benign finding, they might represent areas of 'dysplasia' or precancerous changes caused by hpv virus. The area should be examined and biopsied by an ob/gyn. I hope that this helps. ...Read more

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Are moles common in the vaginal area?

Are moles common in the vaginal area?

They can be: I assume you mean outside the vagina, (which is called the vulvar area), which are quite common, but you should make sure you point them out to your gyn, because he or she can decide if any of them look like they need to be removed or biopsied, because sometimes they could be pre-malignant or rarely malignant like a melanoma. ...Read more

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I have a raised black spot on my vaginal lip. Do people get moles there?

I have a raised black spot on my vaginal lip. Do people get moles there?

Sure but: It is certainly possible to have a mole or birth mark on the vagina. If it is new, has changed in size or color though it should be looked at by your doctor to make sure that is all it is. ...Read more

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Brown growths around vaginal entrance, sore, painful, itchy, never had sex except self pleasing with sex toys, what could this be, pretty sure not moles?

Brown growths around vaginal entrance, sore, painful, itchy, never had sex except self pleasing with sex toys, what could this be, pretty sure not moles?

See your doctor: It is hard to answer your question without an examination. It is concerning when moles change - change in size, color, become irregularly shaped, itch, bleed. Most moles are relatively easy to remove and test. Please see your primary doctor or a surgeon to see if this needs to be removed and tested. ...Read more

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I have green-brown spots like moles on my vagina with no symptoms. What is it?

I have green-brown spots like moles on my vagina with no symptoms. What is it?

Be evaluated: Moles can develop in this area, though the green color sounds unusual. I would recommend prompt evaluation by your primary physician or obgyn. ...Read more

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Yeah my dr said that none of my baby's head engage yet. She will wait for vaginal delivery. That's why she order me to drink caster oil after 2/3 days?

Yeah my dr said that none of my baby's head engage yet. She will wait for vaginal delivery. That's why she order me to drink caster oil after 2/3 days?

Cannot say in your p: Particular case, but generally castor oil is for getting stool out and making the delivery less messy. Certainly the oil stays in the digestive and not the reproductive tract. ...Read more

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At 37+4wks what’s the likelihood of baby turning head down from Breech? Planned c-section at 38wks but wish baby turns so I can vaginally deliver

At 37+4wks what’s the likelihood of baby turning head down from Breech? Planned c-section at 38wks but wish baby turns so I can vaginally deliver

Breech at 37 weeks: It is very unlikely for the baby to turn to cephalic positioning at 37 weeks without a OB MD external version which many will not attempt so as not to cause the umbilical cord to wrap around the baby's neck as the baby is "engaged" in the pelvis already. Plan on your C/section at 38 weeks and hopefully enjoy a healthy baby. Good Luck! . ...Read more

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I'm 34 weeks today with 2nd child. Baby has been head down/engaged since 29 weeks. I'm feeling extreme vaginal pressure and some pain. Early labor?

I'm 34 weeks today with 2nd child. Baby has been head down/engaged since 29 weeks. I'm feeling extreme vaginal pressure and some pain. Early labor?

Call your OB's ofc: You need to speak with your ob's nurse or the OB and discuss your present symptoms. If you are in early labor, the chances of stopping it decrease as you get further into it. Chances of an nicu stay for baby are quite high at this point. ...Read more

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Lump under skin with no head right on vaginal bone on top of vagina right above the split very painful???

Lump under skin with no head right on vaginal bone on top of vagina right above the split very painful???

AnscessInfectedCyst: It needs to be checked as it may be an infected Bartholin Gland or Cyst. Or an bscess in that area
You need to consult your Gynecologist asap as it is painful ...Read more

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Do I have to try a vaginal birth if I am expecting twins? Can I choose a c-section even if first one is head down?

Do I have to try a vaginal birth if I am expecting twins? Can I choose a c-section even if first one is head down?

Great question: Most ob's I work with consider vaginal birth for twins only with women who are delivering early and with all favorable indicators. They rather deliver them c-section than worry about the second twin hanging up in delivery. Discuss this with your OB and have a game plan ahead of time. Coming in during early labor may give you the most options. ...Read more

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I have one zit/white head in my vaginal hole and another one forming in the flap. I looked it up and it might be a sist or herpes. Help?

I have one zit/white head in my vaginal hole and another one forming in the flap. I looked it up and it might be a sist or herpes. Help?

Please: Consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on healthtap. Thanks. ...Read more

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I have a small flesh colored bump, about the size of a pin head on the left side of my vaginal opening under my urethra. I have no stds?

Needs exam!: You need an exam and possibly blood tests. How do you know you have no stds? If you are sexually active, unless tested, you can't be sure. If sexually active is is always possible! ...Read more

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I have a very large, quarter size, very very painful lump under the skin on outer area of vaginal area. There is no "head" like a pimple or discharge.?

Cyst: May be a Bartholin's gland cyst, inclusion cyst or a gartner duct cyst. A provider would be able to tell from an exam. They can enlarge and become painful and sometimes get infected. May need to be drained or removed. ...Read more

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Using metrogel vaginal would it cause head to feel funny I'm scared of Meds cause side effects or reaction or dizziness sjs or numbness?

Using metrogel vaginal would it cause head to feel funny I'm scared of Meds cause side effects or reaction or dizziness sjs or numbness?

About fear...: Fear makes the head feel funny. As president Franklin D. Roosevelt once said about 80 years ago, "... let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself..." Medicine is full of uncertainties, so one must find a doctor to trust. If that doctor says don't worry, then fear not. A good doctor will let his patient know when the time comes to worry, no sooner and no later. ...Read more

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Can I get hiv if vaginal fluid from my boxers touch the head of my penis or just very begining of uretha? No penetration of vagina at all.

Can I get hiv if vaginal fluid from my boxers touch the head of my penis or just very begining of uretha? No penetration of vagina at all.

No risk, no worries: You cannot catch HIV (or any other STD) from such exposure, even if the vaginal fluid is from an infected woman. Even with unprotected vaginal sex with an infected woman, lasting several minutes, on average HIV is transmitted only one chance in 2, 000. What could it possibly be from this sort of brief, fleeting contact? ...Read more

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I was told that because I have a heart shaped uterus, I can't deliver vaginally. Is this true? My baby was head down & everything, too. Thanks.

I was told that because I have a heart shaped uterus, I can't deliver vaginally. Is this true? My baby was head down & everything, too. Thanks.

Usually ok: Most uterine anomalies still allow vaginal delivery especially if the baby is head down. Ask for an explanation from your doctor. Perhaps there were other reasons. ...Read more

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Have vaginal yeast infection but itch all over body head to toes?

Have vaginal yeast infection but itch all over body head to toes?

Use a monstat produc: Use a monostat product for the vaginal yeast infection. You could use topical antifungal cream for other body parts. ...Read more

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New sex partner 2 weeks. Recent fever & chills. Next day abscess with white head on vaginal lip. 2 more showed up. Express Care said not typical herpe?

New sex partner 2 weeks. Recent fever & chills. Next day abscess with white head on vaginal lip. 2 more showed up. Express Care said not typical herpe?

Herpes seems likely: Herpes rashes can take many forms -depending on the strain of virus and the host (the patient). It's possible you have some natural resistance to herpes, say if you already have HSV-1 the 'cold sore' virus. Herpes lesions (the rashes) usually are quite painful. The history of a new partner, and then these rashes makes me suspicious. Herpes is very common - most people don't even know they have it. ...Read more

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I shaved with an older razor then had sex a few times with my partner. Started to have itching from razor burn. Now I have three pimple looking bumps (smaller than a pin head) that are in a line above my vaginal opening. What is it?

I shaved with an older razor then had sex a few times with my partner. Started to have itching from razor burn. Now I have three pimple looking bumps (smaller than a pin head) that are in a line above my vaginal opening. What is it?

Needs to be seen: 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. Folliculitis is one possibility. Yeast is a possibility and over the counter fungal cream will fix it. Trauma from recent intercourse if possible. Herpes is an std which can cause this. Other possibilities too. Schedule an exam or a virtual visit ...Read more

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