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Do I have something to worry about with recurring vaginal pimples?

Do I have something to worry about with recurring vaginal pimples?

Encourage you to : Have this medically evaluated to rule out infection. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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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


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I have a vaginal pimple, a whitish bump right above my clitoris. Stupidly, i popped it and its now hurting and a bit bigger. What should I do?

I have a vaginal pimple, a whitish bump right above my clitoris. Stupidly, i popped it and its now hurting and a bit bigger. What should I do?

Wash/dry leave alone: This may be an inclusion cyst or may be an occluded tract from a former piercing. Wash with gentle soap and leave it to dry. Sitz baths and warm compresses may help as well. If it does not improve, see your gynecologist who may need to drain the area. ...Read more

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Hello docs. I was wondering can wearing panty liners cause vaginal pimples?

Hello docs. I was wondering can wearing panty liners cause vaginal pimples?

Some women who: have sensitive skin may have a contact reaction to panty liners causing what you have described. However, there are also other causes of "pimples" in the vaginal area. I would recommend you see your doctor to have it looked at. ...Read more

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What are some over the counter medicine i can use for vaginal pimples/folliculitis?

What are some over the counter medicine i can use for vaginal pimples/folliculitis?

Folliculitis: I recommend buying a feminine wash with antibacterial soap to cleanse the area. There are no over the counter creams recommended for the area. You need to see a physician to be examined and obtain a prescription for this infection, and to be certain it is not a different problem. ...Read more

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Is a vaginal pimple an std?

Is a vaginal pimple an std?

Possibly....: It may not be a pimple.... If you have had unprotected contact you should be seen by your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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How can you tell the difference between HPV and vaginal pimples/lumps?

How can you tell the difference between HPV and vaginal pimples/lumps?

Identifying HPV: Vulvar & vaginal warts (hpv) can appear similar to other skin lesions and are contagious via direct skin contact. As such, suspicious skin lesions should be evaluated by a physician who can offer tests, treatment, & counseling, as needed. ...Read more

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Do herpes have whiteheads after they burst or is it just a vaginal pimple?

Do herpes have whiteheads after they burst or is it just a vaginal pimple?

No: Herpes lesions can look many ways, but not generally as you describe. They can be excoriations that are very painful, or they may be little fluid filled lesions that rupture. They also may be shallow ulcers where the superficial skin has been eaten away by the virus (and these lesions are painful for sure). If you aren't sure, see your doc and they will probably know just by looking. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have a vaginal pimple or cysts it comes a few days before my menstrual an goes away a few days after I'm done it's hard an sore?

How can I tell if I have a vaginal pimple or cysts it comes a few days before my menstrual an goes away a few days after I'm done it's hard an sore?

No touch: skin change and gland change with hormone cycles and your immune system change as well so some gland become active and visible in the shape of a cyst most important thing do not squeeze or scratch or touch the cyst you clean clean the area with alcohol and you can see your doctor that can put you on medication that could influence the skin gland ...Read more

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How do doctors determine if it's HPV or just vaginal pimples/lumps?

How do doctors determine if it's HPV or just vaginal pimples/lumps?

May not be obvious: A physical exam by a practitioner experienced with hpv is necessary. Sometimes even then it is not clear, and occasionally a tiny biopsy is helpful. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more