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Vulva (Overview)

The external female genitalia including the mons pubis, labia majora and minor, clitoris, vestibule, and the vaginal opening.


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What is vulva displacia?

What is vulva displacia?

Pre-cancer: Dysplasia means pre-cancer. These are changes that can occur before it becomes invasive cancer. Sometimes these pre-cancerous changes can change back to normal on their own. It is important to have this checked every 6 months by your doctor, stop smoking, and stay healthy to optimize your chance of this going away and never becoming cancer. ...Read more

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Vulva (Overview)

The external female genitalia including the mons pubis, labia majora and minor, clitoris, vestibule, and the vaginal opening.


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Should you wash your vulva?

Should you wash your vulva?

The vulva area: Is the area outside of your vaginal, it should defintely be washed daily- that is considered good hygene. ...Read more

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How do I heal a cut on my vulva?

Natural healing: The good news is that area has fantastic blood supply and so healing will occur rapidly. Inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling) is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Avoid further trauma to the area and let nature take it's course. ...Read more

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Does weight affect the size of a womans vulva?

Does weight affect the size of a womans vulva?

It sure can: Women of all ages & sizes have many different shapes & sizes of labia (vaginal lips)-also called labia majora (outer lips) & labia minora (the inner lips). The labia majora & mons (upper portion over pubic bone/ lower edge of abdomen)- are most affected by weight. The important thing to know is that labia come in all kinds of shapes & sizes. True abnormalities are really rare! ...Read more

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What causes a darkened area and pain in vulva?

What causes a darkened area and pain in vulva?

Requires examination: There are many possible causes, some serious-many trivial. To be sure, examination is appropriate. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: vulva?

What is the definition or description of: vulva?

Ext female gentalia: The external female genitalia including the mons pubis, labia majora and minor, clitoris, vestibule, and the vaginal opening. ...Read more

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Dark discoloration in vulva has me worried. What is it?

Dark discoloration in vulva has me worried. What is it?

Have a GYN exam: This is something that your gyn must see and if necessary biopsy to determine what it is. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can do to change the appearance of my vulva?

Is there anything I can do to change the appearance of my vulva?

Tough Question: Depends what the issue is. If the labia minora are too long, for example, that can cause chronic irritation. There is a minor surgical procedure to trim them back. If there are varicosities, that too may need specific treatment. Cosmetic vaginal surgery is very controversial. It is still a surgical procedure without real medical indications. Some perform them, others do not. Very controversial. ...Read more

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Why does it feel like my vulva is vibrating? What does this mean?

Why does it feel like my vulva is vibrating? What does this mean?

"Good vibrations"?: Vulvar vibrations can be pulsations of blood going through the area normally, or evidence of sexual arousal which would lead to the Beach boys song of the same title. ...Read more

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What can cause u to get a dry circle area on the vulva. It's not ichy just dry and flaky?

What can cause u to get a dry circle area on the vulva. It's not ichy just dry and flaky?

Still dermatitis: Even though there isn't itching, if it's dry and flaky, it's probably still a dermatitis like eczema or psoriasis. A dermatologist would easily be able to tell. ...Read more

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I am really 10 but could you please help my vulva has been releasing some stickyish /moist stuff why.(please answer soon as possible.)?

I am really 10 but could you please help my vulva has been releasing some stickyish /moist stuff why.(please answer soon as possible.)?

Well: If u are 10 it could be due to estrogen from the ovaries starting to be released. It can cause some vaginal discharge. I assume not sexually active. If it itches get some monistat cream but it sounds like a physiologic discharge, not 2 worry unless pain, itching bad, etc. ...Read more

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What causes burning vulva?

Many things : Burning is a symptom of something - you should see your provider. ...Read more

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Is acidophilus safe on vulva?

Is acidophilus safe on vulva?

Yes: Yes, Acidophilus won't hurt the vulva. Best wishes! ...Read more

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How to relieve a swollen vulva?

How to relieve a swollen vulva?

Depends on cause: What caused the swelling? Is it allergic? If so, avoid the allergen. If traumatic or from vigorous intercourse, rest and ice may help. ...Read more

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Can I use neosporin on my vulva?

Can I use neosporin on my vulva?

Neosporin: Not only would i not use neosporin on the volvo are areas but i would not use neosporin. The neomycin in this medicine is potentially sensitizing and can cause an allergic rash. ...Read more

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What to use to clean vulva n anus?

What to use to clean vulva n anus?

soap and water: Soap and water is all you need. Use this everyday. Always wipe from front to back. Use toilet paper after each visit to the toilet. ...Read more

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My vulva pulsates on left side? Why

My vulva pulsates on left side? Why

Cannot diagnose: You need to be examined. See a doctor and get a thorough evaluation. Would probably go see your gynecologist for this evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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Who can treat angiokeratomas on vulva?

Easy to Rx: A physician with an electrosurgery or laser setup can handle these. You are also free to keep them; it's a personal choice whether you have them removed. ...Read more