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My boyfriend and I had sex last week. I saw a deep bruise just below the opening of my vigina a few days later boils appeard on my vulva?
STD/STI: Deep bruise suggests that perhaps you two were rather enthusiastic but my concern is really regarding the boils which suggests sexually transmitted disease/infections. Best to go see your Family Doc for evaluation & treatment as appropriate. ...Read more
Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more
I have had extreme pain in my vulva when I would wipe, or touch it. Right now, the outter part/pubic bone entirely feels extremely bruised to touch???
Peanut sized nonmoveable lump under skin on vulva. Sqeezed pimple like+pus blood came out day later still there +tender+bruised not visible with eye?
Cyst: Could be Skene's gland or Bartholin's gland cyst that is infected. Please do not squeeze it anymore. Please see your doctor for proper evaluation and treatment. Dr R ...Read more
See below : Not able to make a diagnosis given limited information and inability to examine. Potential causes of discomfort involving the vulva (labia majora and minora) include trauma; inflamed or infected hair follicle (folliculitis), cyst (sebaceous or Bartholin) or skin (variety of types of dermatitis); vaginitis; and chronic pain syndrome (vulvodynia). If persists or worsens, recommend see a gynecologist ...Read more
Sore hardish ~2cm long movable lump deep in inner upper labia majora in line with clitoris with bruised feeling extending updiagonally. What is it?
Cluster of skin colored bumps on labia majora, I'm 18. Could this be bc of the pads I use that cause bruising? I had unprotected sex about a week ago.
I started experiencing discomfort in my external vaginal area from the labia majora to the mons pubis. It feels bruised, tender to touch. Initially I thought it might be an ingrown hair but the area that is painful has increased. I am not pregnant?
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If you are sexually active, it could be sexually transmitted infection. The symptoms suggest herpes infection. It would be prudent to consult your gynecologist. You may visit this site for information on this topic:
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/genital-herpes/symptoms-causes/dxc-20318532 ...Read more
I have swelling in left side of vulva, it is 2-3 CM and tender and i just have a hep vaccine one day before dose that have any relations?
No relation: There is absolutely no connection between your cyst and your vaccination. ...Read more
Cunningless performed by friend with tongue ring last night. Now clitoris and surrounding vulva are red, swollen and tender. Link to tongue ring?
Probable abrasion.: It's probably an abrasion and should get better if you leave it alone for a couple of day. Keep it clean and dry (pat it dry after shower or bath). If does not get better in a couple of days or if it gets worse, you need to get checked. ...Read more
I have some bumps down near my vulva, soft to the touch and tender. I don't know if it's a yeast infection because they itch or something please help?
Hello, my fiance and I had sex 2 days ago and since then I have been having a greenish discharge and my vulva has been sore and tender. This is the second day and it is a little better but I still have some greenish/yellow discharge. Any idea what this c
Check for STD: You need to be examined to rule out a sexually transmitted infection. The only way to know is to test a sample of the discharge. You should not have any intimate sexual activity until you are evaluated by a physician. ...Read more
Inside vaginal lips are very swollen and tender, vulva is extremely itchy also, I have had this for a few days and no creams have worked?
Allergy vs Infection: Your symptoms could be done to a vaginal infection, like Candida or an allergic/irritant reaction to something topical, like latex condoms, creams, gels or nonoxynl-9. See your clinician for an examination and possible tests to confirm your diagnosis, and prescribe appropriate treatment. ...Read more
I have a raw spot just underneath my clitorial hood after oral sex. It's tender to touch. I have an itchy vulva. No discharge stinging or burning?
I had a tender sore vulva after sex. The tenderness has gone away but it is still itchy. No rash, lesions. No burning or stinging. What is this?
Vaginal entrance is tender during period. Vulva is sore, and anus is periodically sore all during menstruation. Why is this?
Pain during period: One thing that comes to mind is endometriosis, which is when cells from the uterus grow in other areas of the body. The pain can happen wherever the cells grow, like the inside of the abdomen or colon, and it's usually worse around your period. First step in getting this evaluated is to see your family doctor or gynecologist. Best of luck! ...Read more
I am experiencing vaginal dryness, itching, burning, and abnormal vaginal discharge (itchy, cheesy discharge). My vulva is very tender and red from the irritation. It seems like another yeast infection, which I get very regularly. Why would that be?
On my right labia majora, its tender and swollen, should I be concerned, it's a pretty decent size swollen area?
I am experiencing a very warm a tender sensation on the rim of the out labia majora, what is causing this? And what can I put on it?
I have a tender/painful lump on my right labia majora I noticed while showering that wasn't there previously?
It could be an inflammation of the Bartholin gland. If you are sexually active, then it is more likely. If the lesion does not subside in a day or so, it would be prudent to see your doctor. If you get fever, purulent discharge or bleeding from the lesion, you may wish to go to a hospital emergency room for treatment.
For good health — Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Red area on my left labia majora near vaginal opening. It feels swollen and is tender to the touch. There is no head or blister.?
Labial lesion: It is most likely innocent but you need to see your gyn. ...Read more
Tiny, painless, skin colored bumps on inner thigh outside of labia majora. Noticed 5 days ago/no change since. Shave area 3x/week. Tender when rubbed?
Check it out: Possible ingrown hairs. Check it out.Get a more detailed answer ›
Really?: First you have to make the diagnosis. Koh exam involves gently scrapping the skin and examine the scales under the microscopic by a md. Ringworm is a fungus acquired by skin to skin contact, soil to skin, or animal to skin. Over the counter Lamisil (terbinafine) cream may cure the problem. ...Read more