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My sister is complaining of a pain behind belly button, numbness in her vulva and then pleasure during sex and this is a cont pattern. What to do ?

My sister is complaining of a pain behind belly button, numbness in her vulva and then pleasure during sex and this is a cont pattern. What to do ?

What 2 do? Encourage: ..her to see a doctor. Her gynecologist is a reasonable first step to check for physical abnormalities. Lack of pleasure with sex can be caused by life stress, fatigue, neurologic problems such as MS, some medications, depression, marital conflict...the list is long. Only a skilled, attentive physician can sort all this out. Best wishes to both of you! Dr. Anne ...Read more

Vulva (Definition)

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


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Random tingling all over body for several weeks now; outer vulva feels sore; and today leg's numb. Very worried I have cancer/hiv. History of anxiety?

Random tingling all over body for several weeks now; outer vulva feels sore; and today leg's numb. Very worried I have cancer/hiv. History of anxiety?

Suspect paresthesia: This may be Paresthesias which by definition is uncomfortable skin sensations. It is not related to cancer or hiv but is benign. You need to see your physician to clarify your symptoms to see if there are additional explanations of your symptoms. ...Read more

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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 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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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

Numbness is a clinical finding in which one is unable to detect stimuli such ...Read more