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What does a purple vagina lip mean?

What does a purple vagina lip mean?

Many possibilities: A purple color can be from trauma (ie a bruise). It can be a hematoma (a collection of clotted blood under the skin) or be related to a skin condition such as melanoma. Fortunately melanoma in this area is quite rare. There are other causes but you would need to get an exam to know what it is for sure. See a doc if it isn't going away on its own. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I have a purple spot on the lip of my vagina what could it be?

I have a purple spot on the lip of my vagina what could it be?

Genital lesion: 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. Consider a virtual visit with an image of the lesion. You can schedule with a doctor in your state today ...Read more

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I was curious as to why my vulva and vagina lips were very purple?

Not normal: You would have to be examined in person to give any sort of answer about what might be going on. ...Read more

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Hi I m 21, single, student, 5.2 nd 75kg. I saw a dark purple bump under left lip of my vagina and when I shaved it bled but with no pain.

Venous Lake: Venous lakes manifest as dark blue-to-violaceous compressible papules caused by dilation of venules. Although benign, venous lakes are important because of their mimicry of malignant lesions, such as melanoma and pigmented basal cell carcinoma. ...Read more

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Is this normal? I have this skin hanging from my vagina area. It's outside, and its the skin that covers my clitoris, and it is under my lips. It's hands about 1 1/2 inches off of my vagina. It is normally dark in color, brown, or purple, and I am very se

Is this normal? I have this skin hanging from my vagina area. It's outside, and its the skin that covers my clitoris, and it is under my lips. It's hands about 1 1/2 inches off of my vagina. It is normally dark in color, brown, or purple, and I am very se

Probably normal: There are a myriad of appearances of the vaginal area, principally due to the variation in the size and shape of the labia majora. Yours are almost certainly in the normal range. Some consider this a mark of beauty; others are unhappy with it. You should check with your family doctor or gynecologist if you are concerned about this. ...Read more

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Hi there, I have a purple blackish lump on my labia ("lips of vagina") it's painless, I do shave. I just wanted to know how I can treat this please.

Need more info: Without seeing pictures or doing an exam it is impossible to provide a treatment plan for you. Perhaps you should consult with one of us or see your normal doctor ...Read more

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I have a purple bump inside my mouth that has been there for the past month. The skin on the upper part of my vagina where hair grows is dry. And I ha?

I have a purple bump inside my mouth that has been there for the past month. The skin on the upper part of my vagina where hair grows is dry. And I ha?

Exams: Although inside of your mouth and the lining of your vagina are mucous membrane, the problems you describe may be related, but probably are coincidental & unrelated. See your Dentist immediately about oral lesion...it's there 2 weeks to long. See your OBGyn about tissue dryness. Make both Drs. Aware of both problems so they can consult with each other. Be proactive, call now for appointments. ...Read more

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After having sex with my boyfriend, my inner left vaginal lip swelled up and turned purple/black and there's yellow crust? Around it? Rough sex cause?

After having sex with my boyfriend, my inner left vaginal lip swelled up and turned purple/black and there's yellow crust? Around it? Rough sex cause?

Possible: You can have coital trauma and cause hematomas and bruising from sex. The yellow crust is a little less clear. Yellow crust and labial swelling could be from herpes, so it might be a good idea to see a gynecologist soon and if you're not using a condom, please do. ...Read more

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What can cause my vagina lips to be swollen?

What can cause my vagina lips to be swollen?

Many reasons: Swelling of labia majora and minora can occur for many reasons, the most common being: allergic reactions to soap, detergent, underwear, infection, or recent intercourse. If there is severe pain associated with swelling, it indicates a more serious problem and needs to be evaluated by a doctor ...Read more

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What could cause the inner lips of my vagina to be swollen?

What could cause the inner lips of my vagina to be swollen?

Allergy?: It could be an allergy to something, such as your douche or tampons, pads, powders, contraceptives, or something else. Be seen for an exam and diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes dandruff around a females vagina? Like on the lips

What causes dandruff around a females vagina? Like on the lips

GYN: It is possible that you have an inflammation or infection. You must see a physician for a thorough female examination. I suggest avoiding any tight fitting undergarments and abstain sexually until cleared. ...Read more

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What can cause top of the vagina where hairs start to itch and the lips? How is it treated?

What can cause top of the vagina where hairs start to itch and the lips? How is it treated?

Several things: Vaginal itching without discharge can indicate infections like yeast or stis like herpes. It can indicate an allergic reaction to household products like certain soaps and laundry detergents. There are also some skin conditions liked lichen sclerosis which can cause vaginal itching. Hormone deficiencies from menopause or breast feeding can also cause itching. ...Read more

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If sprems drop out side the vagina lips and a contriveptive pill o taken after 46 hours can it cause pragnacey? And she is vergin

If sprems drop out side the vagina lips and a contriveptive pill o taken after 46 hours can it cause pragnacey? And she is vergin

Yes: Any unprotected sex can cause pregnancy. The fact that your partner is a virgin has no impact. It is not clear is she on the regular contraception or dud she attempt to take a morning after pill, from your question. ...Read more

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I'm 20/virgin. The inside lips of my vagina turned almost black less than a year ago and never changed back. I can't afford a check up. Possible cause?

I'm 20/virgin. The inside lips of my vagina turned almost black less than a year ago and never changed back. I can't afford a check up. Possible cause?

Uncertain: this may be normal and physiologic. Since you can't afford medical care you might try a community health clinic, or contact organizations like Planned Parenthood which does checkups, and see if there's a way you can get an a evaluation. ...Read more

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Can too much sex cause damage? I noticed the lips of my vagina are turning dark colore.

Can too much sex cause damage? I noticed the lips of my vagina are turning dark colore.

Labial pigmentation: The labia can turn darker from constant abrasion to them and will increase the amount of pigmentation depending upon your ethnicity. ...Read more

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What causes a burning sensation on the outer lips of the vagina?

What causes a burning sensation on the outer lips of the vagina?

Vaginal discomfort: Burning sensation in the vaginal could be a sign of a viral or bacterial infection. Herpes for example causes burning sensation of the vulva or vagina. Being perimenopausal, with hormonal changes can also cause those sensations. Have your obgyn examine you. ...Read more

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Pantyliner caused irritation outside vagina lips. Any tips to help with this?

Pantyliner caused irritation outside vagina lips. Any tips to help with this?

Eliminate liners: Panty liners should not be used for long periods of time such as all day without changing. Often they are used on the last days of a period and "forgotten about" until days end. Change the liners every 4 hours to reduce irritation and allow the vulva to evaporate moisture, or eliminate them entirely during "light days." Allow the chafed area to heal naturally and wash with an antibacterial soap. ...Read more

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I have tiny cuts on my top lips of my vagina. They always itchy. What are the causes or what could I have?

I have tiny cuts on my top lips of my vagina. They always itchy. What are the causes or what could I have?

Infection: You may have fissures aggravated by chronic topical infection. Also may be a beast infection or std. You should be seen by your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the cause of throbbing pain on my vagina lips?

What is the cause of throbbing pain on my vagina lips?

Many possibilties: Too many possibilities to hazard a guess. Is it recent, sudden, or chronic? Do you have an infection? Is there swelling, redness, blisters or sores? It could even be from something not directly related to the vagina, nerve injury, skin conditions, or vascular conditions. Many questions to answer and an exam would be neccessary to answer the question. ...Read more

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Can wearing pantyliners cause a rash on vagina lips? . Why?

Can wearing pantyliners cause a rash on vagina lips? . Why?

Vaginal rash &panty: Panty liners can be irritating due to contact dermatitis or allergy to their fibers. The perfumes and chemicals can cause irritation. The non-breathing fabric can cause moisture entrapment and resultant yeast infection. The presence of moisture can cause maceration of the skin. ...Read more

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One of my inner vagina lips is swollen and looks like there is a lump what could be the cause of this? I'm really worried

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Bartholin cyst: What you are describing sounds like a Bartholin's cyst; however, without an exam, it is impossible to be sure. Arrange for followup with an ob/gyn to evaluate it. Good luck! ...Read more