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Vulva (Definition)

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


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What could cause extreme itchiness , burning, and bumps in the vaginal area?

What could cause extreme itchiness , burning, and bumps in the vaginal area?

Vaginitis: Dermatitis, vaginal infections would certainly be high on the list of probable causes. To get the definitive answer and proper treatment, you need to be seen and evaluated by a health care provider. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What could cause an itchy vulva and labia minora?

What could cause an itchy vulva and labia minora?

Allergy & trauma: Dr. Rosnfeld provides an excellent explanation. In addition, a true allergy to topical creams, lotions, lubricants or even latex may cause itching. Inadequate lubrication with excessive trauma may also cause shear injury with itching. Please also consider the possibility of stds. Discuss with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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What are causes of a swollen labia minora?

What are causes of a swollen labia minora?

It depends: The level of "trauma" to the labia minora can be minor or more severe. Sex that is too long, too rough, too dry etc can cause severe swelling. It is also possible that you have developed an infection, std or some other problem. If the swelling does not resolve, you need to be examined, call your doctor! ...Read more

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What causes a itchy vagina?

What causes a itchy vagina?

Lots of things...: ...From a yeast infection to an allergy to lubricants or sexual devices or whatever. There are also systemic causes, such as a hormone deficiency. Let your gynecologist examine you and give you a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes bumps in the butt area?

What causes bumps in the butt area?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What causes genitals to itch?

What causes genitals to itch?

Men or women: There several differences between me and woman in this area. Here are the reason for woman related. Yeast infection sexually transmitted disease. Vaginal infection. Bacterial vaginosis. Genital herpes. Please if you want the part , write please. ...Read more

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What causes white patches in a vagina that causes an infection and itching?

What causes white patches in a vagina that causes an infection and itching?

Yeast infection: This is one of the most common conditions doing this, but without actually examining you it is impossible to tell what you have. See a doctor. ...Read more

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What causes outer vaginal itch?

What causes outer vaginal itch?

Many things can: Please see your gyn, could be yeast allergic reaction, herpes, vulvar dystrophies, u need a n exam and cultures, sometimes u may need a vulvar biopsy. ...Read more

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What causes boils around the virgina?

What causes boils around the virgina?

Poss. hidradenitis: You should see your doctor for an evaluation when you have an outbreak, but boils or abscesses can occur in any sweat or oil gland on the body. The area around the vaginal opening has many of these glands, and anyone can develop an inflamed follicle occasionally. Severe, large, or recurrent boils can be found in a skin condition known as hidradenitis suppurativa. ...Read more

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What is causing the itch in my armpits and perineum?

Examination needed: Itching had many different causes. It could be a function of finral or bacterial infection, could be dry skin, could be a type of ascension reaction. Please provide a picture or see a doctor for examination. ...Read more

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What STD causes itching and one small bump in the vaginal region?

What STD causes itching and one small bump in the vaginal region?

STDs: Without seeing this cannot possibly diagnose. There are skin eruptions associated with several stds and would need far more info to try and answer your question in further detail. My suggestion is that if you feel you were exposed to an std go and see a doctor, be examined and tested thoroughly. Good luck. ...Read more

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What coul cause an uncontrollable itch in the vaginal area?

What coul cause an uncontrollable itch in the vaginal area?

Yeast...: This is usually a yeast infection but sometimes a trich infection will do this. Another possibility is an allergic reaction to something. You can get yeast medication over the counter. If the itch doesn't go away, you should see your Gyn. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What are the causes of pruritus vulvae or vulva itching?

What are the causes of pruritus vulvae or vulva itching?

Many: Yeast infections are a common cause. Any vaginal discharge or leakage of urine can irritate the vulva. Scratching can cause tissue irritation and is counterproductive. Contact dermatitis is also very common on the vulva.Best to see a specialist for evaluation. On occasion a biopsy is necessary to determine the cause and best treatment. ...Read more

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What causes itching and dry white patches in the area above my clitoris?

What causes itching and dry white patches in the area above my clitoris?

Itchy,white patches: Itchy,white patches in the genital area and, at times, also in the anus are seen with a dermatological disorder called lichen sclerosis et atrophicus. This condition, if present, is best treated with corticosteroid creams to relieve symptoms and prevent long term complications. A dermatologist is best qualified to diagnose and treat this disorder or any other skin pathology. ...Read more

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What causes sores in anus?

What causes sores in anus?

Anal sores: Could you be referring to fissures, fistula, abscess? Sexually transmitted disease (syphilis, gc, hiv, etc.) should be considered. Hemorrhoids & rectal prolapse can appear as an outward bulging. Anal trauma of any kind may cause mechanical injury. Skin eruptions need to be considered. Evaluation is recommended to distinguish serious versus less concerning reasons for your problem as described. ...Read more

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What causes red bumps in my buttocks?

What causes red bumps in my buttocks?

Red bumps: You may have impetiginous lesion from poor hygiene. Be more careful when wiping. Apply an antibiotic ointment to the rash. ...Read more

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What causes bumps around the vagina area?

What causes bumps around the vagina area?

Get examined.: Lots of things can cause bumps...I'm sure they can be very worrisome and so you should get checked out. It could be as simple as an ingrown hair or a clogged duct but at the same time it could also be an infection or even a sign of hpv, which is the virus that can cause cervical cancer. Have an ob/gyn teach you more about your body. ...Read more

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Itch (Definition)

An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...Read more