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Dr. Robert Jackson
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What started of as a vaginal itch turned into a some what very mild rash. The itch continued and i now have two pimple like on vagina, what's the cause?

Dr. Robert Jackson
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What started of as a vaginal itch turned into a some what very mild rash. The itch continued and i now have two pimple like on vagina, what's the cause?

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. Could be many different things. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


Dr. Morris Westfried
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I think I have herpes! I have a rash over my vaginal, a raw feeling, and dry peeling skin. But, my bumps like like pimples. Could it be?

Dr. Morris Westfried
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I think I have herpes! I have a rash over my vaginal,  a raw feeling, and dry peeling skin. But, my bumps like like pimples. Could it be?

Yes: See your gyn for exam and lab tests to evaluate for other infections and sexually transmitted diseases. Herpes can be treated with intermittent or long term antivirals such as zovirax, va trex or famvir. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Hello I had a question before I actually went to the doctor, over the last week in a half I have had a heavier discharge that is white and thick and I also got a rash between my vaginal lips that is red and scaley with what looks like little white pimples

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Hello I had a question before I actually went to the doctor, over the last week in a half I have had a heavier discharge that is white and thick and I also got a rash between my vaginal lips that is red and scaley with what looks like little white pimples

See Dr for diagnosis: May be yeast. Yeast can present with clumpy, white vaginal discharge to a watery, white discharge. Sometimes a discharge is not apparent. There is no odor. It can cause swelling and redness of vulva along with itching and burning pain. It may lead to pain with urination or intercourse. ...Read more

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
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I have a red scaley rash accompanied by little pimple white dots on the inside of my vaginal lips, it is not an std because I have been tested?

Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
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I have a red scaley rash accompanied by little pimple white dots on the inside of my vaginal lips, it is not an std because I have been tested?

Vulva rash: Could be candida ( yeast), lichen sclerosis-which can cause scarring or psoriasis. Follow up with doctor/ dermatologist/ urgent care. ...Read more

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
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My 14 month baby has tiny pimples all over her thigh. What causes rashes like that?

Dr. Joseph Eastern
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My 14 month baby has tiny pimples all over her thigh.  What causes rashes like that?

Lots of causes...: ...Including allergy to diapers or baby wipes or moisturizing cream, or direct irritation by harsh soap. Could also be a virus, which is sometimes accompanied by a fever, but not always. There are other, more exotic causes; your quickest solution is to see your pediatrician or a dermatologist and get a precise diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Otto Placik
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Can a UTI cause vaginal bumps? I recently got diagnosed with a bad UTI and no i woke up with a pimple like thing on my vagina just on the outside.

Dr. Otto Placik
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Can a UTI cause vaginal bumps? I recently got diagnosed with a bad UTI and no i woke up with a pimple like thing on  my vagina just on the outside.

May be a cyst : This may be a barholins cyst. If it does not resolve with gentle cleansings and warm compresses, it may require attain by your gynecologist if it does not resolve within 3 weeks or becomes worse or infected. ...Read more

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Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
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What causes vaginal boils?I knowits not an std because have been having them since I started my period.They look like pimples but are sore pus filled

Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
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What causes vaginal boils?I knowits not an std because have been having them since I started my period.They look like pimples but are sore pus filled

Some people are: more susceptible to them and they are caused by either bacteria from the top of the skin getting under the skin and then causing the boils or spreading internally. They can start by irritation to the area, such as shaving. They are treated with warm compresses, but sometimes need an oral antibiotic or surgical drainage. Please see and discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
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Hello docs. I was wondering can wearing panty liners cause vaginal pimples?

Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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Hello docs. I was wondering can wearing panty liners cause vaginal pimples?

Some women who: have sensitive skin may have a contact reaction to panty liners causing what you have described. However, there are also other causes of "pimples" in the vaginal area. I would recommend you see your doctor to have it looked at. ...Read more

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Dr. Natalie Hodge
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Does a vaginal yeast infection can cause a small pimples above the urethra?

Dr. Natalie Hodge
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Does a vaginal yeast infection can cause a small pimples above the urethra?

Satellites?: Yeast infections can cause a red rash with "satellite" lesions extending from the main rash. The small pimples you describe could be "satellites". ...Read more

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Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Can I put neosporin on a vaginal sore caused by bateria friction? Was a pimple but clothing seemed to tear it. Not sexually active. just hurts no itch

Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Can I put neosporin on a vaginal sore caused by bateria friction? Was a pimple but clothing seemed to tear it. Not sexually active. just hurts no itch

See doctor. Herpes?: No vaginal sore is likely from either bacterial infection or friction. If definite injury, maybe a known scratch while inserting a tampon, etc, then sit tight a few days; it will heal. If no known injury, see doctor ASAP. Herpes is the most common cause of unexplained genital sore, but not possible if you've never had vaginal intercourse or received oral sex. No neosporin, could screw up diagnosis ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

Skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more


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