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What could cause blister like sores in the vaginal area?

What could cause blister like sores in the vaginal area?

Herpes: Typical herpes presentation is blister like painful rash in the vaginal area. If that's the case, you need to be seen by a doc to confirm this suspicion and have treatment prescribed. Other than herpes, you may have foliculitis (hair follicle inflammation), which is fairly common as well. ...Read more

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A blister is a collection of fluid under the epidermis. A blistering rash is one in which ...Read more


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Can a blister on the vaginal lip be caused by friction during sex or anything else besides genital herpes?

Can a blister on the vaginal lip be caused by friction during sex or anything else besides genital herpes?

Labial ulcer: The potential for other STD lesions is present but far less common. Friction during sex would suggest you are not sufficiently lubricated and you might recognize this because of the discomfort during sex which results from lack of lubrication. Cannot, however, diagnose this without seeing it. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I am experiencing abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: itchiness), genital sores, vaginal blister, urethral discharge and back pain (side: lower)...

I am experiencing abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: itchiness), genital sores, vaginal blister, urethral discharge and back pain (side: lower)...

Many causes: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Sores can indicate herpes. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

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I am experiencing sudden urge to urinate, genital sores, vaginal pain, vaginal blister, sore throat, pain when swallowing and enlarged or tender l...

I am experiencing sudden urge to urinate, genital sores, vaginal pain, vaginal blister, sore throat, pain when swallowing and enlarged or tender l...

Needs prompt eval: Genital sores, vaginal pain and blisters is highly concerning for herpes. If this is accompanied by systemic symptoms such as enlarged and tender lymph nodes this is highly concerning as it may indicate more severe infection. Please see a doctor urgently. ...Read more

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What can cause little itchy blisters on the vaginal area. Don't hurt itches really bad. And it's not all over just one spot?

What can cause little itchy blisters on the vaginal area. Don't hurt itches really bad. And it's not all over just one spot?

Blisters: Herpes (both genital and non genital) though these usually are painful. Allergic reaction of the vulvar skin to something used in that area. An early vulvitis from a yeast infection. Try an antihistamine first, but if no relieve see a gyn to rule out herpes. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a blister/irritaion bump on the vaginal area from wearing too tight of pants?

Is it possible to get a blister/irritaion bump on the vaginal area from wearing too tight of pants?

Vaginal sore: Wearing too tight of pants can cause friction on the groin and genitalia. This can cause a sore. Additionally, if the pants are too tight, they might not allow the skin to breathe and increase your risk of irritation and infection. However, there are other causes of vaginal sores and you should see your doctor for an examination. ...Read more

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I have a white bump before the entrance to my vagina. It does hurt and to be doesn't look like a wart or blister. I have some vaginal itching, dryness and soreness but I think the soreness is from looking around down there and stretching the area out. Wha

I have a white bump before the entrance to my vagina. It does hurt and to be doesn't look like a wart or blister. I have some vaginal itching, dryness and soreness but I think the soreness is from looking around down there and stretching the area out. Wha

No panic: White bump w/o any pain or discharge usually benign. Clogged hair follicle, gland, inclusion cyst. But a wart or a precancer or some rare std could present as a painless bump. Best to have it checked by gyne. ...Read more

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I was itching in my vaginal area and felt a bump. I had my annual apt with my guenocologist and she said it was a blood blister. Will it go way.?

I was itching in my vaginal area and felt a bump. I had my annual apt with my guenocologist and she said it was a blood blister. Will it go way.?

Maybe: Without seeing it I cannot tell you for sure. Sometimes you can develop small varicose veins in this area. I am assuming this is what they are calling a blood blister. Real blood blisters will go away. Varicosities however do not. ...Read more

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What is it? I have vaginal burning, vaginal blister and abnormal vaginal discharge but I have never had sex and I am pretty clean about that area.

What is it? I have vaginal burning, vaginal blister and abnormal vaginal discharge but I have never had sex and I am pretty clean about that area.

Vaginal pain: A blister accompanied by pain and burning may indicate a viral condition such as herpes, or a severe case of a fungal infection. Any contact by other potential sources of infection without actual sexual intercourse can spread this kind of infection. Fungal, or "yeast" infections can produce itching and burning and frequently some discharge, but not blisters. See your provider for an exam. ...Read more

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I have a small open blister on my vaginal lips. What could it be?

I have a small open blister on my vaginal lips. What could it be?

Several things: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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What causes vaginal blisters? Can rough sex do so?

What causes vaginal blisters? Can rough sex do so?

Herpes: When I hear about this complaint I think about genital herpes. Get it checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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What is it? I have vaginal blister and vaginal burning. I have never had sex.

What is it? I have vaginal blister and vaginal burning. I have never had sex.

You may have: A vaginal infection unrelated to sexual contact. You may also have type 1 herpes infection, like fever blisters but in the inguinal region. You may have a yeast infection that any woman can get. If it continues and you have tried some Micostat OTC, get yourself to a healthcare provider for proper examination and diagnosis. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Can pantyliners cause vaginal blisters

Can pantyliners cause vaginal blisters

Dermatitis: A severe form of contact dermatitis can lead to skin blistering. It is possible that you are sensitive to some component of the panty liner. One way to find out is by having your dermatologist perform a patch test. ...Read more

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I've see two gynos. Vaginal discoloration, seemingly a cyst. Herpes like symptoms as in the acheyness a single blister and odor drs said vaginitis?

I've see two gynos. Vaginal discoloration, seemingly a cyst. Herpes like symptoms as in the acheyness a single blister and odor drs said vaginitis?

Well it sounds like: Multiple things going on. I might visit dermatologist. Herpes isn't really a single blister and it can burn, itch or hurt not really achy and color can be anything so see derm for answers ...Read more

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I have what looks like a blister or 2 on the inside of my right clitorus. I have got vaginal discharge as a yellowy watery colour. Extremely painful!

I have what looks like a blister or 2 on the inside of my right clitorus. I have got vaginal discharge as a yellowy watery colour. Extremely painful!

Please get an exam: Your symptoms sound much like a possible std, such as herpes. I would suggest you have an exam asap so you can know. There are medications that you can take to help you no matter what the infection is. It's a good idea to abstain from sexual relations until you are treated. ...Read more

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I noticed small blisters on the inside of my lower buttocks today, and for the past five nights I've been using Vh essentials vaginal inserts for odor. Each morning I wake up with extremely wet panties, could this be the cause of my blisters?

I noticed small blisters on the inside of my lower buttocks today, and for the past five nights I've been using Vh essentials vaginal inserts for odor. Each morning I wake up with extremely wet panties, could this be the cause of my blisters?

R/O HSV V ALLERGY: Your description of the skin lesions make me worried about HSV 2/HSV1/HZV OR. ALLERGIC RX. You need an exam/pelvic exam /cultures and labs. You may empirically treated with Valtrex (valacyclovir) & Prednisone if Shingles is suspected. See your doctor promptly ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to apply neosporin to a blister or irritation on the inside of vaginal lip?

Neosporin isn't: Usually recommended - because it's use can set you up for drug sensitivity later on. ...Read more

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I have a hard, painful pimple like blister on the outer vaginal lips. 2nd time this happened. First time seen by gyn and std neg. What is it?

I have a hard, painful pimple like blister on the outer vaginal lips. 2nd time this happened. First time seen by gyn and std neg. What is it?

Unknown: Lumps, bumps, and blisters on the labia or the genitals need to be evaluated by physical exam to determine the cause and treatment. What you are describing is concerning for herpes, folliculitis or other infections. ...Read more

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I am experiencing vaginal itching and vaginal blister. The following also describes me: Vaginal irritation. What should I do?

I am experiencing vaginal itching and vaginal blister. The following also describes me: Vaginal irritation. What should I do?

Infection?: There are many things that can cause vaginal itching. The most common cause is a yeast infection. Other causes are a trichomonas infection, herpes and a host of skin conditions such as eczema, vulvar dystrophies, etc. The blister is concerning for one of the more serious causes. An Ob/Gyn is trained to distinguish between these problems and give you the correct diagnosis. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can sweat and panty liner irritation/rubbing during sport cause vaginal blisters? No history of herpes same partner for a while monogamous relationshi

Can sweat and panty liner irritation/rubbing during sport cause vaginal blisters? No history of herpes same partner for a while monogamous relationshi

Theoretically: But I'd still obtain swab cultures. Unfortunately, people can shed the HSV1 and HSV2 strains with no blisters/vesicles present. Meantime, gentle soap like Ivory, topical bacitracin cream, 100% cotton undies, and abstinence. ...Read more

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Bumps on my vaginal and they itch sometimes, blister, puss, and bleed. They leave scares afterwards. Never have been & not sexually active. Any ideas?

Bumps on my vaginal and they itch sometimes, blister, puss, and bleed. They leave scares afterwards. Never have been & not sexually active. Any ideas?

You need to be seen: Can't guess, more history and thorough physical examination are needed, start with your primary doctor who may refer you to a gynecologist / dermatologist, best wishes ...Read more

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Blister is hard, red and tender when touched. Not open wound. Inside vaginal lips. Just 1. Can it be friction or bc I’m getting sick? 1 sex partner

Vaginal blister:pain: At age 21, the blister is not likely to be caused by "friction", unless very prolonged sexual activity has depleted natural lubrication. Even with "one sexual partner", if that partner has had other sexual experiences, it may be a viral ulcer (blister). This may persist for a week or so, and if it does, you should see a physician for tests to be done. ...Read more

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Blood test positive for herpes type 1. Doc says it's because I had chickenpox. No cold sores- no vaginal blisters. Have vaginal fissures and itching.

Blood test positive for herpes type 1. Doc says it's because I had chickenpox. No cold sores- no vaginal blisters. Have vaginal fissures and itching.

Not true: Varicella (chicken pox) is in the herpesvirus family, but it is not herpes simplex virus type one. Two different viruses. You have to test for varicella-zoster virus to check for immunity to chicken pox. ...Read more

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I have what looks like a blood blister on the inside of my labia of my vagina. I noticed it last week, it’s not painful. What could it be?

I have what looks like a blood blister on the inside of my labia of my vagina. I noticed it last week, it’s not painful. What could it be?

Needs examination: Any genital lesions are difficult to comment on without an examination. Please visit your family doctor for an examination and diagnosis ...Read more