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What Do Vulva Hemorrhoids Look Like
I have a knot the size of a quarter inbetween my vulva area and rectum area, very painful. Could it be a hemorrhoid or something else?
Itchy anus/lower vagina (on the vulva) for months, I've been to the doctor and tried everything from yeast, hemorrhoids, BV. Literally everything :(?
Biopsy the area: Chronic vulvar itchy is not a rare issue. If common approaches do not work then a yeast culture should be done as well as a biopsy of the vulva. Lichen sclerosis and lichen simplex complex are two common disorders that often get missed. They can be confirmed by biopsy and treated with Clobetasol. ...Read more
Tiny little dark dots on my vulva just discovered. If you look close enough they almost look like little blood blisters!!?
Cherry angiomas?: Bright red dots could be cherry angiomas which are normal & don't usually need treatment. However, if your skin changes are new, or you've just noticed for the 1st time, it's a good idea to ask your GP to check it out. He/she can refer you to a Gynaecologist or dermatologist if not sure either. Normal healthy vulvas can vary a LOT; you might find this site useful www.labialibrary.org.au/your-labia/ ...Read more
Red bumps on my vulva now look like canker sores that I get in my mouth. Can canker sores spread to your genitals? What is it? Std? Behcet's disease?
Herpes or Behcet's: Genital ulcers can be caused by the herpes virus or one of several other sexually transmitted infections. In the us, herpes is the most common and can infect both the mouth and genitals. Behcet's disease can also cause oral and genital ulcers. You should be seen by a physician or a std clinic. ...Read more
Depends: External hemorrhoids are swollen tissue around the anus pink or red and soft but twender to touch. If it thomboses or clots, pain is increased and it will have apurple color and be firm/hard to the touch. If not sure what the swelling is, get an expert to evaluate and offer treatment options. ...Read more
Colorectal system: Hemorrhoids are dilated tortuous veins in the anal canal. ...Read more
Varies: If it is just swollen, it may look just like a boil and be red and tender near anus, if it is thrombosed it will be even more tender and appear as a dark purple grape near the anus. If you have either, get it checked by an expert. ...Read more
1 labia minora that is larger, skin sticks out past the labia majora & is darker than what is inside also couple of what look like skin tags. Normal?
I have bumps on my outer labia minora near the labia majora thay look like flat papules, don't bother me and are very small, newish. I'm a bit worried?
Most likely, ok...: By the limited info, these bumps are most likely harmless and have been there for a while. So, they deserve just a watch and see over time. Clinically, they could be just few Fordyce's spots, which are ectopic sebaceous glands — inborn. Of course, it is still hard to tell what they may be without a direct look. To get related things done correctly, too http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. ...Read more
Got hard movable pea size lump in my lower vulva it's a little red not so painful too. It's like 3 days now?? Wht s this?does it go away its own?
It depends: It depends on the cause. If this hard pea sized lump in the vulva is a fibroma or an inclusion cyst it probably won't go away on its own. See a GYN or dermatologist to know what the lump is and discuss treatment options if it is bothering you. Good luck. Wish I could help more. ...Read more
See your gyn: Masses or lumps on the labia can be caused by many things: infected sweat glands, infected hair follicles, blocked oil glands, blocked Bartholin's glands. If you are having pain, you need to be checked out by your doctor. Most of these problems can be taken care of without much difficulty, but you should be seen to establish a diagnosis. ...Read more
I have itchiness on the vulva and clitoris coupled by a thick white flaky like discharge no odor.
May be yeast: The only way to know what this is is to be examined by your doctor. It may be a yeast infection. If an over the counter yeast medication solves the problem then most likely that's all it was. Other possibilities include lichen sclerosis, lichen simplex chronicus, allergic reactions and psoriasis. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
I've bumps that itch like crazy. Once I'm done scratching they go away. They tend to flare up again 5 days later. They grow inside vulva lips?
Go get a GYN exam and find the answer
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Is the vulva supposed to be moist all the time? I see what looks like wetness there but my lips always stick together and t-paper always sticks.
Mucous moisture: The vagina provides a mucous moisture physiologically. (normal). It provides protection for the vagina and vulva, as well as lubrication for sexual activity. If you are still concerned see a GYN MD who can examine you for infections or other abnormalities. ...Read more
I have a pain inside my vulva. It feels like a ball that sometimes hurts, and others burn, and sometimes i don't like anything, like it had dissapear?
A few ideas: Sometimes this type of pain could be a Bartholin's gland cyst. That would be accompanied by a ball-or cyst like structure on the side of the vulva. Another idea is a yeast infection. Vulvodynia is another possibility. Maybe get an exam and check up with your gynecologist to make sure nothing serious. ...Read more
10/20 guy1 boxer wet w/precum touch outer vulva in stand position. 10/22 sex w/guy2. 8wk U/S say conceive 10/27. Chances guy 1? Need it to be guy 2!
"Good vibrations"?: Vulvar vibrations can be pulsations of blood going through the area normally, or evidence of sexual arousal which would lead to the Beach boys song of the same title. ...Read more
Hello, i have these spots on my vulva more than 5 around it and i have like a spot on my anus can you please tell me what it is?
NO: You will need to be examined and have pelvic and rectal exams performed. ...Read more
Vulva/clitoris feeling a bit sensitive, off and on stinging around there? Whole area feels a little sensitive. Been like this for weeks. Why?
I have white stuff on my vulva that accumulates every day, I can scrape it off and it sort of looks like wet toilet paper; it comes back the next day.?
See expert: There are many conditions that can show these signs. Your dermatologist will determine if this condition requires treatment. ...Read more
I have chicken skin-like bumps around my vulva. Is this normal? No pain and pretty sure they're always there.
Bumps: Hair Follicle: Most likely this is normal. Yes. Most likely they are hair follicles. ...Read more
Have bumps on my vulva of various sizes they don't itch/hurt, how likely is this to be herpes? They don't seem like the symptoms I read or pics seen
Area around my vulva is full of tiny bumps. Some are bright red and worrisome. No pain experiences and skin feels like granules when stretched. Help?
Could be: Molluscom could be the culprit, my collegue is correct, in my experience i generally do not see more than a few at a time; don't worry if it is, easily managed,. ...Read more
I feel pain around my vulva so I checked it and saw that there at least 5 white pimple-like structures all over my labia. Is this a serious condition?
Probably not: Diagnosis of rashes requires a physical exam by a doctor. Many things can cause genital rashes. They include: viral infections such as herpes, molluscum, genital warts, hiv; non-viral infections such as candida, bacterial vaginosis, syphilis; allergic reactions. The molluscum virus most closely matches your rash and is passed by skin to skin contact among young adults. See your doctor. ...Read more
I have three months to not menstruate like and in my vaginal area I suffer from much itching not just burning itching in the area of the vulva and anu?
Natural healing: The good news is that area has fantastic blood supply and so healing will occur rapidly. Inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling) is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Avoid further trauma to the area and let nature take it's course. ...Read more
Have a GYN exam: This is something that your gyn must see and if necessary biopsy to determine what it is. ...Read more
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