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What do vulva hemorrhoids look like?

What do vulva hemorrhoids look like?

Varicose veins: Vulvar hemorrhoids (also called vulvar varicosities or varicose veins on the vulva) are veins that become very dilated and twisted-looking, often during pregnancy. In general, they look similar to varicose veins on the legs. ...Read more

Vulva (Definition)

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


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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?

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?

Abscess: In this location there are several possibilities. However, an infection/abscess carries risk for your health. Okay to get evaluated, minor er or your regular doc for exam and possible incision if infection. A surgery consult may benefit you. ...Read more

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Itchy anus/lower vagina (on the vulva) for months, I've been to the doctor and tried everything from yeast, hemorrhoids, BV. Literally everything :(?

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

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Tiny little dark dots on my vulva just discovered. If you look close enough they almost look like little blood blisters!!?

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

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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?

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

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What does a hemorrhoid look like?

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

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What does an external hemorrhoid look like?

What does an external hemorrhoid look like?

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

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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?

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?

Not unusual: Not normal, but not unusual. Cosmetic gynecology is a controversial field and many doctors doing it are not well qualified. If it bothers you, have a consult with a plastic surgeon who has this skill and check out your doctor's credentials before the consult. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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I have a cyst like thing on the side of my vulva lips/ what should I do?

I have a cyst like thing on the side of my vulva lips/ what should I do?

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

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I have itchiness on the vulva and clitoris coupled by a thick white flaky like discharge no odor.

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

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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.

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

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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?

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

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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!

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!

Second Guy: You can breathe easy. Only one man had sperm inside of your vagina. Second, sperm only live for five days after being deposited "INSIDE" of the vagina making the conception of your new baby from father number two. ...Read more

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I have a cluster of blister like in my vulva not sore what could it be?

I have a cluster of blister like in my vulva not sore what could it be?

Possibly herpes: Herpes simplex appears as a group of vesicles/blisters with redness underneath. Most of the time, it's itchy or painful, but not always. Please have this checked by your dermatologist for a more definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why does it feel like my vulva is vibrating? What does this mean?

Why does it feel like my vulva is vibrating? What does this mean?

"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

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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.?

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.?

Couple of things: Skin from the area can accumumlate with oil from the skin and create and whitish creamy substance much like the vernix on a newborn baby. Vaginal discharge can accumulate outside also in the same fashion. ...Read more

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What can I do to address the chicken skin like bumps around the vulva?

What can I do to address the chicken skin like bumps around the vulva?

See expert: There are many conditions that can show these signs. Your dermatologist will determine if this condition requires treatment. ...Read more

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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

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

Herpes simplex: Lesions due to this virus usually begin as blisters, break down and ulcerate, forming shallow tender and painful red circular ulcers. Without seeing the bumps you describe there is no way in which to establish a diagnosis. Good luck. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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?

2 dif problems: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. The chronic itching needs to be evaluated in the office for yeast and other skin disorders. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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How do I heal a cut on my vulva?

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

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Dark discoloration in vulva has me worried. What is it?

Dark discoloration in vulva has me worried. What is it?

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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