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What does it mean if your vaginal lips get darker ?

What does it mean if your vaginal lips get darker ?

Change in coloration: This is common with pregnancy, but may occur with age as well. As long as its both sides and somewhat uniform, its probably fine. However, you can get moles on the labia, so if its a spot that is darkening have your GYN look at it. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have dead skin on your vaginal lips ?

See your doctor: I'm not clear what "dead skin" is referring to but not normal. Would see your doctor for exam and recommendations. ...Read more

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Do sores inside the vaginal lips automatically mean hsv?

Do sores inside the vaginal lips automatically mean hsv?

No: There are several types of infections that can cause vaginal sores as well as just irritation from excess moisture or wearing chafing clothing. You should have an examination to determine the cause. ...Read more

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What could swollen itchy vaginal lips mean? No discharge nor odor.

What could swollen itchy vaginal lips mean? No discharge nor odor.

Inflammation: Swelling of the vaginal lips is usually caused by some inflammatory reaction. Possibly from rough sex, or a new cream that may have gotten close to the lips causing the swelling (for example a cream used to shave the area, etc). If it continues, see the GYN for an evaluation of the area. Best wishes to you. ...Read more

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I have mild itching above my clitorus with no discharge or odor and the slightest burning on the vaginal lips when urinating. What does this mean?

I have mild itching above my clitorus with no discharge or odor and the slightest burning on the vaginal lips when urinating. What does this mean?

Irritation: This sounds like irritation, not necessarily infection. Use lubricant for intercourse if you're sexually active. See doctor for worsening and/or discharge. ...Read more

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I have pain (like someone punched me) on one of my outer vaginal lips and smelly discharge, what could this be?

I have pain (like someone punched me) on one of my outer vaginal lips and smelly discharge, what could this be?

An infection: Assuming you haven't had any recent injury (including rough sex), what you are describing could be an infection of the glands in the lips of the vagina. Especially if it is swollen. Other infections also could cause these symptoms but it's pretty important that you see your healthcare provider. ...Read more

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Torn vaginal lips during sex - heavy bleeding...Husband's condom snapped two distinct tears...One worse than other.. Condom snapped during intercourse..Don't know if condom "grabbed" skin and tore it...So weird..Yet heavy bleeding...Much pain...Advil for

Please : Please call the clinic again and discuss your situation. I am very concerned that you could have a significant tear. It will most likely heal on its own, but it sounds like you are in a lot of pain. Hopefully you will be able to get in sooner. If you have increased bleeding, still have pain, fever, or discharge, then you must go to the er. ...Read more

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Hi! I have 3 zits on my vaginal lips. Ti do not have an std or anything. They dont burn itch and hardly pain. Had the same in arm pits. Should i pop them? They are only slightly painful to the touch if pressed hard enough

Hi! I have 3 zits on my vaginal lips. Ti do not have an std or anything. They dont burn itch and hardly pain. Had the same 
in arm pits. Should i pop them? They are only slightly painful to the touch if pressed hard enough

Folliculitis: Inflammation of the hair follicle occurs for many reasons, sometimes associated with shaving and caused by a dull razor, sensitivity to the shaving product or friction by clothing. Avoid squeezing as this can damage tissue and spread infection. Gentle cleansing with washcloth and soap is generally recommended, with doctor visit if not improving. ...Read more

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