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What happens when the labium is pierced?

What happens when the labium is pierced?

Body piercing: Piercing, a decorative procedure, involves placing a metal foreign body through the skin, and in doing such, can cause a variety of problems. First, the entrance into the skin can serve as a portal for bacteria, and an infection can develop. The metal can also cause an allergy, in some people, with a rash and itching. In the vulva, the piercing be rubbed and pulled out, more infection and scar. ...Read more

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What happens to snot when the nose is pierced?

What happens to snot when the nose is pierced?

Probably nothing.: If what you mean by "snot" is mucus secretion from the nose, piercing of the lower nose cartilage should not have any effect on the quality or quantity of mucus secreted by the nasal glands inside the nose. The only remote relationship between piercing and nasal mucus is whether the location of the piercing produces an infection which could lead to the interior of the nose becoming infected. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the outer wall of your vagana is swollen?

What does it mean when the outer wall of your vagana is swollen?

Needs exam: Lumps,bumps, blisters, swelling, ulcers and other skin changes on the genitals require an exam. A doctor would need to see what you are referring to to be able to make an assessment ...Read more

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What does it mean when the inside of your vagina is swollen?

What does it mean when the inside of your vagina is swollen?

Depends: If you have a discharge can be an infection such as yeast, trauma for sex can cause swellin, or a reaction to any lotion cream or medication you place in your vagina. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a girls clitorus is sore? And the inside of the vagina the skin is itchy?

What does it mean when a girls clitorus is sore? And the inside of the vagina the skin is itchy?

It means: You try an over the counter yeast treatment and if its does not resolve you see a doctor to sort out the other possibilities. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the inside of my ear is always itchy?

What does it mean when the inside of my ear is always itchy?

Ear skin is angry: It means your ear canal skin is angry. Either from exposure to external irritants such as shampoos or soaps or from your misguided attempts to clean your ears. Rule number one - no q-tips! rule number 2 - leave your ear canal alone! you can try a 1% Hydrocortisone cream otc. Put some on your finger and rub it inside your ear 3 to 4 times a day for several days. If that doesn't work see an ent. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the opening of your vagina is swollen and hurts?

What does it mean when the opening of your vagina is swollen and hurts?

Irritation: There are tons of reasons why this may be happening. If you have an infection such as yeast, bacterial vaginosis, it's common to have some of the symptoms you are describing. If you have a vigorous (traumatic) intercourse, you may experience these issues. In case any devices were used, this may cause that, too. If you cannot identify any cause but have symptoms, you will need to be checked. ...Read more

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Where is the hymen?Also when masturbating and get about 5inches up it gets reallypainful where is this and what's happening?

Where is the hymen?Also when masturbating and get about 5inches up it gets reallypainful where is this and what's happening?

At opening of vagina: The hymen is a membrane at the opening of the vagina. It often gets torn before first intercourse. If you can reach 5inches up your vagina, your hymen is gone. You may be feeling your cervix, which is the end of the uterus. Movement of the uterus is painful to some women. ...Read more

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What is it called when a testicle gets stuck in the abdomen? How is this fixed?

What is it called when a testicle gets stuck in the abdomen? How is this fixed?

Testis: Cryptorchidism, or an undescended testis is the condition where the testicle does not fully migrate into the scrotum. Occasionally the testis does not form at all, but more often it incompletely descends and is trapped between the abdominal and scrotal regions. Surgery can usually identify and correct this condition if the cord structures have adequate development and length. ...Read more

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What is the cause of lumps on the vulva that is infested and hurts when it pops? is it contagious and what is the treatment?

What is the cause of lumps on the vulva that is infested and hurts when it pops? 
is it contagious and what is the treatment?

Needs to be seen: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. Folliculitis is one possibility. Yeast is a possibility and over the counter fungal cream will fix it. Trauma from recent intercourse if possible. Herpes is an std which can cause this. Other possibilities too. Schedule an exam. ...Read more

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The inside of my nostril is swollen, it hurts to touch . What is this and what causes it ? feels like a huge lump inside .

The inside of my nostril is swollen, it hurts to touch . What is this and what causes it ? feels like a huge lump inside .

Infection: The most likely cause is a pimple-like infection. Often occurs inside the nostril and usually affects a hair follicle. The infection is usually self-limited and will resolve without intervention. However, more significant infections may require antibiotics to eradicate. If you have any concern that the condition is worsening, seek medical advice from a local physician. ...Read more

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What is it called when the side of your finger near the nail is inflamed or it hurts?

What is it called when the side of your finger near the nail is inflamed or it hurts?

Fingernail infection: This is most commonly referred to as a paronychia. It is often caused by an "ingrown nail" and my be complicated by bacterial or viral infection. Occasionally this may require surgical treatment. ...Read more

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What does it mean if the area around my vagina is sore?

Depends: If it bothers you please get evaluated by a doctor. Could be something from simple allergies, to sexually transmitted diseases. ...Read more

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What does it mean if the inside of my ear itches?

Dermatitis: You can get a dermatitis in your inner ear canal just as easy as on another part of your body. Certainly, these types of irriations can be more annoying, becasue they are hard to get to. Certainly do not try to itch your ear with a q-tip or bobby pin, etc. See a dr. And there are some good ear drops which can help you. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is it bad when a stye bursts inside your eyelid and what is the solution to the problem?

Is it bad when a stye bursts inside your eyelid and what is the solution to the problem?

Not bad: It is not bad, and usually good when the stye bursts, it will then drain and go away usually. Use warm compresses to the eye lids and keep the purulent material cleaned from the eye. A tye is not an infection but a clogged oil gland. ...Read more

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MY ear is itching on the outer cartilage... also, it is red and hot to the touch. WHy is this happining?

MY ear is itching on the outer cartilage... also, it is red and hot to the touch. WHy is this happining?

Inflammation likely: that could be a form of contact dermatitis if for example you just colored your hair or used new shampoo or got near poison ivy, or could be a more serious inflammation of the cartilage or infection if you are diabetic for example. You should probably have this examined. Meanwhile, try Calamine lotion and cool compresses, maybe a little Benadryl (diphenhydramine). Good luck! ...Read more

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Upper eyelid got swollen. When i lifted up the eyelid below the eyelid there is a pop. It is not a stye and don't know what it is.Little pain is there?

Upper eyelid got swollen. When i lifted up the eyelid below the eyelid there is a pop. It is not a stye and don't know what it is.Little pain  is there?

Go to eye doc: Without seeing it, there is no way to know, but swollen eyelid and pain is not a good combination. See an ophthalmologist right away. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more

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What happens when a tracheotomy is removed? Does it close?

What happens when a tracheotomy is removed? Does it close?

Yes: Following removal of a tracheotomy tube, the hole in the neck will usually close without any further treatment over days or weeks. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the tip of your nipple is yellow? This is regular for me.

What does it mean when the tip of your nipple is yellow? This is regular for me.

Unclear; see a docto: I am uncertain about what this could be without a physical exam (seeing the yellowing) & knowing your history better. If no other part of your body is yellow (eyes, tongue, etc.) then it's likely not jaundice. Yellow discoloration could be dermatitis or a skin condition, or a "milk blister," part of growing up. Paget's disease of breast (a type of cancer) can start at the nipple & occur in the 20s ...Read more