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What are some of the causes of vaginal sores. I have one on the side of the vagina. Visited a nurse but didn't get any medication.

What are some of the causes of vaginal sores. I have one on the side of the vagina. Visited a nurse but didn't get any medication.

Vaginal sores: There are a number of possibilities: infection, inflammation, trauma, a growth. Please see a doctor, an ob/gyn if the lesion is within the vagina, either ob/gyn or dermatology if the lesion is vulvar. You need a diagnosis and proper treatment. Whatever the issue is, there are treatments for it. ...Read more

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Vaginal Sores (Definition)

Vaginal sores are any open or partially healed ulcers (surface wounds) in ...Read more


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Vaginal sores, i got type 1 herpes no type 2 so dr is not treating type 1 til she swabs a new breakout. Why not treat type if we ruled out type 2?

Vaginal sores, i got type 1 herpes no type 2 so dr is not treating type 1 til she swabs a new breakout. Why not treat type if we ruled out type 2?

Discuss with MD: You need to discuss this with your MD. You can get outbreaks from type 1 herpes. The treatment is the same. She may have made a decision not treat based on her clinical suspicion. ...Read more

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Can sex cause vaginal sores?

Can sex cause vaginal sores?

Yes: If the vaginal mucosa is dry, the friction can cause damage. Using a vaginal lubricant will help. Sores could also be a sign of some other problem (ie: std). ...Read more

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What can I do to address vaginal sores after sex?

What can I do to address vaginal sores after sex?

Coconut oil: I think you mean being sore after sex. This usually comes from not enough lubrication. Coconut oil is a safe lubricant. If you are developing sores i would see a provider. ...Read more

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Recommendations for over-the-counter medications for internal vaginal sores?

Recommendations for over-the-counter medications for internal vaginal sores?

Internal Vaginal sor: Why u r looking for over the counter medication, see u physician , discuss w him his finding than ask about the most suitable treatment. ...Read more

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Can painless vaginal sores hurt the baby?

Can painless vaginal sores hurt the baby?

Yes: Painless vaginal sores could be an indication of a serious infection and should be discussed with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can u get vaginal sores from shaving pubic hair?

No.: You can get infection at the site of hair follicles, but you cannot get sores vaginally. You need to be seen by a doctor who can check your herpes viral titers. ...Read more

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I have been getting small vaginal sores that are not an std. What could they be?

I have been getting small vaginal sores that are not an std. What could they be?

Depends: If you're sure it's not an std (if you're still a virgin) then vulvar (outer skin) lesions are most likely to be due to shaving or infections of the hair follicles. Use a mild antibacterial soap and avoid shaving for a few months and see if they resolve. You can also try a hydro-cortisone cream twice daily. If they persist or recur, get to a good ob/gyn to help determine the cause. ...Read more

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Vaginal sores? I have a few sores on my vagina. They don't itch. It isnt painful the urinate and i haven't noticed any discharge. What could it be?

Vaginal sores? I have a few sores on my vagina. They don't itch. It isnt painful the urinate and i haven't noticed any discharge. What could it be?

Sores, : Sores, or lesions, on the vagina can be caused by a variety of different conditions. They can be caused by an infectious process, or even by a skin condition. Any lesion or sore in the vaginal area should always be checked out, with consideration for having cultures taken for a diagnosis. ...Read more