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Why does your vagina turn darken on the lips?

Why does your vagina turn darken on the lips?

Different skin: The skin inside your vagina has a different epithelium that does not have keratin, whereas the skin on the outside is different with pigment. It's the expression of different subcomponents of your skin layer with pigmentation determine the appearance of your skin. ...Read more

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Why do vagina lips go from pink to dark black?

Why do vagina lips go from pink to dark black?

Normal variation: There is a very large variation in appearance of the vaginal lips, and pigmentation will first of all be effected by your general complexion. The vagina is never pigmented and as you move out from the vagina to the vulva pigmentation will increase. Chronic irritation can cause increased pigmentation and there is also a condition called vitiligo where there can be random areas of no pigmentation. ...Read more

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Can too much sex cause damage? I noticed the lips of my vagina are turning dark colore.

Can too much sex cause damage? I noticed the lips of my vagina are turning dark colore.

Labial pigmentation: The labia can turn darker from constant abrasion to them and will increase the amount of pigmentation depending upon your ethnicity. ...Read more

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My sister alize is a virgin and she is noticing a lot of dark spots on her vagina lips what could this be?

My sister alize is a virgin and she is noticing a lot of dark spots on her vagina lips what could this be?

Several things: Can be just small hemangiomas that are actually purple
can be "freckles" associated with a colon problem
needs to see a gynecologist or a dermatologist to see what it is. ...Read more

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The inner part of my vagina lips are turning a dark color. I also have a small black bump on my left inner vagina lip. There is irritating and pain.

The inner part of my vagina lips are turning a dark color. I also have a small black bump on my left inner vagina lip. There is irritating and pain.

Infection?: The symptoms you describe could be from an infected cyst, although it is difficult to tell without actually seeing it. It would be best for you to see a doctor to have it evaluated. If it is an infected cyst or abscess, it may need to be drained. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Hi I m 21, single, student, 5.2 nd 75kg. I saw a dark purple bump under left lip of my vagina and when I shaved it bled but with no pain.

Hi I m 21, single, student, 5.2 nd 75kg. I saw a dark purple bump under left lip of my vagina and when I shaved it bled but with no pain.

Venous Lake: Venous lakes manifest as dark blue-to-violaceous compressible papules caused by dilation of venules. Although benign, venous lakes are important because of their mimicry of malignant lesions, such as melanoma and pigmented basal cell carcinoma. ...Read more

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Is this normal? I have this skin hanging from my vagina area. It's outside, and its the skin that covers my clitoris, and it is under my lips. It's hands about 1 1/2 inches off of my vagina. It is normally dark in color, brown, or purple, and I am very se

Is this normal? I have this skin hanging from my vagina area. It's outside, and its the skin that covers my clitoris, and it is under my lips. It's hands about 1 1/2 inches off of my vagina. It is normally dark in color, brown, or purple, and I am very se

Probably normal: There are a myriad of appearances of the vaginal area, principally due to the variation in the size and shape of the labia majora. Yours are almost certainly in the normal range. Some consider this a mark of beauty; others are unhappy with it. You should check with your family doctor or gynecologist if you are concerned about this. ...Read more

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I have little bumps on my vagina, they come and go. They come off with almost no effort, and are dark colored. Kind of like a black head or scab, what could these be?

I have little bumps on my vagina, they come and go. They come off with almost no effort, and are dark colored. Kind of like a black head or scab, what could these be?

Uncertain: They are most likely a benign condition but without actually seeing them it's difficult to give an answer. It would be best to schedule an appointment with your physician to get an accurate answer ...Read more

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Only during my period I get dark, dry, painful patches on my vagina and mouth. I have all symptoms of endometriosis, but I don't know why they hurt?

Unsure: The patches in your vagina and mouth don't sound like endometriosis. What do they look like? Are the patches themselves painful? Do you have any itching, discharge? Are the patches bumpy at all? How long do they last? How big are they? Reply with more info and maybe I can help. Otherwise, you should see your doc or clinic. ...Read more

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Could you have a boil in your lip vigina?

Could you have a boil in your lip vigina?

Vaginal boil: Yes. There are hair follicles and glands in that area that can turn into boils. ...Read more

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Can your vagina lips vibrate?

?!: Can you add a little more info. I would say-no. ...Read more

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Why do vagina lips turn black?

Why do vagina lips turn black?

Hormones!: Generalized black discoloration it is is usually the result of hormonal changes. Sometimes it happens during pregnancy due to pregnancy hormones. If it is just a black patch, you would need a biopsy to make sure it isn't skin cancer. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Why does lips on my vagina hurt?

Uncertain: Vulvar discomfort is not uncommon and may be caused by an infection. It may also be from chronic vulvitis which generally does respond (though slowly) to steroid treatment. Please see your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have big vagina lips?

Is it normal to have big vagina lips?

It is variable.: Larger labia is normal for many women. Some women who are unhappy with the appearance may seek plastic surgery consult. ...Read more

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How can I clean the lips of my vagina?

How can I clean the lips of my vagina?

Shower soap is fine: There is no need to change soaps when showering. A woman or girl can just use the same mild shower soap that she washes everywhere else with, and just gently rub the places between the big labia and her thighs, and between the big labia and her small inner labia, and around the clitoris. That should gently remove excess oils (sebum) and stuff. Of course, "over-cleaning" can lead to rashes. ...Read more

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How can I make my vagina lips tighter?

How can I make my vagina lips tighter?

Why?: More info.....at your age I assume you have not delivered an infant???
This is something you should discuss with your Gynecologist! (or get counseling about!!!!!)

Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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What influences the color of vagina lips?

What influences the color of vagina lips?

Heredity: Vaginal lips vary from a pinkish color to a darkish brown in white persons and of course are much darker brown in pigmented races. This is a function of heredity and development. You cannot change this. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have different sized vagina lips?

Is it normal to have different sized vagina lips?

Yes: Labia minora (inner) are usually smaller than labia majoria (outer). ...Read more

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What does a bumb on the lips of the vagina mean?

"Bumb" meaning: I am assuming this is a typographical error and you intended to say vaginal bump. I that is the case, It is just a "bump" in the road, but needs a MD to decipher its' meaning. ...Read more

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What are the lips of a vagina supposed to look like?

Labia: Labia majora
labia minora
two sets around the vaginal orifice starting anteriorly from clitoris
pictures in anatomy books. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your cliq is out of your lips of the vagina?

Normal variant: Different women's bodies have different shapes. If the clitoris is enlarging rapidly and your periods are not normal, let your physician know. ...Read more

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What does it mean if one of the lips of the vagina is longer then the other?

Nothing: It is common to have one side be different than another. Don't worry. ...Read more

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I have these white knots on the lips of my vagina and I wonder if I need to b worried?

I have these white knots on the lips of my vagina and I wonder if I need to b worried?

Genital lesions: 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. ...Read more