September is Sexual Health Awareness Month, which means it's a good time to make sure we know the difference between sexually transmitted infections STI and other conditions that could affect the sex organs. One common mix-up in that regard is a little-known issue called vaginal acne. Many women are unaware that pimples can arise in this region, and they sometimes mistake these small dots for an ingrown hair or an STI.
You're squirming in your chair at work. You have to pull over on the drive to the supermarket so you can relieve your itchiness. You wake up scratching yourself in the middle of the night.
Sores ulcersblisters, pimples and lumps can form inside or nearby the vagina. These changes can occur with or without pain. This guide is intended to provide you with a better understanding of what may be causing your problem, if you have one of these changes.
Listen, you're not going to be thrilled to see bumps on the area around your vagina. Your mind probably goes immediately to the worst possible reasons um, herpes But are all bumps worth the meltdown?
It may appear to be a sinister-looking new arrival to your body, however these things are usually fairly harmless and are almost always easy to treat. We spoke to London-based gynaecologist Dr Anita Mitra, aka Gynae Geekto get to grips with the various things that can grow in your lady garden. Read on for your guide to the lumps and bumps that can develop your genital area, and which require a trip to see the doctor.
Female genital sores are bumps and lesions in or around the vagina. Some sores may be itchy, painful, tender, or produce a discharge. And, some may not cause any symptoms.
Today in awkward health things you may have googled but are afraid to talk about: bumps on your labia the part of the vulva known as the lips and general genital region near your vagina. The various types of bumps often have different symptoms and appearances, but they typically all have one thing in common: the ability to send you into a panicked Google spiral that ends in you convinced you have a rare, untreatable cancer. Very unlikely, Alyssa DweckM.
You might be worried about vaginal pimples, but the truth is that genital pimples will generally form on the vulva, which is the external part of your genitals, and includes the labia majora outer lipslabia minora inner lipsthe external part of the clitoris, and the vaginal and urethral openings. Here are the main reasons pimples can pop up on this part of your body. Folliculitis is the most common cause of pimples on the labia majora.
A rash in your vaginal area vulva may be caused by irritation of the skin from many sources, such as clothes rubbing against the skin. Rashes that occur without other symptoms are usually minor and often go away with home treatment. A common cause of a rash is contact with a substance that causes irritation or an allergic reaction contact dermatitis. Soaps, detergents, shampoos, perfumes, or lotions can cause contact dermatitis.