Have you noticed small bumps on your vaginal area? Health's medical weighs in on what they could be—and whether you should have a doctor check them out. Do they look like little pimples?
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.
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?
Finding a bump near your vaginal area can quickly send you into a panic, but not every issue down there is cause for alarm. Bumps can be anything from a pimple to a skin infection, so to keep yourself calm, it's good to know what kind of pubic area bumps to look out for. However, it's always best to get anything new checked out by your gynecologist to be sure. You should check [your vagina] out at least twice monthly to make sure that everything looks normal down below.
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.
Many bumps—say, from a bad case of razor burn or clogged pores from lots of sweating—will usually go away on their own. Figuring out the root of the issue will help you get the right treatment, so you can find relief from all the scratching. Here are eight bumpy conditions that can irritate your vagina, exactly how to spot them, and how to get rid of them ASAP.
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.
Guys, there's good news: a pimple, wart, or lump in your genital area doesn't automatically mean you have genital herpes or cancer. There are many possibilities for its cause, some of which aren't nearly as well-known as they should be. However, just in case you get a fright next time you undress for the shower, here's a primer of nine lumps and bumps around the female genitals, both the vulva and vaginato be aware of so you can react appropriately.
You discover bumps or a lump in your vagina or on your vulva the outer genital area — maybe while you are shaving, showering, or having sex. Your first thought might be that there is something seriously wrong, such as cancer or a sexually transmitted disease STD. Most of the time, however, bumps or lumps in these areas are not a sign of something serious.
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.