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Thin white coating on clitoris, tiny bumps on inner labia - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vaginal and Uterus Health
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Practicing since : 2005
Answered : 2155 Questions
User :   Hello Doctor, I have two questions: 1. I have thin white coating/film on the clitoris which seems to be shedding around middle of my cycle... the white stuff that come off looks like white powdery paste.... it doed not you know what this is?
Doctor :   Hello.
User :   Hello
User :   Thank you for taking the time to address my questions
Doctor :   Since when are you having this symptom ?
User :   since last month
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   it lasts for about a week and then goes away
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   I have been washing and drying that area to make sure its clean
User :   can I get your name please/
User :   ?
Doctor :   I'm Dr.
User :   Nice to meet you
User :   i also have two more questions..
User :   after this one
Doctor :   Does you have any other associated symptoms like itching?
User :   no
Doctor :   These are dried up secretion.
User :   smegen?
Doctor :   They is nothing to worry.
User :   Are you sure?
User :   it has just recently started
Doctor :   Similar to that.
User :   ok
User :   second question that i have is
User :   I know i have HSV1
User :   so far I have only got cold sores
User :   on the mouth
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   I have had it for 12 years
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   I have tested for HSV2 and came back negative
User :   this morning...
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   in the vaginal area... I saw three tiny bumps
User :   in the inner right labia
Doctor :   When did you notice it?
User :   three red bumps...
User :   this morning
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   could this be genital herpes?
User :   how long before this develops into blisters?
User :   if it is genital herpes
Doctor :   It is not herpes.
User :   ok
User :   how would i know if it is herpes?
Doctor :   Is the bumps painful?
User :   you mean when I touch it?
Doctor :   Yes.
User :   painful like a pimple?
Doctor :   Yes.
User :   i am checking
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   no
User :   I cant say that they are
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   i just checked
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Herpes will have a painful red bumps.
User :   even in the first stage?
Doctor :   It will take 1 to 2 weeks to ulcerate.
User :   ok
User :   so what it is that I have?
Doctor :   Yes, it is painful in the i stage.
User :   ok
User :   Third question is on Pseudomonas Aeruginosa...
Doctor :   It probably is a cyst of the mucus glands
User :   anything I can do about it?
User :   Third questions.. .about 4 months ago became a victim of recurrent Psuedomonas Folliculitis without ever having stepped into a Hot Tub/Whirlpool/swimming pool or even my own bath tub
Doctor :   You mean bumps.
User :   yes.. on my back
User :   or thigh
User :   buttocks
User :   I first got 30 to 40
User :   now i seem to be getting 1 or 2
User :   every week
Doctor :   One cup vinegar and 4 cups water. and wash the area with this mixture.
User :   is this common?
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