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Recurring red, itchy skin on labia. Sometimes have bump. Reason?

Hi, I ve been having a recurring red itchy skin on the outer edge of my labia around my monthly cycle. Sometimes there is a bump that feels like it s under the skin but no pus or raised edges. Some of the symptoms online point to genital herpes but that s not possible because I ve never had sex. This problem is really embarrassing and causes alot of anxiety for me.
Asked On : Sun, 31 Mar 2013
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Welcome to HCM,
As this problem occurs during your period, it indicates that due to un hygienic local part due to bleeding and wet part giving rise to red, itchy and irritating skin.
Keep proper hygiene during period.
Change pads frequently.
Keep local part clean and airy.
Ok and bye.
Answered: Sun, 31 Mar 2013
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