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What causes white bumps in vaginal area?

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Dr. Rakhi Tayal


Practicing since :2001

Answered : 13710 Questions

Posted on Mon, 6 Jun 2016 in Women's Health
Question: I recently went to the ob/gyn and she noticed a large white bump several raised white bumps below it. She stated it looked precancerous and a biopsy needed to be done. What can this be caused by?
Answered by Dr. Rakhi Tayal 15 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Can be HPV infection or STD.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for trusting us with your health concern.
The lesion that you have described can be due to HPV infection or an STD or a precancerous lesion. If the lesion is gradually increasing then it is best to get the biopsy done as soon as possible for proper diagnosis.
Please feel free to discuss further. I will be glad to answer the follow up queries that you have.
Wishing you good health.
Dr. Rakhi Tayal.
For future query, you can directly approach me through my profile URL

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
Follow up: Dr. Rakhi Tayal 9 minutes later
the bumps feel as though they get smaller and the bigger and vise versa. what causes that?
Answered by Dr. Rakhi Tayal 3 hours later
Brief Answer:
Can be due to infection or allergy.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for writing again.
The bumps of varying size can be due to an infection or allergy. This needs a direct examination for diagnosis.
Hope my answer is helpful.
Do accept my answer in case there are no further queries.
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