Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
183 Doctors are Online

Itchy bumps around vaginal lips, are flat and smooth. Have habit of regular shaving, sexually active. What could these be?

So, about 8 weeks ago I began noticing these bumps around the lips of my vagina . They didn t appear to have anything in them, nor were the painful. I am sexually active and hadn t noticed these symptoms before having sex with this new partner, but I also had not really been observant when I wasn t sexually active. I also began shaving again when I began having sex. The bumps are very flat, and somewhat smooth. I started with about three all spread out and within a 6 week period and noticed a few smaller ones appear later. They are distant from my vagina, and none of them even reach where my clitoris starts. They re mostly itchy more than anything.
Asked On : Tue, 12 Jun 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  314
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Medical Topics
OBGYN 's  Response
Thanks for writing to us.
From your description it seems that you are having a fungal infection of your vulva. In case the lesions are painful then an STD is likely. A direct examination by a dermatologist will help in detecting the exact cause and specific treatment.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Rakhi Tayal
Answered: Tue, 12 Jun 2012
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor