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

Small, grainy bumps on labia minora spreading into pubic hair on outer lips. Cure?

Women s health question on libia minora. I have these tine little bumps, hardly the size of a grain of sand each. They start and work there way outward a bit from the libia minora. When the skin is stretched they appear to be somewhat white. They are not irritating and i don t even know they even exist unless i am actually looking at them. I am young and too embarrassed to ask my mom to take me to the gynecologist . I read somewhere that they may be secretion glands, because secretion glands are supposed to appear lime small bumps to the naked eye. From what I can tell they spread out from the libia minora slightly and stop before reaching the edge of the red area surround the inner lips/in the outer lips and pick back up again around the edge of the red and spread into my pubic hair on the outer lips. However, i am not sure if they pick back up because it is simply where my hair grows or not.
Asked On : Fri, 18 Jan 2013
Answers:  1 Views:  408
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
General & Family Physician 's  Response

From your description, they seem to be either whiteheads, fordyce spots or they may be mites. Since they are non-itchy, I think they are fordyce spots or just normal dead skin. In case of whiteheads or fordyce spots, nothing needs to be done. But if they are some type of mites or another infection, then you will need prescription medicine.

Anyways it is a good idea to see a doctor. I don't know your age, but if you are more than 12 yr old, you do not need to ask your mother to get yourself examined for this type of condition.

Dr Vaishalee
Answered: Wed, 22 Oct 2014
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