Vaginal Abrasions

Violent sexual activity as well as childbirth can cause tears in the vagina causing bleeding and pain. Although this is a painful condition, it tends to heal quickly

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I accidently cut my outer labia and now there is a bump on it. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I showered about 12 hours ago and when I was shaving, I cut my outer labia and and a bump about the size of a pea has formed immediately and has not gone away. It has not gotten worse or better. It is the same color as my skin until I slightly pinch it and then it is red with a little whi...  Read Full »

Dr. Darshan Kanani

Answer: Hi,Welcome to understand your concern.It sounds like you may have developed a small bump or lesion on your outer labia after shaving and cutting the skin. This can happen due to irritation or infection of the hair follicles in the area. If the bump has not changed in size or color and ...  Read Full »

How to get rid of vaginal abrasions and stinging sensations while passing urine?

Query: Hello doctor, There is a purplish red abrasion on my vagina, which is the size of a small coin and it is really swollen. It stings when I urinate and is generally uncomfortable. I have not been sexually active for over a month, but I have had an infection for the past few days. Is this serious?  Read Full »

Dr. Nagaraj

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Vaginal abrasions are quite common and can cause a lot of discomfort. It could be due to any one of the following reasons:Sexual intercourse without enough lubrication. The use of sanitary pads. Very tight inner wears and jeans which cause friction. Latex allergy due t...  Read Full »

After shaving and using hair removal cream, I noticed red cuts on the left side above the vagina. What could be the reason?

Query: Hi doctor, I shaved recently and used hair removal cream a week later. After that, I noticed red cuts on the left side above the anus. And I am sexually active. I planned to visit my doctor after one and a half weeks. What do you think this could be? Also, it burns when I clean the area with water. ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashwini. V. Swamy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. I saw your clinical picture (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). There are some erosions with redness at the base, which are grouped around the anal area. The possible diagnosis could be, 1. Gen...  Read Full »

What could cause soreness in vaginal lips with fever?

Query: Hello doctor, I have soreness in vaginal lips for the past four days and having a fever of 102 F for the past two days. I had a preauricular sinus infection drainage procedure done. I took 45 days of antibiotics Taxim-O for 20 days, Augmentin 625 for 7 days, Cetil 500 for 10 days, and Lizobact 6...  Read Full »

Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through the attachment picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Based on that it appears like a genital yeast infection or other possibilities can be a developing Bartholin's cyst/abscess (which can be confirmed only by examination, when...  Read Full »

I have painful sores near my vagina after having rough sex with my partner. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have sores near the opening of my vagina. It started with one side three days ago, and I noticed another one the next day on the other side, although the sore was much smaller and less irritating. A day back, I broke into a fever around 5 pm and was able to recover from it after using M...  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through the details and images shared by you (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity), and I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. After seeing the images, I feel that it is most likely not STD (sexually transmitted disea...  Read Full »

Why did I get vaginal breakouts after a long run?

Query: Hi doctor, Recently, I have started running long distances. I noticed breakouts in my vagina. Please assure me whether this is just from sweat or anything else.  Read Full »

Dr. Sonal Prasad

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You are quite close. They are not due to sweat, but due to friction between your clothes and the growth studs of your vaginal hair. Small hair growths and follicles get caught between the threads of the fabric and pulled causing these eruptions. Wearing loose and skin ...  Read Full »

Burning Sensation in Vagina After Sex

Query: Hi doctor, I am currently pregnant and still used to have sex with my husband. After sex, there is a burning sensation in my vagina that last for minutes to hours. The thing is, it only happens after he ejaculates inside me. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thanks for choosing this platform. There is a possibility that due to inadequate lubrication there occurs local vaginal abrasions. After ejaculation the abrasions in vagina start burning¬†and itching till you clean yourself up. Secondly, there is a possibility of a lik...  Read Full »

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