Vaginal Lesion

A vaginal lesion occurs when there are more number of abnormal cells in the vagina, along with healthy cells. Infection with the human papillomavirus (HPV) can cause abnormal growth of cells in the vagina. Chemotherapy, using Fluorouracil cream over the lining of the vagina, helps to treat abnormal growths. Wide excision and laser treatment are also done to remove the abnormal cells present in the vagina.

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I have been suffering from vaginal problems for years. Is hyperthyroidism the cause?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 20-year-old female. Right now, I am not sexually active. I have been suffering from a chronic disease for about two years. My vagina acts very oddly. The symptoms have been increasing in these two years. Initially, I thought it was related to sex. But now I think I have hyperthyr...  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika Joshi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can fully understand your concern and will surely help you. You have just said you feel you have hyperthyroidism and your vagina is not all right, but you have not told me any specific signs and symptoms. Hyperthyroidism can lead to irregular heartbeat, fatigue, we...  Read Full »

I have had a painless white spot on my vulva region for the past two days. Please help.

Query: Hello,I have a spot on the vulva. It does not hurt, but I can feel its presence. It is white and about the size of a pencil eraser too. It has been there for a couple of days and is near the vaginal opening. Previously I had a herpes infection, but it was not like this.  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Jain

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Do not worry. It seems to be an infected ulcer. Is there any itching, burning, or abnormal vaginal discharge? Please reply to them with details. Meanwhile, I suggest, Cleaning it with hydrogen peroxide. Apply Candid (Clotrimazole) lotion twice a day for seven days. Ca...  Read Full »

Is the growth near my vagina indicate an STD?

Query: Hello doctor,I have noticed an outgrowth near my vagina. When I consulted a doctor, she suggested it could be genital warts. We did the STD test for HPV and it came negative. But, I am so scared. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Please attach the reports and photos of the complaint. Revert with more information consult an obstetrician and gynaecologist online -->  Read Full »

What can be done for skin tags in the vagina of a sexually active 24-year-old female?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 24-year-old female, 5'6" tall, weighing 100 kg. I have PCOS and have gained weight. I have got a few skin tags near my vagina for three months, which are neither itchy nor have any pain. I do not have a history of such tags before, and I am not under any medications. I am worried...  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Laul

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand it. 1) It must be a genital wart (a small bump or a growth in the genitals, which usually resembles a cauliflower), which might spontaneously regress in a few cases. 2) I suggest you apply Imiquimod cream 5 % three times a...  Read Full »

What could cause a vaginal lesion with burning sensation?

Query: Hi doctor, I got intimate with my partner (no penetrative vaginal sex, only oral sex) and took a plan B contraception. I get my period after ten days, and all my pregnancy tests were always negative. I also went to the gynecologist who checked my area, and she swabbed me for gonorrhea, chlamydia, H...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from a vaginal lesion with a burning sensation but no pain or burning during micturition. According to the picture provided here (attachment removed to protect patient identity)...  Read Full »

How to get rid of itchy and inflamed lumps on the vagina?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a few lumps on my vagina, which get itchy and inflamed and then go back down. I have had a herpes swab, and it is negative. I was wondering if it could be genital warts? I have had HPV infections.  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to According to your statement, you have been suffering from a few lumps on your vagina, which are itchy. According to the pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity), you may suffer from genital warts, small colored lumps. These may have a cauliflower-...  Read Full »

How to manage reddish blisters in my leg and vagina?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been told that it is folliculitis and herpes. I tested negative on my blood work for herpes. What can it be? And can folliculitis look like this? The doctor said the lesions might be due to the irritation of chlamydia? So I tested positive for chlamydia about two days ago, and my ...  Read Full »

Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Answer: Hi, Welcome to How long has it been there? Do you have any symptoms? Is that started with fluid-filled vesicles? I am looking forward to your response to help you. Regards.  Read Full »

Will Boric acid suppositories used for yeast infection cause vaginal erosions?

Query: Hello doctor,My vagina looks irregular inside with many flesh erosions and white bumps with pink spots on it. Not sure if it is a cyst or what. It is not painful, and no other symptoms. I was checking myself and noticed inside of my vagina looks a bit odd. I have been using Boric acid suppositories ...  Read Full »

Dr. Priyadarshini Tripathy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through the pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I can say the differential diagnosis could be: 1) Recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis. 2) Vaginal inclusion cysts due to previous trauma to the vagina. 3) Genital warts due to ...  Read Full »

What can cause a bump on the vagina in a non-sexually active female?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 18 years old and virgin. Lately, I have been having some problems down there. I have a bump or something on the right lip of my vagina. Sometimes, I feel itch and it sting unexpectedly throughout the day. It also did not heal. I am sure that it cannot be an STI or STD, because I am ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sweta Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Well, I do understand your dilemma. I have a few simple suggestions for you. Bear in mind though that the best method of treatment in your case is for you to visit a gynecologist and have him or her see the lesion. Keep your privates dry. Wipe thoroughly, but gently after...  Read Full »

What could be the lump in vagina with itching, soreness and discharge?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 33-year-old female. I am concerned about a lump on my genital area and I am very worried it is a wart. I have had this problem on and off for about eight months now. I also have vaginal itching, soreness, and discharge. I visited a sexual health clinic and they said it was not...  Read Full »

Dr. Pathave Hari Shivaram

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Please provide me dome details. Do the blisters appear first then this type lump? Is it painful? Does every time you get only one such lump or multiple also? Do you have any fever? Have you noticed small blistering anytime? It will help me figure out your problem. For ...  Read Full »

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