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Question: swollen and red vaginia with little bumps and cuts


 karebear5272 - Thu Sep 01, 2005 12:13 am

i recently noticed that my vaginia was very red when i was in the shower because when i was washing myself i noticed a discomfort. i checked and my vaginia is very red and swollen. I also noticed what looks like very small bumps, mainly to the right side. I also have what looks like cuts inside of my vaginia. Kinda like its chapped or something, like your hands get in the winter. The cut like features i have had on and off for awhile and i am just now noticing the bumps. If you have any idea what this could be please let me know. thanks.
 Dr. Tamer Fouad - Tue Jan 10, 2006 11:13 am

User avatar Hello,
This could be vaginitis. The 3 most common causes of vaginitis are bacterial vaginosis, vulvovaginal candidiasis (yeast infection) and trichomoniasis.[1] Vaginal discharge may also result from sexually transmitted diseases such as gonorrhea or chlamydia.

This is usually accompanied by discharge and/or itching.

You need to be evaluated by your doctor.

Best regards.

References:
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1. Carr PL, Felsenstein D, Friedman RH. Evaluation and management of vaginitis. J Gen Intern Med 1998;13:335-46, and Sobel JD. Vaginitis. N Engl J Med 1997;337:1896-903.

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