Not only do we have to put up with facial blemishes ranging from full-blown acne to the occasional hormonal breakout, but we also have to deal with bumps and blackheads on other bits of our bod, too. Excuse me, but why were we not warned about this? Like bacne and chestne before it, vacne refers to blemishes concentrated in a certain area.
Download the print-ready version of this fact sheet KB. It includes: the mons pubis the pad of fatty tissue covered with pubic hair ; the clitoris; labia majora the outer lips ; labia minora the inner lips ; the vestibule area immediately surrounding the vaginal opening ; the urinary opening; vaginal opening which may include the hymen — a thin piece of skin at the entrance to the vagina 1 ; and the perineum area of skin between the anus and vagina. The vulva also includes a number of glands, which produce fluids to cleanse and moisturise the vagina.
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Skip navigation! Story from Skin Deep. It began with an itch. Just a small one — like the niggle of an ingrown hair.
You might be worried about vaginal pimples, but the truth is that genital pimples will generally form on the vulva, which is the external part of your genitals, and includes the labia majora outer lipslabia minora inner lipsthe external part of the clitoris, and the vaginal and urethral openings. Here are the main reasons pimples can pop up on this part of your body. Folliculitis is the most common cause of pimples on the labia majora.
Vulvar cancer is a type of cancer that occurs on the outer surface area of the female genitalia. The vulva is the area of skin that surrounds the urethra and vagina, including the clitoris and labia. Vulvar cancer commonly forms as a lump or sore on the vulva that often causes itching.
Back to Health A to Z. The condition is rare in women under 50 who have not yet gone through the menopause. You may be able to reduce your risk of vulval cancer by stopping smoking and taking steps to reduce the chances of picking up an HPV infection.
Epidermoid cysts are slowly growing tumors that arise due to invagination of epidermis into dermis either spontaneously or following trauma. While common locations are the face, scalp, neck and trunk, external genitalia can also be affected with scrotal, labial or clitoral involvement. Clitoral location of this lesion may produce local sign of virilization in the form of clitoromegaly.
Oftentimes, it results from a minor irritation. Your clitoris contains thousands of nerve endings and is highly sensitive to stimulation. This causes it to swell and become even more sensitive.
Today in awkward health things you may have googled but are afraid to talk about: bumps on your labia the part of the vulva known as the lips and general genital region near your vagina. The various types of bumps often have different symptoms and appearances, but they typically all have one thing in common: the ability to send you into a panicked Google spiral that ends in you convinced you have a rare, untreatable cancer. Very unlikely, Alyssa DweckM. In reality, that's the least likely cause.