What Can Cause Blisters on the Vagina Apart From Herpes?
August 23, 2016
Blisters, sores, ulcers, rashes and other irritation in the vaginal area can have many different causes. You really need a doctor to examine you and give you the correct diagnosis.
In terms of sexually transmitted infections, there are several possibilities:
Vaginal sores are not necessarily caused by a sexually transmitted infection. The skin may becomes red, sore, or inflamed after contact with perfumes, detergents, fabric softeners, feminine sprays, ointments, creams, douches. Some skin disorders involve scaly and itchy rashes.
Changes that may lead to cancer of the vulva may appear as white, red, or brown patches on the vulva, which may be itchy. A Bartholin's cyst is a soft lump just inside the opening of the vagina.
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