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a red bump on my vagina lip?

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i have a red bump on my vagina lip im 16 what is ths from could it b from nt swtichn razors regularly or from sweating i got it ovr night and had sex two weekes ago and it hurts if it touchd at all by anythng other then that nothn else it was bigger last night n not red and when took hot bath ths morning in frm me messn with it its red but its smaller nw barely there i put antibiotic cream on it what should i use on it or do im scared


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replied May 9th, 2011
Vaginal and Uterus Health Answer A22779
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
It is difficult to comment on the ‘bump’ that you describe without examining you. The cause for it could be infection due to use of old razor or increased sweating and intercourse. You should consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist for examination to confirm the cause instead of try self medication/manipulation. Appropriate treatment would be started for you based on the examination and test results. Get your partner also treated simultaneously to prevent re-infection. Avoid use of harsh soap/deodorant or perfume. Avoid vaginal douching. Drink plenty of water. Use loose cotton undergarments and avoid tight fitting clothes.
Take care.



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