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Small white bumps around clitoral hood

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I have a line of small white bumps around my clitoral hood. Lately, I'm extremely itchy around there as well. The small white bumps can also peel off occaisionally. They are kind of shaped in an upside down "U". You have to pull skin apart in order to see it. I'm going for a checkup tuesday morning, but i was wondering if you had any ideas as to what this could be. I've been with the same man for 4 years, and have regular pap tests. No strange discharge or any other symptoms.

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replied April 26th, 2010
Vaginal and Uterus Health Answer A11559
Hi, and thanks for your medical question on eHealth forum!

The white lumps around your vagina are probably genital warts which is a STD. If you have a history of unprotected sex or a leaking condom then this is the possible cause. The other possibilities are allergy to something that came in contact with this area like soap, powder, shaving blade, undergarments etc. It can also be a vaginal fungal infection, which does not itch initially.

Since a confirmed diagnosis cannot be given on net please discuss these possibilities with your gynecologist once. Hope this helps. Take care!

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