Vaginal bumps are the first noticeable sign of an STD for many women. STDs can cause bumps, sores, pimples, or lesions in or around the vagina. Bumps that are caused by STDs may or may not be painful or itchy. Bumps that appear in the genital area within a few days to a few weeks of sexual contact are likely caused by an STD. Genital herpes , human papillomavirus HPV , and molluscum contagiosum can all cause various types of bumps on the vagina.
How can we protect ourselves from these? What are their symptoms? Why do they occur? Most importantly: What even are they? Symptoms can include itching; discharge that is white, clumpy, and thick; irritated skin around the labia; and pain during urination and intercourse.
Everything You Could Possibly Need to Know About Your Labia
Look at your vulva seriously, do it and the first, most obvious thing you'll see are you labia. Like everything else on your lil bod, they come in all shapes, colors, and sizes, and almost all of them are totally normal and healthy. But, for some reason unfair scrutiny on female bodies, unrealistic expectations of what your own anatomy should look like , the labia get a lot of undue scrutiny. What you need to know is that, unless yours are burning, itching, or have bumps on them, they're healthy and good.
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