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Can someone look at this growth on my and tell me what

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Can someone look at this growth on my vagina and tell me what it is, I have heard it is an ingrown hair but I don't think it is. There is no hair there.

Its is not painful but is not very nice to look at and it worrying me.

Why is it there?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
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Dr Owen :

Sure post your picture

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ALso, please we work for positive ratings - I am seeing that you are not giving us positive ratings - I had answer a question for you 4 days ago and I'm waiting for a positive rating

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thank you

Customer: Yes because Im still very worried
Customer: I will send photos
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Ok I will do

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I am just getting photo

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Here it is

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Thank you

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please see your question I have answered

Customer:

Yes I will

Dr Owen :

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Dr Owen :

Thank you

Customer:

Why is it growing! I dont believe it is a skin tag

Customer:

or an ingrown hair

Customer:

It has just appeared

Dr Owen :

Since you are shaving - this is a folliculitis - and yes this is an ingrown hair - when you shave - the hair that remains has Staph bacteria - we all have staph on our body - so when that hair retracts under the skin - it can cause a small infection

Dr Owen :

It is growing because of the infection

Dr Owen :

so you can open this - but you might need an antibiotic IF it gets bigger with a medication such as Bactrim

Customer:

But I dont shave there

Dr Owen :

From the picture - there is some shaving in that area -

Dr Owen :

I see this really everyday - this is a folliculitis

Dr Owen :

nothing serious -

Customer:

ok thank you

Customer:

should I take Ibuporfen

Dr Owen :

you are very welcome

Dr Owen :

You can take ibuprofen

Dr Owen :

KEEP the area clean

Dr Owen :

try a topical antibiotic such as Polysporine, neosporin, Bacitracin or Bactroban

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