It's the last place you want a breakout, we hear you. Experts weigh in on how to treat it—and prevent zits from popping up on your private parts in the future. If a product has helped diminish breakouts on your face, it's probably fine to use near your vagina too, she says. But Dr. Ross cautions against overdoing it. Soaking in a warm bath for 20 to 30 minutes may also help ease the inflammation of the pimple.
Pus Filled Bump in Vagina
White Bumps on Vagina: Causes and Treatments
Ross says it's fine to reach for the same acne spot treatment you use on your face. If a product has helped diminish breakouts on your face, it's probably fine to use near your vagina too, she says. Soaking in a warm bath for 20 to 30 minutes may also help ease the inflammation of the pimple. Debra Jaliman, MD, a dermatologist based in New York City, suggests applying a hot compress to the area, which can help reduce the swelling and redness and make it easier to forget about. Whatever you do, don't even think about popping it.
White Bumps on Vaginal Area: Causes and Remedies
White bumps on the skin are a common problem. If they occur on your face or back and are filled with pus, they could be considered as pimples or acne. If the white spots are itchy and occur on the face, back and chest, they may be an indication of Millia or Milk spots that affect many people including babies. There are instances when little white bumps also develop on the vagina, labia, and genital area. Many women mistakenly associate bumps or boils in the genital area with a lack of personal hygiene.
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.