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    Hi I have a huge vaginal thrush problem.it started by itching for about 3days then it was sore when I looked at it I noticed sores around my vagina,they really hurt and there's whitish stuff around my sores.please help





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    I'm 15, I've never had any sexual contact with anybody, but I har a few bumps and sores on my vagina lips, they are so itchy at times, Im not sure if its just a shaving rash or maybe crabs, I'm so scared and they really hurt when I itch it, I will not see a doctor wen if I have to, I hate talking about it, I don't want to tell my mum either, how can I get rid of the sores and itchiness?! What do I do?!





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    Im a 17 year old boy and suffer with cold sores all the time. I have had Stephen Johnsons Syndrome in 2011 which was caused by cold sores, i now get cold sores 2-3 times a month and was wondering if there was anything i could take or do to prevent them.





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    Hi, I also got stephen johnson syndrome in 2011. I was wondering how serious yours was an what did ur Doctor say caused it? I have been suffering from mouth sores very often now an blisters on my hands, feet, and knees. Please reply back

    so me and my boyfriend both get cold sores and the other day I performed oral sex and the next day we realised I had a cold sore so now im freaking out that hes going to get HSV 2 which will pretty much ruin his life and possibly our relationship.. So can HSV 2 develop from HSV 1 and if he already gets cold sores does that reduce the risks? We both don't have HSV 2 but im panicking he could get it from the cold sore.. Additionally would HSV 1 on his genitals be really bad like HSV1 and what would be need to do to sort it out but I thought as we both get cold sores it wouldn't matter because we have it anyway.. thanks..





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    As long as he has already been exposed to the same virus he will be fine. However, with first time exposure, HSV-1 can be passed onto other areas of the body; HSV-1 & HSV-2 are both interchangeable.

    I have never had cold sores etc but after my period last month i started to experience what i thought was mild thrush. Last week the itching in my vagina got much worst so i took fluconazole & a pessary but it continued to get worst. In the meantime i developed a fever & flu symptoms but as my little boy also had a fever etc i assumed i had caught it fro him. The itching continued & my whole genital area then became very itchy. I gave my doctor a water sample & she claimed i had thrush which had probably spread to my anus & i was prescribed a course of 6 pessaries with another fluconazole tablet (higher dose) the itching then became very sore & it hurt to urinate due to some sores & blisters that i could feel & now see inside my vagina. After a few days this became much worst & i could not sit or even wipe the area. I ceased to have any bowel movements days ago due to the pain & also piles that had now developed. The blisters & sores were now in & around my anus & i developed painful boils and blisters & the top of my thighs under my bum checks. After being in so much pain i saw an out of hours doctor that suspected herpes & prescribed aciclovir tablets. I had sex with my long term partner of 10 years + on 14th dec & have been very susceptible to infections after sex since the birth of our son in 2010 & my partner is adamant he does not & has never had genital herpes. He gets cold sores but has not had one for a while. I am very distressed & confused and need some help & advice as to how i could of contracted this & indeed what i should now do. Please help





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    Cold sores are herpies this is how I caught the virus Down below

    I masturbate frequently(1-4x a day) and one night i felt this pain. I found a red sore on top, and close to the edge of the head of my penis. I then found two other sores or blisters under the head of my penis. The ones at the bottom hurt more, even running water makes it hurt. Im a vigin but I have received oral sex from my gf. It was her first time so I wasn't concern about STDs or anything. Other than the pain from the sores, the edge of the head hurts as well when I touch it. Prior to the pain and sores, I cleaned around the end of my head(where my foreskin folds up behind the head) with a wet q-tip. Could that be what caused the pain and sores and should I be worried?





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    elo i have some small sores on the inside on my penes it stinges when i pee and i have about 5 6 sores





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    Seek professional help Dan. You can't go wrong with that.

    I have resently been suffering with sores either side of my mouth which can last up to a month, when they do heal they come back within 2 weeks. They are very sore and the skin splits. i do suffer with cold sores but these do not look the same. could you help?





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    I have lumps sores and itching in my vagina area, and a burning sensation when I Pee! I'm 17 and have had protected sex once what could this be?





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    Sometimes after sex or masturbating I can get sores on & around the foreskin sometimes on the base of my bell end what looks like small blisters,which can be uncomfortable also can stay for anything up to 2 weeks and within this time they can go from the blister stage to red sores.. I have some pictures of recent episode of these and I'm willing to send in via email..





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    Hi I'm 16 & I'm a girl. For the past two years I've had sores (after some research I think they look like blisters sometimes) on my vagina that keep coming back. They are mostly painful & always release some white discharge & blood (almost like a huge pimple that has white stuff in it). Most of the time they come just before my periods. My vagina normally gets itchy but I can't really scratch or anything because I end up popping the sores/blisters & feel pain & sometimes I bleed. The sores sometimes cause me a lot of pain even when walking, depending on how big they are & where exactly they are. I am too shy to visit my GP about this. I am very worried & would like some help please. Oh and I haven't had any sexual partners during the last 2 years + I've never had sex. PLEASE HELP.





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    It sounds like genital herpes you have. This can be caused by cold sores around the mouth (mainly the puss from the cold sore) coming into conact with any skin lesions of the lining of the vagina. It can be passed mouth to genital directly or if you have picked or squeezed a cold sore around your mouth and then touched your genitals without washing your hands you can get it that way. If you have unprotected sex with either male or female and they have any skin lesions that come directly into contact from the puss you may pass the virus onto them unknowingly. My advice is to go to any walk in nhs std clinic next to your local hospital. It's totally confidential. Not even you GP is advised that you've attended. You can also take a close friend for support, and you call them for the result, so no embarrassing letters or messaged!

    Sores can mean so many things, if you masterbate without some type of lubrication you could get sores from it. Now if your sores have pus coming from them go see your family's practitioner and get an STD swab. But please keep open mind that you may not have herpes and may just be rough patchs:) goodluck

    Sores can mean so many things, if you masterbate without some type of lubrication you could get sores from it. Now if your sores have pus coming from them go see your family's practitioner and get an STD swab. But please keep open mind that you may not have herpes and may just be rough patchs:) goodluck

    I have been suffering from labia sores for nearly 3 years. I have had the talk about soaps and cotton underwear. I have had a biopsy on of them but still no relief. I wash with dermol 500 but my trigger is heat.I get very sweaty in that area and on top of that periods make you moist aswell.Nobody understands that when these sores appear I find walking and even sitting uncomfortable.After a while the sores bleed and disappear but not for long.Could anyone advise me.I am an Endometriosis sufferer and have had kidney probs which i can cope with but the sores are the last straw!





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    I have open sores all over the pubic area of my vagina. Im not sure if its ingrown hair, boils or an infection. Its very painful full of puss and blood. They go and come back. They are different sizes. I stopped shaving because I cant shave on open sores. Its horrible and im really embrassed to see my gp/doctor because of the state its in. I need help! Any antibiotics I can take? Thanks





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    I also suffer from this... But not as a result of shaving.. I'm male and just seem to get them on my belt line. I guess from rubbing and sometimes hair getting trapped in belt buckles... Anyone got any ideas? ... A bit of a problem because it causes scarring... As well as being painful...

    Hi Bianca, If you’re worried….why not contact one of our doctors? You can call us on: 0121 224 8395 or email us today.

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    i had bad ingrowns down there about 5 months ago. now i have sores and scars that wont heal and go away, i am so shy about it. i have tried usuing savlon on it but the sores are still there, what can i use to help the sores heal? should i use bio oil? that seems to work for some people. help!





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    I'm 18 and since being around the age of 3 I've always had cold sores, but as getting older they've got worse, I go back and forth to the doctors because the problem is beyond a joke now, in 2 week I had six cold sores and one which was under my eye. The cold sores are now starting to leave scars around my mouth and returning constantly, even with 3 different creams prescribed by the doctor and tablets being given. No matter how many times I go back they just say it's natural, but being a 18 year old girl in this day in age walking around with COLDSORES on your face isn't nice. The cold sores are just little things they come up very big like blisters, I've even had one popped and the thing inside it swobbed to see if it was anything. Please someone help.





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    I had sex with a guy 7 weeks ago, now I've came out in two sores down below, they don't hurt when I wee, but do when they are Touched, I've been to the g.u and they aren't sure if its herpes and sent it off for testing, I took the pills they give me and the next day after taking two pills the sores was gone!!!!! Without scabbing, I had a bladder Infection and was given augmentin could these pills Course the sores??? I am hope I haven't got herpes:-(





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    Hi i am 20 years old and i have this ugly embarrasing problem. I grow this pimple like sores around my vagina, not inside the vagina but otside. I also get it on my thighs. I started to get them when i was 15 and now im tired. It has gotten so bad that it is now affecting my sex life. I am embarrassed to have sex with lights on. Please help me.





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    I got a small spot of impetigo on my face from wrestling. I thought it was a zit and just found out about 10 mins ago. My boy friend tried to pot it earlier today and we had sex and he touched my vagina and so did I! My mom already put cream on my face but should I also put the cream on my vagina?? I have no sores yet but should I do it just to be safe? And if it does speak to my vagina will it be the exterior only or interior as well?? I really really need answers quick! I'm very worried about this!!





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    im 16 and for the past year or so ive had sores...big pimples that have turned into open wounds on my vagina, they bleed and produce pus that stains my underwear and thats embarassing also they disable me from shaving and waxing because they are constanlty sore and burst sometimes i have the worst looking vagina and i need help...please





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    hi, about 2 months ago i noticed a layer of white skin on my vagina what looked like tissue paper when i wiped myself,when i wipe it away my vagina looks red and sore and looks like it has a couple of sores on it,im concerned,i suffer from thrush alot even when treated it comes back.please help





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    samantha, i ge tthe worst cold sores ever i have to take tym off work as a hairdresser becos they usually take over my whole lip and i cant talk or eat. i started using aciclovir tablets whicvh the doctor gave me and although they dont disappear magically my cold sores go away much quicker and if taken at the first tingle can even prevent them from developing. the more u use the tablets the less frequent the cold sores become so go 2 ur doctor and ask about the tablets. hope this helps xx





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    I have suffered from cold sores all my life. I got sick of trying to get rid of them quickly. I have found the most amazing stuff and even though I was getting a cold sore a week at one point, I now haven't had one for over a year! There is no cure, but I am delighted that I have found something that stops me having out breaks. It's a lip balm, I get it off the internet, it's free postage and packing too. Go to the Presley Lip Balm website. I hope it works for you as well as it has me, because I'm estactic.

    hi there ive been suffering flare ups with mouth ulcers to the point where i cant evn drink water without pain, inflammed sore eyes , blurred vision, headaches ,severe joint pain with some inflamation on my knee, red skin sores , really bad fatigue, since 2007, never had genital sores though , been told i may have athritis but , now looking into bechets , could this be so as i dont av the genital sores which seem to be the main thing with evryone on here . help ive been fighting these feelings for a long time and just want to feel better .





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    Wendy are you getting your eyes checked by a opthalmologyst??? I had those symptoms & mine turned out to be iritis & uvitis! I dont want to scare you if you havent already you need to pester your doctor for a referral! Treated early enough they can treat it with drops & steroids. The opthalmologyst will just put drops in your eyes & shine lights into your eyes getting you to look in various directions.(hopefully you wont have this but idf you do I would recommend you buy a prepaid prescription (£29 odd for 3 months) as I forked out nearly £60 in 3 weeks of appointments before finding out this existed. I too dont have the genital ulcers (thankfully) though have experienced 3-4 of the symptoms as well as blood tests coming back with the likey type to have Behcets.

    i started taking the pill nearly 5 years ago and i started getting really bad thrush and nothing seemed to make it go it just got worse then i got like little sores on the outside and inside of my vagina which were really painful they cleared up but i dont know what they were and cant see how they can be herpes cos me and my partner have only been with eachother. can you get them form thrush?? its about a year or so since having really bad thrush, but when i have sex i dont feel much and i was wondering if it is scar tissue from the sores that i had inside me and how long will i feel like this?? cos i havent felt much pleasure ever since i started getting thrush and im sick of it, please help!!





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    Yes, I have reoccuring thrush, i constantly have it, i get the sores with it. I was prescribed something called Trimulvate cream and it worked so well! It was a steroid cream but it also softens the scar tissue. Its probably not scar tissue that is making you lose sensitivity, it may be anxiety? Take it from me, i have tried everything, and had these sores so many times!! I am on the implant, It may be a birth control thing? I would love help too,

    i dont know what it might be but i dnt have pain anymore i just dont feel much pleasure, and i thought it might have been from the sores. thanks for the reply

    i have sores inside the lips of my vagina. they are quite painfull and i dont know what they are!





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    I'm 17 and I am sexually active. About a week ago I had some canker sores (which I've had before) and I still gave oral sex to my boyfriend. The other day I felt a tingly feeling in my vagina and I have a cluster of white dots on the inside of my vagina. They never hurt or bother me I just feel a random tingle every once in awhile. Could I have herpes? I'm really embarassed to go to anyone else about this. Please help me out.





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    To be honest canker sores in the mouth can be caused by herpes. If it is herpes in the vagina you will notice the pain go away in about five days.

    Hi, I'm a 35 year old female & since my first period (16) ive been getting these sores/boils on my vagina and buttocks. I'd only get them once in a blue moon but since I've had my little girl 5 years ago they never seem to go away. They would ease off for a couple of days but then they'd come back with a vengeance! Ive mentioned it to my doctor but he just said I might be ran down! What? For 19 years?! Please help as its painful & my vagina looks disgusting





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    Hope This Helps everyone on here, I have had boils since I was in my teens....mostly on my butt. I found this soap that i purchased online and have yet to see if I can find in drug stores, but i'm going to try. It is called BLACK AFRICAN SOAP. I have been solely using this soap for several months and have not had one flair up since....It truely keeps the boils at bay, and I highly recommend this product to anyone that has a recurrence of boils.

    I am 44 years old and have suffered from cold sores and mouth ulcers since a baby. I remember trying the purple stuff - gentian violet - that I understand has been withdrawn from sale in the UK because of lead content. What I wanted to raise with anyone who suffers from cold sores is that food higher in Arginine than Lysine can aggravate the cold sore virus. In particular, I found (unfortunately) that eating chocolate, rice and peanuts actually aggravates my cold sores. I had 14 cold sores in 14 weeks and realised that my "healthy" snack option of rice cakes wasn't helping my cold sores. I stopped eating rice, chocolate(because of the cocoa content) and peanuts and haven't had them in more than 10 years. My cold sores occur much less frequently and for much shorter periods of time. Now it is usually too much sunshine or stress that brings them on. I can eat small quantities of white chocolate just to get the taste, but too much and the cold sore appears within three hours - literally. I avoid cocoa dusting on fancy coffees and desserts. It helps me - might be worth a try.

    i am still young and i have had ingrown hairs and sores in my pubic region for nearly a year now.. i scrub in the shower i use savlon an bio oil for the healing and scars. but i can push to get rid of all the little sores... im still a virgin and im dead ashamed and dont want anyone to see me.. i need help...





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  • Episode 3 - Series 7

    In the clinic this week: a man with the sorest Penis Dr Christian has ever seen, a woman born without a vagina and a builder whose mystery allergy has left his skin weeping all over. Read more →

  • Ball Check-Up

    Episode 11 - Back to the Clinic 3

    Back in the clinic the doctors are checking up on everything from unwanted hair, to agonizing prolapses and some very painful privates. Read more →

  • Night terrors

    Episode 2 - London

    This week's Embarrassing Bodies takes on the capital as the mobile clinic hits old London town! Read more →

  • Anal Operation

    Vaginas

    The EI team roll into Norwich to setup a clinic in one of the country's busiest shopping centres. This time the Docs are getting stuck into the Vagina, and there’s no room for coyness ladies! Read more →

  • Keloid Scars

    Episode 1 - Pelvic Floor

    This week’s episode includes a woman who thinks she has a giant vagina, and a man who has had to wear incontinence pads until he’s saved by a revolutionary operation available on the NHS. Read more →

  • Episode 6

    Episode 6 - Series 7

    In the clinic Dr Christian helps a man get treatment for a super sore penis and a woman whose bottom cyst had left her wanting 'more junk in her trunk'. Read more →

  • Folliculitis

    Episode 9 - Rally

    This week's episode includes a woman with a hair-raising illness, some unwanted leakage, an itchy scalp and a wake up call for Dr Christian… Read more →

  • Headlice

    Episode 2 - Kids

    This week's episode includes a young girl with vile verrucas that may prove to be life saving; a woman with a sore bottom whose problem is much deeper than it seems and a teenage girl with a severe scaly scalp. Read more →

  • Acne

    Men

    The EI Docs go in search of the most elusive creature in the doctor's waiting room - the 'MAN'. Featuring a case of prostate cancer, man boobs, male hairloss and several problem penises. Read more →

  • Acne lazer treatment

    Episode 7 - Back to the Clinic

    This week the doctors are inviting some of their most serious cases back to the clinic to find out exactly how they've been getting on with their treatment, and to find out if they've conquered their embarrassment! Read more →

  • Breast Reconstruction

    Episode 3 - Brighton

    The doctors head to Brighton with their truck-stop clinic, whilst the main clinic receives visits from a woman with a post-mastectomy problem, a man with Poland's syndrome, and some persistent ulcers. Read more →

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