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01 Feb 2006

Recurring pimple type on outer vagina
Could someone please advise me - each month when I am due to start my period, I get a "pimple" forming on the outside of my vagina lips. It is very irritating and I am constantly aware that it is there. Is this normal or is something wrong with me? It seems to be in almost exactly the same place every month.
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01 Jan 0001

It could be an infected hair follicle or sweat gland. Your immunity is lower around the time of a period, explaining why it occurs then. Try not to shave the area and maintain good hygiene.

Best wishes
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