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. Genital herpes and HPV are incurable diseases. Genital herpes may not cause an outbreak when the disease is initially contracted and can lie dormant for years before an outbreak occurs, so it is easy to be unaware of the infection.
Eh, what are those bumps on your vagina? Before you panic, get the need-to-know info on what could pop up on your most private parts. Finding lumps, spots, or bumps on your vagina is probably going to cause instant panic. Is it an ingrown hair? A pimple?
Today in awkward health things you may have googled but are afraid to talk about: bumps on your labia the part of the vulva known as the lips and general genital region near your vagina. The various types of bumps often have different symptoms and appearances, but they typically all have one thing in common: the ability to send you into a panicked Google spiral that ends in you convinced you have a rare, untreatable cancer. Very unlikely, Alyssa Dweck , M. In reality, that's the least likely cause.