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Bump and ulcer on vulva area

Answered by: Dr Ramzdhan

Last Updated: September 28, 2019 11:24 PM

Anonymous 4 months

First time i had a pimple-like bump on the upper side of vulva, in my teenage years many years ago. At that time i thought it was infection. But recently i have and ulcer at the vulva area. Is it an STI although i practiced safe sex using condom? Or is it just another infection?

Dr Ramzdhan 15 months
General Practitioner

Thank you for your questions. The following answers regarding your current queries are just general descriptions due to the limited information provided by you. Click on this link (DoctorOnCall) for a private consultation with our doctors.

Based on your description, the bump and ulcer on your vulva area can be due to several reasons such as:

  • Genital Herpes infection by herpes simplex (a virus that cause cold and ulcer on the mouth as well)
  • Syphilis - the ulcers are typically not painful but treatment should be sought immediately if you have practiced sexual intercourse with multiple partner
  • Viral wart - caused by HPV virus which also got from sexual intercourse
  • Skin disease like eczema or lichen planus

In order for us to provide you with an accurate choice of treatment and management, we need additional details to explore further into your current complaints. Therefore, we greatly suggest that you refer this to your nearest medical doctor. You may also click on this link (DoctorOnCall) to speak with our doctors online for free. We assure you that our conversations are kept in confidentiality unless additional consultation needed with other medical parties. Thank you.

Last Updated: Sat Sep 28 2019 23:24:06 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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