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Ulcer on the Vagina Overview

Another name for Ulcer on the Vagina is Genital Sores Female.

What are genital sores?
A woman with genital sores has ulcers on or inside the vagina. An ulcer forms when the skin surface has broken down. Vaginal sores may also spread to the area around the anus.

What are the symptoms of genital sores?
Symptoms of genital sores in females depend on the underlying cause. Symptoms that occur with genital sores include skin lumps or ulcers on the genitals, vaginal ulcer, vaginal pain, vaginal discharge, vaginal tenderness, and swollen glands in the groin.

How does the doctor treat genital sores?
The treatment for genital sores in women depends on the underlying cause. Treatment may include oral antibiotics, topical antibiotics, oral antiviral medications, topical antiviral medications, topical corticosteroids, cold compresses, warm compresses, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications for pain.

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