Vaginal Sores, Blister Causes
Genital hygiene is very important for women to avoid any infection that may develop in the genital area and prevent the infection from spreading. Sores and blisters on vagina may be a result of poor genital hygiene. However, there are some other conditions could cause sores and blisters on the vagina:
- Genital herpes: Genital herpes is a viral infection caused by the herpes simplex viruses type 1 (HSV-1) or type 2 (HSV-2). A person infected by genital herpes manifests blisters and sores in the vaginal area.
- Genital warts in women: Genital warts are sexually transmitted diseases caused by human papillomavirus and are highly contagious.
- Other sexually transmitted diseases: The appearance of sores and blisters in vaginal region is a symptom of sexually transmitted disease.
- Infected hair follicle: This is a bacterial infection characterized by a red and inflamed lump formed anywhere on the skin and is usually caused by a bacteria called Staphylococcus aureus.
Treatment for Vaginal Sores and Blisters
Some vaginal sores and blisters are not serious and can be treated easily.
- Add a cupful of vinegar in your bath. Soak yourself for some time. Dry yourself well to reduce the chances of being infected. Try this twice a day.
- Taking bath with lukewarm water twice a day using unscented bathing products for immediate and temporary healing of vaginal blisters.
- Detoxify your body by drinking carrot juice twice a day.
- Apply baking soda to the sore affected area to reduce the itching sensation.