What is this?!?!

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I had a baby a few weeks ago and just before he was born I noticed this on my vulvar....

I had a c section so didnt give birth virginally.

It doesnt hurt, it's just there.

I have freaked myself out with google now with vulvar cancer 😭 I suffer with severe health anxiety so now losing sleep over this.image

I tested positive for hpv january 19 after a routine cervical smear came back abnormal which after a colposcopy was fine and there was nothing there. I am due another smear now that I've had the baby so fingers crossed that is still normal.

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    Do you have any question or you're just letting us know? It looks like genital warts, so if you have tested positive for HPV - that's the explanation.

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    Dear vickie,

    From what you've written, you are now a few weeks post-partum with a history of HPV and an abnormal smear. I think the photo shows a small cluster of genital warts, not cancer.

    The good news is that it will probably resolve in the coming weeks (without treatment) as your body's immune system is restored to full health following your pregnancy. Many women with HPV infection will notice onset or a recurrence of warts during pregnancy which then resolves after delivery. So fingers crossed, be patient and these will clear in the next 4-6 weeks.

    If not, see your doctor for some cryotherapy.


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    Seems like you have been given some very sound advice there -so I can only say congratulations on the birth of your baby

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    good luck with that but be careful about buying drugs online. If you do prefer to do that then best go to chemist direct thats a very good site to get medication

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