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I have these purple bluish spots on outside of vagina

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another dr said folliclitis but...
I have these purple bluish spots on outside of vagina another dr said folliclitis but treatment isn't doing anything! IT Looks vein related to me! Not sure! I 46 years old!
Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: OB GYN
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OB GYN Doctor: Dr Ted Manos, Board Certified OB/GYN replied 10 months ago
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OB GYN Doctor: Dr Ted Manos, Board Certified OB/GYN replied 10 months ago
Are these spots on the labia minora or majora. On the skin outside of the lining at the vaginal opening. It sounds like some veins that are normal with the progress of time.
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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Here are 2 pics
OB GYN Doctor: Dr Ted Manos, Board Certified OB/GYN replied 10 months ago
They certainly look like tiny veins called venules. I've seen these for many years and far from folliculitis. It's normal.
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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Is this something that happens with age because i didn't used to have them
OB GYN Doctor: Dr Ted Manos, Board Certified OB/GYN replied 10 months ago
Age is one factor and genetics another. You have to keep checking the area for more changes or overall skin texture.
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