Of the most common types of angiokeratoma, angiokeratoma of Fordyce, which is not to be mistaken for Fordyce Spots, is a genial skin condition manifesting through benign lesions of capillaries which create uneashtetic small bumps of red, blue, purple or dark colour on the scrotum in men, respectively on the vaginal area in women, but showing a higher incidents in male individuals. Although they are asymptomatic, genital angiokeratomas usually develop a rough, scaly surface which can easily be harmed or damaged unintentionally, causing scrotal or vaginal bleeding and potential infections if not cleansed or disinfected properly.
At a first glance, angiokeratomas of Fordyce are mistaken for STIs, but they are in fact non-contagious and thus not sexually transmittable and have no connection to personal hygiene. The causes of angiokeratomas are not well-determined, but most specialists consider them a results of increased blood vessel pressure, enzyme deficiency or in the rare case of angiokeratomas of Fabry’s Syndrome, they are caused by a genetic inheritance.
Rather small and in low numbers, these genital skin lumps often go unnoticed and are spotted only when presenting bleeding symptoms, but there is no need to be alarmed as a simple specialized examination performed by a doctor specialist, such as the one at Renew Skin & Health Clinic will bring a clear diagnosis and a simple, non-surgical private treatment for the genital angiokeratoma removal.
These scrotal skin tags or vaginal skin tags can easily be left alone, without requiring any treatment, but most people want to have them removed for cosmetic reasons or simply as a matter of precaution. The best solution for getting rid of these unaesthetic genital angiokeratomas is to undergo a removal treatment performed by a specialist for best aesthetic results and drastic reduction of post-procedural risks and complications.
At Renew Skin & Health Clinic, the private treatments for genital skin bumps removal is quick, safe and highly effective, being performed either with CO2 laser ablation therapy or through electrodessication with radiosurgery, both of which ensure far superior results as compared to cryotherapy or liquid nitrogen freezing and surgical excision. Moreover, the specialized consultation will, as abovementioned, offer an accurate diagnosis and rule out any other potentially malignant conditions resembling angiokeratomas, such as skin melanoma or the Fabry’s Syndrome, which require a complete different course of action.
If you notice small red, purplish or dark bumps on the scrotal or vaginal area, feel free to contact our Renew Skin & Health Clinic Head Office and schedule an appointment with our doctor specialist who will tend to your every need and ensure the medical and cosmetic results you are expecting.