Fordyce spots, or sebaceous glands, are small white or yellow-white bumps inside your vulva. Vulva is the general name given to the external parts of the female genitals. In most cases, the occasional vulval lump is likely to be perfectly harmless, but for your peace of mind its always. The lump progresses to an ulcerated sore that refuses to heal. There could be unusual bleeding or discharge from the vagina. Although it is rare, white bumps on vaginal area may be a sign of cancer of the vulva. Additional symptoms include pain or burning, itching, thickening of the vulva skin, discharge or bleeding not related to the menstrual cycle and open sores. Dear alice, are there any other sexually transmitted diseases or causes of raised bumps on the vulva? I have had reciprocal oral sex with two male virgins. It causes me no discomfort or pain, and i have no other symptoms that i can recognize. this is a rare condition that causes thin, shiny white patches on the vulva and anus. It can occur at any age but its most common in women over 50. smooth papules often with a dent in the middle on anogenital skin, but may include lower abdomen and pubic area, from 2-8mm. You might have molluscum contagiosum, which is the result of a virus. lichen sclerosus usually makes the vulvar skin itchy, white, smooth, and thin. Lichen planus often causes firm, reddish purple bumps that can be itchy and painful.