A 53-year-old member asked:
How can you treat a sebaceous cyst or skin trauma in the vaginal area?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Emergency Medicine 40 years experience
Have it examined: Lots of things cause cysts. A true sebaceous cyst usually needs excision. Have it examined. Warm compresses help every 2-4 hours. Sitz baths (fill tub with warm water and soak) will help. Skin trauma is different. Can be caused by sex, tampons or infection. If its from sex, use a lubricant during intercourse to keep from drying out. But, really, get it looked at.
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Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
= Bartholin's cyst: This may be a lesion called a bartholin's cyst which should be treated by your gynecologist. It could also be another lesion such as a mucous cyst or other entity.
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Last updated Nov 28, 2017
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