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A 19-year-old female asked:

i have a very painful, swollen bump on my labia minors (vaginal walls). it's on the inside & out. i am a virgin and an athlete, so it needs to go away!

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Dr. Mark Rausch
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
Bartholins Abscess: Patients with cysts may present with painless labial swelling. Abscesses may present spontaneously or after a painless cyst with the following symptoms: acute, painful unilateral labial swelling dyspareunia pain with walking and sitting sudden relief of pain followed by discharge (highly suggestive of spontaneous rupture) you need an evaluation urgently by a physician.
Dr. Mark Rausch
Dr. Mark Rausch commented
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
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It is best to be seen by a gynecologist
Mar 31, 2013

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