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A 29-year-old female asked:

I have an old boil on my vagina. it occasionally when i'm about to have my period, becomes lumpy n emits a smelly pus. how can i get rid of it.

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Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 46 years experience
Cyst/abscess: This sounds like a Bartholin's cyst/ abscess. These should be surgically managed to help with complete healing. Follow up with your doctor for further direction. All the best.
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