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A 25-year-old female asked:

Swollen upper labia. tender to touch. i was able to get some pus out with epsom salt baths and light pressure. it's much better now. will i be ok ?

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Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
GYN exam: DO NOT SQUEEZE: You may have a Bartholin cyst or abscess which may require surgical drainage or excision with drainage tube placement. Call for a GYN exam: TODAY!
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Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Varsity or infected follicles in the pelvic region tend to recur and so a gynecological exam is a good idea. In the meantime, continue applying warmth to the area to allow it to drain, keep the area dry, and avoid any behavior that would cause chafing in the area
Aug 5, 2015
Last updated Aug 6, 2015

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