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A 15-year-old female asked:

help, i have a small lump under my skin on my vaginal area. it is hard and very painful. i cleaned it with alcohol and tried to cut into it. what is?

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Dr. Monib Zirvi
Dermatology 21 years experience
Cyst: It may represent a cyst or small abscess. Do not try to lance this at home. See a physician who may anesthetize it and perform an incision and drainage if necessary.

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Last updated Jul 6, 2013

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