A 48-year-old member asked:

I think i have a bartholin's cyst. but it says there, one of the symptoms is fever and im not experiencing it. the lump is on my labia majora. help?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Cyst vs abscess.: You may be describing a bartholin's cyst on your labia (not an abscess). There normally isn't a fever with a bartholin's cyst.
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A 35-year-old member asked:

I think I have a bartholin's cyst. But it says there, one of the symptoms is fever and im not experiencing it. The lump is on my labia majora.

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Fever only if infect: Bartholin cysts without infection do not cause fever.
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Dr. Milroy Samuel
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
It doesn't appear to be a bartholins cyst based on what you are saying. It may be an ingrown hair perhaps.
Mar 14, 2013

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A 25-year-old female asked:
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A 20-year-old female asked:
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Needs exam : The next step is to schedule a visit so it dr.Cude examine you and determine what you are talking about. Only then can they design a plan to fix it.
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Last updated Mar 10, 2013

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