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A 19-year-old female asked:

My left outer labia is really swollen and hurts when i move. there's also a bump inside. i don't know what it could be from. it itches, no discharge

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 31 years experience
Bartholin gland: Your Bartholin gland/cyst may be blocked leading to swelling & pain. Only way to make diagnosis & receive definitive treatment is to see your Family Doc or GYN who can lance & drain it if necessary. You can apply warm compresses for now while waiting for an appointment.
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Dr. Timothy Beck
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Infected cyst: likely an infected cyst. Go and get this looked at soon before it possibly gets worse.
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Last updated Jan 1, 2020

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