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A 19-year-old female asked:

Hi betsy, i have a quick question for you concerning a lump i found. the lump is on my left side in the perianal region, closer to the vulva than anus. it is red and swollen, very painful to touch. i noticed it two nights ago. i have great hygiene and am

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Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
See MD: Possibilities are follicular abscess, Bartholins Abscess or Herpes lesion. Soak is warm Sitz baths with Epsom salts 3-4 x/day. Cold compresses for pain until you can see MD.
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