Dominican Republic
A 23-year-old female asked:

1/2 pus/blood filled nickel sized lumps under the inner labia skin around the time of my period. hurt when walking or sitting (friction) until drained?

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Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
See GYN: You may have an abscess that requires drainage. See your GYN for further evaluation and treatment. It could get worse if not taken care of in time. Best Wishes Dr. M
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