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A 19-year-old female asked:

I think that i have a bartholin cyst. i noticed it earlier today as a hard lump near my labia minora area. i thought i just had a yeast infection.

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Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
Gynecology 24 years experience
Possible: I would recommend having it looked at by gynecologist. If it gets painful, red, inflamed or associated with fever then go to ER. May try a warm compress, warm wash cloth, or soaking in warm water in the meantime if it bothering you.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2017

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