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A 18-year-old female asked:

I have a lump near my vagina on the outside and its very painful and happened after i shaved. . is it an ingrown hair or bartholin cyst?

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Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Must be examined: cannot be diagnosed online. Please see your GYN for a pelvic exam for definitive diagnosis and treatment.
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