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A 26-year-old female asked:

I have 1 reoccurring hard to pop blister on my labia majora. once i pop it, it takes a while to heal. what could it be?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Labial "blister": The recurring nature of the "blister" and its' location on the labia majora suggests a Bartholin gland infection. If it is swollen,us is not painful, and pus is extracted when "popped" makes that more likely. See a GYN MD when it is present to truly identify the cause. Often recurring Bartholin gland infections can be surgically abated with a procedure known as marsupialization.

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Last updated May 1, 2019

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