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A Lump On My Vagina
A Bartholin's Cyst: It is very ikely that you have a barthoin's cyst--it is typically not an infection but can be caused by infection which blocks the gland/duct, thus collection of fluid (swelling) to cause the "bump." this can be size of a pea up size of an egg. Simple incision may do the job, but if infected, antibiotic is needed and cyst may need to be excised. Consult your doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Recommend against: Squeezing. Try a warm compress instead.Get a more detailed answer ›
This can't be: Diagnosed with available info. Eval should provide more accurate assessment. ...Read more
Must be seen: The "lump" must be seen by a GYN MD to identify its' origin and then determine why it was present. ...Read more
There is a long lump on my vagina. It only hurts when I try to clean myself after going to the bathroom. What do I do???
See: A doctor to determine possible etiology and render treatment ...Read more
See a gynecologist: Vaginal cancer is very rare. So I would not be too worried about it being cancer. Yet any swelling or growth/lump requires to be checked by a doctor to find out what it might be. So you need to get a medical check up asap. ...Read more
Concerning: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. ...Read more
I hav developed a huge lump on my vagina, before I see a dr I want to know what to expect, could I have cancer?
Expect 2 be examined: I'm not sure how any doc at Health Tap would venture to know what's going on with you without an exam. Probably none. You need to see a GYN. ...Read more
I have a painful lump on my vagina ie labia majora, 1cm. Worried what I should do. Is it cause for concern?
I have found a lump on my vagina its on the right lip down at opening. It hurts, and worse when im sitting up. What could that be?
I have a small hard lump on my vagina, slightly above my clitoris. It hurts but a warm compress so I can extract a small bit of pus. What do I do?
Warm compress: A warm compress is a good home remedy, or you could sit in a bathtub of warm water (add a little epson salt or sea salt to the water). If a little pus is coming out on it's own, then you could encourage the rest to come out with a little firm pressure, avoid squeezing the lump hard - if it is ready to drain it will not require a lot of pressure. If it's getting bigger or increased redness see MD ...Read more
I have a medium size lump on my vagina it's kind of on the inside of the lips near where I pee it also looks swallon and very painful for me to move.
Vaginal Mass: If you have a growth, it should be checked by your doctor. It is likely a Bartholin's cyst. Bartholin's glands are located at the entrance to a woman's vagina, one on each side. A Bartholin's cyst is formed when a Bartholin's gland is blocked, causing a fluid-filled cyst to develop. ...Read more
I have a hard lump on my vagina. Yesterday it was whitish but it's red like the rest of my vagina skin flaps. Can you help me just not going to a doc.
Possible cyst: Could be a cyst which can get inflamed or infected. Warm sits baths (sitting in warm bath water for 10-15 min) and topical antibiotic ointment can help. If it does not go away you will need to see a doctor. They may need to prescribe an oral antibiotic or remove it. A persistent growth needs to be evaluated and/or biopsies to rule out cancer. ...Read more
I have a lump on my vagina it came about 2 months ago a couple days after trimming with a electric razor it went down, after trim it came back, cause?
I have a little bigger than a pea size red lump on my vagina lip and its under the skin. Its very painful to sit or touch I've had it for 3 days?
I av a small lump on my vagina nxt to my clitorus. Also I av thick white discharge and cloudy pee. What could this be?
Many possibilities: The best thing to do is to schedule a visit and to show the doctor what you are feeling. Many times patients are noticing normal anatomy. Other times bumps turn out to be something abnormal -- cysts, warts etc. The discharge should be evaluated for stds. ...Read more
I have had a small white lump on my vagina for a while it is not sore or filled with puss, I got a spot next to it, is this herpes or ingrown hair?
Can't diagnose: This one without examination / evaluation.Get a more detailed answer ›
W/a large lump on my vagina vault wall x5yrs w/new lumps on my cervix w/in weeks. Can cancer grow that fast & w/no insurance will the ER be able to address these lumps w/r&l pelvic pain/pull/burning?
Needs evaluation...: Please see a doctor and have these lesions evaluated. An er physician may be able to evaluate and see how urgent this problem is and test for pelvic infections that need prompt treatment. Most will refer to an gyn physician to start the work up to rule out cancer. Check and see if there is a medical center with a gyn residency program in area. Teaching clinics are good option for uninsured. ...Read more
Blocked gland: The most common reason for a lump inside the vagina is a blocked gland. There are a lot of gland that produce lubrication in the area. Sometimes with sweaty rubbing, dead skin and bacteria can get pushed into the pore of the gland blocking it. Fluid will get backed up and form a lump. The best thing to try first is moist heat for 10 minutes 2-4 times daily. ...Read more
Get it looked at: We can guess what it might be, but it is best for you to know what it is. This means that you have to get it looked at and get a pelvic exam. Symptoms like these deserve a full evaluation in person by your health care provider. The fact that you are having pain indicates that it needs evaluated. Good luck and I hope it is something simple and benign like a simple cyst. ...Read more