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Can White Lump In Vagina Be A Boil
Have found a bump above Vagina near thigh. Popped like a zit and had pus and blood. Could it be herpes?
Less likely: it is not likely to be herpes most likely it is a gland cyst or a hair root that trying to get infected. use a heat pad, avoid the temptation of squeezing it, clean with alcohol, and apply topical antibiotic. you are 20 years old, practice a safe sex ,this way you will never worry about STD including herpes. and remember there is some STD you are going to carry with you the rest of your life. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a pea sized lump in the armpit area. It is painless and immovable. Could this be a sign of cancer?
Must see it!: I would love to be able to reassure you but this requires evaluation by your doctor as my initial thoughts could be a cyst, an abscess, a hair follicle granuloma, or an enlarged lymph node which may indicate an underlying concerning condition. Please get it checked if it lasts > one month. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I noticed a bump closest to the anus at the vaginal opening. Its painless and can be moved around and its flesh colored, can it be herpes or a cyst?
Skin Tag, Hemorroid: A painless, flesh colored tag around the anus could be a skin tag or a tag from an old hemorroid. Herpes typically starts out as a painful bump and then can be filled with clear fluid. The area around the herpes infection is red and painful. A sebaceous cyst is a little harder, filled with thick sebaceous material which can typically be squeezed out. You could also have a condyloma. ...Read more
Outer labia: a light red bump about the size of an almond; hard to the touch & is itchy; can be a bit painful; clear pus & blood can be squeezed out.
Probably: local infection. Nothing to worry about as long as you have it checked out by your doc. Make sure it does not spread out. Do not wait and check with your doc. Good luck. ...Read more
I have a hard purple marble sized lump on the inside of my upper labia minora. There is a dark vein leading to it and it appears to be blood filled;?
Can a lump on top of the vaginal vault be seen in a pelvic exam? I have a lump that may be obscured by my cervix!
NO: See above.Get a more detailed answer ›
I've noticed a white ball in the entrance of my vagina probably a nickel size, no pain but what can this be?
Most likely a cyst: Depending on the exact location, it may be a bartholins gland cyst, skene (paraurethral) gland cyst, urethral diverticulum, less likely a urethral caruncle, inclusion cyst, skin tags, remnants of the hymen, etc. If it bothers you, then see your doctor for a diagnosis and possible removal. If it becomes painful, then it's most likely is a cyst that became infected with abscess formation. ...Read more
Red Pimple on back of knee with a small hole in middle of it. Can this be a bite or boil.how can I tell?
?boil: Hi Joshua 180. If it is a red swelling with a hole in it, (pus?) its probably a boil so put hot compresses on it for few days to accelerate to bursting. A bite usually is of a less angry nature, tends to be more diffuse and takes longer to manifest the signs of acute inflammation being: rubor, tumor, calor, dolor, functio laesa ~ redness, swelling,heat,pain,loss of function! (Pathol 101) :-) thank ...Read more
Pea size painless lump in groin area right next to vagnia? What could this be? Could this be a STD or anything to do with a std?
Cyst or lymph node: it could be a cyst or ingrown hair or lymph node. It is unlikely to be related to an std however std's or infections can cause lymph nodes to become enlarged. if it does not resolve follow up with your doctor for evaluation and to rule out infection. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I've noticed a lump near my clitoris. It's not painful, a bit itchy, and is about the size of a pea. Could it be a cyst and should I get it draines?
Get it checked: It may not be necessary to drain this if it is not painful or enlarging. ...Read more
Possibly: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more