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A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
I have a bratholin cyst on labia its infected because its swollen and I started getting a little pain. I have appt in 1 week should I wait or go to ER?
Coul be painful, and often gets infected.
Yes you need to go to the ER.. ...Read more
I have had a cyst on labia minora 2weeks. Saw doctor and they said it is fine and leave it alone. It has abrown spot on it now? I'm 16
Painful?: Could be a Bartholin's cyst, which often increase in size and become painful or infected. If increased pain, return to the doc or seek a GYN specialist. If not, try heat, but followup if its not resolving. ...Read more
I have a sebeceous cyst on labia that burst 3 days ago. Not infected. Still sore when rubbed. How long to heal and not be sore.?
Sebaceous cysts: If this was truly a sebaceous cyst it may have to be surgically removed. If only drained and the capsule remains it may reform and rupture once again and it will create a risk of becoming infected. See your gynecologist and have them advise you. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read more
Hundreds of small, firm sebaceous cysts inside labia minora, normal? Read here from a doctor that labia minora is "supposed to have sebaceous cysts"
Yes that can be: A normal variant. Look up sebaceous hyperplasia. See if that doesn't describe your body's appearance. For some women that's normal. Sometimes biopsy is done if the diagnosis isn't certain. ...Read more
Best way to get rid of boils/cysts from labia lips and boils from breasts? They don't hurt an I don't know u got them till I wash myself or check.
Exam: I would definitely get an exam from a doctor for both of these areas. Boils or cysts on breasts always need to be examined to rule out breast cancer. A boil is typically an infection, a cyst may or may not be, thus treatment is different for each. But definitely get an exam as wouldn't want to miss anything important. Good luck! ...Read more
Irregular bleeding is one of the most common problems Obgyns treat.: If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. there are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
Lump, which I think is a cyst. Inside labia minora (the vagina lips). Near the urethra area. Size of a blueberry. What is it and how to treat?
See your gynecologis: Cysts are not typically found in that area ...Read more
I keep getting a recurrent cyst in my labia that won't pop and its very painful when its there. It comes and goes every few months. What's causing it?
Blocked Bartholin: The Bartholin's gland in the labia has a duct that opens just inside of the labia. When that duct gets blocked, the gland will swell or get infected. Washing carefully and keeping the vulva free of oils and irritating soaps will help prevent the recurrances. Sometimes the cyst has to be permanently opened in a minor surgical procedure called marsupialization of the Bartholin's gland. ...Read more
See an Ob/Gyn: Small labial cysts can usually be removed in the office by your Ob/Gyn. Larger cysts may require a trip to the operating room. Best wishes! ...Read more
See gynecologist: It is important to determine the nature of the cysts. In most instances they may require excision for permanent resolution if truly a "cyst" in order to remove the cyst lining and prevent recurrence. However they may be blisters or an infection thy may be treated without surgery. Your gynecologist is best qualified to make this distinction ...Read more
Occluded gland: Most commonly this is due to an occluded gland but may be a traumatic inclusion cyst from sex, birth trauma or surgery. It may also be a small cyst or tumor that may require diagnostic biopsy or therapeutic incision and drainage or excision. Discuss with your gynecologist. ...Read more
Is it possible 2 get a cyst in ur labias right b4 ur 'entrance' or is it something else? N I've only been intimate wit 1 person n im lesbian watcanitb?
Bartholin Cyst?: Possibly a Bartholin's cyst. Caused by a backup of fluid from the glands. May be painless, but can become infected. If infected it will be painful. Soaking in warm water may help clear the cyst. Call your doctor if it becomes extremely painful or it does not improve within a few days. ...Read more
No such thing: If your cyst pops, how well it heals will depend on what type of cyst it is and whether it was infected. Most likely, though, you will be fine. ...Read more
What happens if a cyst on the labia minora pops inward? Felt like it popped as I squeezed it but nothing came out so if it popped inward what happens?
Nothing: Usually, this is not a problem.Get a more detailed answer ›
Needs an exam: 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 have a labia cyst and it is really painful I can hardly walk with it. I've bathed it regularly and it just won't pop what should I do
Drainage: It may need to get drained and also treated with antibiotics. Don't try to push or squeeze anything out. Try to get in and see your doc. In the meantime, you can use a warm compress to help bring it to a head. Best of luck. ...Read more
Gynecologist: Definitely.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have a cyst on my labia it is from a gland that is blocked. It started like a size of a pea and now its getting bigger and feel hard. I have an appo?
Cyst: Sorry you are having pain. You may or may not have a Bartholin Gland Cyst if the swelling is on the outside of your labia majora. I recommend an immediate visit to Urgent Care where they can examine you, perform full STI testing if necessary, and determine if you need drainage and antibiotics. An OB office if you are able to go today even better. Stay calm and see Urgent Care or OB. Good luck. ...Read more
Recently cut what I think was a cyst on inner labia. On antibiotics from getting tooth pulled. No discharge. Just oder like manure?
I have a cyst on my labia, closer to my vaginal opening, the doctor told me to put neosporin on it, and it really tingles, is this normal? Is it safe?
Having a boil on inner labia. Red. 1cm. Started hurting on urination. Bartholin's cyst, endometriosis in labia minora, or anything else? What is cause?
See answer: An infected Bartholin's or sebaceous cyst would be most likely and occur in inner part of labia minora. An infected skene's duct cyst occurs adjacent to opening of urethra. Treatment: moist heat and antibiotics may cure an infected gland/small abscess. However, as a rule, the larger the abscess, the less chance that antibiotics alone will be effective and incision/drainage by md will be required. ...Read more
What could be an unopened cyst on the labia majora be? It isn't painful and I've recently been tested for STD with no positive results.
Variable: There are several possibilities, the most common of which are sebaceous cysts and typical dermal cysts of the skin. If concerned, see your doctor as this commonly is a visual diagnosis. ...Read more