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Clitoris (Definition)

The clitoris is a female sexual organ present in mammals, ostriches and a limited ...Read more


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Hi I have a really large hard bump on my clitoral hood under neath the skin. It hurts like hell, especially when touched and it is now bruising help?

Hi I have a really large hard bump on my clitoral hood under neath the skin. It hurts like hell, especially when touched and it is now bruising help?

Possible Abscesses: It sounds like you may have some folliculitis or abscesses with or without cellulitis. You may need antibiotics and possible drainage of the abscesses if they are fully formed. In the meantime analgesia like paracetamol and ibuprofen will help but also running hot soapy water as often as it is convenient and should help. You should let a doctor take a look at it. ...Read more

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I have a whitish hard painful lump under the skin near my clitoris what could that be? And also my clitoris has bled and pused before what should I do

I have a whitish hard painful lump under the skin near my clitoris what could that be? And also my clitoris has bled and pused before what should I do

See a GYN MD: Whenever there is a possible infection in that area, it is best to have it seen and evaluated by a GYN MD and treatment can then be initiated. ...Read more

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What to do if I found on my clitoris there is a hard red lump, is this a pimple?

What to do if I found on my clitoris there is a hard red lump, is this a pimple?

Needs to look at it: With new skin lesions in the genital area it is always a good idea to to be by your doctor for appropriate diagnosis. It can be anything from a mild dermatitis, infection, std, pimple or laceration. ...Read more

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I'm 17 and sexual active I have a hard lump under the skin of my clitoris. I don't know what it is, what could it be?

I'm 17 and sexual active I have a hard lump under the skin of my clitoris. I don't know what it is, what could it be?

Needs to be checked: It is hard to say without more information like does it hurt or bleed or any drainage. It could be a cyst or due to an infection. I suggest you get it checked by your gynecologist to find what it may be.. ...Read more

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2 hard lumps near right side of clitoris. I initially thought a varicose vein due to the way it looked & felt. But has grown into 2 definitive lumps.?

Need 2 C Ur GYN-: There could B many things, bartholin cysts (so). Also venereal warts, only an exam will give U an answer. ...Read more

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Have a small hard moving lump on my vagina next to my clitoris what could it be?

Have a small hard moving lump on my vagina next to my clitoris what could it be?

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

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I have a hard lump under the skin on my vagina near my clitoris and it hurts if I press on it. What is it? What should I do about it?

I have a hard lump under the skin on my vagina near my clitoris and it hurts if I press on it. What is it? What should I do about it?

This: This is likely a cyst or even an abscess (closed pocket of pus) however you should have an evaluation to make sure. In the meantime, try warm compresses and soak in the tub three times a day for 15 minutes. Do not fill the tub all the way, use only enough water to cover your back side. Sprinkle epsom salt in warm water and soak.
Please see a doctor.
Best of luck. ...Read more

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Sebaceous cyst, skene cyst or other kind of cyst? Itchy hard lump near clitoris. A little painful but not bad at all. Not different color.

Sebaceous cyst, skene cyst or other kind of cyst? Itchy hard lump near clitoris. A little painful but not bad at all. Not different color.

Possibly: This could be a cyst which may go away on it's own or may require treatment. Sitting in a warm bath can help it go down. If it doesn't resolve you should see a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment and to make sure it's nothing more serious. ...Read more

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about several lumps under the skin of the vagina next to and around the clitoris area hard not painful been there a while also bleed When aroused?

about several lumps under the skin of the vagina next to and around the clitoris area hard not painful been there a while also bleed When aroused?

Examination: 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

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I had a small hard painless lump removed twice from inside of my labia majora next to my clitoris It has recurred again on the same place. Can you help?

I had a small hard painless lump removed twice from inside of my labia majora next to my clitoris It has recurred again on the same place. Can you help?

Follow up with exam: It is difficult to know for sure without an examination. Until you can be examined you can try a warm compress to the area. Follow up with a doctor. ...Read more

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3 wks ago yeast infectn cured, urethra till introitus now looks bumpy, whiteish. Got a small red bump on clitoral hood itchy painful to touch. Normal?

3 wks ago yeast infectn cured, urethra till introitus now looks bumpy, whiteish. Got a small red bump on clitoral hood itchy painful to touch. Normal?

Persisting "yeast": Was the yeast diagnosis certain? How severe was it? Initial genital herpes can cause yeast-like symptoms and could also cause a new painful genital area red bump 3 weeks later. Check it out with your doctor, especially if your apparent yeast infection had open sores, tender swelling in the groin, or headache or fever. ...Read more

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Black hard lump in the gap between clitoris and beginning of labia minora what could it be? It turns grayish when I shower. Doesn't hurt or itch

Black hard lump in the gap between clitoris and beginning of labia minora what could it be? It turns grayish when I shower. Doesn't hurt or itch

Needs evaluation: Please see a doctor regarding this lesion. Any pigmented lesion should be taken seriously. It may represent a nevus, condyloma, or benign genital melanotic macule, however, melanoma can occur on the vulva even though it is not a sun exposed area. ...Read more

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Hi, a couple days ago I noticed a small hard lump on my clitoris, it is skin colored and it stings a little, I have HPV so could this be from that?

Hi, a couple days ago I noticed a small hard lump on my clitoris, it is skin colored and it stings a little, I have HPV so could this be from that?

Possibly yes.: Yes, this absolutely could be the beginning of a genital wart formation related to your HPV infection. You definitely want to get in and have this area looked at closely. Please do get regular followup with your GYN regarding HPV. Did you get the HPV vaccination? Best of Luck! ...Read more

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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?

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

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I have just got rid of a Bartholins cyst but now have a hard lump on my clitoris, I also have lichen sclerosus which is under control at the monent?

See doctor: The hard lump on the clitoris needs to be examined to see what it might be. Not likely something bad, but still should get checked out. ...Read more