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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?

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

Cyst (Definition)

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


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Which are cysts on the labia?

Which are cysts on the labia?

Different cysts: Cysts can occur from trauma, occluded ducts of oil or sweat glands, or from ingrown hairs or buried skin cells. These can effect the labia minora or majora. Discuss with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Best thing to do for cyst on labia minora?

Best thing to do for cyst on labia minora?

See your dr: Several different toes of cysts...Some require no treatment, other might need to be drained. Depends on cause and location. ...Read more

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What could cause a cyst under skin on labia minor?

What could cause a cyst under skin on labia minor?

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

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I've got two cysts on my labia. What should I do about this?

I've got two cysts on my labia. What should I do about this?

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

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Is it normal to get a hard cyst on the labia that eventually bursts?

Is it normal to get a hard cyst on the labia that eventually bursts?

Not normal but...: It's not unusual for a woman to get a cyst in vaginal area, such as a Bartholin's gland cyst, which gets infected and bursts. It would be a good idea to see your primary physician or gynecologist to evaluate what your problem is. ...Read more

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What to do if I have two cysts on my labia. What should I do about this?

What to do if I have two cysts on my labia. What should I do about this?

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

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What should I do if I have two cysts on my labia. What should I do about this?

What should I do if I have two cysts on my labia. What should I do about this?

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

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I noticed a bump, a half the size of a pea. Between my labias. Maybe a cyst? Do the glands there feel like little bumps?

I noticed a bump, a half the size of a pea. Between my labias. Maybe a cyst? Do the glands there feel like little bumps?

Labial mass: Small masses in either labium are harmless and are mainly mucus cysts which will usually disappear spontaneously. If there is pain, or the mass persists, see your healthcare provider for an exam to identify the cause. ...Read more

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I have a big type of cyst located under the labia what is this?

I have a big type of cyst located under the labia what is this?

Possibly a: Bartholin's cyst. If it becomes infected (hot, red, pus, red streaking, fever, tender) than it is very important to have it treated. ...Read more

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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?

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

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What can I use for painful cyst or pimple on labia?

What can I use for painful cyst or pimple on labia?

See gynecologist: You should see a gynecologist as soon as possible. It could just be an infected hair follicle but it could also be an std. It is always best to get it diagnosed by gyn so you can get the best treatment. ...Read more

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What happens if a cyst on the labia minora pops inward?

What happens if a cyst on the labia minora pops inward?

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

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How can I decrease the size of a cyst on the inside of my labia majora at home?

How can I decrease the size of a cyst on the inside of my labia majora at home?

Not recommended: I would not recommend any home treatment for the cyst. Not all swellings are cysts. See your Physician and get appropriate treatment. Some swellings may be benign but others may need surgery for removal ...Read more

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I have a lump like cyst on th inside of my labia. I have had a few they come and go but their painful during the few days they are their. What is it?

I have a lump like cyst on th inside of my labia. I have had a few they come and go but their painful during the few days they are their. What is it?

Bartholin cyst?: Depending on the exact location and the size and a few other characteristics, this could be a sebaceous cyst or a follicle cyst or a Bartholin's duct cyst. Your gynecologist can let you know for sure and recommend treatment. ...Read more

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I have lots of cyst like very small stony things on the inner skins of labia majora I guess, you can feel by touching. It does not hurt. What are these?

I have lots of cyst like very small stony things on the inner skins of labia majora I guess, you can feel by touching. It does not hurt. What are these?

Sebaceous cysts: These are sweat pores that are filled with sebaceous (white cheesy) material. If they bother you, you can take a warm bath and see if after the bath you can squeeze the white cheesy material out (i have patients that ask me to do this for them). Without a picture, that's what I'm assuming they are. Consider an exam by professional to be sure and rule out any chance of a std. ...Read more

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How do I know if its a cyst or boil on labia majora?

How do I know if its a cyst or boil on labia majora?

Pain as one thing: Pain is usually associated with boil and the area is tender to touch
If it is big enough patient might feel unwell with fever and aches ...Read more

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How do get rid of a cyst on my labia minor.

Let me explain: Labia cysts do not frequently prove to be harmful, other than a mild discomfort in some cases. However, in few cases they can grow into tumors, which must be checked regularly. In case a cyst becomes problematic, surgery is the only option. ...Read more

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Painful cyst under the skin on my labia what should I do?

Painful cyst under the skin on my labia what should I do?

Painful cyst: It maybe an irritated hair follicle or it could be an infection. Difficult to say without an examination. You should see your primary or gynecologist. ...Read more

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There are bumps that look like little cysts on outer labia. What does this sound like?

There are bumps that look like little cysts on outer labia. What does this sound like?

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

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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

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I have this cyst-like growth on my left labia minora that is the size of a small peanut which is white and very painful. How can I treat this at home?

I have this cyst-like growth on my left labia minora that is the size of a small peanut which is white and very painful. How can I treat this at home?

Below: You might try warm baths, 3-4 times per day, to get moist heat to the area. Also could use moist packs instead.
Many times this will help reduce the swelling, but if this is not effective, or there is pain, worsening, then an exam will be needed. ...Read more

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I have a Bartholin's abcess on my left labia, it is very large and have 2 medium sized cysts as well. Who removes them and can I return to work after surgery?

I have a Bartholin's abcess on my left labia, it is very large and have 2 medium sized cysts as well. Who removes them and can I return to work after surgery?

Gynecologist: Surgery on this part of the body would be done by a gynecologist. It depends on the extent of the surgery, if a woman may need to take a week or two off of work. ...Read more

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Would a painful bump on labia majora be from herpes or cyst?

Would a painful bump on labia majora be from herpes or cyst?

Herpes simplex: Either is possible. Show this to a doctor. ...Read more

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Is it safe to place a warm green tea bag on the inside of my labia to use as a compress for a small cyst?

Is it safe to place a warm green tea bag on the inside of my labia to use as a compress for a small cyst?

Yes: The use of a warm tea bag to aide in a cyst has no particular adverse effects. However if you are developing an infection or abscess the tea will not resolve that and yo will need antibiotics and possible opening of the cyst to drain the infection. ...Read more

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I have either a boil/ cyst along my left labia it is extremely painful. Will this go away on its own or do I need antibiotics?

See Ob/Gyn: Its hard to say without doing an exam to determine exactly what you have. Some cysts like this will resolve on their own and some require incision and drainage. Sitz baths can help. If you want a really good answer, you need to see an Ob/Gyn for an exam. Best wishes! ...Read more

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20 year old female I have had a lump on my labia that went away appeared to be a cyst now I have another. Month apart. Thoughts?

20 year old female I have had a lump on my labia that went away appeared to be a cyst now I have another. Month apart. Thoughts?

Needs testing: 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

Vulva (Definition)

The external female genitalia including the mons pubis, labia majora and minor, clitoris, vestibule, ...Read more


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