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Lump Near My Vagina
Bartholin cyst: Could be a Bartholin's cyst. See your doctor. ...Read more
I have a hard, painful, big lump near my vagina. I feel like it grows a bit bigger every day. What do I have and why?
I have a lump near my vagina and its under the skin it doesn't hurt, I walk normally and I have never had sex before. I am really scared?
Blocked gland: Sounds most like a blocked gland. Basically a pimple. There are a lot of glands in the vaginal area. Sweaty rubbing like with sex or exercise can cause dead skin & bacteria to get pushed into the pore & block the gland secretion. Showering after sex & applying a heating pad for 10 minutes 2-4 times daily can help. Get an evaluation if that doesn't help within 3 days. Sometimes drainage is needed. ...Read more
I found a small lump near my vagina then it disappeared now its come back and within 3 days its just smaller than a golf ball and really sore?
Bartholin's?: An examination will be needed to make a diagnosis and treatment options. It sounds like you my have a bartholin's cyst. Google that and see if this is what you have. If so an obgyn can drain it for you. ...Read more
I have a lump near my vagina on the outside and its very painful and happened after I shaved.. Is it an ingrown hair or Bartholin Cyst?
I have a lump near my vagina but at the crease at my vagina and right leg. It's purple and is very painful to walk with. Not an std. What is it?
I noticed a hard marble sized lump (minor pain) near my vagina a couple days after having sex. What could this be? I used a condom.
See below: It could be a bartholian cyst. You would need an evalution to confirm. ...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
I recently had sex for the first time and it was protected and now I have a lump iinside my vagina near the opening what could it be?
Blocked gland: The most common reason for a lump inside the vagina is a blocked gland. There are a lot of glands 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
See a gyn: You may need to have a biopsy of that lump. ...Read more
I have a lump under my skin near my vagina. It isn't painful but im scared. What is it? Is it a cyst, cancer, or ingrown hair.
Get examined: You need to see a GYN MD tp visually assess the lump in real time and be able to tell you what it is and what needs to be done about it, if anything. ...Read more
Simple vs serious: Our bodies always have things that grow and change. Skin, fat, muscle, lymph nodes, bones, can change shape, get larger, more prominent due to many factors. The vast majority are not cancer but simply unusual growths like fatty tumors, cysts, skin tags, moles, etc. Most cause no symptoms and can be watched. If they cause symptoms or change colors, bleed, bruise or hurt, then see your doctor. ...Read more
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
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
Recommend against: Squeezing. Try a warm compress instead.Get a more detailed answer ›
Cyst: If its at the entrance to the vagina, it could be a bartholin's cyst. Those usually need a doctor to drain them. They can grow quite large. ...Read more
Lump: Need to have it looked at by your ob/gyn. Doc. ...Read more