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

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I have a red lump on my top labia for some time and it bleed when i touched it. It feels firm but a bit soft. No white head or puss?

I have a red lump on my top labia for some time and it bleed when i touched it. It feels firm but a bit soft. No white head or puss?

See doctor: That is not normal and it is not possible to make a diagnosis here. You should see your ob/gyn for an exam and definitive diagnosis - then treatment as warranted. ...Read more

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Not sexually active. Red painful lump on left labia minora. No whit head visible but hurts like a pimple. Is it really serious or can I home-cure it?

Not sexually active. Red painful lump on left labia minora. No whit head visible but hurts like a pimple. Is it really serious or can I home-cure it?

Sounds like a...: Pimple or infected inclusion cyst (benign.) i would treat it with warm compresses just like you would a pimple and see if it comes to a head. If it doesn't improve in a day or so or worsens, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Itchy red labia. Unilateral. No bump/lump, just itchy and uncomfortable. Canesoral didn't help. Itchy labia and vulvar area on one side?

Itchy red labia. Unilateral. No bump/lump, just itchy and uncomfortable. Canesoral didn't help. Itchy labia and vulvar area on one side?

Beginning of problem: this could be a problem depending on how long you have had this problem. You should get this evaluated and emergently if you have fever, chills, or any other acute symptoms ...Read more

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I have a lump bwtn the folds of skin outside my vagina arnd the labia area. It's pea-sized, tender, red and soft. Is it serious? How to get rid of it?

I have a lump bwtn the folds of skin outside my vagina arnd the labia area. It's pea-sized, tender, red and soft. Is it serious? How to get rid of it?

Cyst: Usually this is a Bartholins Gland cyst. Often these become infected. It often is an type of localized boil or abscess under the skin. Could also be another type cyst thats infected Recommend you see your OB/GYN Dr. for this or some family doctors would handle this. ...Read more

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I have a small pea size lump under the skin on my labia above and to the left of the clit. It is bruised red and tender. What would cause this?

I have a small pea size lump under the skin on my labia above and to the left of the clit. It is bruised red and tender. What would cause this?

Bartholin's Gland: Normally, these glands maintain labial moisture and sex lubrication. You never know they're there until they get blocked up or infected like this, and then it can be horrible! you may have a visit with your fp or walk-in clinic to confirm and try antibiotics; but, the worst-case scenario would be that a surgical excision may be necessary. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have 3 Bartholin's cysts at once? 2 pea-sized lumps have gone down either side of labia minora, now a 3rd one, mostly red, no abscess.

Is it possible to have 3 Bartholin's cysts at once? 2 pea-sized lumps have gone down either side of labia minora, now a 3rd one, mostly red, no abscess.

Yes.: It's unusual for that many to arise however it's certainly possible. Make sure that you're not shaving in that area or doing anything to cause skin abrasions in the area that can make these worse. Hot compresses can help to alleviate discomfort. If they get bigger and redder then you may need in office treatment with an i;d/catheter placement/marsupialization/excision. ...Read more

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Swollen and red bump on outer left labia?

Swollen and red bump on outer left labia?

Hair Gland:oil/sweat: There are a variety of sources for red bumps that typically originate from the hair follicles or oil gands in the labia. Sweat glands may also become diseased (known as hidradentitis suppuritiva). See your physician if this becomes worse or does not resolve within 10 days. ...Read more

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