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Doctor insights on: Smegma Cyst Under Hood Of Clitoris

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Smegma (Definition)

Whitish material that collects under the foreskin in males & between labia & under clitoral hood in females. Primarily compresses dead, sloughed skin skin cells plus possible moisture from sweat, urine or gland secretion. Form into variable size pearl like collections in uncircumcised boys, which work their way out from under foreskin & part of physiologic mechanism of ...Read more


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I have ovarian cysts. I feel a bubble down by my clitoris but it's inside. It hurts. Is this a cyst? I got them before but they usually go away.

I have ovarian cysts. I feel a bubble down by my clitoris but it's inside. It hurts. Is this a cyst? I got them before but they usually go away.

See your GYN: A "bubble" near the clitoris which is "inside" is still close enough to the surface not to be an ovarian cyst. It might be a Bartholin's cyst which has gotten large enough to be felt near the clitoris, though those glands are generally further towards the base of the labia. In any case, it's something you should have looked at by your GYN doctor, to see if it needs antibiotics or drainage. ...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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I have always had a cyst on the edge of my lip near my clitoris. But I have just saw three little pimple look bumps near my cyst. What can this be?

I have always had a cyst on the edge of my lip near my clitoris. But I have just saw three little pimple look bumps near my cyst. What can this be?

Vesicles?: Little pimples, painful with pus, possibly herpes. Get it checked anyway, there are a variety of different causes of genital lesions, some which, if untreated, can ascend into the pelvic region and cause permanent damage, such as sterility. ...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

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Some kind of cyst in between inner labia & clitoris. No "head". Pricked w/ needle. Some yellow fluid came out? Cyst is 2 in long, 4 in deep, 1 in wid

Get checked: Self surgery is not a good idea especially in the genitals. Please schedule a visit with an Obgyn and have them evaluate this. It may be an infection and require treatment ...Read more

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Every time I have sex I am getting cysts. They are not bartholin's cysts. They appear above my clitoris, on my inner and outer labia and thigh crease?

Every time I have sex I am getting cysts. They are not bartholin's cysts. They appear above my clitoris, on my inner and outer labia and thigh crease?

Cysts: What you describe sounds as if you may have an infection or other condition that recurs with sex. You didn't mention whether the cyst is painful, appears in the same areas each time, or if there are things that make it worse. Some of these answers may help with diagnosing the cause. I would have the cyst looked at by your doctor while it is still there so they can determine the cause. ...Read more

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Took diflucan (fluconazole) for yeast infection and no longer have it. I notice little white cheese on clitoris and labia. Is this smegma? Did diflucan (fluconazole) cause it?

Took diflucan (fluconazole) for yeast infection and no longer have it. I notice little white cheese on clitoris and labia. Is this smegma? Did diflucan (fluconazole) cause it?

Here are some. ..: What you observed and described is smegma - the shedding-off end-product of skin. So, just rinse it off gently like you would do for skin folds such as groins or armpits... If still uncertain, seek a professional inspection for confirmation. ...Read more

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I am a female and have smegma under the clitoral hood. I have to clean myself a few times daily; is there anything I can use to keep it away?

Use a washcloth: Smegma is desquamative skin trapped between two skin edges. This exfoliation of skin is a normal process and happens everywhere we have skin. In skin creases the exfoliated skin gets trapped and accumulates and that is the condition you described. Is using a washcloth to scrub in these areas helps eliminate the smegma. ...Read more

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Not on my clitorus, but by the right side of it. I have a hard bump like almost like a cyst maybe? What is it and how do I get rid of it?

Not on my clitorus, but by the right side of it. I have a hard bump like almost like a cyst maybe? What is it and how do I get rid of it?

Bartholin's cyst: It seems like you are describing a bartholin's cyst. Without a physical exam it is hard to tel. But use warm compresses several times a day and keep the area clean. If no improvement or it gets bigger red and painful see a doctor for evaluation ...Read more

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Is it common to lose all (sexual) feeling/pleasure in the vaginal/clitoral area after getting a periutheral/ diverticulm cyst removed?

Is it common to lose all (sexual) feeling/pleasure in the vaginal/clitoral area after getting a periutheral/ diverticulm cyst removed?

No: However if you have discomfort while attempting to have sex, then it is likely you will loose interest. You mAy want to discuss this with your gyn. ...Read more

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I think I have what is called smegma irritation on my clitoral hood? It's red and sore to touch, no sores lesions how to cure?

I think I have what is called smegma irritation on my clitoral hood? It's red and sore to touch, no sores lesions how to cure?

See answer: Good hygiene and wash with mild non-allergenic soap and water and avoiding any potential chemical irritants (spermicidals, lubricants, fragrances, colored or scented tissue paper, etc) is generally all that is needed. Can also apply short-term a topical over-the-counter 1% Hydrocortisone cream twice a day. ...Read more

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I get pubic hair stuck under hood of clitoris. Painful and my clitoris is swollen. What can I do now at home and in the future to avoid this?

Should not be stuck: It should not be true that pubic hair is stuck there and causing clitoral swelling. It seems more likely to be as a gynecologist that something else may be going on. I recommended seeing an Obgyn for an exam to confirm that all is normal. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have yellow greenish discharge, burning while urinating, scars under hood of clitoris, and swollen lump under vagina?

What does it mean to have yellow greenish discharge, burning while urinating, scars under hood of clitoris, and swollen lump under vagina?

Vaginal Discharge: It sounds like it us time to see a medical provider! You could have a UTI, a Bartholin's Gland cyst, bacterial vaginitis or an STD. It would take long for an experienced provider to evaluate you and tell you for sure. ...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


Clitoris (Definition)

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