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Soft Lump On Vagina
Nickel sized hard/soft lump near vagina like bikini area hurts with pressure redish/ bruised look not popable lookn will shrink but not when iritated?
I have a few ideas: Sounds like some sort of problem that gets inflamed and then gets better. It could be an underlying mass with or without infection. It might just be an infection. In any case please be evaluated by a practitioner. ...Read more
There was a small, soft lump between anus and vagina under skin. Few weeks later, moved towards vagina, larger, immovable, very bumpy. What is it?
Probably not herpes: Herpes doesn't cause things like this. Herpes lesions are superficial -- blisters, pimples, and sores that are sort of like "on" the skin. Boils, typical acne, etc well up from below; think of them as starting "in" the skin. This isn't a hard and fast rule, but a single large boil is never herpes. But see a doctor if you remain concerned and/or at risk for STDs. Good luck! ...Read more
Found huge lump on vagina wall, bout an inch into the vagina and it's about quarter sized, very painful, rock hard? Can someone tell me what this is?
See your doctor: See your doctor as soon as possible to get it diagnosed, it could be an infected cyst or an infected Bartholin's cyst but a doctor would need to examine you to make the diagnosis and treat it. ...Read more
Infection: So see your doctor and get checked. ...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
Bartholin cyst: Could be a Bartholin's cyst. See your doctor. ...Read more
Lump: Need to have it looked at by your ob/gyn. Doc. ...Read more
Vaginal mass: Vaginal mass can be of many different etiologies. Some common conditions are bartholine gland cyst, papilloma, bladder or rectum prolapse, uterine prolapse, and vaginal cancer althout it is the less common of gynecologic cancers. See your obgyn for a possible biopsy if necessary. ...Read more
This can't be: Diagnosed with available info. Eval should provide more accurate assessment. ...Read more
Depends: You may have an infection of some sort. Your md can evaluate, test for infections and treat if necessary. ...Read more