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Red raised painful lump on vulva. They come and go. Drain whitish thick fluid when come to a head. What are they?

Red raised painful lump on vulva. They come and go. Drain whitish thick fluid when come to a head. What are they?

Vulvar lumps: This sounds like blocked glands. The best thing to do is warm soaks or apply moist heat for 10 minute 2-4 times daily. Scrubbing with antibacterial soap twice weekly may help. If none of this works, seeing a dermatologist or gynecologist for more advanced advice would be advised. ...Read more

Vulva (Definition)

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


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Red lump on vulva, bled once, doesn't bother me much. Been tested before for stds. Any idea what it may be?

Red lump on vulva, bled once, doesn't bother me much. Been tested before for stds. Any idea what it may be?

Bumps: It could be a variety of things from an infected hair follicle to infected gland to herpes. Unfortunately it has to be seen to confirm what it is. ...Read more

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Does Anti TB drugs i.e rifampicin & isoniazid cause lump on vulva or outer labia majora?

Does Anti TB drugs i.e rifampicin & isoniazid cause lump on vulva or outer labia majora?

Should not: These medications should not cause lumps like that. Please see a doctor as soon as possible for an exam so that they can fine the cause of these lumps for you. ...Read more

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I have a 1 inch lump on my vulva and if I press on it, it's kind of 'squishy' but hard it doesn't hurt but it's uncomfortable. Help?

I have a 1 inch lump on my vulva and if I press on it, it's kind of 'squishy' but hard it doesn't hurt but it's uncomfortable. Help?

Abscess or cyst: This could be an abcess or a cyst. Either way, this should be looked at as it may need to be surgically incised and drained. Prior to that, applying moist heat may help as well. ...Read more

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Small itchy but painful lump on the lower left side of my vulva opening. Can't wipe since it causes the itchiness & hurts to touch. Is this normal?

Small itchy but painful lump on the lower left side of my vulva opening. Can't wipe since it causes the itchiness & hurts to touch. Is this normal?

No, see a doctor: A painful lump on the vulva could be an infected hair follicle, but could also be herpes. I would see a doctor and get checked out just to make sure it's not herpes or another std. Could also be a yeast infection, but if it's herpes, you'd want to know so can inform partner. ...Read more

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What is the cause of lumps on the vulva that is infested and hurts when it pops? is it contagious and what is the treatment?

What is the cause of lumps on the vulva that is infested and hurts when it pops? 
is it contagious and what is the treatment?

Needs to be seen: 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. Folliculitis is one possibility. Yeast is a possibility and over the counter fungal cream will fix it. Trauma from recent intercourse if possible. Herpes is an std which can cause this. Other possibilities too. Schedule an exam. ...Read more

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Got hard movable pea size lump in my lower vulva it's a little red not so painful too. It's like 3 days now?? Wht s this?does it goes away its own?

Got hard movable pea size lump in my lower vulva it's a little red not so painful too. It's like 3 days now?? Wht s this?does it goes away its own?

It depends: it depends on the cause. If this hard pea sized lump in the vulva is a fibroma or an inclusion cyst it probably won't go away on its own. See a GYN or dermatologist to know what the lump is and discuss treatment options if it is bothering you. Good luck. Wish I could help more. ...Read more