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Is it normal to have a fleshy bump/lump at the base of the vaginal opening?

Is it normal to have a fleshy bump/lump at the base of the vaginal opening?

Possibly: You may be feeling a remnant of the hymen. I would ask your doctor next time you have an exam. If it isn't painful I wouldn't worry about it. But do ask when you have your next pelvic. ...Read more

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I've notice I develop bumps on vaginal area And I have a lump the bumps sometimes have white puss come out I've never had inter course can you help me out I'm very worried?

I've notice I develop bumps on vaginal area And I have a lump the bumps sometimes have white puss come out I've never had inter course can you help me out I'm very worried?

Lumps and bumps: It is difficult to say without being able to examine you in person. You may simply have a mild case of "folliculitis" which is infection or inflammation of the hair follicles which usually resolves with proper hygiene and sometimes antibiotics. A sexually transmitted infection is much less likely given the fact you have never had intercourse. ...Read more

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Hard pea sized lump in the vaginal area just got it today and popped it and puss like stuff came out what could the bump be? It's still really hard.

Bartholin's cyst: The most likely cause is a Bartholin's cyst. The two Bartholin's glands lie next to the entrance to the vagina. They make a small amount of mucus-like fluid. A fluid-filled swelling (a cyst) sometimes develops from a blocked duct that drains the fluid from a Bartholin's gland. Sometimes a gland gets infected, which may then develop into a collection of pus (an abscess). ...Read more

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I have a lump or bump like on my left vaginal lip what could it be?

I have a lump or bump like on my left vaginal lip what could it be?

Blocked gland: It sounds most like a blocked gland. Basically a pimple. There are a lot of glands in the vaginal area. Sweaty rubbing like with sex can cause dead skin and bacteria to get pushed into the pore and block the gland secretion. Showering after sex and 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

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Came back from the gym tonight and seen and I have a large red lump/bump on my vaginal lip I'm too embarrassed to see a doctor as I am only 12?

Came back from the gym tonight and seen and I have a large red lump/bump on my vaginal lip I'm too embarrassed to see a doctor as I am only 12?

This might be an: Infection. I know it is embarrassing for you but it needs to be looked at and treated. Tell your mother about it and have her go with you. There will be a female at the doctor with you as well. The doctor will be understanding and not embarrass you. It could get a lot worse if not treated, it will be ok to go to the doctor. ...Read more

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Found a small round hard lump to the left of my cervix under the skin if you press into the vaginal wall. The bump isn't on my cervix. Clear pap?

Found a small round hard lump to the left of my cervix under the skin if you press into the vaginal wall. The bump isn't on my cervix. Clear pap?

Pelvic exam: It is not entirely clear here what sort of lump you have discovered. The best thing to do is to schedule a visit with an Obgyn and show them what you are finding. They will be able to guide you on if it is normal or not. ...Read more

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What are the bumps and vaginal discharge?

What are the bumps and vaginal discharge?

Can't diagnose w: Info available. There can be many causes. The only way to get an accurate diagnosis will be a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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How to get rid of vaginal bumps after shaving?

How to get rid of vaginal bumps after shaving?

Consider laser tx.: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more

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Small pimple-like bump on vaginal area. What could this be?

Small pimple-like bump on vaginal area. What could this be?

This could be a: Pimple, but it also could be a cyst, infected or uninfected. It could also be a genital wart. I would advise having it looked at by your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a bump in vaginal area when having a uti?

Is it possible to get a bump in vaginal area when having a uti?

UTI: This is unlikely to be responsible for a vaginal "bump". To diagnose this you need to be examined. Go see a doctor, possibly your gynecologist. ...Read more

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I grew a bump in my vaginal area, close to my anal region. What could it be?

I grew a bump in my vaginal area, close to my anal region. What could it be?

BENIGN cyst: Cysts in vaginal area are common due to the many glands that provide lubrication, etc. The gland towards the bottom of the vagina can 'get plugged up' causing a fluid filled cyst (called a Bartholin's cyst). A complication of the cyst is an infection so I would see your gynecologist (or provider) for confirmation and treatment. Hope you're better soon! ...Read more

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I am a virgin and I have a Large pimple like bump dark in coloration near vaginal opening?

I am a virgin and I have a Large pimple like bump dark in coloration near vaginal opening?

See your doctor: It's best to have any new lesion evaluated by your doctor. Could be acne, an infection, a plugged gland or several other possibilities. ...Read more

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I have a painful hair bump on my vaginal area and it hurts to move around or touch what do I do?

I have a painful hair bump on my vaginal area and it hurts to move around or touch what do I do?

Below: If it is an ingrown inflamed hair follicle then warm moist soaks for 15 minutes 4 times per day may help.
If this is not effective, then a DR visit is recommended. ...Read more

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Whenever I'm douching, I feel like small bumps around my vaginal opening, what is it? Worried..

Whenever I'm douching, I feel like small bumps around my vaginal opening, what is it? Worried..

No douching: Douching is not recommended. It increases the risk of pelvic infections. Use just plain soap and water for cleaning the outside genitals. The vagina is self-cleaning. The bumps are likely normal parts of your anatomy. Either hymenal ring or glands. You can have an exam and ask the doctor to show you the normal anatomy so you have a better idea of what is normal. ...Read more

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I have one small red, itchy, bump next to my vaginal opening on the bottom left side. How worried should I be?

I have one small red, itchy, bump next to my vaginal opening on the bottom left side. How worried should I be?

NOT to worry: Sounds like an infected hair follicle,,, however if you have 'other" issues you are worrying about eg STD's then get it checked out!

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Dr Z ...Read more