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a small pea sized lump under my skin?

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I have a small pea sized lump under my skin a little above my vagina which is hard and non-movable. I have no irritation on the skin. It cannot be seen but only felt. I am scared as my mother got detected with breast cancer a year back.
I Do not know whether these symptoms are relate but still thought id mention: i have itching in my anus after i !**@!. It also pains at a particular point when i have constipation.


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replied October 30th, 2011
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Hi,

Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am glad to help you out. From your symptoms, it looks like a Bartholin's abscess or cyst. There are glands in the vaginal lips called Bartholin’s glands. These can become painful and swollen, and an abscess can form. This often causes blockage in the main duct from the gland, and a cyst develops. This is felt as a painless, hard swelling.

Other possibilities are sebaceous cyst, lipoma ,fibroma or viral warts. You should get a gynecologist’s examination done. It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor.

I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.



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