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Hi, I am a 32 year old woman. I have a painful boil where my vaginal lips end and the butt cheeks begin. It has grown in size over the last two days. I had unprotected sex 2 months ago. What could be causing this? Is it an STD or a heat boil?


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replied February 7th, 2011
Womens Conditions Answer A19401
Hi, and thanks for your medical question on eHealth forum!

Well, it can be a boil, a hair follicle infection, an abscess or an exetension of infected Bartholin cyst. Since a confirmed diagnosis cannot be given on net please consult your gynecologist regarding this. Hope this helps. Take care!



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