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very uncomfortable lump at the entarance of my vagina

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i found a lump at the entarance of my vagina on the left side very uncomfortable to sit


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replied March 13th, 2013
Vaginal and Uterus Health Answer A42535
Hi,
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The lump that you describe near vaginal entrance could be due to causes like folliculitis, sebaceous cyst, blocked paraurethral gland ducts, infected/blocked Bartholin’s gland duct, etc. The exact cause can only be made out after careful evaluation done by your doctor/gynecologist. Treatment as appropriate (based on examination findings and investigations results) would be started to help you control the symptoms. Avoid vaginal douching, or use of harsh soap or perfumes in the area. Use loose cotton undergarments and avoid use of tight fitting clothes. Avoid sweat accumulation. Keep area clean and dry. If infective cause is detected, and if you are sexually active, get your partner also treated simultaneously to prevent chances of re-infection, and avoid having intercourse while being on treatment.
Take care.


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