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Lump deep inside vaginal lips

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I have this lump on deep inside the outer lips of my vagina. It almost feels like a gland that is swollen in your neck when you get sick... but down there. When i look at it i dont see anything, but when i touch it it hurts. Like i said it's deep beneath my skin. Please help me!!

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replied November 6th, 2010
Womens Conditions Answer A16997
Welcome to ehealthforum.
The ‘lump’ that you are describing suggests possibility of swollen or inflamed Bartholin gland duct or a sebaceous cyst. Only by a careful and thorough examination done by your doctor or gynecologist will reveal what it exactly is.
Once the cause is made out, appropriate treatment can be started to resolve it. Visit a gynecologist/your healthcare provider soon to get it examined and to get started on treatment as indicated. Look out for foul smelling discharge, pain, discomfort, rashes, or burning, and report immediately to gynecologist/your healthcare provider if you develop any of these, as these could suggest possibility of infection.
Take care.

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