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I have a hard bump in the crease of my leg kind of near my vagina and it was bigger and seems to be getting smaller but it hurts whenever I touch it. I went to my gynecologist but they didn't know what it was. Is it going to go away and should I be concerned?


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replied December 30th, 2008
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There are several possible diagnoses that might refer to the bump. According to the localization of the bump, it can be an inflammation of a skin gland, probably sebaceous. It also might be an ingrown hair. If the bump was a little bigger with no peak, only red and painful, then an inflammation of the lymph node might have occurred. All these conditions might heal themselves. If the lump is already disappearing, you might want to wait a little further to see if it disappears completely. Otherwise, check with your family doctor.


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