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Vaginal Cysts

Vaginal cysts occur when a duct or gland gets clogged. Vaginal cysts come in different forms, such as Bartholin gland cysts, inclusion cysts, Mullerian cysts, and Gartner's cysts. Mostly vaginal cysts do not show any noticeable symptoms. One can feel the lump depending on the size and location.

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I have a large painful cyst-like bump on the clitoris. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have a large, red, painful cyst-like bump on the left side of the clitoris. It hurts to walk, sit or stand. I have been doing a warm compress three a day and a hot shower once. It seems to be getting more painful. I cannot go to the doctor because of COVID-19. Please suggest.  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to From your history and pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity), I gather that it is vulvitis, which has got localized to a single point. Usually, infection starts in the vagina and later it gets localized. It forms a blister and over time it forms a pus...  Read Full »

Why do I have small whitish bumps on both sides of my vagina?

Query: Hello doctor, I am just worried about these small whitish bumps on both sides of my vagina and I do not know what they are. I am kind of freaking out. Sometimes it itches but most of the time it does not, and they appeared out of nowhere.  Read Full »

Dr. Eeshani Dutta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to There may be various conditions ranging from just physiological vaginal cysts to some problems like herpes, warts that need medical treatment in cases of vaginal or vulval bumps. In order to get into the actual diagnosis, it is essential to have a look. Although it is a...  Read Full »

What are the causes for Bartholin cyst and how to treat it?

Query: Hi doctor,I have a Bartholin cyst, and it has refused to go for over three months now. It is not itchy, sore, or painful either. It is there as a small ball, and I am annoyed due to it daily. I cannot go to the hospital because of the pandemic. Please help. What can I do to make it go away?  Read Full »

Dr. Tinu Zachariah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I hope you are doing well despite the chaos around you. Bartholin's cyst occurs because of the obstruction to the duct of the Bartholin's gland. It is similar to the acne happening on your face. As long as it is not tender, not painful, or discharging pus (when it is ca...  Read Full »

Why do I have a small hard pea-sized lump in my private part for the past few days?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had a small hard pea-sized lump in my private part for the past few days and I feel embarrassed about it. I needed some advice regarding the same. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran S R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. I request you share a picture of the affected area. If there was unprotected sex, then it may be due to sexually transmitted infections. I suggest you do the following tests. 1. TPHA (Treponema pallidum hemaggl...  Read Full »

How to get rid of the pimple-like thing inside my vagina?

Query: Hi doctor,I have noticed in the last few weeks that I have spotted when I wipe down there from time to time. I was wondering what is happening due to not having any other symptoms. So I took a mirror and went on the search, and I found a little pimple-like thing that bleeds from time to time inside ...  Read Full »

Dr. Priyadarshini Tripathy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thanks for reaching out. Based on the symptoms and the picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity) you have provided, the important differential diagnosis could be: 1. Genital warts. 2. Molluscum contagiosum of the vagina. 3. Infected inclusion cyst. 4. Al...  Read Full »

What can cause abnormal skin growth in vagina?

Query: Hello doctor, I have an abnormal skin growth around the vagina. They are tiny and white in color. They are only around the vaginal hole.  Read Full »

Dr. Mavani Jimesh Himatbhai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I need to see some pictures. How many numbers, size, redness, swelling? It can be many things from allergy, warts, skin tags, tumor, etc. Some times we need to send a biopsy of the grown skin to confirm the diagnosis and do treatment accordingly. Allergy can goes off as...  Read Full »

I feel a tiny bump inside my vagina. Could it be a cyst from rough foreplay?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 24-year-old female. I was engaged in some foreplay with someone last weekend. And they fingered me hard. Last night, I noticed a tiny bump on the inside of my vagina. It is a pea-sized right against the wall. It is completely painless, and I would not have even noticed it was th...  Read Full »

Dr. Nadia Khan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Yes, probably it is due to injury caused by fingering. And if it is not painful and not causing any discomfort, then you only have to wait until it resolves spontaneously. And the other option is that after a few days say three to four days you can get yourself exa...  Read Full »

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