Common "Vaginal Cysts" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq

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.

Recently Answered Questions Recently Answered Questions

All the answers published in this website are written by verified medical doctors, therapists and health experts. The Content has been moderated by iCliniq medical review team before publication. Post your medical clarifications on iCliniq by choosing the right specialty and get them answered. Your medical queries will be answered 24/7 by top doctors from iCliniq.

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 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 »

What could the cause for a swelling in the vagina?

Query: Hi doctor, I am experiencing swelling on the left side of my vagina (labia major). I reached out to a doctor, and he determined that he was unsure about what caused the swelling after looking at my photos and seeing it live. There is no burning, itching, or oozing. I am also taking Azelastine for p...  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. I have seen the image (attachment removed to protect patient identity) shared by you. Is there any rise in temperature and pain in the local area? Did you try shaving of hair? Do you do any intense exercise...  Read Full »

Why is there swelling on the sides of my vagina?

Query: Hi doctor, I have swellings on the sides of my vagina, periodically. They seems to come to a normal state after some days.  Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It may be due to allergy or due to medicine if you are taking any. Does it have any pattern like before or after or middle of periods? Is there any pain or itching? If you are sexually active, then does it come after sex? You should check blood sugar levels with PP (Pos...  Read Full »

Will Boric acid suppositories used for yeast infection cause vaginal erosions?

Query: Hello doctor,My vagina looks irregular inside with many flesh erosions and white bumps with pink spots on it. Not sure if it is a cyst or what. It is not painful, and no other symptoms. I was checking myself and noticed inside of my vagina looks a bit odd. I have been using Boric acid suppositories ...  Read Full »

Dr. Priyadarshini Tripathy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through the pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I can say the differential diagnosis could be: 1) Recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis. 2) Vaginal inclusion cysts due to previous trauma to the vagina. 3) Genital warts due to sexuall...  Read Full »

Can boric acid vaginal suppositories cause pink bump at the bottom of the vaginal opening?

Query: Hi doctor, Three days ago, I felt an itch, so I used a boric suppository, but it flared up. The next day I ended up feeling tender, so I checked myself out, and that is when I saw the bump. Currently, I have a pink bump at the bottom of my vaginal opening right above the perineum. Three months ago, ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to This is a vaginal mucosal cyst that usually develops in most cases where there is post-intercourse vaginal frictional injury leading to blockage of mucosal venous drainage due to injury, thereby causing a bump that tends to increase slowly. It can also be due to poss...  Read Full »

How to treat large painful cyst-like bump on clitoris?

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 »

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 »

How do I treat a painful boil growing inside my vagina?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a boil like growth on the inside of my vagina around the vulva. It is about 30 mm in length and approximately 20 mm wide. It is very painful especially when walking.  Read Full »

Dr. Nagaraj

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It looks like you have a cyst. These cysts are nothing but swellings filled with fluid or some other materials usually secretion of glands. By looking at the history it looks like you have a Bartholin's cyst which usually occurs inside the vagina where Bartholin glands ...  Read Full »

I felt a bump inside my vagina, and I do not know what caused it. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I felt a bump inside my vagina, and I do not know what caused it. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Nadia Khan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Bump inside vagina could have many causes but mainly it is due to the presence of a cyst or cysts. For example, Bartholin gland cyst, Gartner cyst, etc. Normally, vaginal cysts are not painful and do not require any treatment unless they are causing problems, such as...  Read Full »

ask-doctor-img Ask a Doctor Online

* Your first query consult is free!

Search for a Health Issue

Disclaimer: No content published on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical diagnosis, advice or treatment by a trained physician. Seek advice from your physician or other qualified healthcare providers with questions you may have regarding your symptoms and medical condition for a complete medical diagnosis. Do not delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice because of something you have read on this website. Read our Editorial Process to know how we create content for health articles and queries.