News  |  Journals  |  Conferences  |  Blogs  |  Articles  |  Forums  |  Twitter   



Doctors Lounge - Gynecology Answers

"The information provided on is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her physician."

Back to Gynecology Answers List

Forum Name: Gynecology

Question: painful lump inside labia majora

 4alexis2 - Sat Oct 22, 2005 7:54 pm

I'm a 41 yr not sexually active for past six years. I recently noticed a lump inside the left side/ upper part of the labia majora . I do not think it's the bartholin gland. It's painful, can I put neosporin I don't know what to do it's gotten bigger and its painful. I've had it now for past five days it appeared all of a sudden
 pidge - Mon Oct 24, 2005 4:25 pm

Hi, I wanted to reply since I have had this happen in the past. The first time it happened, I was shocked. However, after going to the doctor, it turned out to be a pimple or in my case, a cyst. These are common since we do have sweat glands everywhere that can get clogged. I found that after a hot bath or shower, gently squeeze. It may not pop the first time, but keep at it. It hurts a bit, but then it's gone almost immediately. It is quite gross, but it won't go away any other way. Whatever you do, DON'T use any pimple medication down there! Witch hazel is ok. Good luck!


Check a doctor's response to similar questions


advertisement.gif (61x7 -- 0 bytes)

Are you a Doctor, Pharmacist, PA or a Nurse?

Join the Doctors Lounge online medical community

  • Editorial activities: Publish, peer review, edit online articles.

  • Ask a Doctor Teams: Respond to patient questions and discuss challenging presentations with other members.

Doctors Lounge Membership Application


 advertisement.gif (61x7 -- 0 bytes)



Tools & Services: Follow DoctorsLounge on Twitter Follow us on Twitter | RSS News | Newsletter | Contact us

Copyright © 2001-2016
Doctors Lounge.
All rights reserved.

Medical Reference:
Diseases | Symptoms
Drugs | Labs | Procedures
Software | Tutorials

Links | Humor
Forum Archive
CME Articles

Privacy Statement
Terms & Conditions
Editorial Board
About us | Email

This website is certified by Health On the Net Foundation. Click to verify. This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information:
verify here.