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Forum Name: Ovarian Cancer
Question: small pinch feeling in vagina tissue???
|CHANGE1400 - Mon Nov 10, 2008 3:52 am||
I just started feeling a small pinch feeling down in my vagina tissue. i thought it was from my pants rubbing but when i felt my vagina tissue(between my vagina canal and the lip), i felt a small, round bump. it is the size of a pencil eraser... what could this be?
|Dr. Safaa Mahmoud - Tue Nov 11, 2008 2:18 pm||
This is more likely to Bartholin's glands problem like cyst or abscess.
There are two Bartholin’s glands at the inside of the vulva near the entrance to the vagina posteriorly. They secret mucus-like fluid.
When their ducts are blocked they form cystic swelling filled with fluids. Bartholin’s duct cysts are usually unilateral and non tender, and palpable which may cause minor discomfort during intercourse.
If they became infected they form small abscess.
Both conditions are mild and antibiotics may be needed for infection treatment.
Other causes to be excluded are dermatitis due to friction or infections like Candida. STDs should be excluded too.
Direct clinical examination is essential. So I would advise you to follow up with your doctor.
Please keep us updated.
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