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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vaginal and Uterus Health
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User :   have swollen like lumps in genital area. they don't hurt                    
Doctor :   Hello.
Doctor :   Since when are you having it?
User :   been a week
User :   my doctor said not to worry about it... but really hasnt changed
Doctor :   Give me your age, gender, height and weight?
User :   27 female 5'9 160
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Are you sexually active?
User :   yes with my boyfriend of 2 years
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Do you have any other symptoms like discharge, pain abdomen, pain during urination, pain during sex, etc?
User :   nope
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Can you describe the lump? in terms of shape, size,consistency, etc/
Doctor :   ?
Doctor :   Number, any color change over the skin?
User :   shape is circle... size maybe a 1/2 mm... there are 3 together... skin color or alittle lighter in color... not hard
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Can you tell me exact location?
User :   on the hair line ( labia majora)
User :   lower by my vagina opening
Doctor :   It is probably a Sebaceous cysts.
Doctor :   They usually disappear on their own and are not dangerous.
User :   okay
Doctor :   It is due to swollen hair follicles or skin trauma
User :   okay
Doctor :   Usually requires no treatment.
Doctor :   If it becomes painful, increases in size.
Doctor :   You can consult your dermatologist/GP for further assistance.
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