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Pea sized bump on inner labia, tenderness, ruptured, white discharge. What is going on?

I have a small pea size bump on my inner labia . It wasn t tender but I squeezed it and thought it ruptured but nothing came out. It seemingly ruptured beneath the skin and is now tender and swollen feeling. I ve had something similar before but when I squeezed it last time it popped and a thicker white substance came out. Should I be concerned that it ruptured beneath the skin? Could this be from toilet paper? Clogging a gland maybe? I have also been on antibiotics for over a week for bronchitis . I have never had a yeast infection that I am aware of. Any ideas or suggestions?
Asked On : Sat, 2 Mar 2013
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General & Family Physician 's  Response

From your description it does sound like either an ingrown hair, a simple cyst or a Bartholin's cyst.

I would advise you not to try opping it as this eill cause further irriation and also expose the region to reinfections.

Please wear a sterile pad, take several sitz baths with warm water and epsom salt and apply warm compresses to the region.

But the main approach would be to visit a doctor and get examined, as your diagnosis could be more tricky than is being assumed here.

Hope this helps.

Best wishes
Answered: Tue, 23 Jul 2013
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