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Round, painful bump on the vaginal lip causing difficulty in sitting or walking. Tried warm bath, Vaseline but in vain. Remedy?

Hello, I am a 15 yr old female and recently I discovered a ball like shape on the left lip of my vaginally I tried soaking in a warm bath with Epsom salt it didn t help.. I don t shave and I am not sexually active its extremely painful and I can harely sit or walk. I put vaseline on it but its still drying up. It hasn t formed a head yet can someone please help me?
Asked On : Tue, 27 Mar 2012
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You don't say how large the ball is and you do not say exactly where it's located. I am wondering if it is a Bartholin duct cyst which can be quite painful. If when you hold up the mirror the labia majora is running diagonally across the 'ball' then it is most likely a Bartholin duct cyst that is infected. Hot soaks and antibiotics may relieve it. Though most likely that it will need to be drained. You need to get to the clinic and have this looked at and taken care of. If it is not Bartholin cyst that is infected (and it is much smaller-- around the size of a pimple- an individual water filled blister- it's possible it represents a herpes infection. If you've ever had a sore on the lip of your mouth it is possible to auto infect yourself . Again I strongly recommend you get to the clinic. There are medications which will help promote healing and prevent recurrence.
I am guessing. Please be responsible and have this taken care of. I hope you feel better soon. I'm sorry it is so frightening for you.
Answered: Thu, 27 Mar 2014
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