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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vaginal and Uterus Health
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Practicing since : 2008
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User :   yes i have a lump on my left side of my vaginal wall inside the lip and it feels like also a cut there that burns when i urinate. It hurts to touch
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how long have you had this swelling ?
Doctor :   and can u tell me the size of the swelling ?
User :   just in the last week. But the feeling like its cut has been a few days now
User :   the swelling feels like the size of a nickel
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   may i know your age ?
User :   im 48
Doctor :   Does the swelling present about in the middle of the vaginal lips ?
User :   its in the middle but on the left wall
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   this seems to be a cyst , forming from the bartholins gland
Doctor :   this is called a bartholins cyst
Doctor :   does it hurt when it is pressed ?
User :   no it doesnt hurt to touch it just the are where the cut feeling is
User :   area sorry
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the cut is just a mucosal cut and will heal soon
User :   is there anything i can put on it to sooth it
Doctor :   but the cyst might need to be removed by a minor procedure
User :   oh ok
Doctor :   yes, you can apply topicort ointment on the cut area
User :   is that something i can get at a local pharmacy?
Doctor :   yes
User :   how often should i apply it or is it as needed
Doctor :   twice daily will be ok
User :   okay sounds good thank you so much for your help!
Doctor :   you are most welcome
Doctor :   take care and bye for now
User :   bye
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