Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
136 Doctors are Online

Disk shaped purple lump on outside of vagina - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
User rating for this question
Very Good Posted in: Vaginal and Uterus Health
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions

Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Hello. I have a very personal health question. Too embarassed to go to the Dr. and ask.
Doctor :   sure, u can ask
Doctor :   feel free to talk to doctor
Doctor :   they are always there to help you
User :   What does it mean if someone has a pea sized, disk shaped, purple lump on the outside of their vagina?
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the person-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height.
Doctor :   it could be a cyst
User :   I'm 25, a female, a stay at home mom , single 5'1" and 172lbs. Does it have to be removed or is it dangerous?
Doctor :   sweat gland cysts
User :   Are they dangerous?
User :   And is there anyway to get rid of it?
Doctor :   do u have pain during sexual intercourse
Doctor :   it could be the that
Doctor :   to confirm what kind of cyst
Doctor :   u need to doctor
User :   Not during but a lot after.
Doctor :   yes it could
Doctor :   Vaginal cysts can be treated . Sometimes, the cysts will go away on their own.
Doctor :   it needs to surgically removed
User :   This one hasn't gone away for quite some time and it's just getting darker and starting to get painful.
User :   So then I should go talk to my regular family physician about it?
Doctor :   Your doctor may take a sample from the mass and perform a biopsy to rule out vaginal cancer. If the cyst is located under the bladder or urethra, x-ray tests may be required to make sure the cyst does not involve these the bladder or urethra.

© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor