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Lump on labia majora - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Women's Health
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   are you there
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   I was chatting with someone about a cyst or pulp
Doctor :   yes

Doctor :  
is it soft or hard
User :   hard
User :   it's on the labia majora
Doctor :   is the skin over the cyst pinchable
User :   a little
Doctor :   is there any dark spot on the cyst?
User :   not that I can see
Doctor :  
if you try to press the cyst can it be indented?
User :   a little if i do between my fingers, but it hurts when I do that
Doctor :   position of the cyst. is it in 4 o clock or 8 o clock position of the watch or at different site?
User :   i say 10
Doctor :  
it seems more likely to be a sebaceous cyst
Doctor :  
these are common in the hairy region
User :   is there any thing I can do to get rid of it
Doctor :   the only treatment available is excision by the doctor
User :   I was afraid of that.
Doctor :  
it dose not cause any harm and some times it disappear by itself
Doctor :  
but not all cysts do disappear
User :   It's about the size of a gumabll
User :   gumball
User :   It's not cancer?
Doctor :   cancers do not appear in a matter of two or three days in the previously normal skin
Doctor :   and more so vulval cancer usually present as ulcer
User :   thanks
Doctor :   excision of the lesion is the treatment

User :   ok
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