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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vaginal and Uterus Health
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User :   i have found 3 lumps on my vagina what could this be?
Doctor :   Are you there ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   May i know the approx size of the lumps ?
User :   about 1cm
Doctor :   ok, are they painful on touch ?
User :   not painful to touch but causing discomfort
User :   could it be cancer?
Doctor :   May i know the exact location of the lumps ?
User :   at the opening of the vagina leading up to the cervix
Doctor :   ok , its less likely it to be cancer
Doctor :   i suspect them to be folliculitis
Doctor :   which can be due to infections or hormonal imbalance
Doctor :   Cancer present with many other symptoms like weight loss , appetite loss , vaginal bleed , pain etc
User :   should i visit a sexual health clinic or the doctor?
Doctor :   i would suggest you to visit a gynecologist
User :   i have lost my appetitie and have been feeling unwell
User :   and have a lot of pain in my abdomen
Doctor :   she will be the best person to examine and confirm the fact
Doctor :   no meant local pain , pain in the lumps
User :   ok. i have been hearing horror story about warts, could this be true?
Doctor :   loss of appetite , is like where you loose weight more than 2 kilos per month
Doctor :   warts appear on outer skin
User :   so wouldnt appear inside
Doctor :   and they too are not dangerous
Doctor :   very rarely to nil
User :   thankyou
Doctor :   Bye for now
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