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Noticed painful and hard nodules on labia. What should I do?

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I have three hard nodules that have come on my labia today, only on right side. Painful.
Posted Tue, 31 Jul 2012 in Vaginal and Uterus Health
Answered by Dr. Timothy Raichle 8 minutes later
Hello, I am happy to help you today with your question.

The possibilities for these nodules might include:

1. Swollen lymph nodes - possibly related to an infection
2. Clogged sweat glands - sometimes referred to as sebaceous inclusion cysts
3. Herpes - this is probably only the case if they look like blisters or cysts that contain fluid

In any case, it is something worth getting checked out by your OB/GYN. Looking at them in person will certainly lead to a quick and easy diagnosis. Good luck!

Please do write back in case you have follow up queries to ask.

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