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What causes itching in the labium majus?

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This morning I woke up and my labium majus was itchy and I felt a pump and it's look like a pimple
Posted Mon, 18 Aug 2014 in Women's Health
Answered by Dr. Jorge Brenes-Salazar 46 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Bartholin cyst

Detailed Answer:
Dear patient,

Thanks for your query. Based on the description and particularly the clear discharge expressed, the "pimple" corresponds to a Bartholin cyst, a benign accumulation of serous material by a plugged gland in your labia. These are usually excised surgically with local anesthesia. These are benign!

Hope that helps, wish you the best,

Dr Brenes-Salazar MD
Mayo Clinic MN
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