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Hard lump on clitoral hood. Not painful, applying hot compresses. Is it sebaceous cyst?

I have a hard, pea sized lump under the skin located on the left side of the clitoral hood. It is not painful, and it does not have a color since it is below the skin. I have had it for a month and thought it would go away. I recently started applying hot compresses which seems to temporarily shrink the lump. From searching online it seems like this could be a sebaceous cyst however I haven t been able to find any treatment suggestions other than the hot compress. Can someone help?
Asked On : Tue, 26 Jun 2012
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A painless lump in the vaginal area could be a wart, a mole, an infected hair follicle, millia,molluscum contagiosum, or one of many glands that are in that area and can become swollen. It may be cyst also.

I think you consult nearby dermatologist and let him diagnose. After diagnosis, you go for treatment like electro cautery,excision or cryotherapy after through investigative work to rule out internal diseases.

I hope you got my answer.


Dr. Ilyas Patel MD
Answered: Wed, 23 Oct 2013
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