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Recurrent hard lump on left labia minora, pain on squeezing. Bartholin cyst?

Hi, I m concerned about a lump in my left labia minora . It s a hard lump and the shape of a bean almost. It doesnt hurt but im aware it s there without looking at it and it keeps coming back, seemingly after arousal . Like every day for the past few days. There doesn t seem to be a head to it and I m not going to try and pop it or anything because I m not sure what it is. But if i squeeze it lightly it hurts a little bit. Can you tell me what this is? I ve done a lot of reading and i think its a bartholin cyst but I d rather an OB/GYN tell me what it is and how to stop it from happening if possible.
Asked On : Thu, 5 Jul 2012
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Hi...dear user..,
thanks for choosing HCM.., could be BARTHOLIN CYST..,
It is common in Reproductive age...,
Don't worry...,usually subsides with Antibiotics with Hot moppings.,
Some times ,it requires Incision and Drianage...,
So once consult .....Gynaecologist ......she can guide U.,
Answered: Thu, 19 Jul 2012
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