Bump in an inconvinient place

Patient

Q: I have a bump on the outside of my vagina near my bikini line. I wonder if it's an ingrown hair, but I'm not sure, and I don't know what to do about it. I've only had it about a month and a half and hoped it would go away, but it seems like it's getting bigger. It hurts, but only when I press on it or something to see if it will drain or anything. And when I do press on it it gets white. But it's not like a pimple or anything. It's weirding me out... I'm just trying to figure out what it is.

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