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Lump in on the upper part of my labia majora near the mons pubis

Patient: I have a lump in on the upper part of my labia majora near the mons pubis. It’s sensitive to the touch and really hurts whenever I bump it. It hurts when I cross my legs and sometimes when I walk. It’s slightly pink. It’s swollen. What could it be?

 

 

Symptoms: Painful, slightly pink, swollen lump on mons pubis.

 

 

Doctor: If it outside to Labia, it could be Furunculosis, that is infection of hair follicles. If it is inside to Labia, it cou ld be Bartholin gland cyst. Consult Gynaecologist; it subsides with antibiotics and anti inflammatory medicines if it is at initial stage. If it advanced stage, it canbe dealt with minor procedure.

 


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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