x
Browse
160 Physicians Online

Question:

Pigmnted lesion in labia minora

Dear Ask The Doctor:
Dear Dr, i know that may be i am posting my question in the wrong forum but really i need your help.yesterday i was taking a shower then i discovered a brown mass pin head sized, rounded not painful,elevated from the skin surface in my lower third of my labia minora. shall you tell me what is the differential diagnosis of this mass?what shall i do? Thank you so much


Answer:

The differential diagnosis of vulvar lesions is large and it is impossible for me to comment on the lesion that you have. However, I would advise you to consult your doctor to rule out the presence of sexually transmitted infection.
Vulvar carcinoma is an uncommon gynecologic malignancy and may present as vulvar masses of irregular and polypoid shape. These lesions can be white, red, or pigmented. If the ulcer is suspicious for cancer, your health care provider may take a biopsy to confirm the diagnosis.



Sign In to join in the conversation.

You’re in good hands, meet ATD’s founding physicians.

Dr. Suneel Sharman

  • Board Certified GP
  • CMO ATD Health Network Inc.
  • Adjunct Professor at U Of T

Dr. Kunaal Jindal

  • Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
  • Director ATD Health Network Inc.
  • Fellowship Training Atlanta, GA

Related Answers:

I had a suspicious bump show up literally overnight on the top of my forearm. A friend said it looked like Basal cel...

I have a picture of it (unfortunately his is wear a shirt, but the mass is visible) if that would help. The current ...

I recently started Efudex treatment on my face. Four days into the program I am experiencing a swollen lymph gland in...

5.0% atypical B-Lymphoid cell which type of cancer and which stage

I've had this strange mark on my nose for 6+ months now. Initially I thought maybe it was a pimple or a black head, b...

I have noticed a small raised bump on my scalp recently. When I took a look at it i noticed it was tan/light pink. It...

"hi im douglas Im 31 I have a mole under my arm or armpit area and it hurts a bit when my shirt sleeve rubs agai...

Hi. I have skin picking disorder (OCD), and the habit of picking on the my scrotum's follicles or sebaceous cysts. S...

I went to the doctor a few years ago for a small round bump on the tip of my nose, towards the left a bit. The doctor...

Hi, I am 17 year old. I am very concern with my testicle, i got 3 mole skins on my testicle. I'm very scare to get ca...