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this sounds like an infected or swollen bartholin's gland or cyst.
this gland helps make fluid for vaginal secretions.
antibiotics and sitz baths might help calm down the swelling and inflammation
you should see a gyn doctor in spain if you can.
can i ask what a sitz bath is?
if these conservative measures don't work, you might need to get the cyst drained with an incision.
im worried as i am not registered with a docto here
sitz bath is sitting in leukwarm saline solution to help soak the area.
it would be a good idea to find a primary care doctor and gyn doctor in spain.
i will try to
this is good information for you
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i will read over the information and try the bath
you are welcome
and see a gyn doctor if the cyst doesn't go away.
if the pain goes down after the bath would it still need gyn attention?
if the pain and the lump goes down to normal after the bath, then you are fine.
but it is always a good idea to see a gyn doctor once a year, especially if you are sexually active.
i am sexually active, could that be what has caused this?
yes, sometimes sexual activity can cause an infection or blockage of the bartholin's gland.
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