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i noticed my vagina was incredibly sore on the left side

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Hi i noticed my vagina was incredibly sore on the left side by my clitoris, i checked it and noticed a lump and have little bleeding, its very sore and unusual. I also have been noticing pain for a few weeks when trying to have sex or insert a tampon on my last period so had to return to pads which i didnt want to do as could irritate it. Please help this is worrying!
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.
any chance of STD?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
No, I only have sex with my partner and we are both clean. I was sexually assaulted last June but was checked and nothing noticed.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Hi it keeps coming up saying you want to offer me this service but when I click view now nothing comes up.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
is it right inside the lip on one side?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Yes, it's on the left hand side, on the inner side it's very red, swollen around the lump and painful, it's not in a crease it's just on the inner lip by my clitoris
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
okay this is likely an infected cyst or gland. probably a bartholin gland
apply a warm compress. It can help get the infection out
you need to see a doctor ASAP and have it drained
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