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Dr. Norm S.
Dr. Norm S., Board Certified OB/GYN
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Experience:  Over 30 years of experience in OB/GYN practice, including teaching students. Fellow of American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
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I have a small black bump next to the labia minora, I'm worried

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I have a small black bump next to the labia minora, I'm worried as to what it could be?
Most black bumps on or near the labia are benign moles. However, malignant melanoma can occur in that area, so it's important to have it checked by your doctor.If your doctor can't be sure, the bump can usually be easily removed under local anesthesia and examined under a microscope.I recommend that you see your doctor to check it out. Best wishes.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
This is an image of it
The image isn't really clear, but it looks mostly like a mole.It would require seeing it in person to be very sure about it.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Ok, thank you. I'll go to the doctor to make sure.