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My girlfriend has developed painful siss's (not sure on the

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My girlfriend has developed painful siss's (not sure on the spelling) 3 inches away from her vagina at the two o'clock position. There are three of them and are about 2/3 the size of a pencil eraser and raise by about 1mm. She is in a lot of pain and is to busy to visit an OBGYN over the next few days. Is there a possible diagnosis or is there any over the counter products that she can use to reduce some of the pain she is in?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 8 years ago.


Are the cysts red and tender?

Since how many days they have been there?

Dr. Arun

Customer: replied 8 years ago.
a couple days.... it happened three weeks ago and they lasted a week
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 8 years ago.


Following measures can help:

1) Warm compresses twice a day

2) Motrin / Advil (Ibuprofen)

3) Hydrocortisone skin cream application or oatmeal application for soothing

4) Washing with an antibacterial soap

This can be a carbuncle and if the symptoms persists or increase, may need antibiotics from your physician.

Please feel free for your follow up questions.

Dr. Arun

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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Thank you
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 8 years ago.

You are welcome.

Best wishes and kindest regards.

Dr. Arun