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I have a lump between my anus and my vagina. It is hard and

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I have a lump between my anus and my vagina. It is hard and round about the size of a jelly bean. I just noticed it today and it is concerning. Should I seek a doctors appointment? What is this bump?
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Is there any other symptom? Pain? Redness?
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Customer: replied 5 years ago.

It is painful when touched and is skin color. it is hard as a rock. when rubbed by my underwear or sitting in certain positions it is painful

Thank you for the input,
The lump sounds like a cyst, commonly an epidermoid or sebaceous cyst. This contain fluid from secretion of the sebaceous gland. These are formed from swelling of the glands. Usually much treatment is not necessary in these conditions. Another possibility is a wart. I would advise to get it checked by doctor. As it is painful, then there can be inflammation or infection. You can apply warm moist compress, neosporin cream. Oral antibiotic can be required.
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Customer: replied 5 years ago.

If it is a cyst what are the treatments? It just appeared. My husband and I are both clean and clear of any STD's or STI's.

Cyst can resolve on its own. Warm moist compress, as I wrote can be applied. Doctor can prescribe antibiotic if the cyst gets infected. If it persists, doctor may decide to excise it.
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

What does excise mean? are cysts normal?

Cysts are common & can appear in different places. Excision is removal of the cyst by minor surgery.
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

OK so the most important thing is to see a doctor? Should it be an OBGYN or should it be a normal doctor?

A normal doctor can be consulted initially. Excision is not necessary in all.
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

Ok thank you. I appreciate your time. I hope its nothing more serious.

You are always welcome to Just Answer. No, it does not sound like a serious one.If you are satisfied, please leave good or excellent feed back. Warm Regards.
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