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When I was showering today I felt a lump at the lower part

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When I was showering today I felt a lump at the lower part of my vagina. It was not there yesterday. When I looked at it, it is black and blue with a scant amount of blood noticed when dabbed with a tissue. The surrounding area is a little swollen as well.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 2 years ago.

This sounds like a blood blister. Sometimes they occur due to sexual intercourse, bike riding, or exercise. It may also be a small abcess if it is sore or begins to drain pus. Neither requires any specific treatment. You can use hot compresses which may help shrink it.