Avatar universal

Very Painful Large Bump IN Labia Minors

I just got tested for STD's... Had none. I haven't been sexually active in about a month. I shaved the inner lip of my labia because it was hairy and irritating. A few days later, there was a large, hard/squishy, tender, itchy, burning, bump. There is NO head to it. But it is kind of white on the top. it is very painful and there is a lot of friction. IT IS at the upper labia minors on the left side. What is it & how do I treat it?
2 Responses
Sort by: Helpful Oldest Newest
Avatar universal
You ll probably need antibiotics. It is classic case of folliculitis causes by shaving or waxing these areas. Try to see a doctor to get a prescription. In the mean time apply some topical antibiotic cream if you have one or you can get one over the counter. Fusidic acid will do fine but arrange an appointment cause i dont see it very likely to resolve without oral antibiotics
Helpful - 0
1029273 tn?1472231494

It could be a cyst (Bartholin), which are common in many women and are not the cancerous kind. You should make an appointment to see your gynecologist/doctor to make absolutely sure of what it is. If it is a cyst, the doctor can drain it during your appointment if it becomes too painful for you.  Often they drain on their own, but they do become very tender prior to that happening. You can do a little research online about the cysts to see if this is the same thing you have, before you see the doctor...
Good Luck
Helpful - 0
Have an Answer?

You are reading content posted in the Sexual Health Community

Top Sexual Health Answerers
139792 tn?1498585650
Indore, India
Avatar universal
st. louis, MO
Avatar universal
Southwest , MI
Learn About Top Answerers
Didn't find the answer you were looking for?
Ask a question
Popular Resources
Millions of people are diagnosed with STDs in the U.S. each year.
STDs can't be transmitted by casual contact, like hugging or touching.
Syphilis is an STD that is transmitted by oral, genital and anal sex.
Discharge often isn't normal, and could mean an infection or an STD.
STDs aren't transmitted through clothing. Fabric is a germ barrier.
Normal vaginal discharge varies in color, smell, texture and amount.