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The list below shows results from the use of our A.I. Health Assistant by Buoy users who experienced vagina lump. This list does not constitute medical advice.

  1. 1.Enlarged Bartholin Cyst

    The Bartholin gland sits in the outer part of the vagina and produces fluid that lubricates it. A Bartholin cyst is caused by a blockage in the gland and the build up of fluid behind the blockage.

    1/3rd of patients who drain the cyst will have it come back. Surgery can cure it.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    bump on the outer part of the vagina, vaginal pain, marble sized vagina lump, large vagina lump
    Symptoms that always occur with enlarged bartholin cyst:
    bump on the outer part of the vagina
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  2. 2.Bartholin Cyst

    The Bartholin gland sits in the outer part of the vagina and produces fluid that lubricates it. A Bartholin cyst is caused by a blockage in the gland and the build up of fluid behind the blockage.

    Will not go away without drainage or surgical removal

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    small vagina lump, bump on the outer part of the vagina, marble sized vagina lump
    Symptoms that always occur with bartholin cyst:
    bump on the outer part of the vagina
    Symptoms that never occur with bartholin cyst:
    painful vagina lump, vaginal pain, painful sex
    Urgency:
    Wait and watch
  3. 3.Bartholin Duct Abscess

    The Bartholin gland sits in the outer part of the vagina and produces fluid that lubricates it. A Bartholin duct abscess is caused by a blockage in the gland and a bacterial infection within the fluid that builds up.

    Rarely goes away without surgery. 2-25% recurrence for surgery and drainage

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    vaginal pain, painful sex, bump on the outer part of the vagina, painful vagina lump, small vagina lump
    Symptoms that always occur with bartholin duct abscess:
    bump on the outer part of the vagina, vaginal pain
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

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  4. 4.Hpv Infection

    HPV is a sexually transmitted infection that can cause genital warts, which are growths in or around the vagina or rectum. This is a very common infection and can be prevented by available vaccinations.

    This is a lifelong condition that is managed with prescription medication.

    Rarity:
    Uncommon
    Top Symptoms:
    vagina lump
    Symptoms that always occur with hpv infection:
    vagina lump
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  5. 5.Vulvar Cancer

    Vulvar cancer is a cancer of the outer portion of the female genitalia.

    Recovery depends on extent of disease.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    vaginal discharge, vaginal itch or burning, vaginal pain, painful urination, vagina lump
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  6. 6.Genital Herpes

    Genital herpes is caused by a common viral infection that is sexually transmitted. The virus can lay dormant for months after exposure, causing itching and rash on the inner thighs or genitals. Some people carry the virus, but have no symptoms for their entire lives.

    Infection with herpes simplex virus cannot be cured, but there are many effective treatments to manage symptoms

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    symptoms of infection, fatigue, muscle aches, fever, penis pain
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  7. 7.Molluscum Contagiosum

    Molluscum Contagiosum is a common viral infection of the skin that usually affects young children, sexually active young adults, and patients with a weakened immune system.

    Typically resolves in 6-9 months

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    rash with bumps or blisters, leg skin changes, skin changes on arm, head or neck skin changes, genital skin changes
    Symptoms that never occur with molluscum contagiosum:
    fever, headache
    Urgency:
    Phone call or in-person visit

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Vagina Lump

  • Q.Are you sexually active?
  • Q.Are you experiencing a headache?
  • Q.Where exactly is the bump?
  • Q.Any fever today or during the last week?

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Vagina Lump Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced vagina lump have also experienced:

    • 18% Vaginal Itch or Burning
    • 13% Vaginal Discharge
    • 4% Yellow Pus Vaginal Discharge
  • People who have experienced vagina lump had symptoms persist for:

    • 33% Less Than a Week
    • 28% Less Than a Day
    • 21% Over a Month
  • People who have experienced vagina lump were most often matched with:

    • 57% Bartholin Duct Abscess
    • 42% Enlarged Bartholin Cyst
  • Source: Aggregated and anonymized results from visits to the Buoy AI health assistant (check it out by clicking on “Take Quiz”).

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