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Posted by: theresa | 2004/12/23

harden abscess near genital - area

I have a harden abscess kind of thing near my genital area.
but im not sure what it is. At first i thought it was an ingrow hair.
Sometimes it gets smaller and when its irritated with my panty's line it getting bigger and more sensitive then before.
It in my groin area near the pubic area.
What could it be? What could cause this and what will the doctor do? Give me antibiotics or puncture it with a needle?

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The most likely thing is an ingrown hair. If it is small, you will probably get antibiotics first to see whether it resolves.

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Posted by: theresa | 2004/12/23

Its near where the labia area starts.

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Posted by: Me | 2004/12/23

if it is on the labia, it could be a bartolin cyst. it can be drained.

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