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is this an abscess? pic included

(12 Posts)
Lovelilies2 Sun 20-Dec-15 21:13:28

Embarrassing lump on vulva. Have googled but doesn't seem to fit typical batholin's cyst as its right on the outside.
It's been there a couple of weeks, small hard lump under the skin but over last day or two become tender.
I'm also 14 weeks pregnant.
Any advice welcome.. Do I leave it alone or go to GP? And if I do go, what will they do?
Thanks blush

WhatsGoingOnEh Sun 20-Dec-15 21:14:35

Ingrowing hair..?

Lovelilies2 Sun 20-Dec-15 21:23:14

I don't knowconfused
Just leave it then?

WhatsGoingOnEh Sun 20-Dec-15 21:25:16

I went to the Dr with a lump in my groin, thinking I was dying of tumours on my lymph nodes.. And it was an inflowing hair.

Maybe still worth getting it looked at.

Tanfastic Sun 20-Dec-15 21:59:23

I've had something like this. I wasn't sure what it was but I squeezed it, it bled and then over the course of a few days went down until it completely disappeared.

Marshy Sun 20-Dec-15 22:00:23

GP. Antibiotics will probably sort it out.

Lovelilies2 Sun 20-Dec-15 22:02:17

It REALLY hurts if I squeeze it.

NoArmaniNoPunani Sun 20-Dec-15 22:03:47

I reckon it's an ingrowing hair. Put some magnesium sulphate on it asap, give it 24 hours then squeeze

Themodernuriahheep Sun 20-Dec-15 22:04:53

Might be ordinary cyst.get it looked at.

Hormonal1 Sun 20-Dec-15 22:49:09

Looks like an I growing hair which has caused a cyst. I get a recurring one. See your GP and they can help get it sorted.

Lovelilies2 Mon 21-Dec-15 19:59:43

Went to docs and been given flucloxacillin she thought it's an infected cyst. Agreed to hold off for a few days to see if it gets better by itself.
Thanks for your input smile

Lovelilies2 Mon 21-Dec-15 20:01:27

And she said DO NOT SQUEEZE because although some stuff may come out, half will get pushed further in and lead to more problems confused

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