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Dd(14) has a lump..... may be tmi, but advice needed?

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marvelousdcomics Sat 08-Oct-16 20:58:16

So, dd(14) just came to me all panicky. Just had a bath, washed herself, found a lump down there. On the left lip outside, just smaller than a pea apparently. Hard but not sore. Doesn't want me to look or anything (obviously I understand that). Any ideas as to what it could be? She's quite upset and panicked about it...

Mybeardeddragonjustdied2016 Sat 08-Oct-16 21:01:42

Does she shave? Ingrown hair maybe?

marvelousdcomics Sat 08-Oct-16 21:04:13

I don't think she shaves, I think she trims. Asked her that, said she hasn't done it for ages though so not sure. Thank you though

Sparklesilverglitter Sat 08-Oct-16 21:05:32

As pp said if she shaves it could be an ingrown hair?

Or when I was younger I use to sometime get spots ( massive fuckers) down there the week before my period

If she is worried maybe Monday she could try and see a nurse

marvelousdcomics Sat 08-Oct-16 21:09:36

Hi sparkles, I think she is due on next week, so that might be it...

She doesn't want to see a nurse but if its still there in a few days then will take her anyway.

It just appeared tonight, wasn't there yesterday I don't think

eurochick Sat 08-Oct-16 21:11:41

Spot, ingrown hair or bartholyn (sp?) cyst are the most likely explanations.

marvelousdcomics Sat 08-Oct-16 21:16:05

Thank you eurochick. She's gone t bed now so will ask her again in the morning.

She is quite prone to acne on face and back and chest anyway, so probably that.

PikachuSayBoo Sat 08-Oct-16 21:19:40

Could just be a little spot/cyst. Ive had the odd one and after a week or so they go down.

AnotherEmma Sat 08-Oct-16 21:23:25

It's most probably at Bartholin's cyst. They can be painful but they're harmless.

allegretto Sat 08-Oct-16 21:25:16

Probably a bartholin cyst but best to get it checked out.

NK346f2849X127d8bca260 Sat 08-Oct-16 21:29:33

I have had cysts down there a few times, had a horrible boil last month too.
Is she worried it is cancer? If so reassure her that it is extremely rare to be that at her age.

marvelousdcomics Sun 09-Oct-16 09:02:27

Thank you everyone

She is worried about cancer actually, but I have reassured her. It isn't painful at all, just there. Will get it checked out if it doesn't go soon

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