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I have a lump on my vaginal wall. I don’t feel any pain and I’m not sexually active. It’s never happened before so I’m kind of freaking out. Should I see my doctor or is this normal?

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I have a lump on my vaginal wall. I don’t feel any pain and I’m not sexually active. It’s never happened before so I’m kind of freaking out. Should I see my doctor or is it normal and I shouldn’t worry?

I’m sorry to hear that you are dealing with this. You can definitely see if you can get in to see your OB/GYN or women’s healthcare provider, but based on the location of the lump, it could very well be a Bartholin’s cyst or Skene’s gland cyst. Both are usually benign and fairly common. Think of these like clogged ducts. Of course, it’s always worth having it examined to get a diagnosis and recommended care plan. Sometimes, an OB/GYN will aspirate the lumps and make sure they aren’t infected.

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