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HPV?? - March 30th 2009, 01:44 AM

I have a large bump on my vagina. While feeling around the surrounding area and pressing down around it I can tell the bump is thick. Could this be an HPV bump?! I know you can't diagnose me, but does anybody have an idea of what this could be? It only hurts when pressed or I cross my legs...
   
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Re: HPV?? - March 30th 2009, 02:31 AM

This could be a number of things. I wouldn't jump to the conclusion of HPV right away, though. I would suggest making an appointment with your doctor, though, for sure. I'm not sure what it could definitely be, and your doctor is really the only person who can give you definite answers. Best of luck. x





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Re: HPV?? - March 30th 2009, 02:32 AM

According to cancer.about.com:

The strains of HPV that are known to cause cervical cancer do not produce any symptoms. These types of HPV are detected through Pap smears in women. Unfortunately, there is no medical test available for men.
When HPV Does Produce Symptoms: Not all strains of HPV cause cancer. Other strains of HPV can produce genital warts, which are cauliflower-like growths that occur on and around the vagina, penis, and anus.

I'm not sure what it could be but just get it checked out.
   
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Re: HPV?? - March 31st 2009, 12:54 PM

Regardless when you have problems in those areas, it is crucial to get to a doctor as soon as possible. Don't wait for someone here to reply with a post that you think is correct, because no one here can say "That's that for sure!" unless they actually see it, and I don't recommend putting your VaJJ all over the internet tonight. So, call up your doctor, tell he/she that it's really urgent and important and get him/her to look at it... If it's a male doctor, or a female doctor for that matter and your not comforatable with the doctor exploring your VaJJ and surrounding area, ask if there is another doctor in the building who could do it instead.

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Re: HPV?? - March 31st 2009, 08:33 PM

This could be HPV (genital warts) or you could have a sebaceous cyst. Symptoms of sebaceous cysts:
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The main symptom is usually a small, non-painful lump beneath the skin. However, if it becomes infected, you may have redness, tenderness, or increased temperature of the skin over the area.

Grayish-white, cheesy, foul-smelling material may drain from the cyst.
I would definitely make an appointment with a gynecologist to get this checked out. I would also consider getting the HPV vaccine. Information on it can be found Here. I hope it is nothing serious and you feel better soon. Take care and get well.


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Re: HPV?? - April 1st 2009, 12:06 AM

It could be a number of different things. I'd make an appointment with your gynecologist to have it properly looked at and diagnosed. If you are sexually active, I'd hold off until you get looked at and diagnosed. You don't want to have something that could be spread and spread it without knowing.


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