Back to Health A to Z. An abscess is a painful collection of pus, usually caused by a bacterial infection. Abscesses can develop anywhere in the body.
From Women's Health. Listen, you're not going to be thrilled to see bumps on the area around your vagina. Your mind probably goes immediately to the worst possible reasons um, herpes
Today in awkward health things you may have googled but are afraid to talk about: bumps on your labia the part of the vulva known as the lips and general genital region near your vagina. The various types of bumps often have different symptoms and appearances, but they typically all have one thing in common: the ability to send you into a panicked Google spiral that ends in you convinced you have a rare, untreatable cancer. Very unlikely, Alyssa DweckM.
It calls for a whole lot more upkeep than another sexual organ cough, penis, coughand unfortunately some of the well-intentioned efforts we put into making it look good—waxing, shaving, and cleaning with scented soaps and powders—only end up aggravating it and causing significant irritation, rashes, or a god-awful itch. Also known as Bartholinitis, this common condition occurs when the glands on either side of the vaginal opening become blocked, causing the fluid they usually secrete to go back up inside the gland. These tiny, harmless bumps occur when sweat ducts are blocked.
Sign Up Here! Two days ago a bump appeared on my labia majora. It has grown in size to about a centimeter in diameter and is filled with pus and it painful.
NCBI Bookshelf. A boil furuncle is a pus-filled bump in the skin that is caused by a bacterial infection. Boils develop when a hair follicle and the surrounding tissue become infected. Hair follicles consist of one hair, the root of the hair, a sebaceous gland and a small muscle that can pull the hair up, making it stand on end.
Hidradenitis suppurativa HS is a skin disease. It causes deep, painful boils or pockets of infection abscesses in your skin. These abscesses grow when the deep roots of hair follicles get blocked.