Periodically, lumps develop in or around the vagina. There are a variety of causes for these bumps, including:. If you discover a lump on your vaginal wall, make an appointment with a doctor or other healthcare provider. They can help you identify the cause and, if necessary, develop and help you follow a treatment plan.
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 Dweck , M. In reality, that's the least likely cause.
Sometimes, lumps and bumps develop on the vagina. These lumps and bumps can occur for a variety of reasons and can cause pain and discomfort. They can appear on the internal part of the vagina or the external area, known as the vulva, which includes the labia. Vaginal cysts are pocket or pouch-like projections on the vaginal wall. There are a variety of different types of vaginal cysts.
Vaginal bumps and lumps are common, especially during your childbearing years or as you age. Keep reading to learn more about the causes for changes to your skin in this area and when you should see a doctor. The vagina is a muscular tube that leads to your cervix , which is the opening to your uterus.