Cysts are made when a gland or duct is clogged and liquid collects in a sac. Inside the vagina, they are usually painless, round lumps that can get to be the size of a plum before you notice them. Many are found along the sides of the vagina, but they rarely get larger than a dime. Most of these are Gartner's cysts that formed when women were babies. They do not need any treatment unless they get larger. Rarely, painful cysts, from a disease called endometriosis, can form.
Vaginal cysts, polyps, and warts | University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
Do yourself a favor and grab a handheld mirror and take a good, long look at your undercarriage especially if you never have. It's good practice to be acquainted with all your body parts, and knowing what things generally look like down there improves your chances for quickly identifying anything abnormal — like bumps, lumps and everything in between. This is important because some bumps on and near the vagina can be an early sign of something that needs medical attention like syphilis , and spotting them sooner rather than later is usually best. Get to know your vulvar landscape, and then get acquainted with what all the little things that might pop up on your vulva may mean.
The 5 signs your vagina is trying to tell you something – from lumps to pain and an itch
HOW many times have you noticed a little itch or bump If the answer is "never", you're either lying to yourself or you're not examining your vagina enough. Because it's not just your boobs you should be checking on the regular - your vulva that's the fleshy outer bit of your vag also needs some attention to make sure nothing odd is going on.
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.