Being a woman isn`t easy, it calls for a lot more upkeep downstairs, but sometimes despite all the well-intentioned efforts like waxing, shaving using powders, scented soaps and what not – most women end up with significant irritation rashes and the good old awful itch.
Here are 4 symptoms you need to recognize and according to Sherry Ross, M.D., ob-gyn. there is no need to freak out and lose a night of sleep over it.
1. It`s likely: Bartholin’s Cyst
This common condition (also known as Bartholinitis) occurs when the glands on either side of the opening become blocked and as a result the fluids go back up inside the gland. This condition is often characterized by a small tender bump near the opening. Kameelah Phillips, M.D., an ob-gyn in New York City says that it`s completely harmless when treated even if you feel pain when touching it. It can be managed with a warm compress or soaking it in a tub with warm water. You have to give it time to heal, but if you experience extreme pain, fever, trouble urinating make sure you see your doc ASAP, you might need to get your cyst drained.