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Concerned about lump found in vagina

10 Oct 2021 21:11

Hello, I'm 16 years old and recently found a lump in my vaginal opening, i have had no bleeding, or stomach pain or anything, I have booked an appointment with my GP he has booked it as non urgent, but I am still terrified. I haven't told my parents about this. My friend is coming with me to the appointment. But has anyone else had what I have? Or know what it could be?

Concerned about lump found in vagina

11 Oct 2021 17:52 in response to Tracey.xo

Hello Tracey.xo

I'm sorry to hear that you've recently found a lump. It's understandable that you're feeling anxious but it's good to know that you already have a GP appointment arranged. Hopefully, they will be able to give you some reassurance soon. 

We know how difficult it can be waiting for answers. If you'd like to have a chat with one of our team of nurses you're most welcome to call them on 0808 800 4040, Monday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm. I'm sure they will be happy to offer any advice and support that they can. 

Best wishes, 
Jenn
Cancer Chat moderator 

Concerned about lump found in vagina

11 Oct 2021 17:55 in response to Moderator Jenn

Hello, thank you very much for that. Do you think this lump could be cancerous or just a cyst?