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3 Ways to Identify Vaginal Cysts

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3 Ways to Identify Vaginal Cysts
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Vaginal cysts are lumps or sacs filled with fluid or semi-solid material. They are located in and around the vaginal walls and are typically benign. Vaginal cysts are most commonly caused by imperfect healing following trauma to the vagina. Trauma includes things like childbirth, episiotomies and hysterectomies. In some cases, the cuts and tears created by these processes do not heal smoothly, leaving little clumps of tissue along the scar site.

You can identify vaginal cyst by looking for the typical symptoms. The most obvious is that, upon examination, you can feel a small lump close to the opening of the vagina.

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