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I have a painful bump near my vagina and have no clue what it could be, any ideas?

So I’m 18 years old, and have had this bump near my vagina for a while now, i can’t remember when it came. It’s like right in line with my clit, but on the outside of my vagina, so basically where i shave. There is no head to it, and it isn’t all that noticeable; it only looks a little swollen and maybe a little more red than every where else. It is painful to touch and feel it, some days it’s worse than others - like i can feel it while sitting ornif my underwear hits it wrong, or even walking a little. It has never gone away and come back it’s been very persistent, although some days are more painful than others. It hurts very bad when i squeeze it, although i’m not squeezing to try and get rid of it, im just trying to feel it and understand what it is more. I don’t know why it’s there or what caused it and i don’t know what it even is. I also haven’t found anything to try and help it feel better, it won’t go away at all!! Any ideas on what this could be or what to do about it??
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It may be a cyst.
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