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Q: What is a ball like thing on the wall of my vagina?

My boyfriend told me that I had a ball like thing that is attached to the wall and is a little smaller than a dime. And he thinks after intercourse that is the reason why I sometimes bleed.

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1/ 8/09 12:12pm

Hi Amanda,

 

I am not a physician, but it sounds like you may have a vaginal cyst.  Yes, you should go to your gynecologist!  If it is a cyst, they are treatable, and from what I've read tend not to re-occur.

 

If you've never been to a gynecologist before (or have only been one or two times), I know it can be anxiety provoking.  You can practice some abdominal breathing exercises, and also read 5 Strategies for Sailing Through Your Pap Smear, for some ideas about how to keep your anxiety low.

 

Regards,

 

Jennifer L. Fee, Psy.D.

The Stress Masters

 

Dr. Fee is a Psychologist. Dr. Fee's answers are not intended to diagnose or treat any medical or mental disorder. Any information given in a post about medication is for educational purposes only, and primarily to aid you in having an informed discussion with your own Psychiatrist/Physician.

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jd_acura, Community Member
1/ 8/09 9:43am

Go to your gyn and get it checked out.

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Amanda, Community Member
1/ 8/09 5:52pm

i don't think it is on the wall, i think it is just my cervix. i just don't know why it will sometimes bleed during intercourse.

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