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Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Bumps or lumps
I have lumps in my mouth, but I also have them on my vagina, which the doctor says they are common in older women. But I am concern about my mouth also. Haven`t had sex for several years because of the lumps on my vagina. What kind of a doctor should I see. I thin I might have candia. How do I find out. My doctor seems unconcerned.
You should see an oral pathologist for evaluation of the bumps in your mouth. As far as the vaginal lumps are concerned, an obstetrician-gynecologist would be the appropriate doctor to evaluate those. It would be difficult to say whether these are related without doing an examination and determining exactly what these bumps are.
Carl M Allen, DDS, MSD
Professor of Oral Pathology
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University