I have had these for years - they are sebaceous cysts. In my case, they are caused by slight elevations in testosterone levels. Before menopause I used to get them in the inner thigh/crotch area, but then I got two on my labia, and they formed hard nodules. Every now and then they get inflamed and swollen and have to be drained, which I do at home with a sterile needle, or I have my gynecologist do it for me. Simultaneously I always get facial acne, even though I'm in my mid-50's and haven't had acne for years. This problem got much worse and more frequent after menopause. Check out this site: http://voices.yahoo.com/sebaceous-cysts-they-causes-them-6742534.html?cat=70 . You might want to ask your gynecologist about this and have him test your testosterone levels.View Thread
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