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A female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Lubrication: Bartholin's glands are located to either side of the opening of the vagina. They are normally small pea sized glands that secrete a fluid for lubricat ... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Gland: Try a warm compress. If gland does not drain then get checked.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Simmons
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bartholins: They need to be incised and drained with a catheter placed ,to allow continuous drainage until the cyst is empty, then closure of the opening over sev ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Infections: The cultures are used to determine the bacteria causing the infection. Most check for gonorrhea and chlamydia as well as strep and staph bacterias
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Swelling: I suspect that the swollen mass under your jaw may not be associated with the cysts near your vagina. If this is a submandibular lymph node it could b ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sudeshan Govender
Specializes in Family Medicine
Bartholin cyst cause: Bartholins glands found between vulva and vagina and produce lubrication when stimulated e.g. during sex. More common in young and sexually active fe ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Douglas
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Warm sitz bath: Warm sitz bath - but you might need a marsupialization
A female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
2 different issues: A Bartholin’s cyst does not require any treatment until it becomes infected. People can live with them for years and years. The mons cyst needs a diag ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Examination: Most likely your doctor will want to repeat the examination to verify that the Bartholin cyst is improving and that no further treatment is needed

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