A member asked:

I've heard that taking regular sitz baths will reduce bartholin's cysts. is this true?

2 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Ron Jones answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

"hot" or warm baths will improve almost any inflammatoy problem as the heat will dilate you blood vessels and proide increased blood supply which is one of the most needed "body action" in the healing process. Dr. J.

Answered Nov 20, 2013


Dr. Michael Engel answered

Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

Sitz baths can also help improve symptoms from an existing bartholins cyst. Hope you feel better.

Answered Sep 15, 2013



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