A 27-year-old female asked:
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bartholin gland cysts drained and swab and the culture came back fine does that mean i am also chalmdyia and other std free?

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Dr. Melissa Gowans
20 years experience Pediatrics
Not necessarily: The swab of the cyst was looking for bacteria only in the cyst (usually staph, strep, or ecoli). Chalmydia and other STD swabs are obtained from inside the vagina/cervix AND are grown on specific media. Two different processes.
Answered on Nov 11, 2016

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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
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Dr. Addagada Rao
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NO just infection: Good it is not a std , so it nothing serious except for pain and discomfort , get it treated , you will be fine.
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