A 25-year-old member asked:
What is chronic bartholin's cyst?
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Family Medicine 23 years experience
Chronic : These are chronically infected/inflamed Bartholin's glands - in the vaginal introitus - get swollen, red and inflamed. Usually eventually require drainage or some intervention. If you have not seen a gynecologist you should.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
What is a bartholin's cyst?
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Dr. David Milleranswered
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Benign cyst: A Bartholin's gland cyst is a benign cyst caused by a blockage in the duct of bartholin's gland, in the female vulva. They can range in size from a pea to an egg and can be quite painful. The blockage can be physical, mechanical, infective, etc. Although benign, not sexually transmitted and often painful, they do need to be treated promptly. If you have one, see your doc right away.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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