A 18-year-old female asked:
I have a bartholin's cyst and need help?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Drainage: Usually drainage and insertion of a word catheter is helpful. If there's an abscess, then antibiotics are necessary. With recurrence of the cyst, then sometimes surgical excision is necessary.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Please explain what do I need to know about a Bartholin's cyst?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bartholin cyst: A Bartholin's cyst is located in the labia and has a duct that sometimes gets clogged causing the cyst to form from the gland or an infection which will produce swelling and pain.
3.5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated May 13, 2013
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