A 26-year-old female asked:
What causes Bartholin's gland cyst in the vagina?
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Dr. Jose Bolanos answered
38 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bartholin cyst: The Bartholin's glands produce mucous moisture substance and is located at the left and right entrance to the vagina. When the duct that allows the secretions to exit gets plugged or obstructed, then the gland can get enlarged and painful. If it is greater than 2.5 cm in size it can be treated with gentle compresses. If larger and more painful then surgical incision and drainage is indicated.
Answered on Nov 18, 2019
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