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A 36-year-old female asked:

Does a bartholin's cyst have to be infected before any treatment will be done and will an uninflected cyst rupture on its own? thanks

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Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
No !!!: If u have a Bartholin's cyst it can be drained or marsupilzed before it gets infected so see your gyn or go to the er.
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