A 40-year-old female asked:
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i have diabetes and therefor i have recurring yeast infections,can that cause a bartholin gland cyst abscess?

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Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sorta: You're diabetes puts you at risk of infection of the skin in general and certainly recurrent yeast infections may lead to inflammation around the gland opening leading to cyst formation, but it may also be related to sexual activity or a bacterial infection issue.
Answered on Nov 2, 2016
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