A 21-year-old female asked:
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hi, i woke up yesterday with my left side of my labia swollen and with a lump on the upper part. i believe it is a bartholin cyst. is there anything i can do to drain it at home and help relieve the pain?

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Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
No: You need to see your doctor for treatment plan
Answered on Mar 31, 2016

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
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Yes.: It's unusual for that many to arise however it's certainly possible. Make sure that you're not shaving in that area or doing anything to cause skin ab ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Fever only if infect: Bartholin cysts without infection do not cause fever.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Cyst vs abscess.: You may be describing a bartholin's cyst on your labia (not an abscess). There normally isn't a fever with a bartholin's cyst.

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