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A 21-year-old female asked:

Is bartholin cysts really serious? have a swollen on the lip of the vagina.

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Not usually: Bartholin cyst is not serious per se. But it can get infected and then may require quick action. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine.

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