A 28-year-old female asked:
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10 years, multiple bartholin gland cysts on both sides. left is now constantly secreting clear sticky fluid. what is happening? i've never seen this.

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Dr. Barbara Simmons
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bartholins: They need to be incised and drained with a catheter placed ,to allow continuous drainage until the cyst is empty, then closure of the opening over several weeks. These cysts can reoccur. If so will need a procedure called marsupialization
Answered on Oct 24, 2017

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