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A 20-year-old female asked:

What happens if you leave a bartholin's cyst untreated?

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Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
Obstetrics and Gynecology 34 years experience
Bartholin: It will eventually open on its own.
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Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
May/may not resolve: If the cyst becomes an abscess it will become more and more painful,can create a cellulitis or cause infection into the bloodstream.However if just remains a cyst may drain on its own,becomes an abscess and drains on own may resolve but usually an abscess requires drainage.
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