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A 28-year-old female asked:

I had a bartholin cyst drained on the 11th of this month. they did marsupialization. just recently i used a tampon and i was wondering what the stitches looked like because i can see something on the area, it looks to be white and it stick out?

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Dr. Frank Kuitems
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Yes the stitches can be white and look like Strang or fish line. If there’s associated fever chills pain or pus this requires an examination by a physician to check for infection
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