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A 23-year-old female asked:

Yesterday morning, i awoke with a swollen left labia. it feels like a knot under the skin & looks like the pictures of a bartholin's cyst i have seen. i am also experiencing a slightly bloody discharge & a low grade fever. it is painful, but no itching, b

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Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Aklanswered
Infectious Disease 32 years experience
Bartholinitis: This is probably a bartholinitis, an infection of the Bartholin's gland. Treatment requires antibiotics, and sometimes drainage. You should see the gynecologist for treatment.
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Last updated Feb 18, 2015

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