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I have an non healing vaginal wound 6 months after Bartholin's cyst marsupialization. Can sitz baths help me?

I have an non healing vaginal wound 6 months after Bartholin's cyst marsupialization. Can sitz baths help me?

Possible: You should have healed in about 7 to 10 days. If there is a wound that has not healed, you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


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How long a sebaceous cyst wound will heal? (cyst location : tailbone area) i've been undergoing daily dressing

How long a sebaceous cyst wound will heal? (cyst location : tailbone area)
i've been undergoing daily dressing

Weeks: Sounds like you had a pilonidal cyst, which is a reoccurring infection/abscess over the tailbone. These take a long time to heal. Did you have surgery for excision of the cyst or was it just drained? If just drained you will need surgery to remove the cyst, otherwise it almost always comes back. Healing is delayed in this area and will take weeks, sometimes months, mainly because of sitting on it. ...Read more

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How should a bartholins cyst scar look?

How should a bartholins cyst scar look?

Scar from bartholins: The incision should be inside the vagina so you don't see it. ...Read more

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How long will a sebaceous cyst heal?

How long will a sebaceous cyst heal?

After surgery. : 2 weeks on body or scalp. 1 week on face. Also size dependent. ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst removal.. What is the recovery time?

Ovarian cyst removal.. What is the recovery time?

Depends: It completely depends on the method of removal and the size of the cysts. Small cysts done through a laparoscope or robot recover very quickly. Large cyst done with a laparotomy (regular incision) can take up to 6 weeks to recover. ...Read more

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What happens if a bartholin's gland cyst ruptures?

What happens if a bartholin's gland cyst ruptures?

It drains: It should be cultured as it may be infected or sterile and you may need antibiotics, usually if you have a barth cyst , you want it drained before it ruptures, you should go see your gyn or go to the er to be checked. ...Read more

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Pilodinal sinus after surgerical wound healing time is how many days?

Pilodinal sinus after surgerical wound healing time is how many days?

Highly variable. : There is no specific answer to this question because there are so many variables that can affect healing from one person to another. Wounds in this location can be very challenging as it requires another individual to carefully cleanse and properly dress the wound. In addition it is often affected by pressure from sitting and motion from activity which can inhibit the healing process. ...Read more

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Ruptured cyst healed on its own. Will I get more?

Ruptured cyst healed on its own. Will I get more?

Possibly: A ruptured cyst can sometimes return of the sac under the skin does not completely heal in. You could also get another in a different location as the process that caused the first, could create a second elsewhere. ...Read more

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If a ganglion cyst ruptures on its own, can it regrow?

If a ganglion cyst ruptures on its own, can it regrow?

Yes it may: Yes it may recur but it does not necessarily and therefore it is best to observe. ...Read more

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Sebaceous cyst will it pop on its own?

Sebaceous cyst will it pop on its own?

Depends: Abx will NOT cure a sebaceous cyst. They can help clear the infection and surrounding cellulitis that can occur when the cyst becomes infected. .... but not the cyst itself. The cyst needs to be removed if bothering you. If not bothering you can be safely watched. ...Read more

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Bartholin cyst marsupialization a week ago, how long till the stitches devolve and when can I resume sexual activity?

Bartholin cyst marsupialization a week ago, how long till the stitches devolve and when can I resume sexual activity?

Depends: Depends on what ur gyn says. He/she will need 2 clear u 4 sexual activity. Also depends on hoe u feel when the ok is given. ...Read more

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Does a Bartholin's cyst bleed?

Does a Bartholin's cyst bleed?

Maybe: Bartholin's glands can become infected. They can then drain infected/purulent fluid and or blood or a mixture of the two. Do you have one? See your doctor. ...Read more

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How long befor a lanced pilonidaal cyst heals?

How long befor a lanced pilonidaal cyst heals?

Superfast healing: The real question is what not to do that slows down healing. Avoid using alcohol, peroxide, hibiclens, betadine, and bleach solutions. Inflammation ( red, hot, swollen, tender) is important to healing so anti-inflammatories (motrin, advil) are bad. Cover the area with a clean dressing changed every other day and protected from trauma. Antibiotics do not help healing unless it is truly infected. ...Read more

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Infected Sebaceous Cyst wont drain. Doc lanced but still a huge lump. Whats left inside? Will antibiotics be more effective post lancing?

Infected Sebaceous Cyst wont drain. Doc lanced but still a huge lump. Whats left inside? Will antibiotics be more effective post lancing?

Clot: These cysts need complete excision removing the sebaceous material and the capsule as well or it will regrow. You are likely feeling a bit of clot under the skin., normal finding. If the cyst was removed in entirety no antibiotics are needed ...Read more

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Pilonidal cyst after lancing. How long until the bump goes away?

Pilonidal cyst after lancing. How long until the bump goes away?

Lancing: Lancing provides temporary relief and drains infection. you may feel better within a few days. This takes the pressure of and may help the Acute infection. If you're lucky it won't flare up again for a few years. However, if you don't have the cyst excised it can recur over and over again. ...Read more

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If a normal cyst (cystic follicles, Hemorrhagic corpus luteum) grew and ruptured, the immediate operation is required to remove the raptures things?

If a normal cyst (cystic follicles, Hemorrhagic corpus luteum) grew and ruptured, the immediate operation is required to remove the raptures things?

No: You dont need a surgery for a rupture corpus luteum. It is a normal physiologic phenomenon. If you have significant abdominal pain.. seek immediate help to see if there is anything further complicating your status. ...Read more

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Does oral sex cause the Bartholin's cyst abscess?

Does oral sex cause the Bartholin's cyst abscess?

Probably not!: Got me there! i din't think so, but there are no published papers suggesting that oral sex causes these cysts. There are factors asuch as diabetes, weight issues that are far more important! ...Read more

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Bartholin Cyst (Definition)

Bartholin cyst = A fluid-filled sack/ cyst with ...Read more