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PLEASE GIVE THE LOCATION, DESCRIPTION, LOCATION AND FUNCTION OF THE BARTHOLIN GLAND.?

PLEASE GIVE THE LOCATION, DESCRIPTION, LOCATION AND FUNCTION OF THE BARTHOLIN GLAND.?

Lubrication: Bartholin's glands are located to either side of the opening of the vagina. They are normally small pea sized glands that secrete a fluid for lubrication of the vagina. If they become inflamed they can enlarge and become problematic. ...Read more

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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.

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.

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 ...Read more

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For the past 2 months I have been getting "more horny without any reasons" & ended with a Bartholin gland cyst for 2 weeks which was just removed. Why?

For the past 2 months I have been getting "more horny without any reasons" & ended with a Bartholin gland cyst for 2 weeks which was just removed. Why?

Bartholin cyst cause: Bartholins glands found between vulva and vagina and produce lubrication when stimulated e.g. during sex. More common in
young and sexually active females. ...Read more

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My right submandillar gland has been swollen for about a month now, what that mean? I had a couple of cyst near my bartholin gland but they went away

My right submandillar gland has been swollen for about a month now, what that mean? I had a couple of cyst near my bartholin gland but they went away

Swelling: I suspect that the swollen mass under your jaw may not be associated with the cysts near your vagina. If this is a submandibular lymph node it could be related to inflammation or infection. ...Read more

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I'm 20 years old and I have a cyst in the inside of my mons pubis. How do I cure it? I've also been dealing with Bartholin Gland cysts for about two years, and I don't know how to cure neither one. I don't have insurance so I was wondering was there a wa

I'm 20 years old and I have a cyst in the inside of my mons pubis. How do I cure it? I've also been dealing with Bartholin Gland cysts for about two years, and I don't know how to cure neither one. I don't have insurance so I was wondering was there a wa

2 different issues: A Bartholin’s cyst does not require any treatment until it becomes infected. People can live with them for years and years. The mons cyst needs a diagnosis. An Obgyn needs to see it to determine what it is and what might be causing it before we can offer any suggestions. If the mons cyst if visible clearly then consider a virtual visit for a preliminary analysis ...Read more

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Bartholin gland cysts Drained and swab and the culture came back fine does that mean I am also chalmdyia and other STD free?

Bartholin gland cysts Drained and swab and the culture came back fine does that mean I am also chalmdyia and other STD free?

Not necessarily: The swab of the cyst was looking for bacteria only in the cyst (usually staph, strep, or ecoli). Chalmydia and other STD swabs are obtained from inside the vagina/cervix AND are grown on specific media. Two different processes. ...Read more

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How do I get ride of a bartholin gland cyst? I tried popping it and this yellow thin liquid came out and it started hurting so I stopped, I don't want to go to the doctor because I don't feel comfortable having someone looking at my privates

How do I get ride of a bartholin gland cyst? I tried popping it and this yellow thin liquid came out and it started hurting so I stopped, I don't want to go to the doctor because I don't feel comfortable having someone looking at my privates

Bartholin Cyst: Needs to be seen, opened, drained and a catheter placed to complete the drainage and help with proper healing so it doesn't reoccur. Find someone who you can be comfortable with. These are professionals who look at your problem, not you. All the best. Keep the area clean in the shower 1-2 times a day. Your doctor may also choose to put you on an antibiotic. ...Read more

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I have diabetes and therefor I have recurring yeast infections, can that cause a bartholin gland cyst abscess?

I have diabetes and therefor I have recurring yeast infections, can that cause a bartholin gland cyst abscess?

Sorta: You're diabetes puts you at risk of infection of the skin in general and certainly recurrent yeast infections may lead to inflammation around the gland opening leading to cyst formation, but it may also be related to sexual activity or a bacterial infection issue. ...Read more

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What is the role of the Bartholin's gland?

What is the role of the Bartholin's gland?

Let me explain: They secrete mucus to lubricate the vagina and are homologous to bulbourethral glands in males. However, while bartholin's glands are located in the superficial perineal pouch in females, bulbourethral glands are located in the deep perineal pouch in males. ...Read more

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What can you do to treat a Bartholin's gland cyst?

What can you do to treat a Bartholin's gland cyst?

Several ways: Often a bartholin's cyst requires no treatment. When needed, treatment depends on the size of the cyst, your discomfort level and whether it's infected, which can result in an abscess.
1- treatment options (sitz baths).
2-surgical drainage.
3-antibiotics.
4-marsupialization if it come back and bother you. ...Read more

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Week ago had symptoms of Bartholin's gland cyst but went away. Am now having same pain on other side. Both spontaneously occurred. What could it be?

Be checked: Some women do get Bartholin's cysts on both sides. Best thing is to be seen. It is usually simple to drain. If the cysts keep recurring or develop abscesses, sometimes an operation is needed to sew them open. It's outpatient and is called marsupilization. Just follow up with your GYN. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is an MRI of the Bartholin's gland?

What is an MRI of the Bartholin's gland?

Pelvic MRI: Bartholin's glands are located near the opening of the vagina to provide lubrication. These glands can form cysts or get infected. Mri can be helpful in looking for problems with the glands. Rarely, tumors can form in these glands. ...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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What is the definition or description of: Bartholin's gland?

What is the definition or description of: Bartholin's gland?

Bartholin Gland: They are small pea sized glands located at 5 and 7 o'clock. They help with vaginal lubrication during intercourse. They have the propensity to get infected. ...Read more

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What are the different outcomes of bartholin's gland removal?

What are the different outcomes of bartholin's gland removal?

Recurrence or scar: These are the two most common outcomes of bartholin's gland cyst removal. ...Read more

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Can implantation cause swollen Bartholin's gland?

Can implantation cause swollen Bartholin's gland?

No: If the Bartholin's gland is swollen then the Bartholin's duct is likely obstructed. You should see your ob/gyn for evaluation and management. A Bartholin's cyst can quickly become a Bartholin's abscess. ...Read more

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Can a Bartholin's gland abcess cause a defloration?

Can a Bartholin's gland abcess cause a defloration?

Not likely: Typically this is treated with some sort of drainage and/or antibiotics. If by "defloration" you mean the hymen getting disrupted or broken, then it would not happen by the presence of a Bartholin's gland abscess alone. ...Read more

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Can I help a Bartholin's gland cyst rupture at home?

Sitz baths: Sitz baths and moderate pressure to the affected area can help it evacuate. It will be painful, however, to squeeze it, but if you are up to it, then try it. ...Read more

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Why have my Bartholin's glands become itchy and swollen?

Why have my Bartholin's glands become itchy and swollen?

Infection: Bartholin's glands can become infected, usually because the duct that bring the fluid to the surface gets clogged by dead skin cells. Fluid and bacteria build up. Warm compresses may help, but they usually need to be drained by a physician. ...Read more

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I got an infected Bartholin's gland cyst. How do I fix this?

I got an infected Bartholin's gland cyst. How do I fix this?

See your doctor: Infected Bartholin's Gland cysts can be extremely uncomfortable, at times creating a need for ER visit. This type of infection usually needs to be drained to effectively get rid of the pus buildup. Antibiotics are usually prescribed as well. Women may also need pain medication to get through this. ...Read more

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How do I know when a Bartholin's gland abscess might rupture?

How do I know when a Bartholin's gland abscess might rupture?

Pain: A Bartholin's abscess is a surgical emergency. It can rupture and drain to the outside of your body, but could also rupture into the pelvis, which could lead to sepsis. ...Read more

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I have a Bartholin's gland cyst that's recurring usually once a year, will I need surgery?

I have a Bartholin's gland cyst that's recurring usually once a year, will I need surgery?

Bartholins Duct Cyst: If you have recurrence of the same cyst I would suggest a procedure called marsupialization the cyst. Discuss this with your FP or GYN. ...Read more

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I have excessive vaginal wetness. I wear at least two panty liners a day. It's there such a condition as an overactive Bartholin's gland?

I have excessive vaginal wetness. I wear at least two panty liners a day. It's there such a condition as an overactive Bartholin's gland?

Sort of: Vaginal secretions come from the Bartholin's gland and many places in the vagina. If abnormal causes of vaginal discharge are excluded, but there is a lot of vaginal discharge, the term is "physiologic leukorrhea". This can be due to changes in diet, sexual activity, medication stress etc. Its always best to see your gyn and have it checked out before deciding its normal. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What causes Bartholin's gland cyst in the vagina?

Bartholin cyst: The Bartholin's glands produce mucous moisture substance and is located at the left and right entrance to the vagina. When the duct that allows the secretions to exit gets plugged or obstructed, then the gland can get enlarged and painful. If it is greater than 2.5 cm in size it can be treated with gentle compresses. If larger and more painful then surgical incision and drainage is indicated. ...Read more

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How much time to wait for intercourse after Bartholin's gland cyst?

After MD re-exam: You must go back to the MD to be certain that the gland cyst is not infected and completely resolved. ...Read more

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I may have Bartholin's gland cyst abscesses. What do they look like?

I may have Bartholin's gland cyst abscesses. What do they look like?

If located at: Posterior area of vaginal opening, on right or left side.
Could be Bartholin's gland problem. ...Read more

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Can Bartholin's Gland obstruction/ infection be caused by wearing tanga?

Can Bartholin's Gland obstruction/ infection be caused by wearing tanga?

Confused: First a male will not have Bartholin's cyst it is a female problem
second and excused my ignorance what is tanga for male? ...Read more

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If have a Bartholin's gland cyst it is cost to you that you cannot pregnant?

If have a Bartholin's gland cyst it is cost to you that you cannot pregnant?

Bartholin Gland: A blocked or infected Bartholin's Gland will not have any role to play in fertility. It would not cause infertility. ...Read more