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Dr. Daniel Quon answered:

Should I be worried if I have a salivary gland disorder?

Depends

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You have major salivary glands as well as minor saliary glands that produce saliva. There are a number of salivary gland disorders. Whether or not you should be deeply concerned or not will depend upon your symptoms, the glands involved and the diagnosis provided for you by your doctor.
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Dr. Jon Grischkan answered:

Will the doctor be able to tell if I have a salivary gland disorder?

Yes

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salivary gland disorders are a broad group of disorders. You need to be more specific... ie: drooling, dry mouth, swelling of the salivary gland, pain, abnormal taste sensation, etc. More specific questions will lead to more appropriate answers...
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Dr. Marci Dietrich answered:

Is there an over the counter treatment for Bartholin abscess or cyst?

No

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The Bartholin's duct cyst--abcess sometiimes can be opened and drained, but many times, to prevent it from returning the gland is surgically removed completely under anesthesia.
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied answered:

What can you do to treat a bartholin gland cyst?

Several ways

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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.
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What causes bartholin gland cyst in the vagina?

Bartholin cyst

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The Bartholin 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.
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Best way to treat a bartholin gland cyst? pierce it?

Antibiotics

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If antibiotics do not work or the gland becomes infected again, then incision and drainage is appropriate.
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Has anyone successfully undergone an excision of a bartholin gland cyst?

Yes

It is a common procedure.
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Dr. Tarek Nashawi answered:

What should i do about a bartholin gland cyst? Have it drained?

Yes

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Can a bartholin gland cyst cause a miscarriage?

Not at all

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Can i help a bartholin gland cyst rupture at home?

Sitz baths

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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.
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