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Dr. Dustin Colegrove
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
7 years in practice
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Bartholin gland cyst my other side of pussy is swelling?thats only one side?it is true that I have Bartholin's gland cyst?

Dr. Dustin Colegrove
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
7 years in practice
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Bartholin gland cyst my other side of pussy  is swelling?thats only one side?it is true that I have Bartholin's gland cyst?

Sounds : Like that could be the case with unilateral swelling. ...Read more

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
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Dr. Cindy Williams
Board Certified, Pediatrics
34 years in practice
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Is it normal for a teenage girl to get a Bartholin's Gland Cyst? And, what should I do for treatment?

Dr. Cindy Williams
Board Certified, Pediatrics
34 years in practice
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Bartholin's cyst: They can happen to any woman. Treatment is usually unnecessary. Occasionally they can become infected, or need to be drained. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bartholin-cyst/basics/definition/con-20026333 ...Read more

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
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What can you do to treat a Bartholin's gland cyst?

Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
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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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Dr. Kathryn Leenhouts
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
25 years in practice
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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?

Dr. Kathryn Leenhouts
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
25 years in practice
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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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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
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Dr. Gregory Hines
Board Certified, Family Medicine
19 years in practice
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Best way to treat a Bartholin's gland cyst? Pierce it?

Dr. Gregory Hines
Board Certified, Family Medicine
19 years in practice
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Antibiotics: If antibiotics do not work or the gland becomes infected again, then incision and drainage is appropriate. ...Read more

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Dr. Bryan Treacy
Board Certified, Gynecology
30 years in practice
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I got an infected Bartholin's gland cyst. How do I fix this?

Dr. Bryan Treacy
Board Certified, Gynecology
30 years in practice
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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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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Board Certified, Family Medicine
28 years in practice
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I have a Bartholin's gland cyst that's recurring usually once a year, will I need surgery?

Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Board Certified, Family Medicine
28 years in practice
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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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Dr. Alan Patterson
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
37 years in practice
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What happens if a bartholin's gland cyst ruptures?

Dr. Alan Patterson
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
37 years in practice
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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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Dr. Gregory Hines
Board Certified, Family Medicine
19 years in practice
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Can I help a Bartholin's gland cyst rupture at home?

Dr. Gregory Hines
Board Certified, Family Medicine
19 years in practice
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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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Dr. Matt Wachsman
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
31 years in practice
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Can you explain if it's possible for a bartholin's gland cyst to create a smell?

Dr. Matt Wachsman
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
31 years in practice
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Can you explain if it's possible for a bartholin's gland cyst to create a smell?

An infection: usually has a bad odor.

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
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