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Bartholins Cyst Gland Swollen
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
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
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
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
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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An infection: usually has a bad odor.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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.
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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: 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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Asked and answered: You have already repeatedly asked us this question. The answers have been accurate. ...Read more
Is it normal for a teenage girl to get a Bartholin's Gland Cyst? And, what should I do for treatment?
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
I have a purple & white patch near where a bartholin's cyst would be - it's hard (like an infected gland) but there is also a clear topical skin patch?
See an OB: You need an exam and a pair of real OB eyes to sort out this problem, hard to diagnose this by virtual consultation. See an OB and get some good advice and treatment... ...Read more
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