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Fucidin Cream For Bartholin's Cyst
Bartholin cyst very tiny. No pain, red, itch. Dr noted during exam. Rx'd hydrocortisone cream 2.5% re vaginal irritation. Will cream help shrink cyst?
Bartholin cyst: From a clogged Bartholin's (mucous) gland. May resolve spontaneously, enlarge or require drainage. Cream will not shrink a Bartholin's cyst. Ask your gyn about drainage. ...Read more
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
Had cyst on bikini line from an infected ingrown hair. I used Fucidin cream to relieve the pain. Now there's a large ball under skin. Needs draining?
Throw away Fucidin: This should not be used this way. It will NOT relieve pain. You are not describing a condition which calls for any antibiotic. If you can squeeze out the contents os this cyst, GO AHEAD. When you empty it of sebum and pus it will heal better and feel better. If you have significant distress, a DR can drain it for you. Sometimes cortisone is injected into these to shrink them. ...Read more
Why have I been prescribed erythromycin tablets and fucidin cream, if it will not cure a sabaceous cyst?
Doctor's decisions: Sometimes a doctor may feel that they can 'get away' with one path of treatment rather than another, perhaps more invasive pathway. For ex., to cut out this cyst might be the most direct thing to do, yet it involves preparing for a small surgery, having you sign a consent form, getting the anesthetic ready etc.-Whereas just prescribing some meds would be an easier route, and 'might' work/might not ...Read more
How to treat a bartholins cyst? Without going to doctor. Can I use a cream that's primarily to treat hemmorhoids (witchhazel in)? Had it 5 days!
NO: The treatment is surgical drainage before they can become massively infected ...Read more
Gland clogging: Bartholin cyst is a benign lesion of the Bartholin's gland. Usually the pore gets clogged and the secretions are arrested inside causing the gland to swell. It usually requires surgical treatment. ...Read more
Incision and drainag: If the gland is infected and inflamed, the pus in the cyst can be drained using a procedure called incision and drainage. A small stabbing incision is made and a tiny catheter is inserted to keep the gland draining for a few days and have the infection cool off, before the catheter is removed. ...Read more
Depends: If the cyst is not changing in size, and not causing any pain, they can be left alone. Some people have trouble with them becoming infected, or growing. In rare cases, there have been reports of small cancers in the gland hidden by the cyst, so if it is changing in size, it needs to be removed. ...Read more
Mass in labia: The Bartholin's glands are present deep in the lower portion of the labia beside the opening of the vagina. When a Bartholin's cyst forms there will be a mass in the labia in that area. If it becomes infected, it will be extremely painful. ...Read more
Not necessarily: Bartholin's duct cysts are, as name implies, formed where the bartholin's duct exits the body at about 4 and 8 o'clock on the introitus (vaginal opening). As long as the gland at the origin of the duct continues to secrete lubrication, a blockage leading to cyst formation is possible. If treated, have your doctor marsupialize the cyst.. ...Read more
Plugged duct: A Bartholin Gland Cyst forms when the duct that carries fluid from the gland to the outside world gets plugged. The fluid backs up making the gland swell. The gland can also become infected and form a Bartholin Gland Abcess. Best wishes! ...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
Will Feel Better: No, and you should have great relief of whatever pain you have been suffering with the Bartholin's cyst. ...Read more
Cyst in a gland: Bartholins gland is normally present at the vaginal opening and some times cysts may develop in the gland. If it is producing a mass you should get it treated as there is risk of the cyst getting infected. The cyst is sometimes the result of an infection in bartholons gland. ...Read more
Sometimes: If u soak in a warm bath and take antibiotics it will sometimes shrink or open up and drain, please call your gyn as u will need to do both, if it doesn't go away then your gyn needs to open it up to let it drain and a small catheter can be placed inside for a few days to keep it open and then teh catheter comes out called a wurd catheter. ...Read more
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
If located at:
Posterior area of vaginal opening, on right or left side.
Could be Bartholin's gland problem. ...Read more
No: No does not need removal unless you are having symptoms (usually pain) ...Read more
Leave alone: Leave alone and keep the area clean with soap and water - just continue to let the cyst drain ...Read more
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