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Cyst (Definition)

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


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How to cure bartholin cyst?

How to cure bartholin cyst?

I & D or removal: You can have a GYN MD do an incision and drainage but it may return, or you can have the MD remove the cyst entirely. ...Read more

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I have had a diagnosis of a bartholin cyst. I had it lanced about 9 months ago. At the time the doctor who lanced it said she didn't manage to get all of it because it went too deep. I had antibiotics and was sent home. It never went away and I've been s

I have had a diagnosis of a bartholin cyst. I had it lanced about 9 months ago. At the time the doctor who lanced it said she didn't manage to get all of it because it went too deep. I had antibiotics and was sent home. It never went away and I've been s

Infected?: A Bartholin gland is usually "lanced" when it's infected. This treats the infection, but the gland stays in place, and in these cases there is a very high chance of the gland enlarging and becoming bothersome again (not necessarily infected). The best time to completely remove an enlarged Bartholin gland is when it is not infected, so you may try for a more complete excision at this point. ...Read more

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

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

No: 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. ...Read more

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When should I seek treatment for a Bartholin's cyst?

When should I seek treatment for a Bartholin's cyst?

Pain / discomfort: When it becomes symptomatic (that is if it becomes an infected abcess) or if you are over age 40. ...Read more

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I have a Bartholin's cyst with new and sudden onset on node involvement. Treatment? This is my second cyst in less than 2 years. The node involvement is significantly more painful than the cyst. I am afebrille right now. I lost my insurance so I am hoping

I have a Bartholin's cyst with new and sudden onset on node involvement. Treatment? This is my second cyst in less than 2 years. The node involvement is significantly more painful than the cyst. I am afebrille right now. I lost my insurance so I am hoping

If: If your lymph nodes are involved then you will need antibiotic treatment. In additon, depending on the cyst, it may need to be incised and drained with the insertion of a special catheter. Since you do not have insurance, I recommend you find a free or low cost clinic in your area. Your local county hospital should have a list of resources or even a clinic on site that can help.
All the best. ...Read more

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Does a Bartholin's cyst have to be infected before any treatment will be done and will an uninflected cyst rupture on its own? Thanks

Does a Bartholin's cyst have to be infected before any treatment will be done and will an uninflected cyst rupture on its own? Thanks

No!!!: If u have a Bartholin's cyst it can be drained or marsupilzed before it gets infected so see your gyn or go to the er. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Where to find doctor that is using carbon dioxide laser for the treatment of Bartholin's cyst?

Where to find doctor that is using carbon dioxide laser for the treatment of Bartholin's cyst?

Gyn oncologists: Most general gynecologists don't dabble in lasers. They are primarily used for vulvar and vaginal dysplasias. A gynecologic oncologist would most likely have "laser privileges". But bartholin's cysts are readily treated with traditional methods, and I'm not sure how a co2 laser would improve upon that. ...Read more

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Looking for a find doctor that is using carbon dioxide laser for the treatment of Bartholin's cyst. Let me know if you are doing it or know who does.

Looking for a find doctor that is using carbon dioxide laser for the treatment of Bartholin's cyst. Let me know if you are doing it or know who does.

Not common: That is a not a common approach to the treatment of a bartholins cyst. You will likely have to contact doctors in your area and ask this specific question of their office staff. ...Read more

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Is a lot of blood coming from Bartholin Cyst/abcess normal?

Is a lot of blood coming from Bartholin Cyst/abcess normal?

If draining: If a bartholin’s cyst ruptures then it will drain. It is usually filled with pus or old brown blood. Consider a virtual visit on Healthtap to confirm the diagnosis ...Read more

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Bartholin cyst developed...should I remove it before being pregnant....

Bartholin cyst developed...should I remove it before being pregnant....

No: No does not need removal unless you are having symptoms (usually pain) ...Read more

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What should I do to take care of a bartholin cyst that has ruptured on its own?

What should I do to take care of a bartholin cyst that has ruptured on its own?

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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I had a bartholin cyst aspirated 2 weeks ago. It hurts a bit when I get turned on. Any idea what is happening?

I had a bartholin cyst aspirated 2 weeks ago. It hurts a bit when I get turned on. Any idea what is happening?

Healing: As you become sexually aroused, the blood vessels in the vulva and vagina dilate. This can put some added pressure on any injured or healing area. The resulting discomfort in an area of recent cyst aspiration is not at all surprising. It will gradually disappear over the next couple of weeks, perhaps a little longer. If it persists more than 6 weeks, discuss with your doctor. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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I hAve a recurring bartholin cyst and am currently finishing my period. I have just noticed that I have spotting from the cyst. Is this normal?

I hAve a recurring bartholin cyst and am currently finishing my period. I have just noticed that I have spotting from the cyst. Is this normal?

See a doctor: Bartholin gland cysts / abscesses develop in approximately 2 percent of all women. Asymptomatic cysts in patients under age 40 may not require treatment, however, there are a number of vulvar + vaginal lesions that can mimic a cyst / abscess. Although vulvar cancer is rare, especially in a menstruating woman, a bleeding Bartholin cyst requires evaluation by your MD ASAP with a likely biopsy. ...Read more

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How do I know if a bartholin cyst is infected?

Pain pus & temp: You will definitely know if there is pain, elevated temperature and/or pus extruding from the Bartholin gland. Usually infected glands make it extremely "difficult to walk: or sit". ...Read more

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Bartholin cyst vs herpes which is more dangerous?

Bartholin cyst vs herpes which is more dangerous?

Herpes simplex: Neither is particularly dangerous, assuming you are referring to topical herpetic infection of the skin or mucous membranes. Comparing degrees of severity makes no sense. ...Read more

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Is a bartholin cyst ever going to go away on its own? Been a golfball size cyst for over a year... painless but. Obviously present.

Is a bartholin cyst ever going to go away on its own? Been a golfball size cyst for over a year... painless but. Obviously present.

Usually require: Drainage. This is minor surgery with insertion of a very small tube to help drain out all of the fluid (Word catheter). Some physician try to open these with a simple inciosion and drainage. More complex cysts may require more extensive surgery: consult your GYN. ...Read more

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I have an appt in the morning for bartholin cyst. If the Dr. Drains it, will she most likely place a cath? I really do not want it to recur.

I have an appt in the morning for bartholin cyst. If the Dr. Drains it, will she most likely place a cath? I really do not want it to recur.

Placing rubber: Tubing (catheter) is one possible option. Many women do fine with home-care and don't need surgical interventions. ...Read more

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I believe I have a bartholin cyst or abscess its grown in the last week today the pain is so extreme I can barely walk what should I do?

I believe I have a bartholin cyst or abscess its grown in the last week today the pain is so extreme I can barely walk what should I do?

Bartholin gland: Bartholin glands can become cysts then get infected and cause some pretty bad pain. I would recommend getting seen by your doctor ASAP or visiting an ER for evaluation. They're often treated with drainage and antibiotics, both of which can get you feeling back to normal soon. ...Read more

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If I had a bartholin cyst that cleared up in 3 days, does that mean I have an STI?

Not necessarily: The best way to know if an STD is present or not is STD testing and GYN MD examination. A benign Bartholin cyst that resolves does not necessarily portend that a STD is/was present. ...Read more

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Will epsom salt baths help a tender bartholin cyst?

Will epsom salt baths help a tender bartholin cyst?

Warm water only: Skip the Epsom salts and use simply warm water baths as the magnesium in the Epsom salts can cause vaginal pH changes and problems. ...Read more

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What is bartholin cyst?

Bartholin’s cyst: A Bartholin cyst is a when there is blockage of the Bartholin glands which is a gland in the lower vagina near the opening. ...Read more

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What causes a bartholin cyst?

What causes a bartholin cyst?

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

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What is the definition or description of: Bartholin cyst?

What is the definition or description of: Bartholin cyst?

Bartholin cyst: Bartholin cyst = A fluid-filled sack/ cyst with in the Bartholin's gland. ...Read more

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Bartholin cyst - how long does it take to heal after an infection? Pain is grave...

Bartholin cyst - how long does it take to heal after an infection? Pain is grave...

Bartholins cyst: Bartholins cysts take up to two weeks to heal. It will get better faster once it opens and drains and this often requires a doctor to make an incision. If you want to avoid that I would sit in warm water 2-3 times a day for 20 min and use warm compresses. I'm sorry, they can be quite painful. ...Read more

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Does Bartholin cyst just go away in time?? Does abscesses go away in time?? Can I put it cold compress??

Warm compresses: Warm compresses are better than cold to help the cyst drain. Bartholin's gland cysts sometimes go away on their own but sometimes they have to be surgically drained and packed in order to heal up. Any abscess that does not drain fully may need to be surgically opened and drained to resolve. If it is not resolving with warm soaks and compresses see a doctor. ...Read more

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Bartholin Cyst (Definition)

Bartholin cyst = A fluid-filled sack/ cyst with ...Read more