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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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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?

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 cause: Bartholins glands found between vulva and vagina and produce lubrication when stimulated e.g. during sex. More common in
young and sexually active females. ...Read more

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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

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

Swelling: I suspect that the swollen mass under your jaw may not be associated with the cysts near your vagina. If this is a submandibular lymph node it could be related to inflammation or infection. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Bartholins: They need to be incised and drained with a catheter placed, to allow continuous drainage until the cyst is empty, then closure of the opening over several weeks. These cysts can reoccur. If so will need a procedure called marsupialization ...Read more

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I'm 20 years old and I have a cyst in the inside of my mons pubis. How do I cure it? I've also been dealing with Bartholin Gland cysts for about two years, and I don't know how to cure neither one. I don't have insurance so I was wondering was there a wa

I'm 20 years old and I have a cyst in the inside of my mons pubis. How do I cure it? I've also been dealing with Bartholin Gland cysts for about two years, and I don't know how to cure neither one. I don't have insurance so I was wondering was there a wa

2 different issues: A Bartholin’s cyst does not require any treatment until it becomes infected. People can live with them for years and years. The mons cyst needs a diagnosis. An Obgyn needs to see it to determine what it is and what might be causing it before we can offer any suggestions. If the mons cyst if visible clearly then consider a virtual visit for a preliminary analysis ...Read more

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Bartholin gland cysts Drained and swab and the culture came back fine does that mean I am also chalmdyia and other STD free?

Bartholin gland cysts Drained and swab and the culture came back fine does that mean I am also chalmdyia and other STD free?

Not necessarily: The swab of the cyst was looking for bacteria only in the cyst (usually staph, strep, or ecoli). Chalmydia and other STD swabs are obtained from inside the vagina/cervix AND are grown on specific media. Two different processes. ...Read more

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How do I get ride of a bartholin gland cyst? I tried popping it and this yellow thin liquid came out and it started hurting so I stopped, I don't want to go to the doctor because I don't feel comfortable having someone looking at my privates

How do I get ride of a bartholin gland cyst? I tried popping it and this yellow thin liquid came out and it started hurting so I stopped, I don't want to go to the doctor because I don't feel comfortable having someone looking at my privates

Bartholin Cyst: Needs to be seen, opened, drained and a catheter placed to complete the drainage and help with proper healing so it doesn't reoccur. Find someone who you can be comfortable with. These are professionals who look at your problem, not you. All the best. Keep the area clean in the shower 1-2 times a day. Your doctor may also choose to put you on an antibiotic. ...Read more

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I have diabetes and therefor I have recurring yeast infections, can that cause a bartholin gland cyst abscess?

I have diabetes and therefor I have recurring yeast infections, can that cause a bartholin gland cyst abscess?

Sorta: You're diabetes puts you at risk of infection of the skin in general and certainly recurrent yeast infections may lead to inflammation around the gland opening leading to cyst formation, but it may also be related to sexual activity or a bacterial infection issue. ...Read more

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Why have my Bartholin's glands become itchy and swollen?

Why have my Bartholin's glands become itchy and swollen?

Infection: Bartholin's glands can become infected, usually because the duct that bring the fluid to the surface gets clogged by dead skin cells. Fluid and bacteria build up. Warm compresses may help, but they usually need to be drained by a physician. ...Read more

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PLEASE GIVE THE LOCATION, DESCRIPTION, LOCATION AND FUNCTION OF THE BARTHOLIN GLAND.?

PLEASE GIVE THE LOCATION, DESCRIPTION, LOCATION AND FUNCTION OF THE BARTHOLIN GLAND.?

Lubrication: Bartholin's glands are located to either side of the opening of the vagina. They are normally small pea sized glands that secrete a fluid for lubrication of the vagina. If they become inflamed they can enlarge and become problematic. ...Read more

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Get bartholin cyst's around period for years. In a monogamous marriage of 2 years. This cyst is itchy. Sti?

Get bartholin cyst's around period for years. In a monogamous marriage of 2 years. This cyst is itchy. Sti?

Surgical treatment: Some bartholins abscesses can be caused by STds like gonorrhea and chlamydia but most are not. If this is a recurrent problem see and Obgyn and discuss the surgical options. A procedure called a Marsupialization can often prevent recurrences. In rare cases excision of the gland can be done. ...Read more

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How much time to wait for intercourse after Bartholin's gland cyst?

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

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I may have Bartholin's gland cyst abscesses. What do they look like?

I may have Bartholin's gland cyst abscesses. What do they look like?

If located at: Posterior area of vaginal opening, on right or left side.
Could be Bartholin's gland problem. ...Read more

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If have a Bartholin's gland cyst it is cost to you that you cannot pregnant?

If have a Bartholin's gland cyst it is cost to you that you cannot pregnant?

Bartholin Gland: A blocked or infected Bartholin's Gland will not have any role to play in fertility. It would not cause infertility. ...Read more

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What can you do to treat a Bartholin's gland cyst?

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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What happens if a bartholin's gland cyst ruptures?

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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Can I help a Bartholin's gland cyst rupture at home?

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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I got an infected Bartholin's gland cyst. How do I fix this?

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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I have a Bartholin's gland cyst that's recurring usually once a year, will I need surgery?

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