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Can i prick a vaginal cyst?

Can i prick a vaginal cyst?

Would not do that: It can create a portal for infection. If there is any evidence of infection - please seek prompt medical eval. ...Read more

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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Is it bad if a vaginal cyst pops?

Probably not: It is probably draining, which is a good thing. If there is pain or odor, you should get checked. ...Read more

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How can I know if this is a vaginal cyst?

How can I know if this is a vaginal cyst?

Schedule an exam: This should be very easy for an Obgyn. Schedule a visit and your doctor can evaluate the area and determine if treatment is needed. ...Read more

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What is vaginal cyst? What is the cause of it ?

What is vaginal cyst? What is the cause of it ?

Several types: There are several types of vaginal cysts. One type arises from an incision or tearing (such as for delivery of a baby) and is called an inclusion cyst. Another type is a remnant of structures that are present near the vagina during embryo development. Yet another can be related to skin structures (such as a sebaceous cyst). It is uncommon for these cysts to be cancerous. ...Read more

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Can a vaginal cyst cause a dark brown dishcharge?

Can a vaginal cyst cause a dark brown dishcharge?

Not usually: Most vaginal cysts are benign and were present at birth. They rarely cause any symptoms, unless they get very large. Brown discharge is usually old blood that comes from the cervix or uterus. While bleeding from the cervix or uterus is usually not a problem, it can be a sign of serious problems and you should probably see a women's health specialist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Is a vaginal lesion and vaginal cyst the same thing. ?

Is a vaginal lesion and vaginal cyst the same thing.  ?

No.: A lesion is a sore, wound, scar or cut, normally, but it could include any new or different change. A vaginal cyst if new or changes would be a type of lesion. See http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=4135 ...Read more

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Is vaginal cyst related to surgery?

Is vaginal cyst related to surgery?

Depends: If you had vaginal surgery and the cyst is around the stitch, but very unlikely. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a vaginal cyst to appear after sex ?

Is it normal to have a vaginal cyst to appear after sex ?

No.: A vaginal cyst could be several different things: a sebaceous cyst, a bartholins gland abscess or swelling, sex shouldn't usually cause any swelling or cyst formation. Recommend warm compresses to the area 3-4 times a day, and watch for resolution. If not - see your gyn. ...Read more

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Whats a good home remedy for a vaginal cyst?

Whats a good home remedy for a vaginal cyst?

None: Vaginal cysts are atypical and usually indicate a fluid filled sac that is under the skin which usually requires surgery to remove them. If the cyst is more on the outside of the vagina around the opening then soaking in a warm tub with epsom salts, aveeno (oatmeal) bath or other products can help them drain on their own. ...Read more