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What causes a bartholin cyst?

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Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: 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!

In brief: 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!
Dr. Charles Whiting
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