Bartholin Gland Cyst

A Bartholin's cyst is a buildup of fluid in the Bartholin's glands, caused by the blockage of the openings of the glands.

A Bartholin's cyst can get infected if left untreated, for which antibiotics may need to be taken to fight off the infection.
  • Symptoms
  • Bulge out of vagina

    • On one side of the vaginal opening

    • Soft

    • Mobile

    • Round

    • Painless

    or Vulvar lesion

    or Genital sore

    common

    Pain during sexual intercourse

    common

    Pain at vagina or vulva

  • Risk factors
  • Recent sex

    Multiple sexual partners

    Given birth two or more times

    Smoking

    Recent genital injury or trauma at the vaginal opening

  • Treatment
  • A Bartholin's cyst is usually treated with a sitz baths.
  • Recommended specialist
  • If you have Bartholin Gland Cyst, then a visit to an obstetrician-gynecologist is highly recommended.

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    Obstetrician-gynecologist

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