Bartholin's cyst

Overview

Bartholin's cysts are common. Fluid may accumulate when the opening of the Bartholin's gland becomes obstructed due to an infection or injury.

Symptoms

A small, noninfected Bartholin's cyst may not be noticeable unless it grows. If the cyst becomes infected, symptoms may include pain and discomfort.

Treatments

Often, treatment isn't needed. When needed, options include warm baths, surgical drainage, and antibiotics.

Last Updated Jun 13, 2017


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