Bartholin's Cyst

A fluid-filled growth or a cyst in the Bartholin's glands, which are glands present on either side of the vaginal opening and help lubricate the vagina, is called Bartholin's cyst. The symptoms are tender or painful swelling near the vagina, pain during sex, and fever.

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There is a pus-filled sac developing even after removal of Bartholin gland. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I recently had a Bartholin's abscess which drained and burst on its own. However, ever since then, I have a small sac filled with pus that continuously fills and drains. I then started to develop a cyst on the same spot. I went to a gynecologist and then got my Bartholin gland removed. N...  Read Full »


Dr. Meenakshi Agarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If the gland is removed completely with the sac, then this should not recur. I think that it is not removed completely. I suggest you take capsule Ciprofloxacin 500 mg twice a day for five days, tablet Ibuprofen 400 mg thrice a day for five days, and Mag Mag ointmen...  Read Full »

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