Preventing Bartholin Cysts From Reappearing After Surgery?
If a bartholin cyst has been operated on, will it reappear? How about tips to keep from reappearing? Thank you 😊
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Bartholin's cyst is the formation of a bag filled with fluid in the Bartholin glands in the mouth of the vagina. Basically the Bartholin gland is a gland that functions to secrete mucus to lubricate the vagina. If the outlet of the Bartholin's glandular secretions is blocked, fluid will accumulate in the Bartholin's glands and become a Bartholin cyst. The blockage of the Bartholin's gland can be caused by injury in the area of the outlet or infection (including sexually transmitted infections).
If it does not interfere, Bartholin gland cysts can actually be left alone without therapy. However, if the cyst is very large or the cyst is infected until an abscess is formed, then some action can be taken to overcome it. The main action is to make a small incision / incision above the cyst and remove the contents of the cyst. After doing this action, Bartholin cysts can still reappear and may require repeated action. If the patient has a recurring bartholin cyst, the doctor may suggest other actions such as marsupialization (creating another outlet for the bartholin gland) or removal of the bartholin gland. The reappearance of the Bartholin cyst is unpredictable, but you can try to avoid having risky sexual relations (changing partners, not using a condom), soaking the outside area of the vagina with warm water or compressing with warm water when the bumps start to reappear. If indeed the cyst continues to reappear and is very disturbing, then you can consult directly with your doctor about the possibility of marsupialis or removal of the gland.
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