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Bartholin Cyst (cont.)

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The majority of women feel much better within 24 hours of drainage. Some have problems with recurrent cysts or abscesses. If that becomes the case, there is a procedure called marsupialization, which can be performed to destroy the cyst and prevent future episodes. A gynecologist most often performs this procedure.

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The Bartholin glands are a pair of pea-sized, vulvovaginal, mucous-secreting vestibular glands that are located in the labia minora in the 4- and 8-o’clock positions, beneath the bulbospongiosus muscle.

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