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Bartholin Gland


Picture of Bartholin glands and their location in the body

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On each side of the opening to the vagina, there is a Bartholin gland. These two glands produce fluid to lubricate the opening to the vagina.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerFemi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Last RevisedJanuary 24, 2011

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