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Bartholin's Cyst Topic Guide

Bartholin's Cyst Bartholin's Cyst:

The Bartholin's glands are located at the entrance to a woman's vagina, one on each side. They are small and cannot be seen or felt when they are normal. A Bartholin cyst occurs when one of these glands become infected and fills with fluid. Bartholin cysts can be caused by several bacteria, including

  • Chlamydia trachomatis,
  • Neisseria gonorrhoeae, and
  • Escheria coli.

Often more than one type of organism causes the bacteria.