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Can the Bartholin abscess be cured by taking antibiotics and pain killers at home or get it drained at hospital? I learnt that the drainage is painfull and recurring chances are there. So I want to let it heal itself by taking tablets. Can I ?

By Anonymous September 23, 2017 - 10:44am
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Hello. Thank you for posting.

A Bartholin's abscess can occur when one of the Bartholin's glands, located on either side of the opening of the vagina, becomes infected. A cyst will usually form when the gland is blocked. If the cyst becomes infected, it can lead to a Bartholin's abscess. It is not common for a Bartholin’s abscess to get better on its own. Usually, the abscess needs to be drained through surgery. This is something you need to discuss with your doctor. Keep us updated.


September 23, 2017 - 11:16am
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