Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
198 Doctors are Online

Recurring cyst inside clitoris, use sits baths with Epsom salt, medicines. Cause of recurrence?

I ve suffered with a recurring cyst inside my clitoris for years. The first few times I was put on antibiotics and did sits baths with Epsom salt. Recently I ve been getting 1 a year and treating it myself with baths, hydrogen peroxide & neosporin . Why does this keep happening? What else can I do to prevent them from returning? It s extremely painful and uncomfortable when it occurs and when it bursts it s clearly filled with infection/blood.
Asked On : Fri, 14 Sep 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  375
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Dermatologist 's  Response
Jul 2012
Hi there. I note with interest the site of your cyst. It is not an uncommon site but rarer than the other cystic inflammations in the region. I suggest that the only clear & effective means of getting rid of the issue is by 'surgical excision' of the cyst. This however will have to be done by a plastic surgeon or a surgeon well versed in the anatomy of the area as the clitoris will probably be more precious to you in the years to come depending on your current age (that you have not stated). Antibiotics & Anti-inflammatory agents started early in the course of events may be more useful than at a later date. I suggest metronidazole 500mg three times daily & ibuprofen 400 or 600 mg depending on your body weight in a similar dosing both after meals with plenty of hydration. Hope this information suffices & the issue is resorted once & for all. Cheers!
Answered: Fri, 14 Sep 2012
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor