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Suggest treatment for Bartholin cysts during menstruation

My period started two days ago and now there s a bartholin cysts about the size ofa grape it giving nme pain so i want to know if it will burst quicker or willit get biggger, I ve been dealing with thispr oblemsince i was ten am now thirty but its the first time it scome up while. Am on my period
Tue, 10 Sep 2019
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello,

I read carefully your query and understand your concern.

The symptoms seem to be related to Bartholini cyst.

I I suggest using anti inflammatory medications such as Acetaminophen to relieve the pain.

I also suggest sitz bath several times a day for three or four days may help a small, infected cyst to rupture and drain on its own.

If the symptoms continue, I suggest using a cycle of antibiotics.

Hope my answer was helpful.

If you have further queries feel free to contact me again.

Kind regards!

Dr.Dorina Gurabardhi
General &Family Physician
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