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I Have a Bartholin Cyst

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    Please Give Me Advice :( - I had a bartholyn cyst the size of a marble 20 days ago after a few days it popped i was using hot compresses with salt, but there is still something...
    Desperate21 Desperate21 18-21 1 Response Oct 31, 2012

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    How To Talk About Your Cyst - Hey! I've had my batholin cyst for about 3 years now. Luckily it's not painful or huge unless I'm having sex and then it really swells up but it still...
    Clogreen Clogreen 18-21, F Oct 17, 2013

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    Im Scared - I have this now for almost two months and now I am going to see my OB for "excision" i dont know what or how that goes but Im scared. I do want this out and it really...
    scaredy scaredy 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 20, 2010

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    Reoccuring Hell - Hi guys. My name is julie and I am suffering from another horrible bartholin cyst. Im 26 and had my first cyst 6 yrs ago. I had the marsupialization about 5 yrs...
    Crazypta Crazypta 26-30, F Oct 28, 2012

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    My First Bartholin Cyst - Well, once my gyno told me I had one I went and read a lot about them-and I was like, awesome, this sounds great! Extremely painful and reoccouring? Yeah...
    mrtsukemono mrtsukemono 22-25, F Apr 23, 2013

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    Ouch - i have been dealing with this cyst for 2 weeks now and im misreable idk what to do any more ive been to the dr an it jus wont go away
    bugmuffin bugmuffin 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 3, 2013

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    No More Bartholine Cyst - I got my first bartholine cyst in 2010. At first I didn't not know what was happening, was it a bruise or something? When I went in to see to doctor it...
    Former Former 26-30 May 8, 2012

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    Try Cleaver Tea - I have my first B.cyst- my dr wanted to do the Proceedure to remove it before I even had time to read about it. Thank g-d I said let me wait a bit. No mention...
    Cesca721 Cesca721 31-35, F Jun 29, 2012

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    Had It For Two Years. - It would come back like clock work every month. No matter what I did there was no preventing it from happening. For a while I would just go in and have the...
    ClownieFreak ClownieFreak 26-30, F Jun 2, 2011

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    Small Bartholin's Cyst For Almost 2 Months - So I have had a small, maybe cherry sized (so my gyno said) Bartholin's cyst for nearly 2 months that just won't go away. My Doctor...
    Kimbo84 Kimbo84 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 20, 2013

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    I'm 15 And I've Just Had A Marsupilalisation Of My 5th Bartholin's Cyst. - I'm 15 and two days ago I had my 5th Bartholin's cyst marsupialized. I'm wondering how long the pain from...
    Disastersaurus4 Disastersaurus4 13-15 Jan 18, 2013

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    Nice to See I'm Not Alone! - I've had a bartholin cyst for around 15 yrs. All of my doctors have known it was there, never suggested removal or any procedure to eliminate it. It...
    Sheltzy09 Sheltzy09 36-40, F 5 Responses Aug 11, 2009

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    Bartholin Cyst - Hi ladies, I got my first bartholin cyst over 2 weeks ago and I'm still suffering with it. Although it is not painful it is causing me a lot of mental stress. I'm...
    snowflake82 snowflake82 26-30 3 Responses Jan 16, 2012

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    This is my second devil cyst in 3 months.i had the first one cut open by the doctor but this time I refused as it dried me up quite alot.i have been doing the baths and juicing...
    ladyzet ladyzet 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    Think Before Having Gland Removed - i was getting lots of bartholins cyst and was given pills and also having it drained but they kept coming back so in the end i had gland removed...
    lorraine1965 lorraine1965 46-50 2 Responses Jan 3, 2013

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    Bartholin Cyst - This is my third episode.  The first two times I had it drained.  I felt like it was very painful, so decided to try to let it drain on its own.  Have been...
    gartnsu123 gartnsu123 46-50 1 Response Dec 17, 2011

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    Still Worried And Confused - have my 1st BC last June 2013 after 2 days of taking antibiotic and warm compress it burst out. I continue antibiotic for 5 more days. Until last week...
    worriedgurl worriedgurl 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 27, 2013

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    No More Bartholine Cyst - I got my first bartholine cyst in 2010. At first I didn't not know what was happening, was it a bruise or something? When I went in to see to doctor it...
    Former Former 26-30 May 8, 2012

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    Scared Out Of My Mind!!! - Im 17 and a virgin and I have a Bartholin cysts. I had it since 2010 i don't remember if it hurt at first its only gotten bigger I have no pain now. I...
    Wanted14 Wanted14 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 2, 2013

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    The Worst Fourth Of July Ever!!!!!!!!!! - I have suffered with this excruciating condition on and off for 13 years. I was so tired of having to go get these things lanced. The pain...
    howsab howsab 31-35, F Apr 19, 2013

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    this week i have had my second bartholin cyst! the first was an abscess and the most painful thing i have ever experienced (ive had two children!) before my first abscess i did not...
    sandie78 sandie78 31-35, F Feb 23

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    Ruining My Life - Im only 22 years old and for the past 2 years ive had at least 7 bartholin Cyst and currently have one now. It's annoying, embarassing and i don't think ive ever...
    stacey21290 stacey21290 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 30, 2013

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    this is my second batholin abscess the last one was just under a year ago, the most painful thing i have ever experienced in my life! seriously.. childbirth was easier! i could not...
    sandie78 sandie78 31-35, F Feb 16

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    :( - I started having the cysts about five years ago. My first was around for about three years and didn't cause any pain. Unfortunately, after sitting in a car all day, it...
    HelenWatts HelenWatts 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 6, 2013

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    It's Destroying My Life - I have a very extremely painful medical condition. It is destroying my life and my happiness. I'm not going to go into detail about this condition because...
    HurricaneLeia HurricaneLeia 26-30, F 6 Responses Apr 27, 2008

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    hello,my name is michelle from philippines,currently working here in chiang mai thailand as a teacher.i experienced bartholin cyst 2011 and i got minor operation under local...
    mrsmonkey mrsmonkey 22-25, F Feb 6

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    I Had A Bartholin Cyst On My Honeymoon! - I've read so many posts and heard so many stories of different remedies and care for this horrible horrific and painful thing we call...
    cosmogina22 cosmogina22 26-30 Sep 24, 2012

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    Was Plagued With Bartholin Cysts For 10 Years.....here Is What I Did - Hi all! I've been one of those unlucky women that have a problem with the bartholin gland. I've had...
    azwcat azwcat 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 17, 2012

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    Left And Right - I have been fighting for bartholin cyst for over 10 years. It's always only at 1 side, never infected but can be as large as a golf ball. Normally my gyn will...
    Sukira Sukira 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 26, 2013

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    Know Something About The Surgery?? Please Help -  hi  there  everyone. my  name is avivit   27  years  old  from israel / i found  ...
    avivitvaknin avivitvaknin 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 7, 2010

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    Most Painful And Embarrassing Thing - There's nothing worse than being the new gal at work, except when you come hobbling in one Monday, crying from the pain of your swollen vulva...
    PrincessCadance PrincessCadance 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 7, 2013

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    Anyone Else? - Hi guys I recently posted about my bartholin cyst story. I am curious if anyone else ever experienced irritation, itching and even bladder issues with their cyst...
    rubymoonyu rubymoonyu 22-25 1 Response Jan 4, 2013

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    Cure. - Hi everyone, I've suffered for nearly eleven years with bartholin cysts. I've been on antibiotics, had the needle procedure to extract the fluid, tried chineese herbs...
    jenluv7 jenluv7 31-35 1 Response May 10, 2013

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    Most Painful Experience... - I've been getting Bartholin's for a year now and it's been the worst year... Before one ever swelled up, I had a tiny lump on the left side, but never...
    Tinkley Tinkley 22-25, F Sep 13, 2013

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    As Recurring As It Gets - Soo.... I've been suffering with these stupid things for about 5 years now. Im just 30 years old, and have within the last 6 months been getting them more...
    funaintit funaintit 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 26, 2013

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    I Have Had It With These Things!!! - I am so beyond fed up with this stupid cyst. I first got mine about 4 years ago while 6 months pregnant with my second child. I did not have...
    walnutprincess85 walnutprincess85 26-30, F Dec 14, 2011

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    Easy, Simple Method To Get Rid Of A Bartholin Cyst Or Abscess Fast!! - After getting my third cyst soon to be abscess for the third time in several months. I had given up entire...
    mcrawf mcrawf 18-21 1 Response Jun 11, 2013

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    Bartholin Cyst Herbal Remedy - I'm 36 years old and in good health but I've had a bartholin cyst 4 times in the last 2 years. The first 3 times I had it lanced which was a painful...
    Jan 18, 2013

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    Worried. - I'm only 13 and I think I may have a bartholin cyst. this little bubble/bump has occured twice before. the first time about 9 months ago, it felt just like a giant...
    basketball3710 basketball3710 13-15 1 Response Feb 1, 2013

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    Cyst - I have had more than 15 Barth cyst. The hospital has done cultures and there is nothing in the cyst that should not be there. But now that I know the signs of one starting I...
    Feb 16, 2013

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    Reccuring Bartholin Cyst - Hello everyone I have been suffering from a bartholin cyst since I was about 17 years old. Possibly earlier. I first noticed it when I was in the bath...
    rubymoonyu rubymoonyu 22-25 2 Responses Jan 3, 2013

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    Bartholin Cyst For The Past Seven Years - A few days after the birth of my fist son, six years ago, I had a terrible pain. One that was indescribal; I could not walk or sit. ...
    javasmiles217 javasmiles217 31-35 2 Responses Sep 6, 2010

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    Lots Of Stories Here But Not Many Comments... - Hello All, I've had an asymptomatic bartholin cyst for the last 3-4 years. It is about the size of a grape and unless I have...
    Minxii Minxii 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 8, 2013

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    I'm Extremely Terrified. (in Need Of A Mothers Advice) - Hello I am 17 years old, will be 18 next month, I am not a virgin, but I VERY RARELY have sex, It has been 3 months since...
    baseballBeauty baseballBeauty 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 10, 2012

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    Cured My Bartholin Cyst! - Hi all!  I've been one of those unlucky women that have a problem with the bartholin gland.  I've had countless cysts/infections.  As...
    azwcat azwcat 41-45, F 4 Responses May 5, 2010

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    I Started An Online Support Group After Battling My Bartholin Cyst! - I have been fighting this stupid bartholin cyst for almost 5 years!  I have never experienced pain like...
    reneet17 reneet17 31-35 1 Response Sep 28, 2008

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