Bartholin Gland

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Hello everyone, I hope you all feel good razz

I am 22 years old and single.

I want to tell you about my biggest health problem, looking for advices& experiences to encourage me to go to hospital.

My problem started 7 years ago when I was 16

My (Bartholin gland) in the left side firstly has blocked and that caused (the Bartholin's Cyst) to appear.

The swelling started getting bigger and bigger, and started to spread ):

And then the other side started to be swollen too


Now the both sides and the whole area are swollen!!!

But it is not infected because it is painless.

I feel discomfort when walking or sitting.

The appearance is horrible. And I am terrified to go to hospital.

I think that I have to do Surgery!!

I read in the internet about the Surgeries

that treat (the Bartholin's Cyst).

And I found the Surgery that called (Marsupialization)

Is this problem common???

Is the Marsupialization Surgery hard or easy??

Is the Marsupialization Surgery painful??

Please I want someone who did this surgery to tell me about it

I need you so much…..


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  • Posted

    sorry I forgot to write that. the inner and outer folds (labia) are very swollen.
  • Posted

    I suffered of the left bartholin cyst too for 5 years or so. The only procedure that worked for me was the gland removal. It was done a year ago and I'm good now.

    • Posted

      Thank you Sophy for your comment..

      1- you just removed the left the right gland will work

      but for me the both sides are swollen, and I heard that when the two glands are removed, that will cause suffering after getting married.

      2- did you do Marsupialization Surgery and did not work??!!!!!


    • Posted

      tha last question Sophy..

      is your left Bartholin glan was infected???????

    • Posted

      I haven't had the gland removed yet, my surgery is scheduled for September 26 but my advice is that if you don't get the problem taken care of it, having the big knots can cause intercourse to be unpleasant.

      The main purpose of the gland is to provide lubrication so if you have both glands removed, wait the appropriate time after surgery, and use lubricant during intercourse, in theory you should be fine.

      All of this is a "in theory" answer because I haven't had my surgery yet so I'm going off of research I have gathered in my 4 years of dealing with theach cysts.

    • Posted

      thank you lfox2013 for your advices...

      my bartholin glands are not infected sonce there is no pain

      so I do not have to remove it

      but i have to cure it

      everyday is gets bigger and bigger

      I do not know how to tell my mum

      it is so embarrassing...

      at the same time I feel discmfort when walking

      I sit all the time, I hate walking

      Iam suffering

      i am going to avoid removal as much as I can

      pray for me

    • Posted

      I have had a cyst for a year with no pain, it has now grown to the size of a baseball. Once you get one, you will likely get more until you have had enough.

      Best of luck to you.

    • Posted

      Oh. I am sorry for you ..

      How will you treat that??

      what is the name of your surgery?????

      marupialization or removal??????????

      it still without pain???????

    • Posted

      No pain what so ever. Just keeps getting bigger. The only permanent treatment I have found is removal.
  • Posted


    Yes. It was only the left and don't feel any difference whatsoever.

    My doctor told me that Marsupialization is not permanent and there's chances of it coming back. It costs about the same, they give u anesthesia on both but with the removal u rest assured it's cured forever.

    • Posted

      thank you Sophy

      Oh, I thought it will be cured forever if I do Marsupialization surgeryeek

      since this surgery will make a lasting exit for bartholin glandcry

      I am completely shattered..

      but thank you for letting me know that


  • Posted

    pleassssssse any other repaly!sad

    I am waiting for you


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