Bartholins Gland Abcess Removal

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Hey guys, i have a story to share, and a question. After having a Bartholins gland abcess three within 3 years, i had the gland removed two days ago. The first two times i had it cut and drained, but then this time the doctor had asked if i wanted it removed and i said yes. Anything to prevent it coming back repeatedly. My abcess only came up on the right side so here is my question... women have two glands, one on the left and one on the right... will you be dry down there during intercourse after having one removed? Or will the lubrication still be okay? And, how long will it take for me to have sexual intercourse again? Also, has anyone had any issues since having the gland removed?

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    It is amazing how fast the area heals. I have a friend that had hers removed. She said she can get a little dry at times but will put some cold pressed olive oil around the area or rubs some onto her partners penis or he does it. It works a treat! I have used cold pressed olive oil is great. It prevents dry sex no matter what even if you have both your glands... great prevention to make sure that area is not stressed or gets dry. Olive oil is great for the when your skin absorbs some of it...really it is just a bonus.

    My friend started having sex 2 weeks after having it removed.

    Yeah what a pain getting them BC. I haven't had mine removed as I have found silica spray works for longer have to go to the surgeon to get it drained. I often think how did women cope 100yrs ago!

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