Bartholin's cyst

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What is Bartholin's cyst?

Bartholin's cyst refers to the fluid-filled bump that can form and block the ducts of the Bartholin's glands. The Bartholin's glands are located on each side of the vaginal opening and are responsible for secreting lubricating fluid into the vagina.

Common symptoms reported by people with Bartholin's cyst

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with Bartholin's cyst

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Aspirin Low Dose)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Bartholin's cyst (1)
Treatment name(s)

(BuTrans Transdermal Patch)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Zumba Dancing)
Type
Exercise
How many have tried
1
Tried for
stress (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Warm water therapy)
Type
Physical Therapy
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Mobic)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Morphine ER)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Other
How many have tried
1
Tried for
stress (1)

Data from patients with Bartholin's cyst, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Bartholin's cyst

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
cold sweat dizziness and feeling faint 1 more
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Aspirin Low Dose)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
burning in stomach stomach pain
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (1)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
Bartholin's cyst (1)
Treatment name(s)

(BuTrans Transdermal Patch)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Zumba Dancing)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
stress (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Warm water therapy)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
burning in stomach stomach pain
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Mobic)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
ischemic colitis
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Morphine ER)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
abdominal pain breathing difficulty 1 more
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
stress (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with Bartholin's cyst, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has Bartholin's cyst on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 2
40s 6
50s 5
60s 0
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 2
20-29 years 3
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

100% Female
0% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 9
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from Bartholin's cyst patients who have completed their condition history
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