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

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with Bartholin's cyst

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Bartholin's cyst (1)
Treatment name(s)

(BuTrans 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)

(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)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Other
How many have tried
1
Tried for
stress (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Lifestyle Modification
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Nucynta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (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
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
Bartholin's cyst (1)
Treatment name(s)

(BuTrans 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)

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

(Nucynta)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (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 4
40s 5
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

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 0
Female 17

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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