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    Bartholin Gland Cyst

    Bartholin Gland Cyst

    Bartholin gland cyst and normal anatomy

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    On each side of the opening to the vagina, there is a Bartholin gland. These glands produce fluid to lubricate the opening to the vagina. If a Bartholin gland duct becomes blocked, fluid builds up inside the gland, causing a cyst.

    By Healthwise Staff
    Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
    Femi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC - Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Last Revised January 7, 2013

    Last Revised: January 7, 2013

    Author: Healthwise Staff

    Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Femi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC - Obstetrics and Gynecology

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