Bartholinitis – inflammation of the large gland of the vestibule of the vagina. The causative agents are all kinds of microbes – staphylococci, gonococci, etc.

Symptoms and course

Malaise, weakness, swelling in the vulva, fever. Palpation of the area of ​​the Bartholin gland (labia) is sharply painful. With the formation of suppuration, the temperature rises sharply, chills. After the breakthrough of the abscess, the general condition improves. The disease has a tendency to relapse.


In the acute stage – rest, antibiotics, sulfapilamides. With the formation of an abscess – surgical intervention. In cases of recurrence, removal of the gland is indicated.

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