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