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Cyst Bartholin's Evaluation

The evaluation of a Bartholin's cyst begins with a medical history and physical examination, including a pelvic exam.

Physical findings in women with a Bartholin's cyst may include:

Tests are not necessary to make the diagnosis of a Bartholin's cyst.

Tests that may be used to evaluate a Bartholin's abscess include:

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Last Updated: Dec 1, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Cyst Bartholin's References
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