Bartholin glands and Bartholin cysts

Bartholin glands are two small organs that are located on each side of the vaginal opening. They produce fluid to lubricate the vagina and the vulva. If the duct to a Bartholin gland becomes blocked, fluid builds up inside the gland, causing a cyst.

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