Soaking in a tub filled with a few inches of warm water (sitz bath) several times a day for three or four days may help a small, infected cyst to rupture and drain on its own. Surgical drainage.
Can Bartholin cyst be cured without surgery?
A Bartholin cyst can often be effectively treated at home. If it doesnt respond to home treatment or appears to have an infection, you should see your doctor. In most cases treatment is simple and effective.
What to do when Bartholin cyst starts draining?
Self-care after an incision and drainage of your cyst:Take a sitz bath in 24 to 48 hours or as directed. Wear a sanitary pad to absorb drainage from your wound. Ask your healthcare provider if it is okay to have sex. Keep the area around your vagina clean.
Can you drain a Bartholin cyst with a syringe?
During needle aspiration, a needle and syringe are used to drain the cyst. It is sometimes combined with a procedure called alcohol sclerotherapy, where the cavity is filled with a 70% alcohol liquid after being drained. This is left in the cyst cavity for 5 minutes and then drained out.