Vaginal Cysts don’t usually show symptoms. However, you may have developed a Vaginal Cyst if you experience one or more of the following signs –
There are several different types of Vaginal Cysts. These include Inclusion cysts, Bartholin’s gland cysts, Gartner’s duct cysts and Müllerian cysts. Each of these differs in its location and cause of cyst formation.
You may develop cysts due to the following reasons:
A Vaginal Cyst is usually discovered during an annual visit to a gynaecologist. You may need further diagnosis to check whether it is benign.
Your doctor may just recommend routine check-ups to monitor the size and growth of the Vaginal Cyst. Along with this, the other lines of treatment that can be followed in case complications occur are:
Vaginal Cysts are usually harmless and don’t necessarily cause pain. They are more likely to cause pain if they get infected.
Infection can be caused by common bacteria present on your skin. Vaginal Cysts may be also get affected by a sexually transmitted infection. Infected cysts can form a pus-filled lump which can then be very painful.
Complications after Marsupialisation or Vaginal Cyst removal surgery include bleeding, infection and recurrence of cyst.
Usually Vaginal Cysts are harmless. However, if you are above 40 years of age there may be a possibility that the cyst is cancerous.
The risks after Marsupialisation or Vaginal Cyst removal surgery include bleeding, infection and recurrence of cyst.
You may need 1-2 days to recover after the surgery. The surgery wound may take around 2 weeks to fully heal.
You may have to stay for 2-3 days at the hospital after a Vaginal Cyst removal. However if you undergo Marsupialisation, you can return home immediately.