Bartholin gland abscess is a chronic inflammatory gynecological disease. Its only solution is surgical treatment with opening and readjustment of the abscess cavity. Self-treatment and prolonged conservative treatment attempts often lead to chronic process and development of complications. Excision of the abscess and compliance with recommendations gives positive long-term results in 98% cases.
Surgical treatment tactics is determined individually based on the case history, general clinical and pelvic examination findings. The surgery is usually performed under local anesthesia. Preparation, supervision and post-operative symptomatic treatment required hospitalization. The patient stays in the hospital with a full board for 2 days.
In the postoperative period, the treatment with antibiotics and anti-inflammatory drugs may be required. The cost of essential drugs should be checked with the attending physician. The patient is discharged after a follow-up examination and receipt of further recommendations for the outpatient care, wound care and prevention of recurrence.