Bartholin gland abscess is the inflammation of the bartholin gland which is a small opening situated near vagina. They provide lubrication to the vaginal membranes. Bacterias that gain entry in to it cause pain swelling and infection.
It usually causes a lump to form under the skin on one side of vagina. It usually causes pain during the activities like walking standing or during sexual intercourse, sitting down. All those activities which causes pressure on the bartholin duct will lead to its symptoms. Most of the time fever accompany the symptoms and the area bcums red, swollen and feels hot to touch.
Most commonly bacterias like E.coli, STD, chalmadiya, gonorrohoes cause such kind of infection. To rule out the exact cause STD shuld be tested, along with physical examination.
In early stages it can be treated by using some home remedies like,. Going for sitz bath daily for 10-15 mins 2-3 times a day. In this the patient has to sit in a comfortably hot water mixed with dettol or any other antiseptic lotion for 10-15 mins. It reduces the inflammation and helps in clearing out the abscess if it is small.
Using the mixture of castor oil or tree tea as local ointment also help to certain extent and promotes drainage.
Application of castor oil and tree tea with the help of gauze and adding a hot compress on the top of gauze helps most of the time. Surgerical drainage is most common mode of treatment followed these days by modern school of medicine, but there are many Homoeopathic medicine available to these abscess drained naturally without going for any kind of surgery.
Most commonly used homoeopathic medicine fr drainage of an abscess are anthracinum, belladonna, Silicea, Hepar sulph, apis, arsenic, Mercedes Sol, calc sulph, etc. Before Stating any homoeopathic medicine consult your doctor .
Answered on 25/08/2016 9:57 PM