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Vaginal Cysts

Treating Vaginal Cysts

Often no treatments for vaginal cysts are required as they usually remain small and cause no symptoms. For many women, routine exams to monitor the cyst in case it grows or changes in other ways. Usually, cysts are not drained as a precaution against infection.

Doctors may recommend surgery as a treatment option for vaginal cysts in cases where symptoms become too uncomfortable or result in pain. Depending on the location of the cyst, the procedure may be quite involved. However, cysts usually do not return after removal. While risks of surgery are considered small, affected women should discuss this option carefully with their doctor to make an informed decision on the best treatment.

Locations for Vaginal Cysts