What are contraindications for incision and drainage of a Bartholin abscess or cyst?

Updated: Jan 08, 2019
  • Author: Gil Z Shlamovitz, MD, FACEP; Chief Editor: Christine Isaacs, MD  more...
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There are no absolute contraindications for Bartholin cyst or abscess incision and drainage. Relative contraindications include a complex or recurrent abscess that requires drainage under general anesthesia in the operating room.


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