VULVITIS ( ABSCESS OF THE BARTHOLIN'S GLANDS)

Sep 30, 2008

VULVITIS - inflammation of the vulva

CAUSES:

  • due to poor perineal hygiene
  • discharge of infection
CAUSATIVE AGENT:
  • gonococcos
  • escherichia coli
  • staphylococcus
  • streptococcus
  • trichonomas vaginitis
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS
  • burning pain during defecation and urination
  • edematous genetalia
  • profuse purulent exudate
BARTHOLIN'S GLANDS INFECTION- will leads to the formation of abscess characterized by pain and swelling of labia

TREATMENT:
  • broads spectrum antibiotic
  • or combination therapy like tetracycline, penicillin and streptomycin
  • hot packs for comfort
  • sitz bath -promotes healing
  • analgesics for pain
Bartholin's cyst - normally surgically remove


Bartholinectomy- removal of bartholin's glands

Indication for Bartholinectomy
  • due to chronic condition, provokes fear of carcinoma
  • occur an obstruction when coitus

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