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Abscess - Bartholin's; Infected Bartholin's gland
Soaking in warm water four times a day for several days usually provides some relief and causes the abscess to open and drain on its own. However, the opening is usually very small and closes quickly, before drainage is complete.
A small surgical cut can completely drain the abscess. This provides the greatest relief and the fastest recovery. The procedure can be done under local anesthesia in a doctor's office. A catheter (tube) may be used to continue to allow draining while the area heals.
Antibiotics may be prescribed, but they are not usually needed if the abscess is drained properly.
Women who have repeated abscesses may consider a procedure called marsupialization. The procedure involves surgically creating a small, permanent opening to help the gland drain. Women with large, persistent Bartholin's cysts may also have this procedure.
Your health care provider may reco...
Generic Name: PHENAZOPYRIDINE - ORAL Pronounced: (fen-ay-zoe-PIR-i-deen) Urinary Pain Relief Oral Uses
This medication is used to relieve symptoms caused by
irritation of the urinary tract such as pain, burning, and the feeling of
needing to urinate urgently or frequently. This drug does not treat the cause
of the urinary irritation, but it can help relieve the symptoms while other
treatments take effect. Phenazopyridine is a dye that works as a painkiller to
soothe the lining of the urinary tract.
How To Use Urinary Pain Relief Oral
Take this medication by mouth, usually 3 times daily after
meals or as directed by your doctor. If you are taking this medication along
with antibiotics for symptoms related to a urinary tract infection, or are
self-treating, do not take it for more than 2 days without talking to your
Dosage is based on your medical condition and response to
Inform your doctor if your condition per...
Generic Name: MAGNESIUM SALICYLATE - ORAL Pronounced: (mag-NEE-zee-um sa-LIS-i-late) Backache Pain Relief Ex St Oral Precautions
Before taking magnesium salicylate, tell your doctor or
pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to aspirin or other NSAIDs (e.g.,
ibuprofen, naproxen, salsalate); or if you have any other allergies. This
product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or
other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
This medication should not be used if you have certain
medical conditions. Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or
pharmacist if you have:
severe kidney disease
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or
pharmacist your medical history, especially of:
aspirin-sensitive asthma (a history of worsening breathing
with runny/stuffy nose after taking aspirin or other NSAIDs)
poorly controlled diabetes
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