Sometimes pathogenic (pathogenic) bacteria become the cause of bartholinitis, for example, certain STD pathogens: chlamydia, gonococci (Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Chlamydia trachomatis), Trichomonas, and E. coli.
unprotected sex with a carrier of the infection; physical blockage of the gland; infection through the blood or lymph; non-compliance with the rules of intimate hygiene (in particular, sex during menstruation); the presence of minor injuries that are the result of scratches or are formed after intercourse with a weak vaginal moisture; wearing very tight underwear, which contributes to the disruption of the normal secretory outflow, which leads to its stagnation. In this case, pathogenic bacteria can easily enter the gland duct; the presence of desyrel diseases in the body (pyelonephritis, common caries, etc.); immune disorders; hypothermia, especially in combination with stress; previous surgeries (such as abortions).
Staphylococcus aureus; Streptococcus pyogenic; E. coli, which is an intestinal microbe; gonococci and chlamydia trachomatis.
Depending on the course of the disease, these stages of bartholinitis are distinguished. Symptoms and causative factors for the development of the inflammatory process in the Bartholin gland will also differ in different cases.
Photo #1. Bartholinitis in a woman (left).