Bartholin gland

Female genital area, showing Bartholin glands on each side of vagina opening

On each side of the opening to the vagina, there is a Bartholin gland. These two glands produce fluid to lubricate the vagina and the vulva.

Current as of: February 11, 2021

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Sarah Marshall MD - Family Medicine
Martin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
Femi Olatunbosun MB, FRCSC - Obstetrics and Gynecology
JoLynn Montgomery PA - Family Medicine