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can you alway see a cyst or just feel it

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lewis Hassell
38 years experience Pathology
Site matters: Non-invasive tests include ultrasound or other imaging. For some sites, a needle aspiration may help determine whether it is a benign cyst or a cystic ... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience Psychiatry
Infected Cyst ?: If u can't see it it can be difficult. May be u want to talk with u pcp.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Frankel
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Neurosurgeon: You will have to research this a bit, as many neurosurgeons do not operate on this disorder. There is mixed opinion as to the efficacy of surgery.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Skin infections: Pus filled bumps on the skin are usually the symptom of a skin infection. When they become red, warm to touch and painful it is called cellulitis. T ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Cyst: This is unlikely to be serious. Cysts are usually harmless. It is a good idea to have it checked by a PA or APRN.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Leazzo
22 years experience Family Medicine
You can wait: Try warm epsum salt bath soaks as fell.
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Dr. Eric Chiang
10 years experience Rheumatology
Likely be fine: Smoking in general can cause a lot of health problems, but unlikely will cause a cyst to regrow overnight. Nonetheless , I don't encourage smoking per ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zach Patrick
12 years experience Emergency Medicine
Maybe: It could be that it is still a cyst. They can grow and become rather painful, especially if they become infected. This does not make the initial diagn ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Partner checked?: Has your male partner had a sperm analysis yet? Forty percent of all infertility issues are due to male causes. You also did not mention ovulation doc ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Pess
Dr. Gary Pess answered
39 years experience Hand Surgery
Hand Doctor: A hand surgeon is an expert in all problems of the hand and wrist. It can probably be drained.

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