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Dr. Larry Armstrong
27 years experience Neurosurgery
Not emergency: If the cyst is on the bottom of your spine, see your family dr. And let him evaluate you to recommend treatement options. He will know the proper ref ... Read More

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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Pain: He should be seen by his doctor to see if indeed he has a cyst.
Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
16 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
He needs to see his : Doctor. Pilonidal cyst is easily diagnosed following an examination.
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Dr. Guy Fogel
Dr. Guy Fogel answered
44 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Facet cyst: Cysts usually are related to the facet joint and may cause pressure on a nerve. If they do not pressure the nerve then they can be ignored.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: If it's a cyst in the skin then there is no danger. If it is a cyst coming from the lining of the spinal cord then it could cause problems. Cysts are ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Woltman
30 years experience General Surgery
NO: This generally appears in the arm pits or groin area.
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Dr. Curtis Converse
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Should get treated: It sounds like you are describing a sebaceous cyst (no way to know without having it examined by a Dr) that has become inflamed or infected. If it is ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Do not know: See this site for info on this topic. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/tarlov-cysts/an01603.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
More info, please: I am not sure if you are talking about a skin cyst or a cyst on a vertebra or where...? I'd appreciate more detail about this matter!
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
26 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Cyst or defect?: The differential diagnosis for fetal spinal cyst: spina bifia/myelomeningocele (fetal intervention available since moms trial), spinal cord cyst (rare ... Read More

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