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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Daus
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Liver Cyst: Most of these are not to worry about. Ask you doctor if he agrees and then relax!
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Dr. Bassam Amawi
49 years experience Psychiatry
Cyst on the liver : I assume u have been seen by u physician to be diagnosed with that. If u r not convinced get a second opinion . Good luck.
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Please Contact Doc: Given that we do not have any history from you, the medications you are on, the five liver function blood tests or any other sense of the context to y ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
30 years experience Internal Medicine
It depends...: It depends. There are several causes of liver cysts, but in general if they are found incidentally on an ultrasound or ct scan and are "simple" cysts ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
You need evaluation: Yes, you are appropriately concerned. When you pursue further evaluation, your doctor will want to know your exposure risks, travel history, etc. Also ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Liver cyst: Children are usually born with them. They are not a problem unless they enlarge or bleed. Cysts may be present in other parts of the body and are usua ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
Don't worry: Cysts in the liver as long as proven to be just cysts are inconsequential. Your kidneys are fine except for the calculus. Ask for proper diet, and if ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Dorio
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Non-vascular is good: Cysts can occur in many organs. If it is non-vascular, and does not demonstrate an associated mass and has a thin wall, it is probably a benign cyst. ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Need follow-up: While some of the liver cysts are benign needing mostly tight follow-up, some others need special attention. Either way you will need a gastroenterolo ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Possible: A form of hydatid cyst may present with multiple small cysts in the liver. However, unless you have been tending to sheep and were exposed to dog fece ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Not really but......: Ideally, the ct scan or whatever imaging has to be done prior to surgery to make sure no other carcinoid lesion and the surgery is really indicated fo ... Read More
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