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A 14-year-old male asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
25 years experience Wound care
A sack of fluid: A cyst is a fluid filled sac that usually has a thin wall (capsule) and is filled with a watery fluid. Complex cysts may have multiple fluid sacs all ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
To better provide: You with useful info, please tell us the location of the cyst on the body. Can re-ask question.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Many kinds: A cyst is an abnormal, fluid-filled, epithelially-lined, closed structure -- a definition learned early by every medical student. There are hundreds o ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Real: Big!! ( about 5 1/2 inches)h
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
44 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Ganglion: Bible cyst is another name for a ganglion cyst. In some cultures the cyst would be smacked with a weighty book like the bible to rupture the cyst and ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
39 years experience Dentistry
Need More Info: Where is it and how large is it? How long has it been present? I would see my pcp.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
You didn't : Say which part of body this cyst is located, but i assume it is on skin. Local ice would help deaden the pain, but will do little else.
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Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Skene's cysts?: Skene's glands (periurethral or paraurethral glands) are located next to the distal end of the urethra. Cysts form if the gland's duct is obstructed, ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Pseudocyst: Pseudocyst is a fluid collection that forms in a person that does not have a cellular cyst wall. It is most commonly used to describe a pancreas fluid ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Not normal anatomy: However, if imaging studies indicate no reason to be concerned about malignancy, and your physician is not concerned, it may be left well enough alone ... Read More

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