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epididymal cyst removal surgery

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joe Littlejohn
25 years experience Urology
Epididymal Cysts: Epididymal cyst fluid filled sacs associated with an appendage of the testicle. There is no treatment required for this entity. Removal, when desired ... Read More

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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
It's not dangerous.: Medicine won't dissolve it. They will do surgery if they increase in size. There's no long term adverse effect. Take care!
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shah Chowdhury
41 years experience Pediatrics
Cyst: Easy surgery, heals quick. After removal of cyst/s the blood flow to the testicle should improve.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Beasley
19 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: The technique used to remove a cyst depends on where the cyst is located and how large the cyst is.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Yes if needed: Surgery can remove ovarian cysts, but they can also return even after surgery. Laparoscopic surgery can be used in some cases, and i believe that ther ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Denis Winder
57 years experience Plastic Surgery
Information: Sebaceous cysts occur relative to sebaceous glands which exist more in some areas than others such as the face, scalp, groin, and armpits. Removal of ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
25 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Thyroglossal : This is a cyst that is a developmental and should not be there. When it occurs, it can be removed after making an incision on the neck.
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Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Naked eye can not distinguish cystadenoma with focus of cancer, ( has high incidence of cancer ) only after total removal and analysis by the patholog ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Schnider
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ovarian cysts: Most ovarian cysts can be removed laparoscopically which is an outpatient procedure. It is nowadays unusual to have to be inpatient for this. This obv ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
Back Again?: Pilonidal cysts can be difficult to treat and heal. I have seen many patients with several recurrences. It can be treated successfully. You may have y ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Call your surgeon: Wash the incision with an anti-bacterial soap such as hibiclens or phisoderm. Irrigate hydrogen peroxide over a 4 x 4 gauze and most importantly call ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
38 years experience Neurosurgery
Ganglion cyst: Ganglion cysts can be removed quite safely. The main risk is infection and in a healthy individual that is low.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Blazar
61 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many but rare: Surgery for an ovarian cyst today is very safe and complications are rare. As with any operation risks related to ansthesia, blood loss, damage to sur ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Careaga
17 years experience Plastic Surgery
Minimal: With proper local anesthesia, all you should feel is the initial pinch of the numbing medicine.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Sorokin
22 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: At the very least there will be local anesthesia. General anesthesia is unlikely unless it is a huge cyst. Sedation or twilight is possible. Best t ... Read More
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Dr. Kevin O'neil
27 years experience Urogynecology
Possibly: See a doctor who is experienced in laparoscopic and robotic surgery for an opinion.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
No: No.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Mirabile
32 years experience Gynecology
Ovarian cyst: Depending on the size of the ovarian cyst, if removed laparoscopically then an outpatient procedure should be planned.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
16 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: So in general sebaceous cysts will not every completely go away unless they are removed. This requires a minor surgery. How minor depends on the size ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
51 years experience General Surgery
Sometimes: If all the stitches are plaed under the skin they will not be removed. If they can be seen they will be removed after an appropriate period of time, u ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marina Landa
31 years experience Pathology
outpatient or inpati: Treatment may include antibiotic therapy, hot compresses and application of depilatory creams. In more severe cases, the cyst may need to be lanced ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wolf
40 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Chalazion i ; d is a standard office based procedure with high success rate when indicated.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Sampson
25 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes: These can get fairly large and cause problems with swallowing or become infected.

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