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HOW TO TREAT A CYST

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
22 years experience Family Medicine
Usually excision: Although heating pads ANS antibiotics may calm them down the only definitive care is cutting out the cyst.
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Dr. Francisco Agullo
19 years experience Plastic Surgery
Excision: Excision is best. The cyst can continue to grow or may become infected otherwise.
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Dr. Farhad Rafizadeh
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Take it out.: Cebaceous cycts are benign conditions that rarely go away by themselves. They usually get biggar and occasionally they get infected. I think the best ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Best seen ; treated: By a gynecologist.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: You should let your doctor know you are having pain. He/she can examine you and possibly run tests to find out the cause.
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Depends: Rest, anti-inflammatory medication can help. If it continues to bother you with pain or affecting wrist function see a doctor. They may aspirate it or ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience General Surgery
Depends on severity: A pilonidal cyst is a cyst or abscess near or on the upper portion of the cleft of the buttocks that often contains hair and/or dead skin. Treatment ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
Antibiotics: If antibiotics do not work or the gland becomes infected again, then incision and drainage is appropriate.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bartholin gland cyst: Bartholin gland duct cysts are fairly common and result from blockage of the gland opening and subsequent accumulation of fluid and debris. These cys ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Once get infected: need physician help to Rx antibiotics , possible drainage (of pus ) . Non intervention leads to pain suffering and complications due to infection . ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Surgery: If growing or symptomatic then have it surgically removed. It will only grow over time and perhaps become more uncomfortable.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tung Nguyen
30 years experience Neurosurgery
If symptomatic: Rathke's cleft cyst is a developmental remnant of rathke pouch, a normal structure formed during development of the pituitary gland. Most cysts are fo ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil McLeod
48 years experience Prosthodontics
Not tooth related: A cyst is a pathogenic space in bone or soft tissue containing fluid or semi fluid material, and in the oral regions, almost always lined by epitheliu ... Read More
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