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Sebaceous Cyst Leaking Clear Fluid
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
SeSee derm: See dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
At your age: A simple fluid filled cyst in the ovary is almost always benign. Followup ultrasound is generally not done unless the cyst is over 5cm in size or it has features that are suspicious for something other than a simple cyst. ...Read more
Mild p/o pain: Slight post op pain due to cyst fluid irritation but most of this will be aspirated by the laparoscopist at the time of the procedure. ...Read more
Are fluid filled ovarian cysts less likely to be cancerous? I have a simple fluid filled. one, plus a para simple cyst.
Cancer rare: Many women get ovarian cysts during their reproductive years. Most will never develop ovarian cancer. This gland functions to produce eggs. These eggs grow inside ovarian tissue within a sac or follicle. During ovulation the egg is released from its sac passing into the fallopian tubes. Usually the sac dissolves, but sometimes remains and fills with air or fluid to develop well defined cyst ...Read more
Previously had surgery for ovarian cysts. smaller cysts filled with pus or clear liquid on legs, vagina, abdomen, face. diagnosis?
Can a dermoid ovarian cyst leak or bleed without rupturing? Have trace amount of fluid in cul du sac but dr didn't mention rupture, just follow up 3mo
Maybe normal: There can be a normal amount of fluid in the cul du sac, but it depends on the amount of fluid seen. I encourage you to reach out to your doctor and question this finding. ...Read more
Fluid: Your body resorbs the fluid in your abdomen from the ruptured cyst. ...Read more
Gush of fluid?: Are you referring to fluid coming out of the vagina? If so the no this would not be related to an ovarian cyst. They ovary is located inside your pelvis in a contained area called the peritoneal cavity. A ruptured cyst would not cause fluid to come out of the vagina as these area are not really connected. ...Read more
I had a 27cm ovarian cyst filled with reddish brown fluid. What causes a cyst fill with fluid opposed to tissue? What's the difference in symptoms?
Cyst: A cyst by definition is a fluid filled sac. In the ovary you can have solid tumors (benign and cancerous), mixed solid and cystic and just cystic (fluid filled). Each growth is a tissue type, which is the key to what type you get. You probably had a serous (fluid type) cystadenoma or an endometrioma (bloody fluid filled cyst) ...Read more
It can: If a sebaceous cyst, also known as an epidermal inclusion cyst, becomes inflamed enough it will drain on its own. They can be painful if inflamed. Do not try to squeeze it. If you want it removed, see your dermatologist as it is a routine surgical procedure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Infection: Most likely the ear drum perforated, water with bacteria entered into the middle ear, and now there is an infection. Recommend antibiotic drops such as Floxin (ofloxacin) or ciprodex, keep the ear dry and don't blow nose. Most perforations close but would see ENT if there is still drainage or hearing loss after a month. ...Read more
Diverticulitis, drain tube placed on pelvic, gets 5ml/24h gray foul smelling fluid. Is safe to remove drain tube? What is this fluid?
Do not remove: You likely had an infection due to a diverticulum rupturing, causing localized peritonitis and then abscess. Treatment for this is drainage and antibiotics until the abscess and inflammation resolves. Taking the tube out too early can cause reaccumulation of pus. See a colorectal surgeon following resolution to see whether you should have follow up surgery to removed the diseased segment. ...Read more
The clear fluid is common at the time of ovulation, and is normal in women at mid-cycle. Sometimes, if the bladder of the woman is full, and/or she has had vaginal deliveries, small amounts of urine can appear as if it is coming from the vagina. If this is causing problems, consult a ...Read more
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