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Can an intestinal cyst be aspirated instead of removed.

Can an intestinal cyst be aspirated instead of removed.

Sort of.: Since aspirated cysts usually reaccumulate, this is a better maneuver for diagnosis than for cure. ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

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


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Can a intestinal cyst be aspirated instead of surgically removed?

Can a intestinal cyst be aspirated instead of surgically removed?

Possibly, but: Cysts tend to recur unless removed completely. How large is the cyst? In what part of the intestine is it located. These factors may affect how the cyst is treated. Discuss with GI specialist/surgeon. ...Read more

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Should septated breast cysts be aspirated?

Should septated breast cysts be aspirated?

Depends: Depends on your history, results of last mammogram ; ultrasound, ; family risk factors. Just by itself, a finding of a septated breast cyst does not indicate a need for aspiration. If the cyst is large or painful or able to be felt on physical exam, then there may be relief with aspiration. Breast cyst size, shape ; family history or risk factors together are more important factors to know. ...Read more

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Is haemorrahgic cyst can be aspirated transvaginal ?

Is haemorrahgic cyst can be aspirated transvaginal  ?

Possible: Cysts in the lower pelvis can be aspirated under transvaginal ultrasound guidance. Whether that is a good idea, depends on circumstances. ...Read more

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How do you care for a ganglion cyst that was aspirated on top of your wrist?

How do you care for a ganglion cyst that was aspirated on top of your wrist?

Depends: Consult with the doctor who aspirated it because there is no one way to care for it. The options are generally a bandaid, pressure dressing, or splint. But some physicians encourage deep massage and followup times may vary as well as need for further workup depending on symptoms and possible associated issues. Best of luck. ...Read more

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How do you care for a ganglion cyst that was already aspirated on your wrist?

How do you care for a ganglion cyst that was already aspirated on your wrist?

Same: Same as you would a respected ganglion. Gradual return to normal function with appropriate protection. ...Read more

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How much time should I have pain after having a ganglion cyst in my wrist aspirated?

How much time should I have pain after having a ganglion cyst in my wrist aspirated?

Failure: Ganglion cyst aspiration has a very poor success rate more than likely the cyst remains and is causing your pain. Recommend you seek care with a hand surgeon for possible excision. ...Read more

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I had a bartholin cyst aspirated 2 weeks ago. It hurts a bit when I get turned on. Any idea what is happening?

I had a bartholin cyst aspirated 2 weeks ago. It hurts a bit when I get turned on. Any idea what is happening?

Healing: As you become sexually aroused, the blood vessels in the vulva and vagina dilate. This can put some added pressure on any injured or healing area. The resulting discomfort in an area of recent cyst aspiration is not at all surprising. It will gradually disappear over the next couple of weeks, perhaps a little longer. If it persists more than 6 weeks, discuss with your doctor. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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After one ganglion cyst aspiration, if the cyst is small should I still have it aspirated even though it's still there?

After one ganglion cyst aspiration, if the cyst is small should I still have it aspirated even though it's still there?

How small?: Depends on the size, location, and surgeon. If it's extremely small, it can be hard to get any fluid out, and may not be worth the pain of another aspiration. However, the surgeon who did the first aspiration may feel comfortable since he/she knows where it was the first time. ...Read more

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