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Doctor insights on: Benign Cyst On Back

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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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Ultrasound showed benign cysts with debris in it.. Doctor said come back for follow up ultrasound in 6 months.. Should i be worried?

Ultrasound showed benign cysts with debris in it.. Doctor said come back for follow up ultrasound in 6 months.. Should i be worried?

Not really.: Cysts are nonaggressive or aggressive; benign vs. Malignant is detn by biopsy, pathology report. Nonaggressive cyst with debris is more the norm, and 6 month f/u is for non-worrisome cyst, to ensure stability, or even resolution. ...Read more

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Fna came back benign on 6mm focal coarse calcification cyst in my thyroid. Is this reliable should I get a second opinion? Im having heart pal and hbp

Fna came back benign on 6mm focal coarse calcification cyst in my thyroid. Is this reliable should I get a second opinion? Im having heart pal and hbp

Observation: An fna is never 100% certain. The probability of malignancy in a benign fna is something under 5%. However, most physicians would continue observation of the nodule rather than recommend surgery. Unless there is something wrong with your thyroid levels, it should not affect your blood pressure or cause palpitations. ...Read more

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Is septated cystic structure in ovary benign? do not know if it's benign. I go back in 2 weeks to check possible growth and set up surgery for removal

Is septated cystic structure in ovary benign? do not know if it's benign. I go back in 2 weeks to check possible growth and set up surgery for removal

Get it out: This could be any of several fairly common ovarian tumors. One of the most likely -- a mucinous cystadenoma -- may be predominantly benign but harbor a bit of cancer. No way to tell. I understand you're getting it out and that's a good thing -- you'll probably be okay. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Breast ultrasound shows 2 cysts in each breast. 1 with debri.. She said she sees no cancer all is benign and to come back in 6 months. Should i worry?

Breast ultrasound shows 2 cysts in each breast. 1 with debri.. She said she sees no cancer all is benign and to come back in 6 months. Should i worry?

Probably ok: Cyst are common in the breasts. They often cause tenderness before your period. Make sure you follow up in six months as recommended. If your doctor was more worried they would have scheduled more imaging or a biopsy. ...Read more

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How should I treat the cyst on my back? Is there options other than lancing it?

How should I treat the cyst on my back? Is there options other than lancing it?

Depends: If it's not bothering you, you may need to do nothing. If it starts to bother you, it will need to be drained and/or removed. The urgency of removing it depends on they type of cyst it is and whether it is infected or not. See your doc for more info on your options. ...Read more