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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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I have a large bump underneath my jawline. It feels like a cyst but i tried to lance it and nothing has come out except clear fluid and a little blood?

I have a large bump underneath my jawline. It feels like a cyst but i tried to lance it and nothing has come out except clear fluid and a little blood?

Stop: First, don't try to treat yourself - you could well harm yourself. You may have an enlarged lymph node or a salivary gland nodule. You may just have a lipoma or sebaceous cyst. Regardless, see your doctor , who will refer you on if needed. Again, do not try to lance or otherwise rupture the area. Good luck. ...Read more

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Jawline bump: enlarged lymphnode or cystic zit? I hav acne&get some but afraid of hiv. 5min protected sex. Oraquik neg @5.5 - after. Its now 7wk? Neg?

Jawline bump: enlarged lymphnode or cystic zit? I hav acne&get some but afraid of hiv. 5min protected sex. Oraquik neg @5.5 - after. Its now 7wk? Neg?

Probably negative...: You are probably negative, but the only way to know is to get retested again. Most lymph nodes usually come and go if you have an infection on the face, such as cystic acne. However, if it doesn't go away after a month or so, it may be worth seeing your medical provider to determine if it is a lymph node or something else.. Based on your protected sexual contact, your HIV risk is already low. ...Read more

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Could I have an oral cyst in my gum? I've got a bump on or in my gum about a quarter of the way into my mouth on the left side. It's red, and feels a bit squishy, but there is no real pain. Could this be on oral cyst, or something else? Do i need to be wo

Could I have an oral cyst in my gum? I've got a bump on or in my gum about a quarter of the way into my mouth on the left side. It's red, and feels a bit squishy, but there is no real pain. Could this be on oral cyst, or something else? Do i need to be wo

Making : Making a diagnosis of your problem, over the internet, sight unseen, is not prudent. As a general rule of thumb, if there is a lesion, bump, ulceration, or change in your mouth that is not a normal, ordinary part of your anatomy that doesn't resolve by itself in a few days, it needs to be evaluated as to the cause, and then physically treated by your dentist or other health care provider. Allowing anything out of the ordinary to linger is not advisable. Please have the lesion evaluated. ...Read more

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My aunt has an issue she has clear bumps that feel like the beans in a bean bag. They are small and on her leg and hand and under her mouth. I'm thinking it could be small tumors or cysts but I'm not sure?

My aunt has an issue she has clear bumps that feel like the beans in a bean bag. They are small and on her leg and hand and under her mouth. I'm thinking it could be small tumors or cysts but I'm not sure?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests, including a biopsy. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have a cyst on my tonsil?

How can I tell if I have a cyst on my tonsil?

Tonsil Cyst: Tonsil cysts are usually visible on the surface of the tonsil and can be seen during an oral exam. If you are concerned about a tonsil cyst, make sure to see your primary care provider or your local ear nose and throat specialist. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to have a cyst on my tonsil for years?

Is it possible for me to have a cyst on my tonsil for years?

Yes: It is possible to have cysts in tonsils for years and years without causing any symptoms/problems. ...Read more

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Why do you get a cyst on your tonsils?

Why do you get a cyst on your tonsils?

See below: Mucous retention cysts are common on tonsils. It is likely genetic in origin. See an ENT doctor! ...Read more

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Can a tonsil cyst feel and taste like a tonsil stone?

Can a tonsil cyst feel and taste like a tonsil stone?

Tonsil: A tonsil cyst and a tonsil stone are very different problems, but they can both present with pressure, pain and discomfort. As for taste...Not really. A tonsil stone smells quite putrid and the taste typically follows. There usually isn't much to take with a tonsil cyst. ...Read more

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Ive had a tonsil Cyst for 3-4 years . hasnt caused any problems. Is it dangerous or can it be cancerous?

Ive had a tonsil Cyst for 3-4 years . hasnt caused any problems. Is it dangerous or can it be cancerous?

No: Cysts in the tonsils are benign (not cancer). And if it hasn't changed over 3-4 years, that increases our confidence that it is benign. ...Read more

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Had tonsils removed along with a cyst in my left sinus 5 days ago. What should I expect over the next few weeks?

Had tonsils removed along with a cyst in my left sinus 5 days ago. What should I expect over the next few weeks?

Post surgery: Tonsillectomy in adults results in a significant sore throat after surgery with possible low grade fever, ear pain, and bad breath. Be sure to keep drinking a lot of fluids and do not get dehydrated. The removal of the sinus cyst may cause some nasal congestion and a little blood drainage from the nostril for a week or so. Contact your doctor if you have any significant bleeding or fever. ...Read more

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I found a mass on my tonsil recently. It looks like a cyst and seemed to appear out of no where since i haven't been sick in 4 months.

I found a mass on my tonsil recently. It looks like a cyst and seemed to appear out of no where since i haven't been sick in 4 months.

Probable mucous cyst: The tonsil contains crevasses and pits that sometimes become obstructed and can fill with skin or mucous debris forming white to, yellow smooth rounded usually asymptomatic bumps. If no symptoms then just observe. ...Read more

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I may have a cyst on my tonsil what can I do at home to help it some yellowish stuff came out it last night. It first appeared during my sinus infecti?

I may have a cyst on my tonsil what can I do at home to help it some yellowish stuff came out it last night. It first appeared during my sinus infecti?

Gargle: If you have debris coming off a tonsil, drink more fluids and gargle several times every day. If symptoms persist, see an ent. ...Read more

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Do tonsil cysts cause any pain?

Tonsil cysts: They never cause pain, and rarely cause any symptoms whatsoever. ...Read more

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Does a tonsil cyst go away on its own?

Does a tonsil cyst go away on its own?

Sometimes: They may spontaneously drain, but if they persist and are symptomatic, best to see your otolaryngologist. ...Read more