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Hello can pilonidal cysts become hard ? can pilonidal cysts cures with drugs?

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  can pilonidal cysts become hard ?
  can pilonidal cysts cures with drugs?

Infection: chronic infection can cause these cysts to become scarred and hardened; however, although antibiotic therapy will calm down an infection, surgery is the definitive 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 the lipmo cyst be hard ?

Can the lipmo cyst be hard ?

Diagnosis by removal: How do you know it is lipoma? Classically described as having slippery edges on palpation. It can be of any consistency. Get it removed to have a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can a ganglion cyst become hard and bone like?

Can a ganglion cyst become hard and bone like?

Yes: Similar to a water balloon, a ganglion cyst has an outer wall and filled with a fluid (typically from joint or tendon). Like the balloon analogy, if it is filled to the limit of the outer wall's volume, then the cyst will feel "as firm as a bone." often the doctor, depending on location, can prove that it is fluid filled by transillumination or aspiration. ...Read more

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I have a bump on the bottom of my wrist when i try and google it it says it can be ganglion cysts. It's hard and a bit sore could it be something else?

I have a bump on the bottom of my wrist when i try and google it it says it can be ganglion cysts. It's hard and a bit sore could it be something else?

Maybe?: Swellings on the palmar side of your wrist near the thumb is a typical location for a ganglion. These can be sore especially with repetitive activities. Other causes of lumps and bumps are very uncommon and cancers are very rare, but do occur. If is has changed at all i would suggest that you get it checked out by your doctor. ...Read more

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Can an ovarian cyst make it hard to urinate? As in having to really push to get it out?

Can an ovarian cyst make it hard to urinate? As in having to really push to get it out?

Unlikely.: Ovarian cysts, unless extremely large, shouldn't cause troubles emptying your bladder. I would see you doctor and find a more likely explanation, which, for your age group, is most likely urinary tract infection. ...Read more

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I just got out of ER and I have an ovarian cyst. Can it be harder to have a baby? What happens if it doesn't go away?

I just got out of ER and I have an ovarian cyst. Can it be harder to have a baby? What happens if it doesn't go away?

Discuss with doc : It is normal for a small cyst to develop on the ovaries from time to time. Ovarian cysts are quite common in women during their reproductive years and may be a single cyst or many cysts. Most cysts are benign and only require monitoring. Most are cysts which develops from tissue that changes in the normal process of ovulation. They usually disappear within 6-8 weeks. ...Read more