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Can I Run With A Baker S Cyst
No: The ganglion is a cystic selling from the joint capsule. Drainage and or cortisone shot will give you temporary relief. If it is painful or very noticeable the only method to definitively del a with a ganglion is surgery, done in an outpatient facility by an orthopedic, or hand surgeon. There is a small recurrence rate of about 10-15 per cent ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
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
It might,don't do it: This is an old treatment, and the bible was typically used because it was the biggest book in the house. I typically treat dorsal ganglions or those on top of your hand with aspiration and steroid injection and those on the ventral surface or underside with surgical excision. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a hermorrhagic bilocular right ovarian cyst which has partially ruptured . how serious is my condition and can l try for a baby in this state?
Usually Not serious: Hemorrhagic ovarian cysts can be painful. Usually they aren't serious, though occasionally surgery is needed due to severe pain or internal bleeding. They usually resolve on their own. I wouldn't try to conceive while you have these cysts. It could be uncomfortable and cause bleeding. Best wishes! ...Read more
Doctor I have a left ovarian cyst 6cm* 4.2 CM in size i want to know whether i can play a tournament which is coming in a couple of weeks.?
Ovarian cyst: As long as you are not having pain, you should be fine to play most sports. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with an ovarian cyst, but I am in a lot of pain in my whole uterus. Could it be more than just a cyst? How do I ask my doctor to check
See below: You can ask the question in a straightforward manner. Your doctor would be happy to answer it for you. ...Read more
My sister was diagnosed with a renal complex cyst and im wondering if a complex cyst means its cancerous all the time or theres a chance it could be b?
My daughter has a ganglion cyst on herwrist. She is a competitive gymnast? What can be done to mange pain or reduce swelling?
With any elective: Surgery, you should be in best condition to minimize any chances of complications. Why take any chances with even minor procedures which can still have complications that may be compounded by having an upper respiratory infection that could also be the beginning of something more serious like a pneumonia. ...Read more
Ovarian cyts: Women tend to be very stoic in general so I have no doubt you could run with an ovarian cyst, but the question is it safe for you. If you are in pain, the answer is absolutely no, I do not believe you should run, especially since you haven't given us the specifics. However, these are very common and ultimately listen to your ob/gyn who can best instruct you as to acceptable activities. ...Read more
Just found out I have an ovarian cyst the size of a tennis ball. I'm calling an obgyn on Monday. Can you give me some info/advice about ovarian cysts?
Ovarian Cysts: Most ovarian cysts in young females that are clear in appearance tend to be benign. Tennis ball size cysts rarely go away on their own without surgical intervention. Seeing a GYN MD Monday will give you a better idea of the treatment course. ...Read more
I have a Bartholin Abscess the size of a golf ball which is causing me extreme pain sitting and walking should I go to outpatients to have it treated?
Yes: Bartholin glands are normal, but when one becomes blocked and forms a large painful cyst this will usually keep coming back unless it is removed. If it becomes infected (abscess), that complicates things further because it tends to worsen and makes removal more difficult. At home, there's no curative treatment, but warm compresses may help until you can be seen. Do be seen by primary care or GYN. ...Read more
Okay this is for my fiancee okay ppl say she either has a boil or a cist or a staph infection like it poped last night can some one help identify it.
Infection: Yes. A physician can examine this in person and identify it. If it is unidentifiable then a culture can be taken of the sore. This question will be answered in person and probably not on the internet. ...Read more
I have sore feet and right diagnosed with mortons neuroma so is a stationary bike ok to use for exercise or will it aggravate the condition?
Yes: Provided little or no pressure is over the forefoot or over the neuroma, you should have no problem. If, however, while doing the exercise, or the next day, you have pain, then you should listen to your body and modify or discontinue. Cycling, if done properly, should not aggravate a neuroma. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Knee popping: "popping" in the knee often suggests a partial tear in the cartilage (meniscus) in the knee, especially if there is buckling of the knee at times.. The pain usually is felt at the side of the joint, depending on which meniscus is injured, but you can sometimes have pain in the back of the knee. Other causes could include arthritis, acl injury, or collateral ligaments, or iliotibial band syndrome. ...Read more