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Can someone get multiple cysts throughout neck?

Can someone get multiple cysts throughout neck?

Yes: The answer is yes. If the "cysts" are in the skin... Probably not a big deal. If the cysts are in the neck (deeper) - that's a big deal and needs to be checked asap. ...Read more

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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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My neck hurts all the time. It gets very stiff and achy. It also causes me to get headaches. I had a cyst removed from my neck about 4 years ago, this?

My neck hurts all the time. It gets very stiff and achy. It also causes me to get headaches. I had a cyst removed from my neck about 4 years ago, this?

See a pain doctor: For an evaluation. This may be due to degenerative condition in your neck such as spondylosis, facet disease or disk disease. It could also be a a result of poor posture at work or in general. ...Read more

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What would you do to get rid of a cyst like pimple on your neck?

What would you do to get rid of a cyst like pimple on your neck?

Warm compress: I think it is reasonable to try to start with a warm compress applied on and off in 15 minute periods. Should it persist beyond that without drainage or if there are any associated fevers or chills or discomfort i would certainly recommend being seen either by a medical aesthetician or your primary care physician. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a cyst on the back of my neck without surgery?

How do I get rid of a cyst on the back of my neck without surgery?

See below: These cysts are easily taken care of in most cases by a minor procedure called and incision and drainage. The cyst is numbed with a local anesthetic and then a small cut is made with a scalpel to drain the cyst. Usually there is a capsule to the cyst which is pulled out through the small opening. It is a simple procedure that most doctor knows how to do and do in the office. Surgery sometimes. ...Read more

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Who do I see to get a cyst on my neck evaluated? Will a dermatologist do this?

Who do I see to get a cyst on my neck evaluated? Will a dermatologist do this?

Cyst: You could start with your primary care doctor. It depends on what the lump on your neck is as to what kind of specialist if any you need to see. If it is a simple cyst a Dermatologist could certainly take care of it. If it is a dermoid cyst then you would need to see an ENT. So, seeing where it is on the neck and what it feels like will help in the decision where to send you. ...Read more

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I had a cyst removed 2 weeks ago from my neck. Now it feels lumpy underneath the incision maybe a lump 1/4 the size of the cyst. Will it get flat agn?

I had a cyst removed 2 weeks ago from my neck. Now it feels lumpy underneath the incision maybe a lump 1/4 the size of the cyst. Will it  get flat agn?

Follow up: You need to be seen by the Surgeon to determine if the change is consistent with post-op healing process. It's hard to give you the right answer without proper examination. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has a sebaceous cyst on the back of his neck and its starting to hurt. He doesn't have insurance. How much do you think it will cost to get it removed?

My boyfriend has a sebaceous cyst on the back of his neck and its starting to hurt. He doesn't have insurance. How much do you think it will cost to get it removed?

Several hundred: A trip to an urgent care center will be less expensive than going to an er; try to find a public hospital if you go to an er. There are also free clinics- try to find one near you. Good luck. ...Read more

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I get cysts on my neck when I'm under stress or the weather changes from summer to fall .. With drainage blood and puss then a thick fluid like mucus?

 I get cysts on my neck when I'm under stress or the weather changes from summer to fall .. With drainage blood and puss then a thick fluid like mucus?

I am concerned: that you are draining these lesions yourself. Sometimes you get infected hair follicles (folliculitis) or nodules that require antibiotics, or at least examined by a healthcare professional. That is not normal to be sure. ...Read more

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Large pimple on neck, usually get one at a time. Is this just a large pimple or a form of cystic acne and how can I control it?

Large pimple on neck, usually get one at a time. Is this just a large pimple or a form of cystic acne and how can I control it?

Cyst: Acne can present as large cyst like spots but usually in more general areas. Some cysts are sebaceous, caused by a plugged up oil gland. Some could be infected sweat gland. Sometimes infected with staph. Should get your doctor to see this to get the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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3yr ago infection in testines, now OAB tight blad neck and infected cyst. Will I be at risk of dying if I get issues all time ?

3yr ago infection in testines, now OAB tight blad neck and infected cyst. Will I be at risk of dying if I get issues all time
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Puzzling: Having trouble trying to understand what kind of intestinal infection would leave you with an over active bladder. Coincidence maybe? What kind/location of infected cyst? With what you describe I do not see any association with increased risk of death. ...Read more

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Was told by doc a large hard lump on my collarbone not near my neck was just a tendon sheath cyst- he barely looked at it should I get 2nd opinion?

Was told by doc a large hard lump on my collarbone not near my neck was just a tendon sheath cyst- he barely looked at it should I get 2nd opinion?

Yes: I would definitely get a second opinion. You should have an x-ray to make sure there is not a problem with you bones (ie tumor or infection). In general there are no tendon sheaths on or near your collarbone. Definitely a second opinion from an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more