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Can You Get A Ganglion Cyst On Your Foot
Sure: You can get a cyst on your penis. The treatment would depend on the diagnosis of the type of lesion/cyst it was. Get it checked out, best wishes. ...Read more
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
Depends: Consult with the doctor who aspirated it because there is no one way to care for it. The options are generally a bandaid, pressure dressing, or splint. But some physicians encourage deep massage and followup times may vary as well as need for further workup depending on symptoms and possible associated issues. Best of luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If you have a neuroma surgically removed from your foot and you get swelling what could the problem be?
Neuroma surgery : Swelling can be normal after neuroma excision, sometimes you can develope a hematoma but they are very painful and infection is possible as well and can cause swelling but you would have other symtoms , ice and elvation can help if the surgery has been recent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Signs/Symptoms: A blister that is infected typically will have some drainage that is purulant (pus-like) and will be associated with erythema (redness and heat). The redness may be on the blister as well as the surrounding skin. Swelling is present, and it tends to be sensitive to touch. If in doubt, have your doctor check it! ...Read more
Can you tell me how could i get rid of a blister and a callus on one hand without a doctor visit?
Depends on the cause: Many things can cause calluses. Some reasons that one may develop a callus include: viral infections (warts), friction, pressure, repetitive trauma, and a limitation of joint motion. Some genetic conditions may also cause people to develop calluses on the hands and the feet. Treatment depends on the cause of the problem. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Yes - plantar wart: Warts can appear almost anywhere on the skin. There are many different types actually. What you describe sounds like a plantar wart - that you may have acquired walking barefoot in public baths/swimming pools/shower areas? Warts can easily be treated though and there are a number of over-the-counter remedies that can be tried. A doc with liquid nitrogen or a dermatologist can help too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Ganglion cysts on the top side (non-palm side) of the hand can be removed through an aspiration procedure. This is a simple office procedure where a needle is introduced into the ganglion cyst and its contents are aspirated. However, the risk of recurrence following an aspiration procedure is very high--as high as 75-80%. Consider the risks of recurrence when deciding on treatment options. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Ultrasound: Ob/Gyn doctors can perform a non-invasive test called an ultrasound which uses high frequency sound waves to get a picture of what is going on inside the body, including detecting cysts. ...Read more
Cyst from biting lip: There are some types of cysts that can arise from lip trauma. Some are blue some are thick and dense. Cysts by definition are sacks filled with fluid and line with epithelium cells. Not all lumps are cysts. Hard dense areas can be fibromas (common after injuries) blocked salivary or mucous gland can cause swellings. ...Read more
Commonly associated with trauma or arthritis the joint capsule becomes stretched. As the body produces additional synovial fluid to lubricate the joint the loosened joint capsule stretches and fills with fluid...The gnaglion. As the body produces more or less the size of the ganglion will fluctuate. Best ...Read more
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