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My son has umbilical cyst, about 3mm diameter, should it be removed?

My son has umbilical cyst, about 3mm diameter, should it be removed?

Check with your Peds: I would visit your pediatrician to take a look and make a decision. Pediatric urologist might also help to diagnose if there is no abnormality with the urinary system, often confused with the umbilical cyst ( something called urachal cyst). ...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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At my 6 week 3 day ultrasound they found that the gestational sac measured 9 weeks and now at 8w they found an umbilical cord cyst. Should i worry?

At my 6 week 3 day ultrasound they found that the gestational sac measured 9 weeks and now at 8w they found an umbilical cord cyst.  Should i worry?

Clarification: For very specific interpretations of sonographic findings it is important to discuss the findings one on one with your doctor. There is simply not enough inforamtion to commen. ...Read more

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The report of Ultra Sound on my liver says 2 hepatic cysts are noted.There is now a patent umbilical vein.What does that mean ?

The report of  Ultra Sound on my liver says 2 hepatic cysts are noted.There is now a patent umbilical vein.What does that mean ?

Portal Hypertension: A patent umbilical vein suggests the presence of portal hypertension. Portal hypertension is seen in people who have liver disease/cirrhosis which is caused by hepatitis, alcohol abuse, and other processes that damage the liver. You need to speak to your doctor about additional testing of your liver function and screening for hepatitis. ...Read more

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Hadsurgery about a week ago.I had a hernia removed from my umbilical cord, cyst removed from my ovary,adhesions,gallbladder n appendix when is sex ok?

Hadsurgery about a week ago.I had a hernia removed from my umbilical cord, cyst removed from my ovary,adhesions,gallbladder n appendix when is sex ok?

Hard to say: This is an answer best given by the surgeon who worked on you.We do not have the detailed records to review or any idea if there were complicating factors. Just call the office tomorrow and ask the staff to clarify any restrictions you should follow. ...Read more

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What causes peri urethral cysts?

What causes peri urethral cysts?

Repeated infections: There are glands along the urethra that lubricated the urethra. With repeated infections cyst can form. Then urine pools in these cyst and form larger pockets call diverticulum. ...Read more

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What causes a cyst on the kidney?

What causes a cyst on the kidney?

Don't know: There are hereditary forms of rare cystic disease called polycystic kidneys then there are incidental simple cysts that we don't know exact root cause. Known to bear with age. ...Read more

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What's causes of parapelvic cyst?

What's causes of parapelvic cyst?

Congenital: There are usually benign fluid filled sacs that are located in the kidney as a "cyst". Kidney/renal cysts are pretty common. They are congenital, which means they may be inherited or just a result of the process of growth alterations as a fetus from uncertain intrauterine factors. Sometimes they can obstruct the kidney. If you have it on a scan, see a urologist. ...Read more

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Can pilar cysts cause any symptoms?

Can pilar cysts cause any symptoms?

Maybe: Pilar (trichilemmal) cysts are slowly growing cysts of the hair root usually in the scalp. They are not usually painful or bothersome, just bumpy. ...Read more

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What are the causes of retinal cysts?

What are the causes of retinal cysts?

Depends : Peripheral cysts your are born with. Patients can develop cystic changes in the periphery called retinoschisis. Cysts in the central retina? The macula are usually from leakage of blood vessels from diabetes, vein occlusions, inflammation in the eye (uveitis) and rarely macular pucker, retinitis pigmentosa, and Niacin usage. ...Read more

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What's the cause of an inclusion cyst?

What's the cause of an inclusion cyst?

Varies: Can be congenital when skin follicle or pore fails to form or can result from minor trauma when skin pore is scarred close. The result is a gland that makes oil without communication to the surface skin. ...Read more

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What causes cysts to form on your face?

What causes cysts to form on your face?

Acne: The number one cause of cysts on face, are usually a form of cystic acne. Might want to see a dermatologist about this. ...Read more

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Could drainage of cysts cause discharge?

Could drainage of cysts cause discharge?

Depending on : location of cyst - there may be visible drainage. ...Read more

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Does ovarian functional cyst cause pain?

Does ovarian functional cyst cause pain?

Yes , not: Cysts are very common , functional more common They can become larger with minimal symptoms , symptoms as pain occurs mainly due to enlargement , rupture or bleeding , Cyst need to be evaluated after more than 5 cms in size. ...Read more

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What causes ganglion cysts to get bigger?

What causes ganglion cysts to get bigger?

Synovial fluid: Fills ganglion cysts. These cysts are fluid filled sacs and synovial fluid is what lubricates the joint, fluid enters the cyst through a tiny attachment from the joint and makes the cyst large . This is why activity or force seemingly makes the ganglion larger as more pressure in the joint leaks into the cyst. Typically it's a like one way valve into the cyst but they can drain back spontaneously. ...Read more

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What are the causes of an inclusion cyst?

What are the causes of an inclusion cyst?

Cyst: A person inherits the tendency to get these types of cysts. They come up for no reason and their is no way to prevent them. They may be single or multiple but you cannot do anything to keep them from coming. They can run in families or not. ...Read more

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What is vaginal cyst? What is the cause of it ?

What is vaginal cyst? What is the cause of it ?

Several types: There are several types of vaginal cysts. One type arises from an incision or tearing (such as for delivery of a baby) and is called an inclusion cyst. Another type is a remnant of structures that are present near the vagina during embryo development. Yet another can be related to skin structures (such as a sebaceous cyst). It is uncommon for these cysts to be cancerous. ...Read more

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What causes painful cyst at the back of my neck?

What causes painful cyst at the back of my neck?

Sebaceous Cyst: Most often due to sebaceous cyst (skin oil accumulation) caused by plugging of skin oil gland near hair follicles. Often they can have bacterial infections and inflammation causing pain. Should see md to insure it is not a boil or actual infection rather than cyst. May need antibiotics and drainage or removal. ...Read more

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Chocolate cysts cause headaches. Is this normal?

Chocolate cysts cause headaches. Is this normal?

Chocolate trigger: There are many patients whose migraine headaches are triggered by chocolate. I am assuming that by chocolate cyst you mean some type of chocolate. ...Read more