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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
Needs Rx or more: Some tumors are cysts, some cysts are tumors, but the common epidermoid cyst though is not a tumor. If as i understand from the other question that there is a concern over a possible ruptured cyst, surgery may be required to avoid an area that is likely to become repeatedly infected. If the pathology report says ruptured benign cyst, i would trust it. ...Read more
Is a testicular cancer lump hard or soft? Is a spermatocyte hard or soft? Is testicular cyst hard or soft? Is testicular cancer lump on or near testi
Either can occur: A cyst is a thin walled closed space filled with fluid. If the amt. of fluid is large the cyst can be tense and feel very firm. A tumor is a overgrowth of cells either benign or malignant For the latter a scan tissue tumor, benign or malignant is very firm while a fatty tumor even if malignant can feel very soft. Scans and bx or aspiration will define cyst from tumor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have 2 pea sized hard cysts for abt an year, deep under skin on lt upr thigh. Felt just by pressing deep. Not painful. Is it normal? Size not changd
Cyst: These could be simple cysts or lipomas, not of concern if they are unchanged for over a year in the thigh. However, if they are in the groin crease above the thigh then they could be lymph nodes and should be examined by a doctor. ...Read more
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