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Cyst In Cerebellum
Not necessarily rela (carisoprodol): A cyst in cerebellum does not necessarily corelate with vertigo. Cysts in cerebellum are generally asymptomatic and do not need any treatment. Try medications for vertigo in adequate dosage. Surgical options should be considered after extremely careful confidence that cause of vertigo is definitely cyst. ...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: If the cyst is causing pressure effects such as headaches, water on the brain, loss of balance or brainstem dysfunction, then the cyst should be drained or removed. If your cyst is not causing symptoms, simple observation may be all that's needed. Of course if the "cyst" is not truly a cyst but a cystic tumor, surgery is needed. ...Read more
I have an epidermoid cyst close to my cerebellum. Is it true that birth control pills can stimulate the growth?
After searching the literature I have been unable to find any information to suggest that birth control pills stimulate the growth of
cutaneous lesions. Are you sure you have the correct diagnosis? Oral contraceptive pills do lower testosterone levels and skin oils are stimulated by testosterone so if anything they would benefit an epidermoid cyst. ...Read more
Depends: Every situation like this is unique. It depends upon the exact type and position of the cyst. Many cysts found on scans are not a cause for concern---in fact, many people have them and never are aware if it because they have no need for the scan in the first place! The important thing is to talk to the doctor who ordered the scan about what is causing it and if there needs to be any concern. ...Read more
Arachnoid cyst: Arachnoid cysts are now commonly found on MR studies. If the cyst is small and not causing clinical symptoms there they are rarely treated surgically. ...Read more
I read online " small left parasagittal retrocerebellar arachnoid cyst with minimal local mass effect on the left cerebellar hemisphere" what is that and does it have an effect on behavior or brain or health?
Benign mass: It is a cyst made up of spinal fluid. Since it is pressing on the cerebellum it can cause problems with balance and fine coordinated movements. It should not cause behavior changes ...Read more
Mri report says, MRI signs arachnoids cyst middle cranial fossa on the right. Ectopia of the cerebellar tonsils in a big hole for tylochneo. Remedy?
Arachnoid cyst: Arachnoid cysts in the middle fossa are rather common and rarely need treatment. Ectopia of the cerebellar tonsils are also not uncommon and again rarely need treatment. ...Read more
Could a retro cerebellar cyst 4.7 1.3 CM cause neck pain headaches other things of that nature? Ct brain showed it in the e.R.?
Go to your Doctor: Please go see your family doctor. This is the very reason you have a family doctor: to navigate the simple and complex problems of your health care. They can get the er notes and reports from the scan and know where to go next. You will not find the answer to this on the internet. Please follow up with your family physician as was recommended in the er. ...Read more
Formed long ago: The vast majority of brain cysts are congenital, meaning they formed when your brain was forming as an embryo and are innocent. The benign brain cysts don't change over time and ar nothing to worry about. Frequently found when you have a brain scan performed for an unrelated reason. ...Read more
Yes indeed: Eating food -- especially fresh vegetables -- contaminaed by the feces of someone with the pig tapeworm is the cause of cysticercosis, a grisly infection of the brain by encysted worms. This isn't "unhealthy eating" as in "junk food instead of fruits and vegetables"; this is a problem that's genuine, authentic, very serious and unfortunately very common in many places. ...Read more
Depends on cause: Many cysts in the brain are congenital, and quite benign, such as an incidental arachnoid cyst. Infections such as parasites may present as a brain cyst and cause seizures. Some bad tumors may grow so fast that the insides may die and become cystic. If there is concern, contact a local neurosurgeon, and get evaluation. ...Read more
Brain cyst.: Depends on location & type of cyst & how long it's been there. ...Read more
Possibly: A brain cyst is normally benign fluid collection that grows and may put pressure on surrounding brain and affecting function. Could cause herniation which is bad. Treatment could consist of a shunt which would drain fluid into another portion of body that would allow for absorption of of the brain fluid and allow nl protected brain function and growth. ...Read more
Should I be concerned if my mum and told her that I have either a cyst or a lesion on my brain, what is that?
I have gramma serizers and I have a cyst in my left side my brain next to my nerve.. Am experienceing a wired pressure that hurts on my left side?
Follow up with your: Neurologist since there is not enough information here to answer accurately. ...Read more
Pineal brain cysts: Pineal brain cysts are common but usually very small and causing no problem. Occasionally the cyst might be larger but you would have some symptoms that would lead to a brain scan to confirm or deny a larger brain cyst. ...Read more
Need for treatment: Depends on size & location of arachnoid cysts & whether or not they cause neurological symptoms from pressure on underlying brain tissue. Neurosurgeons perform minimally invasive micro neurosurgical endoscopic procedures to remove membranes of a cyst or open a cyst so its fluid drains into the normally flowing cerebrospinal fluid. See www. Ninds. Nih. Gov/disorders/arachnoid_cysts/arachnoid_cysts. ...Read more
There is not: Sufficient information to answer this question. Please clarify ; re-ask or inquire of your physician. Take care. ...Read more
No: Cyst usually refers to a fluid filled space. It may be a residual affect of stroke or in rare cases due to parasite infestation. Tumors can have cystic spaces in them therefore presence of a cyst does not rule out tumor. ...Read more
Consult neurologist: You need to be followed by a neurologist or neurosurgeon to determine if there is a change in the size of the cyst or if it impinges on vital structures, needing intervention ...Read more
Can the kind of tapeworms that cats get from fleas cause cysts in the brain, etc. For a human if they catch it somehow?
There are two species of
Echinococcus of concern in pets: E. granulosus, which can infect dogs (see micrograph,
right), and E. multilocularis, which can infect both dogs and cats
These may cause cysts in the brains of infected humans.
Look on the internet, you will find a lot of information about this. ...Read more
I have a cyst a lesions on my brain and history of migraines. With this one a new pain lightning bolts. Been going on 5 days. Meds not helping. HELP!
Fluctuating headache for two weeks, no other symptoms (vision, balance, speech is ok).Chances of brain cyst? Would other symptoms be present with one?
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