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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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Keep on getting ingrown cysts in groin area. Why is this? How to prevent it and treatment other than surgery to get rid off it???

Keep on getting ingrown cysts in groin area. Why is this? How to prevent it and treatment other than surgery to get rid off it???

Ingrown cyst: By ingrown cysts I'm assuming that you're talking about cysts caused by ingrown hairs. This is common with shaving the groin area to closely. It can cause folliculitis or inflammation of hair follicles. If you avoid shaving close that usually solves the problem. Also you can see you doctor and they prescribe an antibiotic which helps it clear up faster. I hope I answered your question :) ...Read more

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I have been dealing with my Hidradenitis for over 10 years and I went and had surgery on both my right and left axillary to remove majority of the cysts I had developed over the years. I also have an issue with cysts in my groin area. I have tried everyth

I have been dealing with my Hidradenitis for over 10 years and I went and had surgery on both my right and left axillary to remove majority of the cysts I had developed over the years. I also have an issue with cysts in my groin area. I have tried everyth

Skin & glands.: You may benefit from a comprehensive assessment of your skin and glandular secretions, both locally and systemically. Some blood testing may help us see if there's an issue with the composition of your gland secretions, for example, that's making you prone to cyst formation and can help us see if there's any potential issue with immune system function. ...Read more

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A doctor said i might have endometriosis, and I have cysts in my groin area that i can feel, they come and go. I have jabbing pains in both sides.

A doctor said i might have endometriosis, and I have cysts in my groin area that i can feel, they come and go. I have jabbing pains in both sides.

.: Endometriosis is a disorder where you have cells that make up the inner lining of the uterus may appear in other parts of the abdomen. Usually causes pain and may even cause more problems like infertility too. Treatment is complex based on where the lesions are. Keep following up with your ob. ...Read more

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I have around 5 sebaceous cysts in the groin area. I have had them for around 12 years and they are very painful when inflamed. Should I see a dermatologist or gynaecologist? I am very embarrassed either way.

I have around 5 sebaceous cysts in the groin area. I have had them for around 12 years and they are very painful when inflamed. Should I see a dermatologist or gynaecologist? I am very embarrassed either way.

Sebaceous cysts are: unpleasant. Please start w/your family doc. He/she will refer you to the proper doctor. When the cysts and their sacks are removed you will feel better. These are fairly common so please try to get beyond understandable but not helpful embarrassment. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have a cyst in my right groin area. It's been there for a few years now and i would like to know what to do about it. Female docs only please?

I have a cyst in my right groin area. It's been there for a few years now and i would like to know what to do about it. Female docs only please?

Cyst by groin: Seriously only a female physician can advise you about a cyst that has 'been present for years' near your right groin? Go to your pcp and get a referral to a dermatologist/surgeon regardless of sex. Assuming this question is legitimate. ...Read more

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What should I do about cysts around my groin and butt area? Like where my leg and butt meet. They keep coming and going in different areas.

What should I do about cysts around my groin and butt area? Like where my leg and butt meet. They keep coming and going in different areas.

Sounds like: Hidradenitis. Sometimes these cysts are difficult to treat. Go to your doctor to make sure there is nothing else going on, such as diabetes or thyroid problems. Then you might need to see a dermatologist to see if any medicines can help. If not, you might even need surgery. Start with your primary doctor. ...Read more

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Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more