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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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Reoccurring cyst on right side above pubic hairline on male can sometimes get smelly pus out of it

Reoccurring cyst on right side above pubic hairline on male can sometimes get smelly pus out of it

Hello.: Hello.
This sounds like a bacterial infection. It could have started with an infected hair follicle. Staphylococcus aureus is often the cause. You can place warm compresses on the cyst for 20 to 30 minutes at a time. Replace the compress as it cools. This can be done every few hours. Since this is a recurrent problem, recommend that you see your regular doctor or a dermatologist to determine the cause. Don't handle, lance or squeeze it as that can cause the infection to spread. If you get redness, swelling and warmth in the surrounding skin - it could be a sign of cellulitis. Take care. ...Read more

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I was in forest yesterday and checked myself, but now have cyst-looking pimple on neck. Could it be a tick bite? I get cysts but usually hairline.

I was in forest yesterday and checked myself, but now have cyst-looking pimple on neck. Could it be a tick bite? I get cysts but usually hairline.

It could be: Almost all insects bite leave a small cysts like pimple but often ticks leave the head in the lesion. You can be tested but only by reputable labs. ...Read more

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My 5yr old daughter has a 'bug bite' that keeps reappearing on the back of her neck (bottom of hairline). Could it be a recurring pimple? A cyst? Thoughts?

My 5yr old daughter has a 'bug bite' that keeps reappearing on the back of her neck (bottom of hairline). Could it be a recurring pimple? A cyst? Thoughts?

Recurring bug bite!: It needs ot be evaluated by her pediatrician as it could be cyst (depending ont he site) that could be opeiing up, or a sebaceous gland that reopens and drains or somehting else. But it cannot be a bug bite, which you already know. ...Read more

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40 yr male. 3mm white/flesh domed lesion on scalp above hairline. Appeared about 6 months ago. Not noticeably growing. Nodular melanoma or cyst?

40 yr male. 3mm white/flesh domed lesion on scalp above hairline. Appeared about 6 months ago. Not noticeably growing. Nodular melanoma or cyst?

Probably a cyst: A sebaceous cyst would be more common than melanoma. I would bring this new lesion to the attention of your friendly dermatologist to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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My dad has been experiencing many cysts, armpit, trapezius, back neck hairline, temple, top of butt, they have put him on many meds that obviously do not work, since April. The one on his temple now is almost the size of a gumball and there are 2 wholes a

My dad has been experiencing many cysts, armpit, trapezius, back neck hairline, temple, top of butt, they have put him on many meds that obviously do not work, since April. The one on his temple now is almost the size of a gumball and there are 2 wholes a

He needs to see a...: Dermatologist. First it needs to be determined if these truly are cysts and, if so, what type. There are some conditions that may seem like cysts but are actually solid masses. Obviously, until a correct diagnosis is made, the treatment isn't likely to work. The doctor should start with a good personal & family history & physical exam, then get a biopsy and microscopic evaluation. Best wishes ...Read more

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What is a cyst?

What is a cyst?

A sack of fluid: A cyst is a fluid filled sac that usually has a thin wall (capsule) and is filled with a watery fluid. Complex cysts may have multiple fluid sacs all bunched together. They are usually treated by drainage though often the capsule neds to be removed to prevent recurrence. Other cysts may have thicker contents. If it is filled with pus its usually referred to as an abscess. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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What is a stenes cyst?

What is a stenes cyst?

Skene's cysts?: Skene's glands (periurethral or paraurethral glands) are located next to the distal end of the urethra. Cysts form if the gland's duct is obstructed, usually because the gland is infected. The infected glands or cysts occur mainly in adults. Cysts may form abscesses or cause urethral obstruction and recurrent uti's. ...Read more

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What exactly is a cyst?

What exactly is a cyst?

A cyst: Is a sac of tissue filled with fluid. Depending on the location, tissues and organs involved, a cyst can be a minor problem or extremely serious. ...Read more

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Can you die from a cyst?

Can you die from a cyst?

Very unlikely: Cysts are benign and are very commonly found on various human organs. Unless they grow to a massive size (rarely it can do that) they are harmless and cause no problems. ...Read more

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What is a thorwaldt cyst?

What is a thorwaldt cyst?

Congenital: A benign cyst that forms in the midline of the nasopharynx. If symptomatic may be treated with surgery. Best detected by mri. ...Read more

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What does a cyst feel like?

What does a cyst feel like?

A Cyst: Is a mass filled with fluid. Depending on its location and cause, it can be painless or quite painful. Have it checked out by your physician or dentist as appropriate. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of Cyst?

What are the symptoms of Cyst?

The symptoms of Cyst include:: Skin lumps, Hard bumps under skin, Breast lump. ...Read more

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How do cysts resolve themselves?

How do cysts resolve themselves?

? cysts: CarmencitaL ~ they either_
- pop. Burst spontaneously or by trauma, self induced or surgical. Or
- become atretic - which means they dry out and get absorbed by the body's lymphocytes and macrophages.
- or remain stable and same size for protracted period of time - ie; ganglion cysts
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Are fluid filled cysts always benign?

Are fluid filled cysts always benign?

At your age: A simple fluid filled cyst in the ovary is almost always benign. Followup ultrasound is generally not done unless the cyst is over 5cm in size or it has features that are suspicious for something other than a simple cyst. ...Read more

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Cloudy urineovarian cysts. Please help!?

Cloudy urineovarian cysts. Please help!?

What kind of help?: I am sorry but I am not sure that our online providers can provide specific help for your condition. Are you working w a specialist? Did you have a specific question? If so, please clarify & re-ask. Take care. ...Read more

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If the pain decreased could it be just a cyst?

If the pain decreased could it be just a cyst?

There is: Not enough info to answer the question. Where is the pain? Consider re-submitting with more specifics. ...Read more

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I am having spleenic cyst. How shall I treat it?

SPENIC CYST: Splenic Cyst it depends on the size and if you have symptoms. Follow up with your internist an a good general surgeon. I usually monitor Abdominal Us to determine if it is increasing in size Q3-6 MTHS ...Read more

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Is there a possibility I might be able to have kids if I have cysts?

Sure: Ovarian cysts do not always mean you are infertile. Even those woman with polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) can occasionally ovulate. And if you ovulate, you can get pregnant. Talk with your ob/gyn doc about what cysts you have and whether they are a type that might alter fertility. ...Read more

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I just like to ask regarding my movable cyst is there cured for that?

I just like to ask regarding my movable cyst is there cured for that?

Med eval: This would need to be assessed. It could be a cyst? It could be an enlarged lymph node? The location is an important issue. The duration of the mass is another issue. This would require medical evaluation to provide any type of useful response. ...Read more

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What is boil vs cyst?

What is boil vs cyst?

Boil vs cyst: A "boil" is simply a skin abscess where a bacterial infection has caused a collection of pus. The pus needs to be removed/drained. A cyst is usually the result of a blocked skin pore. The cyst material is usually the normally sloughed off skin cells that cannot simply float away. The collect within the cyst. Cysts do not always need to be treated unless they continue to grow get infected. ...Read more

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What is septated cyst?

What is septated cyst?

Shelves: A cyst is an abnormal, fluid-filled, epithelially-lined, closed structure. If portions of the wall protrude as if they were shelves, we speak of the cyst being septated; if these divide the cyst into compartments we may call it "loculated". ...Read more

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What's a baker's cyst?

Knee cyst: It is a fluid filled sack in the crease behind your knee. The cyst can be associated with a torn meniscus cartilage inside the knee, which allows the knee synovial fluid to escape and form the cyst. ...Read more

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What are overian cysts?

What are overian cysts?

Usually normal: Ovarian cysts form as the eggs in your ovaries mature. Many women have monthly pain associated with this process but it's generally benign. Sometimes you can have abnormal growth of cysts, such as in polycystic ovarian syndrome. If you are having problems with ovarian cysts, you need to see your gyn right away. ...Read more

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What is a baker's cyst?

What is a baker's cyst?

Swelling: Cystic swelling behind knee, causing deformity pain, joint dysfunction. Slow but progressive. May be associated with rheumatoid arthritis. ...Read more