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Can someone get multiple cysts throughout neck?

Can someone get multiple cysts throughout neck?

Yes: The answer is yes. If the "cysts" are in the skin... Probably not a big deal. If the cysts are in the neck (deeper) - that's a big deal and needs to be checked asap. ...Read more

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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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What is the difference between neck cysts and neck nodules I have both?

What is the difference between neck cysts and neck nodules I have both?

Cyst vs nodule: A cyst has a hollow cavity/sac with a fluid/liquid, or somewhat solid material a nodule is relatively hard and not hollow. ...Read more

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Do I go to dermatologist or orthopedic to remove cyst from neck?

Do I go to dermatologist or orthopedic to remove cyst from neck?

See ent doc: Depends on size but cysts on the neck can be tricky w/ the nearby location of several important nerves (spinal accessory nerve and others).A board certified ENT surgeon may be the best to take off your cyst. Good luck! ...Read more

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Does having herniation in C5 4mm and disc deteration in c456&7&7 mean surgery I also have deteration in my lumbar of and a 6/8 mm cyst in neck?

Does having herniation in C5 4mm and disc deteration in c456&7&7 mean surgery I also have deteration in my lumbar of and a 6/8 mm cyst in neck?

Disc disease: Just because you have an MRI that shows disc disease and herniation does not mean surgery. Surgery is determined by a multitude of factors and only one is the MRI - others include your symptoms and the exam and other tests if indicated. Surgery should always be the last option. ...Read more

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On off feeling food stuk in larynx and cant swallow. Larynxscope show 3 mm cyst. Acid reflux. Can it be gerd? Cyst? Stress? Neck ultrsound fine. Worrisom?

On off feeling food stuk in larynx and cant swallow. Larynxscope show 3 mm cyst. Acid reflux. Can it be gerd? Cyst? Stress? Neck ultrsound fine. Worrisom?

Reflux/cyst: It sounds like you have reflux and should be on medication for that. The cyst is tiny and it may be if you still feel unwell you should have another scope in 3-6 months. All the best. ...Read more

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I have a sebaceous cyst on neck. Was given cephalexin at ER because it caused a skin abscess (?).Will this get rid of it, or will I still need surgery?

I have a sebaceous cyst on neck. Was given cephalexin at ER because it caused a skin abscess (?).Will this get rid of it, or will I still need surgery?

Sebaceous cyst: The cephalexin was prescribed to treat the infection. This will likely improve the swelling/size of the cyst, but will not get rid of it. The only way to get rid of it is through complete excision, which can often be performed in the office setting under local anesthesia. ...Read more

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Its dangerous the operation to remove a cyst in the neck?

Its dangerous the operation to remove a cyst in the neck?

Not really.: It should be easy to remove a simple cyst on the neck. Find an experienced surgeon. Complications may arise depending on location, size and pathology. ...Read more

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I have a cyst on my neck for years it was small and grew over time will I need to have it removed through surgery?

I have a cyst on my neck for years it was small and grew over time will I need to have it removed through surgery?

Get it checked: If it is a sebaceous cyst or a lipoma, if you want it gone, then you have to have it removed surgically. Depending on where it is and how big it is, often it can just be done in the doctor's office. You need to have it checked by a doc to know for sure that it is benign (not cancer) and to tell you what you need to do to get rid of it. ...Read more

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What does having a right maxillary retention cyst in the neck mean?

What does having a right maxillary retention cyst in the neck mean?

Cyst: Great question. Maxillary cysts are in the maxillary sinus which is a cavity below your eye and over your lip. A cyst is a benign ballon of mucous in that sinus. They are very common and usually are not treated. If the cyst uncommonly becomes very large they would require surgery. (again very uncommon) ...Read more

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Who do I see to get a cyst on my neck evaluated? Will a dermatologist do this?

Who do I see to get a cyst on my neck evaluated? Will a dermatologist do this?

Cyst: You could start with your primary care doctor. It depends on what the lump on your neck is as to what kind of specialist if any you need to see. If it is a simple cyst a Dermatologist could certainly take care of it. If it is a dermoid cyst then you would need to see an ENT. So, seeing where it is on the neck and what it feels like will help in the decision where to send you. ...Read more

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Will a dermatologist be able to check a neck cyst for cancer?

Will a dermatologist be able to check a neck cyst for cancer?

Yes, often can: Yes but any surgeon can handle this problem if it is more than one cm in size. ...Read more

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I just found out I have a brochial cleft cyst on my neck and I was wondering, does every case need surgery for removal or can it just go away?

I just found out I have a brochial cleft cyst on my neck and I was wondering, does every case need surgery for removal or can it just go away?

Depends: They are congenital (you are born with), smaller malformation will not give any trouble, most of the time they drain out give infections to the sinus tract and have very low incidence of malignant transformation Speak to your doctor ...Read more

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I have a sebaceous cyst on my neck. It was operated in 2012 and a white substance was taken out but it has come back and is green now. What next?

I have a sebaceous cyst on my neck. It was operated in 2012 and a white substance was taken out but it has come back and is green now. What next?

Procedure not right: When they excised your cyst in 2012 they failed to remove the capsule and now it reformed again only it seems to be infected. Antibiotics and warm soaks until formal excision can be done ...Read more

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I have pain in my neck and shoulder when I drink alcohal serveral cysts in my neck and swollen lyphnodes. Dr says not to drink nothing to worry about?

I have pain in my neck and shoulder when I drink alcohal serveral cysts in my neck and swollen lyphnodes. Dr says not to drink nothing to worry about?

Multiple issues: Pain w/alcohol? Cysts and lymph nodes? Do u get frequent headaches? Consider whether you clinch or grind your teeth hard at night when sleeping. This can cause extra tension and muscle spasm. Otherwise I have no great answer. ...Read more