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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