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How to treat cysts on appendix?

How to treat cysts on appendix?

Cysts dont need rx: You do not treat cysts on the appendix.You only treat acute infection in appendix with appendectomy otherwise you leave appendix alone unless it causes symptoms. ...Read more

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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Dull ache lower right abdomen down to thigh.. Is this ovarian cyst or appendix?

Dull ache lower right abdomen down to thigh.. Is this ovarian cyst or appendix?

Needs exam: You need to be seen by your physician to diagnose etiology of discomfort. ...Read more

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Pain/tenderness in RLQ that last 4-5 days and doesn't get severe more likely to be ovarian cyst or appendix? Worse when I eat too much chocolate.

Pain/tenderness in RLQ that last 4-5 days and doesn't get severe more likely to be ovarian cyst or appendix? Worse when I eat too much chocolate.

Need an exam: There are numerous organs in your body that can cause right-lower-quadrant pain. True to consider ovarian cyst or appendicitis. However only an exam by a trained physician will help discover what condition is causing your pain. Please arrange an exam ASAP. Good luck... ...Read more

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Having pain in lower right ab, nause, barely eating, pain in right side back. Ultrasound done- no cyst but appendix aread looked inflamed. Dr sent me to ER but CT scan normal and bloodwork normal but had a little blood in urine. On antibiotics for 3 days

Having pain in lower right ab, nause, barely eating, pain in right side back. Ultrasound done- no cyst but appendix aread looked inflamed. Dr sent me to ER but CT scan normal and bloodwork normal but had a little blood in urine. On antibiotics for 3 days

Follow up for help : Hi. I answered your questions last week. My comments are no longer visible, but i hope that you received the answers of many of us doctors at healthtap. It appears that most said the same thing: 1. It is appropriate to call the original doctor if the condition does not improve or worsens, 2. Going back to an er is a consideration in case of emergency, 3. Following instructions is important @drpam. ...Read more

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Should i be scared of this cyst on my appendix?

Should i be scared of this cyst on my appendix?

Not unless is sympto: You don't have to be scared unless it is symptomatic and causing symptoms of acute appendicitis. ...Read more

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Feeling horrible after surgry 5 days ago for ovrain cyst & appendixs Is this normal?

Feeling: It is hard to know what you are actually feeling. However if you have fever, pain or cardiorespiratory symptoms call the surgeon ...Read more

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18 days ago, a cyst ruptured on my right ovary. I was bleeding internally so the doctors removed the cyst and my appendix. How soon can I have sex?

18 days ago, a cyst ruptured on my right ovary. I was bleeding internally so the doctors removed the cyst and my appendix.  How soon can I have sex?

Usually 2 wks: Always ask dr who did your surgery, as there may be extenuating circumstances which would cause them to give a different answer. Also, with protection, if needed. ...Read more

Appendix (Definition)

The appendix is a piece of tubing located at the bottom of the colon on the right lower part of the abdomen. It has no known function in modern humans, but was thought to possibly be a type of extra stomach back in our cavepeople days. Currently it's only purpose is to get infected ...Read more