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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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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

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I have a 3.3 x 2.3 x 2.4 CM cyst on the tip of my appendix. Surgery is scheduled this week. Is there any chance that this is not cancer?

I have a 3.3 x 2.3 x 2.4 CM cyst on the tip of my appendix.  Surgery is scheduled this week.  Is there any chance that this is not cancer?

Yes: There are several lesions that are benign, mucocele, carcinoid tumor, granuloma from infection, & xanthogranulomatous appendicitis. Adenocarcinoma of appendix occurs infrequently. ...Read more

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I want to know what is the difference between grumbling appendix & ovarian cyst pain?

Not much: An appendicitis and ruptured ovarian cyst can mimic each other. You don't see as much of a temp elevation or increase in the white count with a rupture cyst. Both can p/w pain nausea and vomitting. ...Read more

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I had a severe sharp pain in my abdominal. And it went to my left side. they told me it was probaly my appendix or I had a irrupted cyst?

I had a severe sharp pain in my abdominal. And it went to my left side.  they told me it was probaly my appendix or I had a irrupted cyst?

Abdominal Pain: OK, those are possible explanations for abdominal pain although your appendix is generally on the right side. I hope you were evaluated by a doctor if not do so. ...Read more

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Had lower right pelvic pin for over a week. Dr thinks cyst in ovaries. Would I have known by now if it was appendix as that's my fear. ?

Sign of appendicitis: Dull pain near the navel or the upper or lower abdomen that becomes sharp as it moves to the lower right abdomen; this is usually the first sign, but it only occurs in half of appendicitis cases. Loss of appetite Nausea or vomiting soon after abdominal pain begins Abdominal swelling Temperature of 99 to 102 degrees Fahrenheit Constipation or diarrhea with gas Inability to pass gas ...Read more

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It's been over a month since i had my appendix removed and a cyst from my ovary and its still painful to have sex? What does this mean? Im worried!

See an OB/GYN: You may have another cyst, there may be a residual focus of inflammation where your appendix and cyst were removed, there may be scar tissue in the area. Go see the person who did the surgery and get this worked out, and hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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Should I still have a hard time walking, and getting up after 5 days of having my appendix removed and ovarian cyst surgery?

Should I still have a hard time walking, and getting up after 5 days of having my appendix removed and ovarian cyst surgery?

Depends: You did not say if your operation was laparoscopic or not - that would make a difference. Either way, you will be sore afterward for a while, but by day 5 - I would expect you to be feeling/doing better and able to get up some. If you think this is a problem, call your surgeon and get in to be checked out to make sure nothing else going on. Be well. ...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