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Cyst On Arm
It depends: It really depends on the type and location of the cyst. If it is in the skin, a dermatologist will likely be able to help. Some cysts are deeper down and will require a surgeon, or an orthopedic surgeon to address. Many cysts in children are benign and if not causing a problem, it might not even need to be removed. Start off with a consult with your pediatrician or family doctor. ...Read more
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
Hard to say!: When did this start? New deodorant, detergent or soap, etc.? if so, stop them. Use unscented products for sensitive skin. No harsh scrubbing. Wash new clothes before wearing them. If anything of these things may apply, then stopping the offending product should help things calm down. If not, get seen by a doc who can sort if out or refer you to the appropriate specialist. ...Read more
Diagnosed with hidradenitis suppurativa today. I only have 1 tiny cyst under arm. No others ever. What are some labs/test to prove or disprove this?
Cyst under arm and pilonidal cyst, swollen glands everywhere, rash on wrist, weight loss, and dizziness and general feeling unwell. What could this be?
Please make an appointment to see your doctor. A medical history will be taken and complete physical exam done.
Once done appropriate management will be started or you might be referred to a specialist. ...Read more
Cyst in arm pit for the 4th time. 3rd one was surgically removed so was the 2nd one. Doctor gave me antibiotics and doesn't want to do anything else.
Iam having a cyst under the arm from my age 10yrs, when touching it is very pain and the size is not increased is it cancer my age 32yrs?
Unlikely: But get it removed biopsied to avoid infection and pain. ...Read more
I am 42 yrs old hispanic female I've never had a cyst under my arm it started with 1 now I have 3 the smallest one looks very dark and painful w/ rash?
Cyst: You may have a cyst and infection under your arm from shaving. Consult your doctor for help. ...Read more
I have a cyst on my arm. It's really visible & red. How would I get rid of this or reduce the appearance?
Needs eval: Needs to be seen to determine appropriate treatment. See PCP. ...Read more
My son had a cyst undet his arm and he compressed it with warm to hot pressure, n it just popped n he gushed out blood, what does that indicate?
Abscess: What is sounds like he had was an abscess, which is a confined cavity filled with infected material, blood and pus. A warm compress often helps it come to a head and drain, after which it will likely heal. If it does not, see your doctor. Try not to squeeze these things; instead of rupturing outward, as your son's did, they can rupture inward, thus inadvertently spreading infection. ...Read more
I have a cyst on my arm I squeezed it and it felt like it popped twice but popped under the skin, now it's warm to the touch and hurts. Is that bad?
Not good: Time to see doctor for evaluation and treatment plan. Now do not touch this area anymore and keep very clean and dry ...Read more
I have a cyst in my arm, my dr, told me that is atached to my nerv, do I need to remov it, its causing pain, on and off, he dosent do it, what doctor shod I go to?,
Ganglion: These are ganglion cysts, usually caused by repetitive flexing of the joint. Generally benign; however, if painful should be seen by orthopedics. ...Read more
Specific: Is the mass on the arm between the shoulder and elbow? Is it getting bigger and over how long a time? Does it pulsate? Does it move with the shoulder or elbow? Does it "tingle" when you thump it? These are things to think about when you see you see an orthopedic surgeon. He can decide what to do for you. ...Read more
My be infected: You may have an infected cyst. You should consult your doctor as it may need draining anr/or antibiotics. ...Read more
I have a small cyst under my arm, after a ultrasound the Dr said it was as calcified sebaceous cyst and that I shouldn't worry. What does this mean?
Sebaceous cyst: Arises from a clogged sebaceous gland (secretes an oily material that lubricates hair and skin). Epidermoid inclusion cysts are more common and may look similar. Both types of cysts are benign but can be removed if they are bothersome or inflamed. ...Read more
I have a cyst on my arm pit that's gotten significantly worse in the past 24 hrs. The lump is now larger than in inch and my breast and arm r in pain?
No: Your ovaries are in your pelvis not your arm. ...Read more
I have a sebaceous cyst on my arm pit that has a yeast infection. Is there any way to get rid of the yeast infection?
Yeast in your armpit: Is not a common area for infection unless you have predisposing problems such as hidradenitis suppurtiva. But if its a superficial infection, most over the counter antifungals will work for you. If its more refractory, you will have to see your local physician for further treatment. ...Read more
Nerve + muscle pain from a surgery on midshaft humerus for a bone cyst and broken arm, happened 8 years ago, having problems now, should it be removed?
Bilateral axillary lymph nodes swollen+ fibroadenoms & cysts, arm pain +numbness, no body infectio. Dr said nothing to worry. Lymph nodes biopsy needed?
Check: Have it checked. It is likely to be benign, but you can get peace of mind. ...Read more
My 18 year old son diagnosed with cysts inside his upper arm, should he get them removed? Has pain with physical activity.
CYST ARM: Have him be evaluated by a surgeon for possible removal if it bothers him. Could just be minor or. ...Read more
My 18 year old son was diagnosed with cysts inside is upper arm, should he get them removed? He is in pain with physical activity
Yes: If they are painful and interfere with daily activities then he should have them removed. ...Read more
I am 18 years old. I am suffering from sebaeceous cyst in both under arm which comes and goes within 2 days. Doctors told to keep the area clean. Help pl?
I had a sebaceous cyst rupture on my arm. Should I squeeze out what I can? Or simple leave it alone?
Warm compress: Applying a warm moist compress, a warm washcloth, to the area a few times a day can help your body expel any remaining debris. It should clear in a few days. If not, or if it becomes more swollen, red or painful, seek medical care. ...Read more
Should I get the cyst under my right arm closet to my heart removed? I've had one removed in the past.
I have a cyst or abcess on arm. No redness, a little swelling. My whole arm burns & feels weak like I exercised it too much. What should I do?
See your doctor!: This can only be diagnosed by an exam. First of all, an infection must be excluded and some infections can become life-threatening, if caused by certain types of bacteria. Severe pain (often with fever) can be a sign of infection. Also, you did not mention the location of the cyst or abscess but a swelling that causes burning or weakness might be compressing a nerve. So have this looked at asap! ...Read more
I have cysts! One on my arm and one on my face near my eyebrow. I've also had something on my chin that looks like one but this one hurts when I touch it?
How do I get rid of a cyst on my left arm and one of my face near my eyebrow at home? No doctors! X thanks
CYSTS ON FACE + ARM: YOU GET RID OF CYSTS BY HAVING A DERMATOLOGIST OR A SURGEON CUT THEM OUT! ...Read more
Burst cyst: If you have fever, chills, or redness advancing in any direction from the wound, then you can visit emergency. If you do not have a fever or redness spreading away from the wound then visit Urgent Care for a full medical history, exam, pregnancy test if necessary, and likely antibiotic prescription. You may only require topical antibiotics and wound care, tetanus vaccine update. ...Read more
MINOR SURGERY: Assuming normal, uncomplicated healing; about one week. ...Read more
35 male. For years I could feel 2 cyst sort of things in arm and leg under skin, but now I have 3 more in body. They are painless and don't grow size.
See a dermatologist: May be lipomas. If so they are removed for cosmetic reasons. ...Read more
I have under each arm pit a knot or some sort of cyst. I would like to know if this could be a result of doing a lot of exercise or what?
Prob. Not: Axillary lymph nodes are most common in the location you are describing and are not related to exercise. If they are painful, tender or enlarging see your pcp for evaluation ...Read more