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Tips on child cyst on arm removal?

Tips on child cyst on arm removal?

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

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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How would you know if you have a cyst in arm?

How would you know if you have a cyst in arm?

Get evaluated: You can feel a subcutaneous nodule non adherents to the skin usually non tender. May be hard to differentiate from lipomas in inexperienced examiners. ...Read more

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I have these little fluid filled cysts under arm, what does this sound like?

I have these little fluid filled cysts under arm, what does this sound like?

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

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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?

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?

Clinical diagnosis: This fancy word just means the odor producing sweat glands of your armpits developed a pus bearing infection. Whether or not it becomes a longer term problem will depend on the success of your treatment. Some don't like to use the term unless it happens repeatedly. ...Read more

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Cyst under arm and pilonidal cyst, swollen glands everywhere, rash on wrist, weight loss, and dizziness and general feeling unwell. What could this be?

Cyst under arm and pilonidal cyst, swollen glands everywhere, rash on wrist, weight loss, and dizziness and general feeling unwell. What could this be?

Many symptoms: 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

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How much does a outpatient surgery cost to remove a cyst from my arm? On average

How much does a outpatient surgery cost to remove a cyst from my arm? On average

Varies: Several factors will affect the price. The size and location of the cyst can increase complexity. If it is able to be performed safely in an office setting it can be done much cheaper than if it requires a surgery center and anesthesia. ...Read more

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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

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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?,

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 Cyst?: A ganglion cyst is a swelling of the covering sheath of a nerve. That's probably what your doctor meant. If this is what you have and it is painful, then it's removal is indicated. Usually an orthopedic surgeon will be the specialist to see for removal. ...Read more

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What causes cysts on left arm between elbow and wrist?

What causes cysts on left arm between elbow and wrist?

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

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Volan ganglion on radial head upper arm I have a cyst on upper arm?

Volan ganglion on radial head upper arm I have a cyst on upper arm?

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

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Cyst on my arm has turned red and started bubbling up. Any ideas for treatment?

Cyst on my arm has turned red and started bubbling up. Any ideas for treatment?

My be infected: You may have an infected cyst. You should consult your doctor as it may need draining anr/or antibiotics. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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?

Could be infection: You may have an infected cyst (boil) developing. Apply warm, wet compresses for 10 minutes, 2-3 times per day to see if it will drain by itself. If not, especially if you are getting fever or spreading redness, see a provider for possible lancing. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Bilateral axillary lymph nodes swollen+ fibroadenoms & cysts, arm pain +numbness, no body infectio. Dr said nothing to worry. Lymph nodes biopsy needed?

Bilateral axillary lymph nodes swollen+ fibroadenoms & cysts, arm pain +numbness, no body infectio. Dr said nothing to worry. Lymph nodes biopsy needed?

Impossible to say: That is impossible to say without knowing the entire clinical picture, being able to examine the area and not having access to the results of imaging studies. If you are concerned, get a 2nd opinion. ...Read more

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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 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?

Hydradenitis suppura: Single sebaceous cyst should be excised and you will be cured. Multiple infected areas which erupt off and on is hydradenitis suppurativa and more exensive wide excision and skin grafting may be necessary. ...Read more

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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

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Should I get the cyst under my right arm closet to my heart removed? I've had one removed in the past.

Should I get the cyst under my right arm closet to my heart removed? I've had one removed in the past.

If it hurts: The term cyst can mean a few different things in this case, so I am assuming this is a sebaceous cyst in the skin. If the bump is red, painful, getting bigger or bothering you in any way it should be removed. ...Read more

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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

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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?

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?

Cysts: Cysts or similar lesions can represent many different things. If tender there is usually some associated inflammation. Have these checked by your dermatologist to get a proper in person diagnosis ...Read more

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What is the reason for under arm cysts?

What is the reason for under arm cysts?

Dermatologist.: If recurrent it could be due to hidradenitis suppurativa which is a severe form of acne. Best to see your dermatologist for accurate assessment and treatment. ...Read more

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If a cyst that was under my arm bust inside my body should I go to the emergency room?

If a cyst that was under my arm bust inside my body should I go to the emergency room?

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

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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?

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