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Cyst On Scalp Treatment
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. Simple excision is usual treatment. ...Read more
Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it. Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin (beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body. Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn. Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more
I have an epidermal inclusion cyst in my scalp and I feel that its getting bigger, how to cure this without an operation? Is there any possible treatment to take this out in my scalp, I hope you can help me because its frustating me.
Out before infected: An epidermal inclusion cyst of the scalp has a wall of tissue around the contents which can get bigger. If it gets infected & needs to be drained, it is harder to remove every last cell so that cyst does not recur & then cannot be done until scar matures. The final scar will be bigger if that happens. Removed now, hair follicles can be protected, the scar smaller, & risk of recurrence decreases. ...Read more
Mucinous cyst: Depends on where, etc. Surgical removal.Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends: If you have a cyst beneath the skin near the shoulder then observation vs surgery needs to be entertained. If the cyst is deep and was seen on MRI within the shoulder joint or near the shoulder joint and its symptomatic then surgery may be needed but it must be properly evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon first. ...Read more
Simple or Complex?: Renal cysts are frequently observed in normal kidney (65-70% of cases). The size of the cyst is less important than character. Cysts can have different character appearances on different diagnostic studies (ultrasound, CT scan, or MRI). Based on what yours looks like, your doctor will either choose to follow it or perform additional imaging as they can also be a sign of more serious disorders. ...Read more
Often surgery: Cysts with few symptoms may be treated conservatively, with shaving the area free of hair, and perhaps oral antibiotics for minor swelling. However, more symptomatic cysts usually require resection. Newer approaches favor smaller incisions, often off the midline, with closure of the wound for more rapid healing. Flap closure is usually reserved for complex or recurrent disease in the U.S. ...Read more
Nothing: Splinting the joint and the use of anti-inflamatories has the best chance of getting the ganglion to receed in size and posibly reduce any pain. ...Read more
Usually surgery.: Typically a mass that size in your pelvis needs to be surgically removed. The best approach to achieve that would be up to your surgeon to decide. Need to see gyn. ...Read more
Usually nothing: Renal cysts are usually of no consequence. However, the doctor who ordered the test needs to confirm this. Simple renal cysts that cause no symptoms require no treatment. ...Read more
Kidney cysts: Most cysts on the kidneys are harmless and usually found during an exam for another reason. There is no definitive treatment for cysts as long as they do not cause pain or infection. ...Read more
Needs further interv: If you are hurting badly, then this so called 'cyst' needs to be managed further. Surgical removal comes to my mind as solution. This will likely alleviate the pain and inform us if this cystic structure is benign or malgnant, as cysts in this area are a bit unusual. If the doctor who told you that it is a cyst can remove it...Then go for it. Otherwise seek consultation with another neurosurgeon. ...Read more
Depends: Sometimes you just watch and repeat the ultrasound after the next period. Sometimes I may drain them in the office if they are persistent. Sometimes they may grow and cause pain and require surgical removal. It generally depends on the size, patients age, symptoms, etc. A cyst can affect fertility but usually does not. ...Read more
I'm 25years old. I found out that I have a 61mm by 13mm by 31mm cyst on my left ovary. What's the best treatment?
The "Best": Treatment is the one recommended by a gynecologic surgeon you trust and then takes care of the problem. I hope you have consulted one. Best of luck. ...Read more
What symptoms does a cyst on the t6 cause and is this normal? What type of cyst could it be? What type of treatment should I seek?
? congenital: Most likely, a lifelong arachnoid cyst, which has been asymptomatic for years. Not usually expansive, but if so, could result in numbess below mid-back, weakness of legs, and issues with urinary incontinence. Review films with your doctor, as I suspect this was a non-significant coincidental finding. ...Read more
I had a pancreatits 3 months ego and the cyst of 3*3 cm was left in the end of treatment how much time take it to dissolve Age 21?
Please see a doctor:
If the cyst is very large and causes a lot of pain, your doctor may use the following treatments:
your doctor may inject a corticosteroid medication, but it doesn't always prevent recurrence of the cyst.
Your doctor may drain the fluid from the knee joint using a needle.
Cold compression wrap and crutches may help reduce pain and swelling. Gentle range-of-motion and strengthening exercises. ...Read more
Options include: If the cyst isn't bothering you, you don't have to do anything. If you do nothing it may continue to enlarge. You can drain a cyst but it will it will generally just fill up again. If the cyst bothers you or is in a bad location I would recommend removing the cyst. This can usually be done in the office under local. ...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