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Cyst On Sinus
Had sinus surgery back in june have cyst in sinus was fine then went back for 3 month check up it has gotten bigger should I have surgery ?
In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more
The nasal discharge from my left nostril is rarely clear. Have a cyst in sinus on the same side. Might the cyst be the cause of this?
Got a mucus retention cyst in sinus CT scan blocking sinus partially.What are the treatments to remove it or dissolve it?Suffering from post nasal dip
Not necessary to: Remove a mucous retention cyst is not necessarily the cause of your sinus problems. I take ct scans all day and we see a lot of mucous retention cysts with little correlation to symptoms. If you are going to have it out just know that your symptoms will probably not improve . Many university radiologists that read scans will advise against treatment because of the high reoccurrence rate ...Read more
Cyst or sinus: You are lucky, if you dont have a pilonidal infecrion. The cysts are closed, round sack and the sinus has an opening on the skin. Both can become infected. With infection a surgical drainage is required. Before infection you have a choice to observe or elective surgery to remove. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is operation necessary for treating cyst in the sinus cavity. Can I avoid operation? If not, which type I should prefer traditional or endoscopic?
Surgery not required: Most cyst in the sinus are called mucus retention cyst and are benign. They rarely cause a problem and can just be observed. However, it's best you have an ENT review a sinus ct scan with you to see if it could be causing any symptoms you may be having. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Retention cyst: Speak with your doctor, but usually this is an incidental finding requiring no treatment. ...Read more
My husband is 36 years old n is diagnosed with branchial cyst - sinus with superadded inflammation. What is the treatment for this?
Reports say cyst on left sinus. Neurologist failed to inform me. What kind of doctor should I see to evaluate this and possible removal of cyst?
ENT Specialist: All sinus cysts do not need to be removed,see an ENT doctor for an opinion. ...Read more
27 years old, frm last 5 years I have sever pain in whole my left body side, from head to foot.I have bilateral maxillary retention cysts in both sinus?
Unrelated probably: Generalized severe pain on one side of the body would be unrelated to bilateral maxillary retention cysts. However, if the "cysts" are not true retention cysts and another pathological process, they could be related. See an ENT doc to help correlate. ...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
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