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Do Cysts Go Away On Their Own
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
Synovial fluid fills: Ganglion cysts. These are fluid filled sacs and synovial fluid is what lubricates the joint, fluid enters the cyst through a tiny attachment from the joint and makes the cyst large . This is why activity or force seemingly makes the ganglion larger as more pressure in the joint leaks into the cyst. Typically it's a like one way valve into the cyst but they can drain back so they go up and down. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: But all of them do not need to be removed. If they are increasing rapidly or uncomfortable then have it removed. And make sure a provider that removes lipomas looks at it and agrees with that diagnosis. ...Read more
BRAIN INJURY: Concussion, by definition is merely injury to head which causes loss of consciousness, loss of memory, or combination of both, and usually, all post-traumatic issues completely gone by 5-6 weeks. But repetitive head injuries are the problem, potentially leading to post-traumatic encephalopathy, such as NFL players. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: A phlebolith is a calcium mass in the wall of a vein. Some proponents believe phleboliths can be self-treated - via hot compresses, prescription antiinflammatories and activity. However, deposited calcium is not going to mobilize itself out of tissue without chelation-type therapy or surgical removal. Phleboliths are generally benign, cause no harm and are not treated. If its a concern see a doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
That depends.: Although milder post traumatic stress disorder may resolve without treatment be aware that ptsd can be like a slumbering beast that can be woken in the future by anniversary events or further trauma. For moderate to more severe ptsd - not getting help is a recipe for problems. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Sometimes: Many food allergies in children resolve spontaneously including milk, egg, wheat, soy (but not nuts or peanuts). Sometimes environmental allergies will resolve over time, but not as common as above food allergies. Nickel, gold, latex, poison ivy and other contact allergies do not resolve. ...Read more
Yes and no: The primary infection will usually clear in those with a normal immune system within 2 years. However, the HPV family of virus strains is well known for hibernating in your system for decades. The cancers associated with many strains are not part of the initial infection but may show up years or decades later.Knowing you have had it can motivate you to have you pap smears done on schedule. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Impetigo: Impetigo is a bacterial infection of the skin caused by Staphylococcus aureus. If the infection is mild then medications like mupurocin in ointment form should be enough. If it is severe then oral antibiotics will be needed. Make sure to complete the ab course Education is important - Hand washing - wash lenin and toes in hot water -cover infected parts -use disposable tissue paper to blow nose ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Treatment: An abscess is an infection which extends into the deeper layers of the skin. Sometines they can be incised and drained and perhaps cultured to see what organism is causing it. It may need oral antibiotics and topical care as well. See your physician as scarring can result from not treating. ...Read more
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