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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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Can I use a tampon with a cyst that is located on my vaginal wall? My doctor says its pretty small and sex isn't painful. Help!

Can I use a tampon with a cyst that is located on my vaginal wall?  My doctor says its pretty small and sex isn't painful. Help!

Yes: Cysts on the vaginal wall are usually from gartner's duct and are benign. They can become large enough that they are noticeable but if small, they do not require treatment. ...Read more

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Should you remove an epidermal inclusion cyst?

Should you remove an epidermal inclusion cyst?

Not necessarily: Epidermal cyst can get larger or become infected. If it doesn't bother you and is not symptomatic, it does not need to be removed. ...Read more

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Is local anesthesia used for inclusion cyst removal?

Is local anesthesia used for inclusion cyst removal?

Thanks for asking!: Local anesthesia can be used for inclusion cyst as sole anesthetic or in combination with additional sedative anesthetics. ...Read more

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What's the cause of an inclusion cyst?

What's the cause of an inclusion cyst?

Varies: Can be congenital when skin follicle or pore fails to form or can result from minor trauma when skin pore is scarred close. The result is a gland that makes oil without communication to the surface skin. ...Read more

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What food can avoid epidermal inclusion cyst?

What food can avoid epidermal inclusion cyst?

None really: Eic is a sac lined with skin cells embedded under your skin that becomes full of the skin and oil normally produced and exfoliated each day. Squeezing the cyst will release this cheesy smelly material but will cause scarring and make it more difficult to remove the sac surgically, so avoid this. I have some patients that have multiple neck cysts that resolve after eliminating dairy from the diet. ...Read more

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Can inclusion cyst stop your period?

Can inclusion cyst stop your period?

Inclusion cyst: No. Ovarian cysts are another matter, but inclusion cysts in the skin will not cause this. ...Read more