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I have a sebaceous cyst behind my earlobe, and i think it is infected. How would i know if it is? And if it's infected will it heal without treatment?

I have a sebaceous cyst behind my earlobe, and i think it is infected. How would i know if it is? And if it's infected will it heal without treatment?

No: An infected sebaceous cyst would appear red in the overlying skin and may be painful. You may also have fevers. If it is infected you will need to be placed on antibiotics and have the cyst removed. It will not resolve on it's own. ...Read more

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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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How can I treatment the pilar cyst ?

How can I treatment the pilar cyst ?

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

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What are effective tarlov cyst treatment?

What are effective tarlov cyst treatment?

Nothing: Tar log cysts are expansions of the dural sleeve around a nerve where the nerve exists the spine. Usually they are incidental and best not having any interventions. ...Read more

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Hemaregec ovarean cyst.Which kind of treatment.

Hemaregec ovarean cyst.Which kind of treatment.

Well that depends: Are they sure it is a hemorrhagic ovarian cyst? They would want to make sure it resolves or goes away. If it does not go away it is not just a hemorrhagic cyst. Therefore you need to followed by a gynecologist. ...Read more

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Can you tell me some good tarlov cyst treatment?

Can you tell me some good tarlov cyst treatment?

Not surgery: Most Tarlov cysts do not need treatment. They are outpouches of dura with fluid in them. They are rarely symptomatic and do not require any treatment. ...Read more

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I have cyst on my shoulder? What's the treatment?

I have cyst on my shoulder? What's the treatment?

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

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When should I seek treatment for a Bartholin's cyst?

When should I seek treatment for a Bartholin's cyst?

Pain / discomfort: When it becomes symptomatic ( that is if it becomes an infected abcess) or if you are over age 40. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for poly cyst in ovaries?

What is the best treatment for poly cyst in ovaries?

Depends: Most women do well with hormonal treatment like a birth control pill. You need to be evaluated for elevated cholesterol and blood sugar issues that may also require treatment. Check with your doctor about what labs and work up are best for your specific condition. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for an ovarian simple cyst?

What is the best treatment for an ovarian simple cyst?

Watchful waiting: Wat in many cases you can wait and be re-examined to see if the cyst goes away on its own within a few months. This is typically an option regardless of your age if you have no symptoms and an ultrasound shows you have a small, fluid-filled cyst. Your doctor will likely recommend that you get follow-up pelvic ultrasounds at periodic intervals to see if your cyst has changed in size. ...Read more