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Earlope Cyst Getting Bigger
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
Cyst Removal: I assume you are talking about a cyst under the skin somewhere. Yes, it hurts. But not badly. We use lidocaine to numb the area so you get a couple of shots with a small sharp needle. That is the only pain you feel. We then remove the cyst and sew up the skin. It will be sore for a few days. ...Read more
I think lanced pilonidal cyst infection has gotten worse big blister like bubble formed should I go to the er?
Had small sebaceous cyst on breast excised ~2-3 weeks ago, now have larger hard lump underneath and with black scab thing over incision. Normal?
Small lump behind ear. Hard, not painful. Dr looked and said a cyst. Should i b worried? Hasnt gotten bigger or anything.
Infected Sebaceous Cyst wont drain. Doc lanced but still a huge lump. Whats left inside? Will antibiotics be more effective post lancing?
Clot: These cysts need complete excision removing the sebaceous material and the capsule as well or it will regrow. You are likely feeling a bit of clot under the skin., normal finding. If the cyst was removed in entirety no antibiotics are needed ...Read more
Hi, I had a sebaceous cyst surgically removed 18 months ago. It left a red raised scar. It is now very painful, has the cyst come back? Or is scar infected?
All are possibile: Yes it could be a raised scar tissue ( keloid ) or some times they can recur , or infected fluid under the scar could be also strong possibility as it is 'now very painful' Best option see your doctor , if it is will drain it , possibly Rx antibiotics , then you will be fine . ...Read more
I had a cyst removed 2 weeks ago from my neck. Now it feels lumpy underneath the incision maybe a lump 1/4 the size of the cyst. Will it get flat agn?
Is scalp cyst has a tendency to become brain cancer? i have a skull PA;LATERAL;TOWNES X-RAY:negatives finding.just the cyst size got bigger like grape
Rarely: A 'scalp cyst' is almost always benign. It is usually treated with removal if it is ruptured, infected, or greater than 2 inches. If your physician is following you, they can make sure that you get the appropriate management. Just remember that is a mistake to assume that these commonly become cancer because they do not. ...Read more
See doc: best to get a testicular exam to be sure everything 's ok. ...Read more
Try hot compresses: Maybe you could try some warm moist compresses but you probably will need to see an ophthalmologist to have it surgically removed. ...Read more
I have been having really big pimples lately that i think could even classify as cysts. Why am i getting bigger than normal acne all of a sudden?
Bartholins cyst. Can it turn kinda purple & painful i did some research and it's seems to be what it is but it's getting bigger & changes colors ...
See a gynecologist: Not all cysts or lumps on vulva are bartholin glands, but that is common. I'm concerned by the statement that it "changes colors." a bad infection of the bartholin gland can put your well-being in danger. ...Read more
Can what doctors are saying are cysts on my head be something more serious? There are 9 spots. Some still getting bigger and some new. Been 6 yr span.
Probably not: Many people form cysts on the scalp. These are benign and are ususally easily removed. They can be fairly large and unsightly. They may cause discomfort depending on size and location. See your pcp, dermatologist, general surgeon or other physician if havig problems. Multiple ones support the cyst theory. More serious cyst-like lesions on the scalp are fairly rare. Get a second opinion ? ...Read more
8yrs old Have epidermoid cyst behind earsurgeon does not want to remove til summer but it's getting bigger and painful cannot sleep at nite sum times ?
Ask doctor for local: Ask your FP or the surgeon to give you some local anesthetic to put on it, such as lidocaine cream just to reduce pain in the local area. Follow the directions carefully and don't overdose the amount, and wear gloves when applying it. Cysts shouldn't really cause any major problems, except for the pain & lack of sleep and this should solve that. ...Read more
I have a cyst on my labia it is from a gland that is blocked. It started like a size of a pea and now its getting bigger and feel hard. I have an appo?
Cyst: Sorry you are having pain.You may or may not have a Bartholin Gland Cyst if the swelling is on the outside of your labia majora. I recommend an immediate visit to Urgent Care where they can examine you, perform full STI testing if necessary, and determine if you need drainage and antibiotics. An OB office if you are able to go today even better. Stay calm and see Urgent Care or OB. Good luck. ...Read more
Clear jelly cyst inside corner eye. Next to eyeball. It's getting bigger. Could this cause eye pain. Eye dr said pop it w needle but its to slimy. ?
Conjunctival cyst: It sounds like a conjunctival inclusion cyst, which can get larger and more irritating. Sometimes they are excised for this reason. Mostly they are asymptomatic and may be left alone and observed. Poking it with a needle is not advisable an pd also not likely to eliminate it anyway. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a CT found arachnoid cyst 3.8 CM in may. In june had MRI cyst was 4.6 cm. Is it getting bigger or is it just difference in imaging and technique?
The cyst is filled -: -with cells that we shed daily in normal life. They are lost but friction from sheets, clothing & clothing & bathing. The cells trapped in the cyst are trapped inside but they still grow so the cyst gets larger from the dead cells trapped in it. Troublesome cysts can be removed. ...Read more
Depends on the patie: Normal ovarian cysts get to 2cm for a good ovualtion. Patient usually doesnt have much pains with these. But you may have several cysts at once and that causes pain. Large cysts around 4 and above usually cause pains. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Hello, I have a dermoid cyst on my ovary and the size is 2.8x 2.6x 3.1. Is this big enough to get removed?
Mature teratoma: It does not require removal at this size, although dermoids will need to be removed at sometime in the future. It is a benign tumor that can grow quite large over years, and is much more easily removed when small to mid-size. They do not "go away on their own." Many Gyn surgeons would remove it for you at this size: discuss with doctor you trust what's best for you. Good wishes ...Read more
I have a 5cm cyst on my right ovary will it go away i usually get them all the time but never this big and im in a lot of pain?
Yes: Most simple ovarian cysts will go away on their own but it can take a month or two. If you are in severe pain, it needs to be evaluated to make sure you don't have an ovarian torsion. This is where the ovary twists off its own blood supply. To get rid of the pain, your doctor may remove it surgically. Best wishes! ...Read more
Can cd rods in spine get infected? Big cyst evolved, erupted, draining now for 6 months. Been told hardware is infected; should come out.
U need to find a spe: And listen to his advise , it does not sound good. ...Read more
Pineal cyst: The pineal gland produces melatonin (which helps regulate sleep/wake cycles). Many pineal cysts are found incidentally. The ones that need treatment are usually the ones that cause symptoms (hydrocephalus). Some doctors would elect to follow asymptomatic cysts >10mm w/ serial imaging while others would just follow clinically. It really depends on the surgeon. ...Read more
I have 2 ovarian cyst, the big one around 11cm. I'm married woman and i want get a baby..How should I do? Am i must do the operation or not?
I have a liver cyst and it has gone from 17mm to 25mm over the past six years, how big can it get, and will it burst, and then what would happen?
I have a cyst on both sides of my groin they are not that big but are a little red and sore i don't know what to do to get them to go?
Infection?: See your doctor you need an evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
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