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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 you tell me how I could cure an epididymal cyst except surgery?

Can you tell me how I could cure an epididymal cyst except surgery?

Epididymal Cysts: Epididymal cyst fluid filled sacs associated with an appendage of the testicle. There is no treatment required for this entity. Removal, when desired is accomplished surgically, through a small trans-scrotal incision. The procedure is done from outpatient. ...Read more

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I've heard warm compresses have been shown to reduce (but not cure) other types of cysts. Would a warm compress have any effect on an epididymal cyst?

I've heard warm compresses have been shown to reduce (but not cure) other types of cysts. Would a warm compress have any effect on an epididymal cyst?

Probably not at all: Warm compression may alter sensation and ease discomfort, but would be very unlikely to change the fate of cysts deep inside the sac, which, to begin with, is very rich in circulation. So, why do we need warm compression for epididymal cysts? More? Ask doc or contact www.HealthTap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to login. ...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

Epididymis (Definition)

"didymus" is greek for "twin", and these are the cords that hang adjacent to (usually behind) the testes to mature ...Read more