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Doctor insights on: Epididymal Cyst Treatment

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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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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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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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Where can I go to get a diagnosis/treatment of a cyst?

Where can I go to get a diagnosis/treatment of a cyst?

Cyst: Depends on the type & location of the cyst. Start with your pcp for evaluation & referral if needed. ...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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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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Goodmmorning. I have 2ovarian cyst left size is 12cm.Right 14cm.What is good treatment for this?Pls help and how?

Options: If you have a 12 cm and a 14 cm cyst you should schedule a visit with an obgyn and discuss the options. If they are really this large the doctor may recommend surgical removal. ...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