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Gingival Cysts Of The Newborn
Depends on where: Newborn blood screening programs vary from state to state. In California, screening all newborns began around 2007. However, there probably were earlier pilot programs to test different screening methods to see which method would work the best. That means some babies were probably getting screened before 2007. Of course, babies born at home without medical care might miss getting screened. ...Read more
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
Newborn boy has a severe mutation delf508 and a 5-t gt12. Was told that he might or might not develop mild cystic fibrosis. How does mild CF manifest?
Varies: Mild CF can vary from recurrent sinus infections, recurrent pneumonia, pancreatitis, fertility problems. One may have no evidence of CF until adulthood. Sometimes the first sign is recurrent pancreatitis in the second or third decade of life. Usually growth is not impaired. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Please tell me what are emotional, intellectual and social effects of cystic fibrosis in a newborn to 6 week old child?
Please see: Cff.Org to begin your search. Also discuss with your doctors. ...Read more
My wife & son passed california newborn screening for CF, does that mean odds are low for typical cystic fibrosis or mild form?
Newborn screening : for Cystic Fibrosis is done by Immunoreactive Trypsinogen, IRT. If othe IRT level is ^, DNA tests for CF gene mutations are done on blood on the Guthrie card. CF Foundation-accredited Care Centers in CA look for an "intermediate" sweat chloride result in young infants who do not gain wt. & have bad gas, abdominal pain & loose or hard stools &/or wheezing/coughing for > 2 wks. to diagnose CRMS. ...Read more
Mucous cyst are : Common. They are painless and tend to be annoying than harmful. They can be on the lips, gums, tongue, palate, inside of the cheeks or floor of the mouth( called ranula) they will eventually burst without intervention.Ranular cyst may need surgical intervention if it is affecting feedings ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a maxillary cyst removed on thursday under g/a how long will i be in pain for and when will the swelling go down?
Maxillary cyst: As a general rule, consider 17 days a benchmark. Use ice on the outside of the upper jaw and take medication prescribed by the dentist. Don't take nsaids or Aspirin unless the oral surgeon says it's ok. Remember, maxillofacial is a major, traumatic insult to the body and should be treated as such. If you start running a fever or the symptoms get worse, see the dentist. ...Read more
Thick walled bilateral adnexal cyst, right sided with g septations 5.6cm, left with high density content 7.8cm, does it require surgery?
Perhaps: The right sided cyst sounds lke it may be a complex rather than a simple cyst and is likely to be causing you problems if it hasen't already. I presume your findings are per ultrasound. I would follow suggestions by you gne physician but it sounds like it may need to be resected. Either that or watchful waiting i.e. Repeat ultrasound. It may cause more pain during ovulation. ...Read more
How urgent is a panceatic psuedo-cyst? I have an ultrasound to check in a week why my post pacreatitis pain is still so painful. (had g.B. Removed)
Not urgent: The management of psuedocysts is observation and monitoring for complications and indications for intervention. Many of these resolve with time. ...Read more
A sack of fluid: A cyst is a fluid filled sac that usually has a thin wall (capsule) and is filled with a watery fluid. Complex cysts may have multiple fluid sacs all bunched together. They are usually treated by drainage though often the capsule neds to be removed to prevent recurrence. Other cysts may have thicker contents. If it is filled with pus its usually referred to as an abscess. Hope that helps. ...Read more
Skene's cysts?: Skene's glands (periurethral or paraurethral glands) are located next to the distal end of the urethra. Cysts form if the gland's duct is obstructed, usually because the gland is infected. The infected glands or cysts occur mainly in adults. Cysts may form abscesses or cause urethral obstruction and recurrent uti's. ...Read more
?cysts: CarmencitaL ~ they either_ - pop. Burst spontaneously or by trauma, self induced or surgical..or - become atretic - which means they dry out and get absorbed by the body's lymphocytes and macrophages. - or remain stable and same size for protracted period of time - ie; ganglion cysts thanks ...Read more