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Dr. Pam Yoder Dr. Yoder
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How exactly are these cysts handled?

Dr. Pam Yoder Dr. Yoder
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How exactly are these cysts handled?

Ovarian cysts: 3 answers in one: a simple cyst is very common and often detected on routine pelvic or ultrasound exam. The more complex ones need further evaluation so doctors can interpret the significance of cysts based their size, structure, timing with regard to period and to menopause, etc. Sometimes surgery is needed. Please see comments below by specialists in gyn for additional input. ...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 exactly are ovarian cysts handled?

How exactly are ovarian cysts handled?

Depends on factors: A simple cyst is very common and often detected on routine pelvic or ultrasound exam and can be followed by gyn visits. The more complex ones need further evaluation so doctors can determine the significance of cysts based their size, structure, timing with regard to period and to menopause, etc. Sometimes surgery is needed. I will share this with subspecialists in gyn for additional input. ...Read more

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What are ganglion cysts and how are they treated?

What are ganglion cysts and how are they treated?

A benign lesion: Consisting of a fluid filled sac or cyst. It is important to have contents aspirated to be sent to a lab and not simply thrown out. There are some lesions that are malignant that present in a similiar fashion and hence, any fluid aspirated is better send off for analysis than sitting in the bottom of the garbage. ...Read more

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Have cysts that are dermoid cysts in ovaries, what are the dangers of these cysts and can they become cancerous and how do they develop?

Have cysts that are dermoid cysts in ovaries, what are the dangers of these cysts and can they become cancerous and how do they develop?

Dermoid: They can grow very large, then rupture or torse. They are benign tumors (mature teratoma, ) they are not cancerous but complications are still possible if untreated. There is no short answer to how they develop, surgery is always the correct treatment. ...Read more

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How serious are acrochordons? How are they treated?

How serious are acrochordons? How are they treated?

Not at all serious: They are the most benign possible thing. Nothing at all to worry about. They are frequently and easily removed for cosmetic reasons. ...Read more

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What are cavities and how are they formed?

What are cavities and how are they formed?

Cavities: This is a subject that you can easily research on your own. Start with this site: http://www.Mouthhealthy.Org/en/az-topics/c/cavities. ...Read more

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What are splenic calcified granulomas? How are they treated?

What are splenic calcified granulomas? How are they treated?

Histoplasmosis: We consider histoplasmosis a fungal disease. The calcifications suggest it is now healed. Yoru physician can help guide you in the full evaluation or have you see an infectious disease expert. ...Read more

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How are sebaceous cysts treated? How are the average sebaceous cysts commonly treated? .

How are sebaceous cysts treated? How are the average sebaceous cysts commonly treated?

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Typically : Typically they are surgically removed and submitted for microscopic diagnosis by a specialist. Depending upon their location and size it may be done under local or general anesthesia. ...Read more

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How are the follicular cysts diagnosed?

How are the follicular cysts diagnosed?

Sonography: These are usually diagnosed by clinical presentation; and confrimed by ultrasound. ...Read more

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What are nodules on your lungs and how are they treated?

Dr. Le Wang Dr. Wang
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What are nodules on your lungs and how are they treated?

Lung nodule: Lung nodule is defined as a small round or oval shaped spot in the lung, ...Read more

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What exactly are bone spurs and how can they be treated?

What exactly are bone spurs and how can they be treated?

Bone spurs : Build up of bone around joints from trauma or abnormal wear and tear. Spurs around the heel are cause from ligaments and tendons pulling on the bone. Spurs are generally not treated unless they are causing pain. The only way to get rid of a spur is to physically remove it(surgery). Nsaid's and steroids may be helpful for general joint pain. ...Read more

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What can be done to help ovarian cysts how long are they painful for?

What can be done to help ovarian cysts how long are they painful for?

Pain might go away: Many women have ovarian cysts at some time during their lives. Most ovarian cysts present little or no discomfort and are harmless. The majority of ovarian cysts disappear without treatment within a few months.However, ovarian cysts — especially those that have ruptured — sometimes produce serious symptoms. The best ways to protect your health are to know risky symptoms and see gyn doc regularly. ...Read more

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What are bladder stones? How are they treated?

Dr. James Lin Dr. Lin
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What are bladder stones? How are they treated?

It is a concrete...: Bladder stone is a concrete resulting from continual deposition on a debris or particle such as a stone passed into bladder from kidney or from a foreign body. Normally, such small particle should be passed through urethra, but for those with inability to empty bladder, such particles become the nidus to lay-by-layer form a concrete - stone, which can be removed surgically, & prevented by eliminat ...Read more

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Why are some hernias described as being complex? How challenging are they to repair?

Why are some hernias described as being complex?  How challenging are they to repair?

Due to associated: Problems , obesity , multiple systemic diseases , draining fistulas due to intestines eroding through grafts , lacking tissue planes for to free the bowel , lack of fascia to repair , lack of suitable material in presence of infection.And on challenging but gratifying if succeeds with out getting additional implications ...Read more

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What exactly are kidney stones? What are they made of?

What exactly are kidney stones? What are they made of?

Here are some...: Kidney stone result from congregation of insoluble crystals due to low stone inhibitor activities, which is similar to the crystal formation of salt and sugar while the salt- / sugar-containing solution become over-concentrated. the most common composition of urinary stone is calcium oxalate and others may be calcium phosphate, uric acid, cysteine, etc. More? Ask your urologist. ...Read more

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What are hemorrhoids and how are they treated?

What are hemorrhoids and how are they treated?

Hemmiroids : They are thrombosed (clotted) veins that cause pain if the are external ( you can feel them) or internal ( they bleed) treatment is usually conservative with creams, suppositories . If severe and chronic then surgery is an option for external. For internal ones there is a endoscopic procedure that can be effective. ...Read more

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What are bone spurs and how are they treated?

What are bone spurs and how are they treated?

Sharp protrusion : Of bone that sticks out caused by excessive tension from tendon ot=r ligament attachment or abnormal pressure at area. ...Read more

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What are personality disorders and how are they treated?

What are personality disorders and how are they treated?

Chronic difficulties: Longstanding patterns of maladaptation or dysfunction that tend to be chronic since early adulthood, and that seem to be woven into the person's character or overall personality, e.g., obsessive-compulsive personality, or narcissistic personality disorder. While medications may ease some symptoms, the most comprehensive treatment is psychotherapy. ...Read more