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How much improvement can I expect if I have surgery for bible cyst?

How much improvement can I expect if I have surgery for bible cyst?

Ganglion cyst?: Sometimes ganglion cysts are called bible cysts because they could be broken open by slamming the large old family bible down on them - not a good idea as they come back. Surgery for removal should be permanent. ...Read more

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 have an ovarion cyst on my right side and i wanted to see how much it cost to have the surgery done.I don't have ensurane and i really need removed. ?

I have an ovarion cyst on my right side and i wanted to see how much it cost to have the surgery done.I don't have ensurane and i really need removed. ?

May not need surgery: Being young...... Your hormonal cycle will be able to take care of it. Pid if is the cause then you need surgery. $2k. ...Read more

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I have cyst on ovary but don't want surgery. What other options are there? Its 6 cm.

I have cyst on ovary but don't want surgery. What other options are there? Its 6 cm.

Depends on cyst: If imaging shows a "simple" cyst, an option is to repeat imaging in 4-6 weeks to see if it is smaller or entirely gone. A "complex" cyst may require surgery, depending on its specific characteristics. Need for surgery also depends on the amount of pain you are having. If severe, you may consider surgery to definitively take care of the problem. ...Read more

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When you get surgery for a cyst does that mean your whole ovary doesn't work anymore or its removed?

When you get surgery for a cyst does that mean your whole ovary doesn't work anymore or its removed?

Depends on cyst: Most ovarian cysts can be removed or opened and drained with laparoscopic surgery. In rare cases the entire ovary is removed. Talk to your doctor about the options before your surgery. ...Read more

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What will happen if I don't have surgery for my colloid cyst?

What will happen if I don't have surgery for my colloid cyst?

Depends on cyst size: When the cyst becomes large enough, it can cause hydrocephalus. This can be life threatening in a rapid fashion. ...Read more

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What's the normal recovery time following surgery to remove an oral cyst? I have periapical cyst that i need to have removed, but can't find anywhere what to expect on recovery time. Will I have to schedule time off work for recovery? .

What's the normal recovery time following surgery to remove an oral cyst? I have periapical cyst that i need to have removed, but can't find anywhere what to expect on recovery time. Will I have to schedule time off work for recovery?


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Recovery time varies: Recover time will vary depending on many factors including age, general health of the patient, infection control, smoker or not, blood sugar control, the exact type of procedure, and post-operative and follow up care. Discuss it with your surgeon and get their opinion as to what they feel is a reasonable recovery time for you. ...Read more

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Which type of surgery is done for cyst in the female area?

Which type of surgery is done for cyst in the female area?

Cyst: It varies. If it is infected, painful or enlarging surgery may be indicated. Open and drainage vs excision depending on the process. You need to be seen by a board certified gynecologist. ...Read more

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Is it possible to remove a small cyst sac without surgery'?

Is it possible to remove a small cyst sac without surgery'?

Yes and no.: Depending on it's location and nature, it may be possible to drain a cyst without surgery. However that is not usually curative, and it may reaccumulate fluid quickly and still need to be removed surgically. You should talk with your physician about what options you may have. ...Read more

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Is surgery the best solution for a reoccurring pilinoidal cyst?

Is surgery the best solution for a reoccurring pilinoidal cyst?

Yes: Recurrence of these painful cysts and the infection that can follow is best taken care of by a General Surgeon ...Read more

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My dr told me I have a large cyst..if it does not go away do I need surgery?

My dr told me I have a large cyst..if it does not go away do I need surgery?

Depends: There is a lot of more information needed. Where is the cyst? What symptoms are you having? You need to follow up with your physician for more answers. ...Read more

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Dr saying benign ova cyst all these yrs. now it is grow slightly i may need surgery and when open up could be ca. why did they wait ..............

Dr saying benign ova cyst all these yrs. now it is grow slightly i may need surgery and when open up could be ca. why did they wait ..............

Always uncertainty: In medicine, as in life, there is always uncertainty. A doctor is always trying to make the best guess with the info that he has, always subject to revision as more info is acquired. He told you that in light of new info, it COULD BE cancer, NOT that it was a cancer. Only a biopsy can tell for sure. They wait because you don't want to cut everywhere there is a bump, like whack-a-mole! ...Read more

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Is vaginal cyst related to surgery?

Is vaginal cyst related to surgery?

Depends: If you had vaginal surgery and the cyst is around the stitch, but very unlikely. ...Read more

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Is surgery the only way to treat a fibroadenoma cyst?

Is surgery the only way to treat a fibroadenoma cyst?

Yes and no: The current guidelines do require a tissue sample that can be done by a core biopsy to prove that this is a fibroadenoma. This is not an open surgery. There are several options for treatment depending on the size and your symptoms. You should consult your breast surgeon for a discussion to decide what is the best approach for you. ...Read more

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I have gotten pilar cysts after surgery. What can I do?

I have gotten pilar cysts after surgery. What can I do?

Depends: Hemorrhoid flair after surgery or during a time of constipation occurs. This can be uncomfortable and require additional care. Try to increase your oral liquids, (dilute juice, broth, tea), use probiotics and laxatives to achieve 2 soft bowel movements daily. If your hemorrhoids persist it is okay to get evaluated with your doc. Okay to check in with your surgeon. ...Read more

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For thyroglossal cyst. Is surgery necessary?

For thyroglossal cyst. Is surgery necessary?

Yes: These can get fairly large and cause problems with swallowing or become infected. ...Read more

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Is surgery the only way to get rid of a cyst?

Is surgery the only way to get rid of a cyst?

No: Sometimes a cyst will go away on its own. Sometimes a cyst can be drained in the office by an ultrasound guided needle. Sometimes it can be drained by ct guided needle as well. It depends on the situation. But draining a cyst may not always get rid of the cyst. It may only collapse it. The only way technically to get rid of the cyst wall is surgery. But that may not always be necessary. ...Read more

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How much would it cost to get surgery for scalp cyst?

How much would it cost to get surgery for scalp cyst?

Scalp Cyst: Scalp cysts can cost from $150.00 to $350.00 to have surgically removed. Dermatologists remove these types of cysts all the time. Call your local dermatologist for a price. ...Read more

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I have an cyst on my spleen do I have to have surgery?

I have an cyst on my spleen do I have to have surgery?

Cyst: Splenic cysts, although not particularly common, are the most common focal lesion of the spleen. They may be present since birth or may be secondary to other causes. They are usually asymptotic and incidentally discovered at imaging. Small and asymptomatic cysts do not require treatment. Symptomatic cysts are managed surgically. ...Read more