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How To Relieve Cyst Pain
Home relief for baker's cyst? I think I have another baker's cyst based on past experience. What can I do for home relief? Should I use my crutches?
Pain control: You can try to apply ice, or take an anti-inflammatory medication such as Ibuprofen or naproxen. A neoprene sleeve by help with compression as well. If the pain is more down in the calf with swelling, you should seek medical attention immediately to rule out a blood clot. It is also important to follow up with a physician to determine why you are getting baker's cysts. ...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
Depends: Bakers cyst is a collection of fluid behind the knee. The fluid is usually extruded from the knee after irritation or injury. They're closely linked to meniscus tears and if this is the case then surgery to repair or remove the tear may cause the cyst to resolve. Sometimes draining the cyst and injecting steroid into it can relieve the symptoms. ...Read more
Ovarian cyst: A cyst (follicle) ruptures each month as you ovulate. Sometimes, the follicle (cyst) that contains the egg that you should ovulate grows bigger and the egg inside stops developing. The cyst may rupture and cause pain or discomfort. Using ibuprofen, naproxen, or some type of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent will help with the pain. ...Read more
Awaiting surgery?: Removing the cyst is the only way to really be rid of the pain, but while you wait - in addition to what your doctor provides (IF they don't tell you not to eat these items) here's ideas: http://greatist.com/health/foods-pain-relief Hang in there - have real treatment ASAP! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've a cyst on my right ovary what should I do doctors say just take pain relief it will stop pains any other advice?
Physiologic?: Assuming that your doctors have performed a pelvic exam, a sonogram of the pelvis. If there advice was simply to watch and wait, then odds are your cyst is "physiologic" meaning that there is a cyst present but it is simply part of ovulation and cycling and should go away without producing any significant problems over any significant length of time. If no sonogram or pelvic exam=get this done. ...Read more
Prednesone 40mg1xper day/5days to decrease pain/inflammation from a 60 % shred tear of gluteus minimums/fluid filled cyst. How long will relief last?
Pain: Hard to tell. Best ask the doctor who is treating you that knows all the facts. ...Read more
See below: A sinus cyst may develop as a result of a sinus infection. To relive sinus headaches you should make sure there is no underlying allergy. Skin testing would be helpful. Medicines to reduce a sinus headache/allergies include steroid nasal sprays, antihistamines, mucinex, (guaifenesin) decongestants if there is no high blood pressure, and saline sprays. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had surgery to remove an ovary/cyst last week and the incision sites itch really bad! is there anything i can do to relieve the itching?
Ask your surgeon...: I would hate to advise you to use a otc steroid cream and have your surgeon be against that. While it may reduce the itching, it can also delay the healing. I like traumeel cream for this purpose because it is a natural topical anti-inflammatory and promotes healing. ...Read more
I have bumps with solid cyst on my back and shoulder, since 2008. I tried homeopathic medicine but got no relief. Please advise me some medicine?
Sebaceous Cysts?: If these are sebaceous cysts (sort of like an overgrown pimple), they are not likely to go away unless they are cut out. Sometimes they can be injected with steroids to help them shrink, but the most definitive way is to remove them with an incision. If they don't bother you, it is ok to leave them alone, but if they bother you, see a doctor who can surgically treat them. ...Read more
Infection?: You may have a urinary tract infection. Another possibility would be a vaginal infection. See your doctor and get tested. In meantime, drink plenty of water. For ovarian cyst, take Ibuprofen as needed per directions. If pain persists, perhaps it will need to be removed surgically. Good luck! ...Read more
Can a self fertility massage help relieve me of a chocolate cyst? I plan to use olive oil for this massage. Is this dangerous? Plz advise.
I have an ovarian cyst & it's causing a lot of pain. Motrin isnt cutting it. Any other ways to relieve pain & how long does it take to go away?
Depends: There are many types of cysts, from large simple cysts to small follicular cysts to complex, heavy cysts. Birth control pills trick the brain into not stimulating the ovaries, thus less cyst formation and likely improvement in pain. If small they can resorb in time, add tylenol (acetaminophen) 2 500 mg 4 times a day and use 2 aleve 2x per day, might work better tham motrin, good luck. ...Read more
Will not hurt: But probably not, if you are having that much pain you need to call your gyn right now so your gyn can check you and make sure you do not need to have surgery and if you do not then you can get on some pain meds or go to the er. ...Read more
Tingling in pinky finger 1 week post op from ganglion cyst surgery what can I do to relieve this ?
I have 4 cysts in my ankle that get very sore now and again. Any help with pain relief would be great?
You did not: State if the cysts were in the soft tissue or the bone. But if they hurt why not get the condition repaired? ...Read more
Ganglion cyst recurs within two to three weeks after the treatments from doctor. Without surgery, may I have any suggestions to releive?
Ganglions are: Fluid filled sacs from a joint or tendon sheath. They are not harmful but can cause local irritation. And at times joint pain. They may be sign of remote injury or arthritis as well but can form in the absence of those with normal structures. They can be observed, aspirated and injected or excised depending upon location, severity and "need" for treatment. Make sure there is the right diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If sciatica pain was caused by free fluid from ovarian cyst, should surgery have relieved pain immediately? Or might it take a few days to resolve?
Hmm...: Well sciatica generally is not caused by anything in the abdomen, so highly unlikely the fluid from ovarian cyst caused your sciatica. I would have your doctor get an MRI of your spine if your sciatica doesn't resolve in a week or two as the most likely culprit will be a herniated disc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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