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How To Remove Cysts
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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Wait time: Usually most labs have results by 2 business days for a straight forward case. If the case is complicated addition material may be submitted and additional stains may be ordered and could add a couple business days. Feel free to contact the pathologist working on your case. Most of us enjoy speaking with patients. ...Read more
How to remove kidney cysts if docs say they can't intervene bcoz there are too many and they are slowly spreading to liver? Kidns function: 70-30%?
See comment: You seem -from your description to have polycystic kidneys. It does affect function of the kidneys, which seems to be a fact in your case. You may have a good urologist, if in doubt you need to be seen in a medical ctr. To be evaluated properly if this has not happened yet. ...Read more
Insulinoma or Cyst?: These are 2 different entities. Cysts are typically fluid filled benign growths that rarely require any intervention unless they are growing. Insulinoma is more serious as it is a solid tumor/growth which produces excess of Insulin which can cause serious problems due to low blood sugar levels(hypoglycemia). So try to find out which of these two diagnoses you likely have. Good luck. ...Read more
Type??: Most of these on young females are TRICHOLEMMAL cysts. You forgot to mention the size, location, or any indication of inflammation. Usual procedure is to use lidocaine with a 32 needle, open the skin, deliver the cyst out intact, close the skin with 3 or 4 000 sutures or subcutaneous sutures. The small amount of hair lost will regrow at 1cm a month. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See an ENT: I agree you should see an ENT doctor, but 2mm is awfully small for a sinus cyst, and might not even show up on a ct. Are you sure it's 2mm and not 2 centimeters? That would be more common. And, this may or may not be the cause of your eye pain. You may also need to see an ophthalmologist for an eye exam. At any rate, surgery to remove a sinus cyst can usually be done endoscopically through the nos. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
May not be needed: Treatment of renal cysts often depends upon appearance on imaging studies, in particular CT scans. With a CT scan without and with contrast, one can tell if there are any parts of renal cystic lesions that enhance, or pick up dye and "light up". Other characteristics, such as calcium associated with cyst walls or septations can be suspicious. Round cysts are likely benign. Talk to a urologist. ...Read more
Surgery: Bone cysts do not always need treatmen, however if large as we sometimes see in the heel bone, they may cause fracture, traditionally the have been surgically cleaned out and packed with bone graft. Ther have been a few reports in the literature of endoscopic clean out and grafting. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Cyst removals are standard procedures.Get a more detailed answer ›
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