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Dr. Theodore Wu
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I have a cyst on my eye how do I get rid of it?

I have a cyst on my eye how do I get rid of it?

Cyst: If the cyst is on the eye, it is generally benign. If it becomes larger and bothersome, it can be surgically removed. A bump on the eyelid is usually a stye or chalazion, which can be managed with warm compresses and topical antibiotic. In either case, seek help from your local ophthalmologist. ...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


Dr. Alan Jackson
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I have a blocked tear duct. Cyst on my eye I have eye drops . Was told by gp to bathe in hot water, now worse. What can I do to get rid quicker?

I have a blocked tear duct. Cyst on my eye I have eye drops . Was told by gp to bathe in hot water, now worse.  What can I do to get rid quicker?

Eye exam: Warm compresses for 10 minutes 4 times a day will help the cyst if it is a sty or chalazion . If the tear duct is blocked this will not help, it needs to be examined by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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How do I get rid of an armpit cyst thats the size of an eyeball? Its big, blood is coming out, its hard and it really hurts!

Have : Have you had these before? Have you been diagnosed with hydraaneditis suprativa? I recommend that you get medical care forth with. I don't recommend that you try to do any surgery on it yourself. ...Read more

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Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
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What can I do to get rid of a cyst on the upper eye lid?

What can I do to get rid of a cyst on the upper eye lid?

Depends: It depends on the type of the cysts. We can get a stye which is the oil gland blockage on the lid margin. The cyst can be a different kind of skin oil gland or sebaceous gland. It also can be a fluid filled cyst. If its a stye heat pack can help. Majority of the time it requires surgical drainage or excision. ...Read more

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Dr. John Destafeno
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I have a cyst under my left eye lid and the eye doctor said the only way to get rid of it was to cut it open and clean it out. Is there any other way?

Medical Therapy: Depending on the type of cyst, your eye doctor may be correct. However, some lesions on the skin may be improved with warm towels to the area 2 times per day. Additionally, a gentle, topical anti-inflammatory cream my help reduce the size and appearance. This should be prescribed by a medical doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Christina Adberg
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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How do I get rid of a rectropenitonial cyst?

How do I get rid of a rectropenitonial cyst?

Surgery: If it is necessary to remove it, i think it has to be surgically removed. An interventional radiologist may be able to drain it, but the fluid is likely to re-accumulate inside it. Has anyone suggested just watching it? And seeing if it grows over time? ...Read more

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Dr. Addagada Rao
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How do I get rid of subasios cyst?

How do I get rid of subasios cyst?

By removing: Not going to go away on their own , will give infection, pain, best by removing entirely , or drain it and allow to heal will leave, will take time , will heal with a pitted scar , see your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Jane van Dis
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Have had a cyst on my ovary for a year and a half. How do I get rid of it?

Have had a cyst on my ovary for a year and a half. How do I get rid of it?

2 thoughts: You can wait and see if the cyst disappears on its own or you can discuss with your gynecologist having it removed laparoscopically. Depending on size of cyst and nature of it, may disappear on its own, or may not. Your doctor knows best how to recommend treatment for your specific situation and ultrasound findings. ...Read more

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Dr. Shariq Refai
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My dr told me I have a cyst on my ovarie? Why and how do I get rid of it?

Can just happen: This can just happen to some people. Some women are prone to them. Usually are benign. Some can be related to the menstrual cycle. Some can be caused by endometriosis or other things. The pain is sometimes controlled with birth control pills or pain meds such as nsaids. The only way to remove is surgery depending on type of cyst. ...Read more

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Dr. Gary Sandler
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What to do if i think I have a cyst on my face. How do I get rid of it?

What to do if i think I have a cyst on my face. How do I get rid of it?

See Dermatologist: See a dermatologist for an evaluation and consult regarding a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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