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I have a little painless cyst like blister inside the skin of my penis shaft just under the region where foreskin meets shaft..Is it cancer?

I have a little painless cyst like blister inside the skin of my penis shaft just under the region where foreskin meets shaft..Is it cancer?

Infectious?: I would think of infectious causes before i would think cancer. I refrain from sexual relations and see your friendly primary care doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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26 years old.For 3+ years had movable painless lump under skin of penis shaft near head of penis.Grown slightly to 1cm in diameter now.Cancer or cyst?

26 years old.For 3+ years had movable painless lump under skin of penis shaft near head of penis.Grown slightly to 1cm in diameter now.Cancer or cyst?

EIC?: Probably an epidermal inclusion cyst. These are benign. If it's bothering you, see a urologist who can safely remove it for you. Best of luck. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of cyst or cancer?

What are symptoms of cyst or cancer?

Nothing clearcut: Both conditions can be painless or cause some discomfort or pain. It is hard to tell the difference as they can both produce a lump/mass. Only ultrasound or other imaging tests can make the distinction between a cyst and a solid mass. So go seek medical advice from your doctor who can guide you further. ...Read more

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Can cyst in jaw cause cancer?

Not usually: Not usually, but a swollen lymph node could be a sign of cancer. If it really is a simple cyst and was diagnosed by your doctor, it is not likely to be (or ever turn into) a cancer. ...Read more

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Could cancer cause a pilonidal cyst?

Could cancer cause a pilonidal cyst?

No: If there's a little cancer in your pilonidal cyst (and it can happen, though unlikely, if things have been bad there for a while), the pathologist will find it. ...Read more

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Could it be testicular cancer or a cyst?

Could it be testicular cancer or a cyst?

Exam: You need a physical examination and maybe an ultrasound to tell. Hope it's nothing but don't put it off. Get seen asap. ...Read more

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Benign overian cyst can turn into cancer?

Benign overian cyst can turn into cancer?

Not likely: Do you know that the cyst is benign? It not possible to know that without removing the cyst and having it examined by a pathologist. Benign and malignant cysts may look the same on imaging. Bening cysts do not turn into malignant ones, and certainly not once those are removed. ...Read more

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Do cysts and enlarged ovaries mean cancer?

Do cysts and enlarged ovaries mean cancer?

Usually not: Cysts of the ovary are very common and most are not cancerous. However, many cancers of the ovary are also cystic and any cysts that are associated with ovarian enlargement need to be investigated to rule out cancer. ...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