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Is an epidermoid cyst dangerous?

Is an epidermoid cyst dangerous?

No: An epidermoid cyst is a benign cyst usually found on the skin. The cyst develops out of ectodermal tissue. Histologically, it is made of a thin layer of squamous epithelium. ...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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Is meibomian cyst removal dangerous?

Is meibomian cyst removal dangerous?

No: Chalazion i ; d is a standard office based procedure with high success rate when indicated. ...Read more

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Bartholin cyst vs herpes which is more dangerous?

Bartholin cyst vs herpes which is more dangerous?

Herpes simplex: Neither is particularly dangerous, assuming you are referring to topical herpetic infection of the skin or mucous membranes. Comparing degrees of severity makes no sense. ...Read more

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Is a blocked sebaceous gland on labia dangerous?

Is a blocked sebaceous gland on labia dangerous?

No: It can be uncomfortable at times and embarrassing at times. You should apply very warm (not hot) compresses for 3-4 minutes at a time for about 5 times per day to see if it goes away. If still persistent and symptomatic after 3-4 days of this, then see your gynecologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Is a choroid fissure cyst dangerous?

Is a choroid fissure cyst dangerous?

Depends: Depends on size and type of cyst and whether is is growing or not changing in size. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous a navel cyst?

Is it dangerous a navel cyst?

Not really: By cyst i think you mean epidermoid or cyst in the skin in your navel . this is not dangerous. ...Read more

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Can a barthollins gland cyst be serious?

Can a barthollins gland cyst be serious?

No, but: it may need some real treatment. Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, but it's like any other cyst. 1) size, increasing size, discomfort are factors. 2) if it is infected (red, hot, painful, pus) then... needs treatment. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bartholin-cyst/basics/definition/con-20026333 ...Read more

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Is a epididymitis cyst cancerous?

No: Simple retention cyst of epididymis is benign and of no significance if it is asymptomatic. Of course it needs to be established that it is a simple cyst and not sold mass or complex cyst. ...Read more

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Is a dermoid cyst cancerous?

Is a dermoid cyst cancerous?

Rarely: Please find out how the diagnosis was made. If the whole mass has been removed, you should be fine. ...Read more

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What happens if a bartholin's gland cyst ruptures?

What happens if a bartholin's gland cyst ruptures?

It drains: It should be cultured as it may be infected or sterile and you may need antibiotics, usually if you have a barth cyst , you want it drained before it ruptures, you should go see your gyn or go to the er to be checked. ...Read more

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How potentially harmful is an infected ruptured ovarian cyst?

How potentially harmful is an infected ruptured ovarian cyst?

See below: A ruptured ovarian cyst can cause pain which may be significant. There may be associated internal bleeding which can be significant in rare cases. An ovarian infection can cause an abscess in the pelvis which may require drainage or surgical evacuation. Your doctor or a gyn specialist would be able to help. ...Read more

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Sebaceous cyst inflamed dangerous?

Sebaceous cyst inflamed dangerous?

Not really but..: Abx will NOT cure a sebaceous cyst. They can help clear the infection and surrounding cellulitis that can occur when the cyst becomes infected. .... but not the cyst itself. The cyst needs to be removed if bothering you. If not bothering you can be safely watched. ...Read more

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What is lobulated complex proteinaceous nabothian cyst on the cervix. Is it cancerous? Should i worry?

What is lobulated complex proteinaceous nabothian cyst on the cervix. Is it cancerous? Should i worry?

Loculated: These are very common and usually mean nothing. They're trapped mucus inside glands that got stuck shut for some reason. Unless your physician is very concerned, forget about it. ...Read more

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Is it possible abcess in buttcrack is not polinidal cyst?

Is it possible abcess in buttcrack is not polinidal cyst?

Other possibilities: It could be a pilonidal cyst (usually a bump in the middle of the crack), or it could be herpes (usually a shallow painful ulcer on a red base in the middle of the crack), or it could be a bacterial abscess (a tender red lump that could be anywhere). ...Read more

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What is a thyroglossal cyst infection?

What is a thyroglossal cyst infection?

Embryology: When your body was forming in the womb, your tongue (glossus) and thyroid gland arose from the same primordial tissues. As the tissues that would become your thyroid gland moved down in to your neck, they left remnants of those precursor tissues. Later in life, they became cystic, became infected with oral (usually) bacteria and became abscessed. Speak to your doctor about its removal. ...Read more

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Is it okay to burst a sebaceous cyst?

Is it okay to burst a sebaceous cyst?

Not advised: This is generally recommended because it could lead to infection or make surgical removal more difficult. ...Read more

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Is epidedimal cyst dangerous ?

Is epidedimal cyst  dangerous ?

No: Iti s fairly benign and should not bother you unless it gets quite large or is increasing in size. ...Read more

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What is a reoccurring ovarian dermoid cyst (teratoma) like?

What is a reoccurring ovarian dermoid cyst (teratoma) like?

Can vary: A recurrent ovarian dermoid cyst implies that you have had one removed in the past. Because of their contain hair, teeth and other structures, they don't usually go away like other benign cysts can. They can twist and cause severe pelvic pain. They can get quite large and put pressure on surrounding organs. If you are symptomatic, you should see your PCP or a gynecologist or surgeon. ...Read more

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Is a septated liver cyst cancerous?

Usually not: I've seen these often at autopsy and they're quite benign. Ask the radiologist for a better idea. ...Read more

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What is bartholin cyst?

What is bartholin cyst?

Bartholin’s cyst: A Bartholin cyst is a when there is blockage of the Bartholin glands which is a gland in the lower vagina near the opening. ...Read more

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Bartholin Cyst (Definition)

Bartholin cyst = A fluid-filled sack/ cyst with ...Read more