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Is Surgery The Only Way To Get Rid Of A Cyst
No: Sometimes a cyst will go away on its own. Sometimes a cyst can be drained in the office by an ultrasound guided needle. Sometimes it can be drained by ct guided needle as well. It depends on the situation. But draining a cyst may not always get rid of the cyst. It may only collapse it. The only way technically to get rid of the cyst wall is surgery. But that may not always be necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
See below: These cysts are easily taken care of in most cases by a minor procedure called and incision and drainage. The cyst is numbed with a local anesthetic and then a small cut is made with a scalpel to drain the cyst. Usually there is a capsule to the cyst which is pulled out through the small opening. It is a simple procedure that most doctor knows how to do and do in the office. Surgery sometimes. ...Read more
I am 35 yrs old and I have a dermoid cyst and my period is irregular. Is there any other way to get rid of this cyst other than surgery?
Nope....: Unfortunately, you need surgery to remove the cyst. A dermoid cyst is a cystic teratoma that contains developmentally mature skin complete with hair follicles and sweat glands, sometimes clumps of long hair, and often pockets of sebum, blood, fat, bone, nails, teeth, eyes, cartilage, and thyroid tissue. Because it contains mature tissue, a dermoid cyst is almost always benign. ...Read more
So is surgery the only option to get rid if inflamed painful cyst? And is birth control the only way to keep them from being harmful?
Cysts: Cysts occur is almost every tissue. In general, if they are infected or inflamed surgical intervention is a benefit. In your specific case, it is okay to ask your doc about your options, risk/benefit analysis of a surgical procedure. There are choices. ...Read more
Jus found out I have endomitriosis. Will I need surgery to get rid of the cysts if I am in a fair bit of pain wit them?
Usually not: I submit surgery for endomitriosis is seldom curative. ...Read more
Almost none.: Most of these cysts can be done under local and present very little risk. There are certain problems some patients can have with local but it is rare. Problems can occur more frequently with general but these are rare as well. Have your cyst out and relax. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a cyst under my eyelid for about 4 months now. It used to be puffy but now it's a ball on my eyelid. How do I get rid of it without surgery?
Chalazion: Since this is of a chronic nature the acceptable therapy is to incise it and remove the contents and this is curable. ...Read more
Is there anyway to get rid of an ovary cyst quicker? Not through surgery it's causing weight loss of a pound a day
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