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Doctor insights on: Is There A Such Thing As A Floating Cyst

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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


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Right-sided hydrocele with floating hypoechoic content, probably pyocle. Several anechoic cysts in right epididymis, measures about 0,2-0,3 CM ?

Right-sided hydrocele with floating hypoechoic content, probably pyocle. Several anechoic cysts in right epididymis, measures about 0,2-0,3 CM ?

Urologist: So far what you've said does not indicate any kind of serious problem. hydroceles and epididymal cysts are exceedingly common. if you're having pain or fever chills or an elevated white blood cell count "pyocele" might be a possibility. you should be examined by a urologist to sort this out ...Read more

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How dangerous is floating calcium deposits in the breast/ I have recently been told I have non fluid cysts in my breast with floating calcium deposits is this a sign of cancer?

How dangerous is floating calcium deposits in the breast/ I have recently been told I have non fluid cysts in my breast with floating calcium deposits is this a sign of cancer?

Sound benign: Some women have more sense breasts than others. This can be associated with dobro cystic changes that result in cysts and densities that grow and change with hormonal variations, both monthly as well as throughout aging. As women age these sense breasts develop calcifications that increase in number but appear benign on mammograms. Some calcifications look malignant and need to b evaluated more. ...Read more

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Is a vaginal lesion and vaginal cyst the same thing. ?

Is a vaginal lesion and vaginal cyst the same thing.  ?

No.: A lesion is a sore, wound, scar or cut, normally, but it could include any new or different change. A vaginal cyst if new or changes would be a type of lesion. See http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=4135 ...Read more

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Is fibroids and cysts the same thing?

Is fibroids and cysts the same thing?

No: Fibroids are benign tumors of the uterus. A cyst is a bag of water. Cysts are very commonly found in the ovaries. They can be a source of pain. In the large majority of cysts, they will disappear on their own without any treatment. ...Read more

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I have a pilar cyst and I know the best thing is too remove it but is it fine if I just leave it there. Is there any risk? Can it turn malignant?

I have a pilar cyst and I know the best thing is too remove it but is it fine if I just leave it there. Is there any risk? Can it turn malignant?

No risk: Remove it if inflamed, painful, ugly, or just because you hate it. NEVER malignant. Perfectly safe to ignore it. It is tax-free. Exactly where is it? Size? Tender? If punctured and drained, it will grow back. Removal is best if the entire capsule is delivered intact. ...Read more

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My 13 month old has a fluid filled cyst looking thing on her palate- i just noticed it today- bothers if touched- does she need to be seen- is this no?

My 13 month old has a fluid filled cyst looking thing on her palate- i just noticed it today- bothers if touched- does she need to be seen- is this no?

Yes: She should be seen by a pediatric dentist. It could one of several things including an erupting tooth depending on location, but to be sure, she should be evaluated. ...Read more

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Are bone cysts and bone spurs the same thing?

Are bone cysts and bone spurs the same thing?

No: A bone cyst is a hole in the bone. A bone spur is when the bone changes shape slightly (usually due to arthritis) and you get more bone in different shapes. If you have arthritis, like in the knee, you can actually get bone cysts where the cartilage is gone and bone spurs at the sides of the knee. ...Read more

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