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What is the definition or description of: Esophageal cyst?

What is the definition or description of: Esophageal cyst?

Esophageal cyst: Esophageal cyst = a sac like structure in the upper gastrointestinal tract, between the mouth & the stomach. ...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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My sister was diagnosed with esophageal cyst. What do I need to know?

My sister was diagnosed with esophageal cyst. What do I need to know?

Resect: 75% of oesophageal cysts will become symptomatic, therefore, resection is advised as soon as diagnosed. See your board certified thoracic surgeon. ...Read more

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I had an esophageal duplication cyst removed in June 2014. What is the possibility of this recurrence of the cyst? I am having the same symptoms again

I had an esophageal duplication cyst removed in June 2014. What is the possibility of this recurrence of the cyst? I am having the same symptoms again

Talk to your GI: It should not recur, but scarring might develop, which could cause similar symptoms. Talk to the doctor who first diagnosed it, or the surgeon who removed it. Perhaps another study is needed. ...Read more

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I need surgery on my esophagus (duplication cyst). This is a rare condition in adults and I am trying to find an experienced surgeon in georgia. Any suggestions (here or nationally)? It's big surgery.

I need surgery on my esophagus (duplication cyst). This is a rare condition in adults and I am trying to find an experienced surgeon in georgia. Any suggestions (here or nationally)? It's big surgery.

Emory School of Med: I would think you could find what you need through emory university school of medicine in atlanta. If not, there would be referral sources that they could provide. ...Read more

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Gi docs: I'm newly diagnosis w duplication cyst on my esophagus. It hurts like an ulcer. I hear surgery is major. Your opinion? Surgery vs watch.

Gi docs: I'm newly diagnosis w duplication cyst on my esophagus. It hurts like an ulcer. I hear surgery is major. Your opinion? Surgery vs watch.

Probably surgery: If having pain related to duplication cyst probably need surgery, in adults when duplication cysts symptomatic, difficulty eating, reflux, or back pain can occur. Cysts can hemorrhage, rupture, and get infected. Once symptoms begin usually do not resolve. Complete surgical resection is the standard treatment even in patients with asymptmatic cysts. Thoracotomy or thoracoscopy can be used to remove. ...Read more

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Radiologist noted 2.3 CM cyst alongside my esophagus and cyst in my right kidney. My regular doc told me my CT scan was normal. Really?

Radiologist noted 2.3 CM cyst alongside my esophagus and cyst in my right kidney. My regular doc told me my CT scan was normal. Really?

Kidney cyst: Is a common incidental finding, usually of no clinical concern. Cyst next to esophagus not very common, if they are sure it is just a cyst it may simply be a congenital duplication cyst or other benign cyst, also probably of no significance. However, it may be worthwhile to ask your doctor about the cyst alongside the esophagus just to be sure. ...Read more

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My CT scan shows a 2.3 CM bronchogenic cyst located next to my esophagus about the 10th intercostal space (Radiologist). Doc says CT normal. Really?

My CT scan shows a 2.3 CM bronchogenic cyst located next to my esophagus about the 10th intercostal space (Radiologist). Doc says CT normal. Really?

Benign conditon: It is not a "normal" CT, but they did comment on the presence of the bronchogenic cyst, that is how you know it is present. These are rare, and can lead to coughing, weezing and pneumonia, or be asymptomatic. The comment of normal probably menas that the remainder of the CT is unremarkable. You can ask to have the radiologist amend his report. ...Read more

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I have a 4cm cyst in my throat above sternum, its pushing against my thyroid, larynx and esophagus. What are the best surgical practices and risk invo?

I have a 4cm cyst in my throat above sternum, its pushing against my thyroid, larynx and esophagus. What are the best surgical practices and risk invo?

Need more work up.: This could be many things. If you can see this mass for the outside, it would likely be a superficial cyst, thyroid mass, possible a thyroglossal duct cyst if midline. If the mass you are describing is seen inside it could be a cyst, carcinoma, lymphoma. You need an exam, poss. Endoscopy, poss. Ct imaging, poss. A biopsy. I can't stress enough to see an experienced ENT or head ; neck surgeon. ...Read more

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What are some of the non-drug treatments for Cyst?

What are some of the non-drug treatments for Cyst?

The non drug treatments for Cyst include:: Cyst drainage, Femur cyst removal, Pancreatic cyst surgery, Perineural cyst aspiration, Ovarian cyst removal, Ganglion cyst aspiration, Ultrasound guided aspiration of renal cyst, Breast cyst needle drainage, Incision and drainage of pilonidal cyst, Ovarian cyst drainage using vaginal approach, Ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration of breast. ...Read more

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I have cysts on my scrotom do I any option to cure it taking any medicines or do I have to go for operation?

I have cysts on my scrotom do I any option to cure it taking any medicines or do I have to go for operation?

Exam first: Hard to know until an exam is done. Okay to start with your regular doc. Depending on the findings you may be reassured or a referral to surgery/urology may be ordered. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have 8cm cysts on my left ovary since 2010 what is the best medicine to remove it? I am afraid for operation?

I have 8cm cysts on my left ovary since 2010 what is the best medicine to remove it? I am afraid for operation?

Size?: Are you sure they are 8cm? That's about 3 1/4 inches, which would be huge compared to the size of your ovary. They can be drained laparoscopically. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with left ovary hemorrhagic cyst which is 6cm large. Can it dissolve by medicine? Weight reduction is helpful?

I have been diagnosed with left ovary hemorrhagic cyst which is 6cm large. Can it dissolve by medicine? Weight reduction is helpful?

Ovarian cyst: Hemorrhagic cyst is functional physiologic cyst for ovulation that bled inside. Your body should absorb the blood in 6-8 weeks. Observaton and repeat ultrasound in 8 weeks should suffice. Weight reduction is always a general health benefit. ...Read more

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I have chocolate cyst in right overy which is 21.2cm after taking ovulation induction drug. I want baby but can't understand what will I do?

I have chocolate cyst in right overy which is 21.2cm after taking ovulation induction drug. I want baby but can't understand what will I do?

Keep trying: Keep working with your doctor. There are lots if fertility options and a doctor will work closely with you and get the best treatment plan for you. I hope everything works out for you. ...Read more

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My wife and I are trying to have a baby... Its been difficult. She had cysts removed from her ovaries. What are some non-drug ways to up our chances?

My wife and I are trying to have a baby... Its been difficult. She had cysts removed from her ovaries. What are some non-drug ways to up our chances?

Pregnancy difficulty: You need to know when your wife is ovulating in order to increase your chances of pregnancy. There are commercial kits sold at drug stores that allow a woman to determine ovulation. You want to have intercourse within a 72 hour window of ovulation. ...Read more

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Is a 6cm by 7cm ovarian simple cyst classified as a large cyst? Will a cyst that size require surgery if its getting bigger despite taking medicine

Is a 6cm by 7cm ovarian simple cyst classified as a large cyst? Will a cyst that size require surgery if its getting bigger despite taking medicine

Maybe: We usually consider cysts to be large if they are greater than 8 cm but that does vary some from institution to institution (some set the line at 6 cm). Simple cysts are almost always benign and can be observed unless they are symptomatic. If they are enlarging, however, surgery may become necessary. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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What nonhormonal drugs are used to treat mastopathy with multiple cysts?

What nonhormonal drugs are used to treat mastopathy with multiple cysts?

Mastopathy: Evening primrose oils and vitamin E may be used to treat chronic breast pain due to cysts (e.g., fibrocystic changes). A 6 month month course of therapy may be needed to experience the benefits. Reduction of caffeine intake is also important.

Pruthi S. Altern Med Rev. 2010 Apr;15 (1):59-67.Vitamin E and evening primrose oil for management of cyclical mastalgia: a randomized pilot study. ...Read more

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Is cyst curable through medicines or by operation only?

Is cyst curable through medicines or by operation only?

Maybe do nothing: There are many types of cysts in many areas of the body, and many don't have to be dealt with at all. For example, congenital cysts of the kidney, liver, and, occasionally, the spleen can be left alone. Painful breast cysts can be aspirated under local in the office with minimal discomfort. So, speak to your doctor for a more detailed plan. Good luck. ...Read more

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Ganglion cysts usually do or don't need to be injected with medicine?

Ganglion cysts usually do or don't need to be injected with medicine?

Usually don't: Many people have ganglions which are never treated. It is only if they become painful people will seek medical help. Depending on the location of the cyst you may want to see if a cortisone shot will help but I have found they will usually return. Excision of the cyst is usually your best bet for permanent removal with only a 5-10 percent chance of recurrence. ...Read more

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I have cyst in ovaries which was detected on 15.05.13.From when should I start to take medicine? What is the right medicine?

I have cyst in ovaries which was detected on 15.05.13.From when should I start to take medicine? What is the right medicine?

Usually not medicine: Most cysts don't cause any symptoms and go away on their ownovarian cysts are quite common. Sometimes they rupture and cause pain. Some cysts apply pressure on rectum or bladder.Sudden, severe abdominal or pelvic pain accompanied by fever or vomiting should see physician immediately. If ultrasound found simple cyst without solid components then stay cool. ...Read more

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What fertility drugs can you take with ovarian cyst?

What fertility drugs can you take with ovarian cyst?

Depends...: The answer depends on the size of the cyst and other factors. You should discuss this with your Ob/Gyn or fertility specialist. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I have developed a cyst in left ovary of size 105mm by clomophene did this cyst be dilluted by medicine or by laproscopy?

I have developed a cyst in left ovary of size 105mm by clomophene did this cyst be dilluted by medicine or by laproscopy?

Not sure what u mean: A 10 cm cyst of the ovary can be a problem
maybe can be treated by
1-observation
2-lupron
3-laparoscopy
4-interventional radiol
need to see a gyn doc for care plan ...Read more

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When will my ganglion cyst stitches quit hurting? I had surgery yesterday and they haven't quit hurting, and the medicane just makes me itch.

When will my ganglion cyst stitches quit hurting? I had surgery yesterday and they haven't quit hurting, and the medicane just makes me itch.

See your saurgeon: Having pain one day after surgery is normal. However you may have an allergy to the medication. This and your pain need to be addressed by your doctor. ...Read more

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Family medicine what causes cysts in the liver and in the thyroid?

Family medicine what causes cysts in the liver and in the thyroid?

Cysts: Cysts in the liver and in the thyroid are not related. Both are usually benign conditions. Most liver cysts are due to hemangioma blood collection and are usually benign. Some complex cysts need further evaluation. ...Read more

Esophagus (Definition)

This is the muscular structure built like a tube that connects your throat to the stomach though which food ...Read more


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Esophageal Cyst (Definition)

Esophageal cyst = a sac like structure in the upper gastrointestinal tract, between the ...Read more