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Doctor insights on: Miniature Schnauzer That Has An Open Sore From Bitting A 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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I have a bump on the bottom of my wrist when i try and google it it says it can be ganglion cysts. It's hard and a bit sore could it be something else?

I have a bump on the bottom of my wrist when i try and google it it says it can be ganglion cysts. It's hard and a bit sore could it be something else?

Maybe?: Swellings on the palmar side of your wrist near the thumb is a typical location for a ganglion. These can be sore especially with repetitive activities. Other causes of lumps and bumps are very uncommon and cancers are very rare, but do occur. If is has changed at all i would suggest that you get it checked out by your doctor. ...Read more

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I sqeezed a pimple or cyst by the side of my nose. Some pus came out but then it bled quite a bit. It is very sore now. Should i put something like b?

I sqeezed a pimple or cyst by the side of my nose. Some pus came out but then it bled quite a bit. It is very sore now. Should i put something like  b?

Leave it alone: It is not a good idea to squeeze pimples on the face as you can force the infection into blood vessels that are connected to the blood vessels in the brain. If you wish to "pop" a pimple, use warm fomentation. Leave the squeezed pimple alone and let it heal by itself. ...Read more

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Husband felt peasized lump on chest & back last spring. Dr said probably cyst. Chest one got bigger & bit red & sore. Back one is fine. Lipomas or? ?

Husband felt peasized lump on chest & back last spring. Dr said probably cyst. Chest one got bigger & bit red & sore. Back one is fine. Lipomas or? ?

Epidermal cysts.: Your doctor is probably right, they are probably epidermal cysts. The chest one may be leaking, which often causes redness and soreness. Some can even become infected. A dermatologist can remove them for him quickly and easily in the office. ...Read more

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Small bump on back of neck (rt side) dr said was cyst. Experiencing sore neck/throat (rt side) & noticed a small movable bump on throat. Help?!

Small bump on back of neck (rt side) dr said was cyst. Experiencing sore neck/throat (rt side) & noticed a small movable bump on throat. Help?!

Probably not related: Small bump on the side of neck could be a lymph node related to sore throat..I would do some OTC meds like Tylenol (acetaminophen) or anti inflammitories . If persistant see your doc. ...Read more

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The ganglion cyst has come back in the wrist still small but very sore. 5-6 pain scale. Could it be pressin on muscle. Do i call pcp?

The ganglion cyst has come back in the wrist still small but very sore. 5-6 pain scale. Could it be pressin on muscle. Do i call pcp?

Yes: Ganglion cysts that are painful and enlarging should be seen by your md.Most common location is the wrist and can be painful from tendon irritation or being " pinched" in the joint w/ motion. An ors can excise if pain continues.Needle aspiration/ injection can provide temporary( usually) relief. ...Read more

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