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I think I have a myxoid cystor bump on the nail bed of my thumb right where skin meets the nail Is itlife threatening, also how do i treat it im 16 ye?
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
A sack of fluid: A cyst is a fluid filled sac that usually has a thin wall (capsule) and is filled with a watery fluid. Complex cysts may have multiple fluid sacs all bunched together. They are usually treated by drainage though often the capsule neds to be removed to prevent recurrence. Other cysts may have thicker contents. If it is filled with pus its usually referred to as an abscess. Hope that helps. ...Read more
Skene's cysts?: Skene's glands (periurethral or paraurethral glands) are located next to the distal end of the urethra. Cysts form if the gland's duct is obstructed, usually because the gland is infected. The infected glands or cysts occur mainly in adults. Cysts may form abscesses or cause urethral obstruction and recurrent uti's. ...Read more
?cysts: CarmencitaL ~ they either_ - pop. Burst spontaneously or by trauma, self induced or surgical..or - become atretic - which means they dry out and get absorbed by the body's lymphocytes and macrophages. - or remain stable and same size for protracted period of time - ie; ganglion cysts thanks ...Read more