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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
Not usually: Majority of pericardial cysts are asymptomatic and are found incidentally. Symptomatic pericardial cysts present with shortness of breath, chest pain, or persistent cough.Symptomatic pericardial cysts are treated by ultrasound guided percutaneous aspiration or thoracoscopic surgery, or conservative therapy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had a pericardial cyst surgery 2 mnths ago, and was in critical unit for abt 2 weeks after d surgery. Now av great pain where d surgery was done.WHY?
I have read horrible things on the internet about pericardial cyst
I was just told by my chest doctor that I had on a chest CT scan?
Leg swelling from knee down. Recent chest pain/pressure/cough. EKG normal. Xray inconclusive. CT in 5 days.HX of pericardial cyst-4x3cm. Thoughts?
DVT??: Are you on birth control pills? Are you over weight? Do you have diabetes? How active are you,? Do you smoke? These and other things need to be reviewed for the correct diagnosis to be made. A possibility of heart failure even though you're young unless you have a h/o heart disease considering your symptoms. Of much concern would be blood clot in your legs. You need to be seen by a doctor ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ovarian cysts: 3 answers in one: a simple cyst is very common and often detected on routine pelvic or ultrasound exam. The more complex ones need further evaluation so doctors can interpret the significance of cysts based their size, structure, timing with regard to period and to menopause, etc. Sometimes surgery is needed. Please see comments below by specialists in gyn for additional input. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends : If you need anything surgically removed, it will probably hurt a little. It also depends on how big the cyst and its location. The worst part of most minor surgeries when they numb the area with lidocaine. There is usually the sharpness of the needle and then the burn of the medication, but afterwards the area should be numb for the rest of the procedure. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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