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I've diagnosed myself with a perineum cyst. What kind of Dr. Should I go to about it to have it drained or removed?

I've diagnosed myself with a perineum cyst. What kind of Dr. Should I go to about it to have it drained or removed?

General surgeon: Assuming that your diagnosis is true, perineal abscesses are usually treated by general surgeons where they can use different techniques depending on where and how big the abscess is. ...Read more

Perineum (Definition)

Ther perineum is the area between the anus and the scrotum in men and the vulva in women. It generally refers to the surface anatomy, from the pubic symphysis to the coccyx. Perineal tears and episiotomy can occur in this region during childbirth. The anogenital distance is a measure of the distance between the anus and the base of the penis or vagina & used in the ...Read more


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I have pain in my Perineum. Can a Tarlov cyst or a pudendal nerve entrapment be seen in MRI photography? Does it reach Perineum enough? Alternatives?

I have pain in my Perineum. Can a Tarlov cyst or a pudendal nerve entrapment be seen in MRI photography? Does it reach Perineum enough? Alternatives?

Good question: Tarlov cysts can be seen on MRI near a dorsal root ganglion. Those that are larger than 1.5 CM are more likely to be symptomatic. (Most are asymptomatic and incidental findings) The MRI is only as good as the Neuroradiologist or General Radiologist who reads it. The perinium pain may be referred or due to a local process. Your going to need a kick ass doctor (pun intended) Finland has many. ...Read more

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I had a cyst removed from my perineum last friday and I am fearing that it is infected. How would I be able to tell this as I cant direct look at it?

I had a cyst removed from my perineum last friday and I am fearing that it is infected. How would I be able to tell this as I cant direct look at it?

Pain, swelling: And redness, local pain, if ever pus yes, use a mirror and light to see the area, some local redness and inflamamtion is normal after surgery, but if getting worse and any fevers maybe so have it checked, are you on any antibiotics now? Hope so. Keep it washed and clean and probably antibiotic ointment good idea. ...Read more

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Had results yesterday that cyst removed from perineum contained 2mm cancer. I'm a nervous wreck, dr thinks it's all removed but what if it's elsewhere?

Had results yesterday that cyst removed from perineum contained 2mm cancer. I'm a nervous wreck, dr thinks it's all removed but what if it's elsewhere?

Probable local: 2mm cancer very small and if margins obtained around growth it is probably cured. Question asked is whether the small lesion is a skin malignancy or some other disease process elswhere that induced cytic formation with Ca contained or a primary cytic lesion with small area of transformation. ...Read more

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Have a small red lump on perineum near anus. Been tested so not std. Sensitive to touch. Applied polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) to area. Cyst, hair follicle?

Have a small red lump on perineum near anus. Been tested so not std. Sensitive to touch. Applied polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) to area. Cyst, hair follicle?

We could speculate..: ...Re: fissures, fistula, abscess, skin eruptions, etc. But the only way to know for sure is to have your local doctor examine you. Get checked please so appropriate treatment or intervention can be offered without further delay. ...Read more

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What is a cyst?

What is a cyst?

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

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What is a stenes cyst?

What is a stenes cyst?

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

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What exactly is a cyst?

What exactly is a cyst?

A cyst: Is a sac of tissue filled with fluid. Depending on the location, tissues and organs involved, a cyst can be a minor problem or extremely serious. ...Read more

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Can you die from a cyst?

Can you die from a cyst?

Very unlikely: Cysts are benign and are very commonly found on various human organs. Unless they grow to a massive size (rarely it can do that) they are harmless and cause no problems. ...Read more

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What is a thorwaldt cyst?

What is a thorwaldt cyst?

Congenital: A benign cyst that forms in the midline of the nasopharynx. If symptomatic may be treated with surgery. Best detected by mri. ...Read more

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What does a cyst feel like?

What does a cyst feel like?

A Cyst: Is a mass filled with fluid. Depending on its location and cause, it can be painless or quite painful. Have it checked out by your physician or dentist as appropriate. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of Cyst?

What are the symptoms of Cyst?

The symptoms of Cyst include:: Skin lumps, Hard bumps under skin, Breast lump. ...Read more

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How do cysts resolve themselves?

How do cysts resolve themselves?

? 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
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What is the function of "perineum"?

What is the function of "perineum"?

General term: The perineum refers to the vaginal area and surrounding structures. The "function" of the perineum could be described as the supporting structures of the vaginal area. ...Read more

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Are fluid filled cysts always benign?

Are fluid filled cysts always benign?

At your age: A simple fluid filled cyst in the ovary is almost always benign. Followup ultrasound is generally not done unless the cyst is over 5cm in size or it has features that are suspicious for something other than a simple cyst. ...Read more

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Cloudy urineovarian cysts. Please help!?

Cloudy urineovarian cysts. Please help!?

What kind of help?: I am sorry but I am not sure that our online providers can provide specific help for your condition. Are you working w a specialist? Did you have a specific question? If so, please clarify & re-ask. Take care. ...Read more

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If the pain decreased could it be just a cyst?

If the pain decreased could it be just a cyst?

There is: Not enough info to answer the question. Where is the pain? Consider re-submitting with more specifics. ...Read more

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I am having spleenic cyst. How shall I treat it?

SPENIC CYST: Splenic Cyst it depends on the size and if you have symptoms. Follow up with your internist an a good general surgeon. I usually monitor Abdominal Us to determine if it is increasing in size Q3-6 MTHS ...Read more

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Is there a possibility I might be able to have kids if I have cysts?

Sure: Ovarian cysts do not always mean you are infertile. Even those woman with polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) can occasionally ovulate. And if you ovulate, you can get pregnant. Talk with your ob/gyn doc about what cysts you have and whether they are a type that might alter fertility. ...Read more

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I just like to ask regarding my movable cyst is there cured for that?

I just like to ask regarding my movable cyst is there cured for that?

Med eval: This would need to be assessed. It could be a cyst? It could be an enlarged lymph node? The location is an important issue. The duration of the mass is another issue. This would require medical evaluation to provide any type of useful response. ...Read more

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What is boil vs cyst?

What is boil vs cyst?

Boil vs cyst: A "boil" is simply a skin abscess where a bacterial infection has caused a collection of pus. The pus needs to be removed/drained. A cyst is usually the result of a blocked skin pore. The cyst material is usually the normally sloughed off skin cells that cannot simply float away. The collect within the cyst. Cysts do not always need to be treated unless they continue to grow get infected. ...Read more

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What is septated cyst?

What is septated cyst?

Shelves: A cyst is an abnormal, fluid-filled, epithelially-lined, closed structure. If portions of the wall protrude as if they were shelves, we speak of the cyst being septated; if these divide the cyst into compartments we may call it "loculated". ...Read more

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What's a baker's cyst?

Knee cyst: It is a fluid filled sack in the crease behind your knee. The cyst can be associated with a torn meniscus cartilage inside the knee, which allows the knee synovial fluid to escape and form the cyst. ...Read more

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What are overian cysts?

What are overian cysts?

Usually normal: Ovarian cysts form as the eggs in your ovaries mature. Many women have monthly pain associated with this process but it's generally benign. Sometimes you can have abnormal growth of cysts, such as in polycystic ovarian syndrome. If you are having problems with ovarian cysts, you need to see your gyn right away. ...Read more

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What is a baker's cyst?

What is a baker's cyst?

Swelling: Cystic swelling behind knee, causing deformity pain, joint dysfunction. Slow but progressive. May be associated with rheumatoid arthritis. ...Read more

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What are ganglion cysts?

What are ganglion cysts?

Fluid filled masses: Ganglion cysts are benign fluid-filled sacs that often arise from joints or tendon sheaths. ...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