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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?
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
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
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
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
I've just developed a midline perineal cyst in the center o my perineum midway between scrotum & rectum. Can it be excised on an outpatient basis?
Yes: And probably under local with conscientious sedation ...Read more
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?
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
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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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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