Doctor insights on:
Polynomial Cyst On Your Tailbone
Joint fluid hernia..: Ganglion cysts are filled with joint fluid, usually from one of the wrist joints, that has been expressed from the joint to form a cyst under the skin. They are usually associated with a weak area of the joint capsule. They can be removed if symptomatic, but have a tendency to recur even after complete removal. Also, there may still be pain after removal of the cyst. See a hand surgeon. ...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
Depends: Consult with the doctor who aspirated it because there is no one way to care for it. The options are generally a bandaid, pressure dressing, or splint. But some physicians encourage deep massage and followup times may vary as well as need for further workup depending on symptoms and possible associated issues. Best of luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Spinal cyst: Spinal cyst is a collection of cerebrospinal fluid and it can be characterized as either extradural (outside the dura) or intradural (inside the dura). Most of the spinal cysts are idiopathic, but they can be developed from congenital defect; arachnoid adhesion secondary to infection; trauma from lumbar puncture; or iatrogenic cause from injected contrast dye. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had bursa cyst on superioanteriolateral part of knee x 1 mo. Now seemed to pop with putting weight on it. Mild pain now on thigh. Any need to see MD?
Knee pain: Your suprapatellar bursa is a midline structure that decreases friction from the quadriceps muscle underneath it. Did you have any trauma to your knee? What kind of activities were you doing? Rest your knee, use ice, NSAIDs, and consider wrapping your knee with an ACE wrap. You may have had a knee effusion with communication to your bursa, bursitis, or a cyst. Get a physical exam in office please ...Read more
Joint fluid hernia..: Ganglion cysts are filled with joint fluid, usually from one of the wrist joints, that has been expressed from the joint to form a cyst under the skin. They are usually associated with a weak area of the joint capsule. They can be removed if symptomatic, but have a tendency to recur even after complete removal. Also, there may still be pain after removal of the cyst. See a hand surgeon. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
NO: This generally appears in the arm pits or groin area. ...Read more
Benign bone cyst: A subcortical cyst of the bone is a cyst within the bone marrow just below the plates that form the outer table of your bones. These cysts are usually benign, and may or may not be fluid or blood filled. They are usually called simple bone cysts, but other names may be applied too. ...Read more
Cyst on ovary and ca125 came back at 132. Being referred to a obgyn oncologist, what does this mean?
Non specific: An ovarian cyst that gets to be larger than 5cm should be investigated for the possibility of having undergone malignant transformation. The only dx can be by excisional bx. CA 125 stands for carbohydrate antibody/antigen which has about a 50% accuracy in diagnosis and should only be used for monitoring, that is the response or failure to chemo or other forms of treatment. ...Read more
Had MRI on lumbar spine, tarlov cyst found. Severe lower back and r leg pain. What q should I ask the doctor tomorrow?
Ultrasound shows 14 CM renal cyst. experiencing low back and sciatic pain on the same side. Can this cyst be causing my pain by pressing on the nerve?
The ER: Can't help with a thyroid nodule. A lower leg (calf?) boil is unlikely to cause thigh discomfort in the absence of extensive soft tissue infection which would cause skin redness, pain, and fever. Overall, unless you feel acutely ill, visiting your family clinician is likely the best route. ...Read more
Could be normal: Could be abnormal. Depends on what they look like and how big they are. If they are small and "simple" and there is only one than this is unlikely a cuase for concern. I would speak to your obgyn to get a full overview. ...Read more
It is a round fluid: Filled ball like mass that has divisions in it and looks like it is filled with blood. A simple cyst has no internal divisions. Like a grapefruit would be complex but a blown up balloon simple!! ...Read more
I have a cyst on the side of my knee replacement it's not a bakers cyst we believe its synovial fluid why would this happen?
Benign: It is most likely either coincidental or due to the inflammatory process during your healing of the replacement. Either way, it is benign and not a sign of a malignancy, poor surgical technique or a precursor to any other medical conditions. ...Read more
What could a cyst on the liver be? Ct showed lesion on liver that could be a simple cyst. Appt w/ GI in am.
Common; fluid filled: Commonly seen abnormality; fluid filled . Generally of no particular concern. Generally cause no symptoms, nor a sign of liver disease. ...Read more