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Polynomial Cyst On Your Tailbone
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: On the cyst and if it needs to be taken out. ...Read more
Hello! Almost a month ago I had a tailbone cyst surgery. Is there some sort of a diet or sth to help a deep and big wound heal?
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Fell hard on tailbone only hurt for cpl wks 6 mo later I had hard bump that hurts if I press up/under it above my bhole its not a cyst so what is it?
Your current pain: May not be related to your injury, you may have pilonidal sinus (also called cyst) which flared up Show to your doctor ...Read more
I've had a cyst on tailbone and I already had surgery and it came back been using Terrasil and it just burst will I be ok? I'm avoiding surgery again
Need accurate diagno: An accurate diagnosis is needed from an md. ...Read more
Cyst superficial to coccyx periodically (~1 a month for few days) swells and becomes painful (discomfort at sitting) but never breaks. How to cure?
Not necessarily as -:
You need to see a surgeon. Your pcp will be able to start by taking a swab to see if there is any infection, and begin an antibiotic regimen. But essentially you need to see a surgeon who'll treat the infection and if necessary remove the cyst or whatever else needs to be done.
Good luck. ...Read more
How long a sebaceous cyst wound will heal? (cyst location : tailbone area) I've been undergoing daily dressing
Depends on size: Maybe a few weeks. Don't pack too tightly or this will prolong healing time. ...Read more
What is the process of surgically removing a polnidal cyst right on your tailbone and how long will healing process take?
Pilonidal cyst: The cyst wall and cyst contents must be removed and then the skin reapproximated. The healing depends on the individual but could take 6 weeks to 3 months. They can recur if any content is left as a residual. ...Read more
Tailbone swollen and pregnant. How can I tell if its a cyst or just regular swellng? If it is a cyst will it go away on its own? Swellings calmed down
Reoccurring cyst on tailbone for 20 years. Went away for 3 years, since a new RA med it has come back more painful every IV then goes away again. Help!
A pilonidal cyst: Pilonidal=nest of hair. Aka sacrococcygeal fistula, is a cyst or abscess near or on the natal cleft of the buttocks that often contains hair and skin debris. When infected, it can cause quite a bit of pain in the rear-end. If it is not bothering you, you may not need to do anything. If infected and painful, you may need it drained and/or antibiotic etc. Consider consulting doc. Good luck. ...Read more
I have a hard painless marble sized lump at the end of my tailbone. It's under the skin, and not a cyst. What could it be?
See doctor: This lump could be many things. You would do the best by seeing a doctor for exam and possible diagnostic testing. ...Read more
My tailbone sticks out a lot at the top. You can almost see it through my clothes. Don't think it's a cyst because it's hard like bone. Why?
Some do stick up: Most look like the picture. Ur's is an uppy. This seems like a cosmetic problem, not 1 of pain. If u c someone I am sure u r having pain, & if so, insurance will cover symptomatic coccyx excision which in good hands is very easy & successful. I have excised about 20-25. No complications & all were happy and no one returned with any complaints. Seek an experienced surgeon who has done it b4. ...Read more
I recently had surgery to remove a cyst on my tailbone and the hole has gotten bigger and you can see pus inside of it is that an infection?
Sounds like it: Sounds like it. I would let your surgeon know immediately. ...Read more
Do I have pilodinal cyst? There's only this hole and a scarry line on my tailbone But no lump. How long will this take to heal? I feel pressure there
I have this long movable painful cyst on my tailbone but nothing shows up on my xray. Whatever it is, it throbs making it hard to sit for long periods?
Xray is not helpful: Cysts are usually comprised of soft tissue, not bone, and therefore do not show up on regular xray. MRI is imaging entity of choice for any cyst that is painful or changing in character. I would rec you see an orthopaedic surgeon (general or spine) for evaluation or perhaps discuss MRI with your PCP. ...Read more
An MRI showed several cysts at the bottom of my tailbone. I am having severe pain in my left buttock...are the cysts causing the pain?
I have sebacious cyst on my tailbone, so a local gp told me, he ddnt think it was a pilonidal cyst. Gave me antib's. Any advice is aprreciated.
I had a pilonidal cyst 5 years ago. Now I am with a rash similar to a cut just below the tailbone, it burns. It may be the cyst? I'm scared.
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My dad's got a cyst like formation on right buttock cleavage just below the tailbone, size of half cut golf ball. And is painful please advice. Urgent?
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