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What exactly is a renal cyst?

What exactly is a renal cyst?

Fluid filled cavity: Kidney cysts are formed by blockage of a minute kidney tubule called a nephron. We have about a million nephrons in each normal kidney. Simple kidney cysts are very common and present in about one third of people and are benign. Polycystic kidneys have cysts throughout the organ, are usually present on both sides and are an inherited congenital condition. Rare complex cysts can be cancerous. ...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


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What is difference from renal cyst and compartmentalized renal cyst?

What is difference from renal cyst and compartmentalized renal cyst?

Septation: Renal cysts can be simple (one cavity and one capsule) or septated or having compartments. Those are complex cysts and some of them may have a higher chance of being or turning malignant than simple cysts. Those complex cysts need to be monitored and may need to be biopsied. ...Read more

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Can septated renal cyst become cancerous?

Can septated renal cyst become cancerous?

Unlikely: But you should keep track of it with Ultrasound once or twice about a year apart to check for any change in size...just to be sure. ...Read more

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Recovery time after surgery to remove renal cyst?

Recovery time after surgery to remove renal cyst?

Depends: On what do you call recovery?

Also depends on open vs laporoscopic, age, other medical problems. In healthy adult with laporoscopic surgery 4-7 days. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you are told you have a complex calcified renal cyst?

What does it mean when you are told you have a complex calcified renal cyst?

Complex renal cyst: I would need to look at x-ray to help. And know your age and other important health information. Discuss with the Dr. Who ordered the x-ray. ...Read more

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Ultz shows left renal cyst 9mm four mos ago. Today its sm cortical left cyst 0.72 x 0.84 in left inferior. Does it shrinked? Pls help

Ultz shows left renal cyst 9mm four mos ago. Today its sm cortical left cyst 0.72 x 0.84 in left inferior. Does it shrinked? Pls help

Maybe; measurement..: It is possible that the cyst shrunk a bit, but the dimension difference between. 84 cm vs. 9 cm (2.54 cm = 1 inch) is quite small, falling within measurement error. Thus, I would not consider this significant difference. The best assurance here is that it did not get bigger, thus not likely cancerous. This is good news. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What does simple renal cyst means?

Benign: Simple renal cyst is like a thin balloon filled with clear fluid. Totally harmless if not causing pain. Very common. Not to worry. If it is a "complex cyst" it needs to be followed. ...Read more

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What is small renal cyst, bilateral?

What is small renal cyst, bilateral?

Cysts: Renal cysts are small collections of fluid in the kidneys. They occur quite frequently in people and are often only discovered when doing a routine exam for another reason. Most renal cysts do not have any medical significance but it would be reasonable to discuss with doctor. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about renal cyst and related problems?

Can you tell me about renal cyst and related problems?

A simple cyst is OK!: A simple (clear or see through) renal cyst is not a significant event. However, a complex cyst, (the one that appears to house tissue or clotted blood inside) is important to follow closely because it may be cancerous. However, if cysts are too numerous and on both sides, like in the case of polycystic kidney disease, the squished renal tissue over the years may lead to kidney failure. ...Read more

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What does a renal cyst mean? I was told I have a renal cyst but not to worry. Is this common?

What does a renal cyst mean? I was told I have a renal cyst but not to worry. Is this common?

Not usually: Simple kidney cysts are more common as people age. Estimated 25 percent of people 40 years of age and 50 percent of people 50 years of age have simple kidney cysts. Small percentage of neonates and young children with simple renal cysts. Sometimes relationship between simple kidney cysts and high blood pressure.Cysts causing symptoms or blocking urine or blood flow need sclerotic rx or surgery. ...Read more

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Is an average of 3mm per year growth in size of a painful renal cyst in 35 y/o female within the normal range of growth rate?

Is an average of 3mm per year growth in size of a painful renal cyst in 35 y/o female within the normal range of growth rate?

What is the size?: Kidney cysts average size 2-3 cm (an inch is 2.54 cm)). They should not cause pain.
It the total size gets to 8-10 cm and larger you should expect feeling pressure and heaviness.
Simple cyst is a bag of fluid, very common, 50% of people over age of 50, they have kidney cyst. ...Read more

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What food should I avoid to shrink the small renal cyst in my left kidney?

What food should I avoid to shrink the small renal cyst in my left kidney?

Renal Cyst: Small kidney cyst requires no intervention. No dietary restrictions unless lab data indicates otherwise. ...Read more

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How can I get them to remove my renal cyst? Bosniak 2F, 7cm, causing sometimes severe pain.

How can I get them to remove my renal cyst? Bosniak 2F, 7cm, causing sometimes severe pain.

Here are some...: Although a 7-cm complex renal cyst was found on imaging study, it is still hard to affirm the pain is connected with this cyst. However, a careful analysis of the onset, duration, interval, intensity, evolution, & resolution in correlation with imaging study can give a reasonable glimpse of what is going on. If needing more realistic counseling, contact www. HealthTap. Com/dr-Lin with code-RQPWJC. ...Read more

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I have renal cyst. And my daughter was playin with me and kept kickin. My back. Now that kidney is really hurting. What's goin on?

I have renal cyst. And my daughter was playin with me and kept kickin. My back. Now that kidney is really hurting. What's goin on?

Could be the cyst: Your kidney cyst may not be the reason why you have pain. Reasons can range from muscular to bleeding in the cyst to kidney trauma (usually happens with blood in the urine) if your pain persists seek medical advice and imaging please. ...Read more

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Ultrasound says 9mm small renal cyst, was not indicated if its simple or complex. What will I do? Will I repeat it again? Pls help

Ultrasound says 9mm small renal cyst, was not indicated if its simple or complex. What will I do? Will I repeat it again? Pls help

Most Likely Benign: Most sub-centimeter cysts are too small to further characterize. However, if the radiologist didn't mention anything complicating the cyst, than its most likely simple and requires no follow up. Many people have simple renal cysts and this is a very common incidental imaging finding. ...Read more

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Is this cancer hemorrhagic cyst and renal cyst please tell what I should do?

Is this cancer hemorrhagic cyst and renal cyst please tell what I should do?

Rarely: Most cysts in the kidney are totally benign.
So nothing to worry about. Intermittent ultrasound follow up and being under the care of a physician is all you need. ...Read more

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Aspiration (Definition)

1. The removal of a gas or fluid by suction. 2. The sucking of fluid or a foreign body into the airway when drawing breath. 3. A surgical technique used in the treatment of cataracts of the eye, in which an incision is made into the cornea, the lens capsule is severed, and the material of the lens is fragmented and ...Read more