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Diagnosed eye retention cyst, shrunk in a few days, very little present, eye still red and irritated for 2 weeks. Lubricating eye drops aren't helping?

Diagnosed eye retention cyst, shrunk in a few days, very little present, eye still red and irritated for 2 weeks. Lubricating eye drops aren't helping?

Need to clarify: I am going to assume that you have a stye or cyst of the eyelid and not the eye. Best treatment for these is lots of hot compresses and good eyelid hygiene. If the cyst remains despite such treatment then it could either be injected or drained surgically. ...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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Can a mucous retention cyst in the left maxillary sinus cause headaches, double vision and selling around the eyes?

Can a mucous retention cyst in the left maxillary sinus cause headaches, double vision and selling around the eyes?

Most would not: A number of mucus retention cysts are often first diagnosed as asymptomatic findings on panoramic radiographs taken in a dental office. If a mucus retention cyst is large enough whereby it occupies enough volume in the maxillary sinus, it could potentially contribute to all of the symptoms you are inquiring about. Further evaluation of your symptoms would be recommended. ...Read more

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What is a small retention cyst in the left maxillary sinus?

What is a small retention cyst in the left maxillary sinus?

Mucus cyst of sinus: A mucus retention cyst is a common variant seen on ct scans. This is mucus trapped under the mucus membrane lining the sinus. This creates a raised cyst in the sinus typically with no symptoms. Most of the time, no intervention is needed. ...Read more

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Can a polyp or retention cyst in the maxillary sinus cause imbalance?

Can a polyp or retention cyst in the maxillary sinus cause imbalance?

Possible but rare: Polyps or cysts in the maxillary sinuses are very common. Unless they are obstructing the opening to the sinus, they are completely benign and nothing should be done, especially surgery. If it blocks the opening, a simple endoscopic surgery can remove the blockage and improve symptoms. ...Read more

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I am diagnosed with folicular retention cyst.is this dangerous and i dont get periods since 3 months?

I am diagnosed with folicular retention cyst.is this dangerous and i dont get periods since 3 months?

3 months: I can't be sure how to answer until you let me know your age. If you are somewhere between 30 and 45 years old your periods should be regular. At an older age periods you may have entered into menopause. You must discuss this with your Gynecologist. Please keep me informed about these concerns. ...Read more

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What does having a right maxillary retention cyst in the neck mean?

What does having a right maxillary retention cyst in the neck mean?

Cyst: Great question. Maxillary cysts are in the maxillary sinus which is a cavity below your eye and over your lip. A cyst is a benign ballon of mucous in that sinus. They are very common and usually are not treated. If the cyst uncommonly becomes very large they would require surgery. ( again very uncommon) ...Read more