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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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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 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

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Treating Eye Infections (Checklist)

Throw away any used contact lenses
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If you wear contact lenses, wear glasses when eye is infected
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Do not occlude or cover eyes
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Clean face towels with hot water separately if pink eye
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Follicular retention cyst, what does it mean?

Follicular retention cyst, what does it mean?

Retention cyst: It is a fluid filled sac within the ovary. It is one of the most common ovarian cysts. Your OB/GYN Doctor can discuss it with you as some may require to be monitored and some may require treatment, depending on their size. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Does retention cyst in sphenoidal sinus needs a major surgery,,, how can it b treated,,,?

Does retention cyst in sphenoidal sinus needs a major surgery,,, how can it b treated,,,?

Retention cyst: Speak with your doctor, but usually this is an incidental finding requiring no treatment. ...Read more

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Treating Eye Infections (Checklist)

Prevent future eye infections by washing hands and not touching eyes
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Clean the affected eye carefully with water
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See an ophthalmologist
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Take any needed medicine as prescribed
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How do you remove a conjunctival eye cyst?

How do you remove a conjunctival eye cyst?

Excision: A benign conjunctival cyst that causes associated irritation or is large enough to be bothersome, can be excised under local or topical anesthesia. I do these in my office under an operating microscope, and i generally have to place an absorbable suture to secure the wound. ...Read more

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I need to know the reason why I have a lot of fat cysts in different parts of my body -back, eye, ...?

I need to know the reason why I have a lot of fat cysts in different parts of my body -back, eye, ...?

Genetics: Younare probably genetically prone. These are not related to diet or the result of a particular lifestyle. ...Read more

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Treating Eye Infections (Checklist)

Hands off! Don't spread infection.
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Clean, warm, moist compresses
20 min, 4x day for 1 weeks
See doctor for Antibiotic eyedrops - keep the dropper clean
4x day
Antihistamines to reduce irritation
every 4-6 hours
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What is the procedure for removing a cyst on your lower eye lid?

What is the procedure for removing a cyst on your lower eye lid?

Eye lid cyst: This depends on the location within the eye lid, weather it is superficial or deep. Either way it is office minor surgery with quick recovery and little or no pain. ...Read more

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