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Rock Hard Cyst
I have 2 rock hard cyst like bumps on my scalp. They seem to have gotten bigger over the last few yrs but still relatively in line w/ scalp; concerning? Sometimes hurt but only after applying pressure
Scalp cysts: I'd see your doctor for an exam. One of the most common cause of scalp cysts would be "wens". These are generally benign and can be removed by a surgeon if indicated. ...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
Either can occur: A cyst is a thin walled closed space filled with fluid. If the amt. Of fluid is large the cyst can be tense and feel very firm. A tumor is a overgrowth of cells either benign or malignant For the latter a scan tissue tumor, benign or malignant is very firm while a fatty tumor even if malignant can feel very soft. Scans and bx or aspiration will define cyst from tumor. ...Read more
Had a cyst remove from my right testie and it has been hard for 3 weeks+ after the of, should I get this checked?
I had a reoccuring cyst on my back come to a head and pop, but its still hard and slightly painful. What should I put on it?
Use warm soaks: Use warm soaks and if still no better see your doctor. ...Read more
Cyst? Its painful on back when touched. Sister got whiteish fluid and hard thing out. Put peroxide on hole but not hurting +Skin feels hard under it
Cyst: Whoever ordered the scan and read it should be able veto answer your question ...Read more
Cysts on men's faces are hard to treat, especially because they recur (especially in the beard area)
if they are big, bothersome or recurrent I sometimes recommend excision. You should see a plastic surgeon for that. ...Read more
When I press down on my left ovary, I feel something hard and I can move it up and down, is it a cyst? Can you feel a cyst? I'm also 6 days late on pd
I have epididimal cyst on right test, I get this hard lump on bot of test that comes and goes like it flares up. Is this the cyst, cause it hurts alot?
Could be: A cyst like this can twist and get it's blood supply cut off. See your doctor, a surgeon or a urologist. ...Read more
Small cysts are a normal part of the monthly cycle of the ovaries. Larger cysts may be abnormal, especially if they have solid components.
In mosts cases, cysts do not impact fertility. A particular kind of cyst called an endometrioma will likely have a negative impact on fertility. ...Read more
Cyst is spherical: Come in various sizes, can feel tender. Is a small tense fluid filled structure, niether hard or soft. Benign ; only removed if large or painful. ...Read more
An Infection: Gram positive bacteria are usually staph or strep infections. As the cystic pocket fills with the pus or bacteria it will start to become hard or firm over time. At this point antibiotics may not be helpful and therefore drainage or removal of the cyst is usually required. Don't let this drag on, as this will then start to damage some of the good tissues that are close to this area. ...Read more
Check: Have it checked. It is likely to be benign, but you can get peace of mind. ...Read more
I am having my spleen removed with a cyst. Dr says he is trying lapro how hard of a procedure is this?
Spleen: In good hands it is fine. It is done lot of times. ...Read more
Hard reoccurring cyst in my panty line. It hurts and turns the skin on top and around it red. What cab it be?
Abcess: This may be an abcess that requires draining or a surgical excision. Show your dermatologist so the proper treatment plan can be devised. ...Read more
If a cyst or mass or tumor is soft and not hard nd small nd not big does that make it a chance that it might not be malignant?
Generalities: You cannot tell by these characteristics. All malignant tumors start small. Some benign lesions calcify and turn as hard as stone. When concerned, do a biopsy. ...Read more
I have several, about 20 small cysts over each ribcage. They are hard, and painless. I've lost 100 pounds, and they have stayed is this lipoma's?
Sounds like: Sebaceous cysts or lipomas, nothing life-threatening. But show it to your doctor to be sure. ...Read more
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
Yes: Similar to a water balloon, a ganglion cyst has an outer wall and filled with a fluid (typically from joint or tendon). Like the balloon analogy, if it is filled to the limit of the outer wall's volume, then the cyst will feel "as firm as a bone." often the doctor, depending on location, can prove that it is fluid filled by transillumination or aspiration. ...Read more
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