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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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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?
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
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
Usually not: 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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