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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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Can the lipmo cyst be hard?

Can the lipmo cyst be hard?

Diagnosis by removal: How do you know it is lipoma?
Classically described as having slippery edges on palpation.
It can be of any consistency. Get it removed to have a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Are epididymal cysts hard?

Are epididymal cysts hard?

Yes, usually: But you need to see an urologist to get examination done so that further verification can be done with tests like ultrasound examination to confirm it. ...Read more

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I have 2 large, hard cysts on my head?

I have 2 large, hard cysts on my head?

Would encourage: You to have these evaluated by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is this hard and painful cyst on my head?

What is this hard and painful cyst on my head?

Medical evaluation.: Please see a dermatologist for evaluation. Take care. ...Read more

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Is a cyst soft or hard?, and is a tumor soft or hard?

Is a cyst soft or hard?, and is a tumor soft or hard?

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

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Hello can pilonidal cysts become hard? Can pilonidal cysts cures with drugs?

Hello can pilonidal cysts become hard? Can pilonidal cysts cures with drugs?

Infection: chronic infection can cause these cysts to become scarred and hardened; however, although antibiotic therapy will calm down an infection, surgery is the definitive cure. ...Read more

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Had a cyst remove from my right testie and it has been hard for 3 weeks+ after the of, should I get this checked?

Had a cyst remove from my right testie and it has been hard for 3 weeks+ after the of, should I get this checked?

? cyst: Are you referring to hydrocele or spermatocele surgery? Some hardness after hydrocele surgery is expected and resolves in a few weeks. Have your surgeon check you since you are still in the post-op period, in case you have infection and possibly need antibiotic.Good luck. ...Read more

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Do cyst make it hard to get pregnant?

Ovarian origin maybe: If the cyst is a large ovarian cyst then ovulation may be affected as well as menstrual periodicity. ...Read more

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What to do if I have two big hard cysts on my face and is there anyway to treat them?

What to do if I have two big hard cysts on my face and is there anyway to treat them?

It varies: 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

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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

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

Uncommon: It is unusual to be able to feel an ovarian cyst abdominally unless you are very thin and it is very large. I would advise you to see your doctor to find out what you are feeling ...Read more

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Is it hard to conceive with cyst on your ovaries?

Is it hard to conceive with cyst on your ovaries?

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 more

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Is epididymis cyst or spermatocele usually hard or soft?

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

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What is a gram positive bacteria that would cause hard, painful cyst down there?

What is a gram positive bacteria that would cause hard, painful cyst down there?

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

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I have a hard bump, it also hurts when I press on it. Is it a ganglion cyst or something else?

I have a hard bump, it also hurts when I press on it. Is it a ganglion cyst or something else?

Location?: If over a joint and motion of the joint causes it to hurt could be ganglion. Could be foreign body reaction or other inflammatory process as well. If at base of metacarpal bone could be bone spur. Seek care for an exam ...Read more

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Hard reoccurring cyst in my panty line. It hurts and turns the skin on top and around it red. What cab it be?

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

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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?

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

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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

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Hard lump on left side of head a cyst?

Hard lump on left side of head a cyst?

Sebacous cyst: Yes it is what we called sebaceous cyst which is a oil gland cyst leave it alone try not to squeezed it other wise might get infected
very binign. ...Read more

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Can a ganglion cyst get hard like a bone?

Can a ganglion cyst get hard like a bone?

Yes it can: Some it feel like a bone but it is a cyst full of thick fluids. ...Read more

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Can a ganglion cyst become hard and bone like?

Can a ganglion cyst become hard and bone like?

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

Rocking (Definition)

Rocking is a repetitive movement that may ...Read more