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Sebaceous Cyst Pressing On Nerve
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
Have intercostal tarlov cysts (they think) on the left t6-7 and right t7-8. Could these cysts be causing the tight band around chest area by compressing nerves?
Perhaps but,: Tarlov Cysts are uncommon (unless one has disorders like Ehlers-Danlos syndrome) and present the vast majority of the time in the lumbosacral spine. Older series suggest these need to get relatively large in order to cause symptoms, although that report was a small series. Suggest you speak to the physician who ordered your imaging regarding the potential of these to be causing your symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not likely: Although rupture cysts can cause temporary pain and discomfort, the "nerve damage" they might cause would be minor and should resolve spontaneously within in a short period of time. If you develop persistent pain after what you think was a ruptured ganglion cyst, see your pray care physician or specialist for an evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ultrasound shows 14 CM renal cyst. experiencing low back and sciatic pain on the same side. Can this cyst be causing my pain by pressing on the nerve?
"A 1.0 cm cystic lesion is noted abutting the left ovary which could be exophytic cyst or follicle. Numerous nabothian cysts on uterus." Is this bad?
No: does not have any significance forget about 1 cm cysts they come and go all the time ...Read more
Reduce scar: Very often when removing a ganglion the incision that is used to open the tendon sheath becomes scared. The best approach in early post op period is to use warm soaks after the sutures are out. If the scar persists then intr scar kenalog (triamcinolone) is used which is a form of steroid that is not quickl absorbed from the site of injection working better than cortisone. ...Read more
If my 2 cm tarlov cysts are pressing on the sciatic nerve and is the cause of my hip pain, can the MRI show proof that the cysts pressing on the nerve?
Yes.: There are two ways Tarlov Cysts can be best seen radiographically. MRI is the test of choice. But CT Myelogram can also be very helpful. The MRI can clearly show the cyst compressing one of the nerves, L5 or S1 that contributes to the Sciatic Nerve. If you are telling me that your Tarlov Cyst measures 2 cm then you must also have had an MRI. Moreover, a cyst that measures 2 cm is very large. ...Read more
Could i put icyhot on my sebaceous cyst? The cyst hurts sometimes and sometimes it itches. The cyst is movable.
No: So a sebaceous cyst can shrink or get infected and grow - but it is never really completely gone unless it is resected (removed) surgically. This is because the entire cyst shell and wall must be removed. The best person to do this is a surgeon or someone with lots of experience. See your local doctor or general or plastic surgeon for help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: Abx will NOT cure a sebaceous cyst. They can help clear the infection and surrounding cellulitis that can occur when the cyst becomes infected. .... but not the cyst itself. The cyst needs to be removed if bothering you. If not bothering you can be safely watched. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
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