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45 y f incidental usg abdomen showing 7 x 5 CM ovarian cyst(bi-loculated, no debris).What are the chance of it regress with medical treatment?Advice?
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
Mucinous cyst: Depends on where, etc. Surgical removal.Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends: If you have a cyst beneath the skin near the shoulder then observation vs surgery needs to be entertained. If the cyst is deep and was seen on MRI within the shoulder joint or near the shoulder joint and its symptomatic then surgery may be needed but it must be properly evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon first. ...Read more
Usually surgery.: Typically a mass that size in your pelvis needs to be surgically removed. The best approach to achieve that would be up to your surgeon to decide. Need to see gyn. ...Read more
Please see a doctor:
If the cyst is very large and causes a lot of pain, your doctor may use the following treatments:
your doctor may inject a corticosteroid medication, but it doesn't always prevent recurrence of the cyst.
Your doctor may drain the fluid from the knee joint using a needle.
Cold compression wrap and crutches may help reduce pain and swelling. Gentle range-of-motion and strengthening exercises. ...Read more
Bakers cyst: Depends on the patient age. Young kids can usually just observe. Often goes away. Others usually means something wrong in knee causing increased fluid accumulation, often arthritis or meniscal tears. Usual treatment is aimed at treating the source of the excessive fluid in the knee. Often surgery for meniscal tears. Often antiinflammatories, injections and/ or surgery for arthritis. ...Read more
Identify cause first: A baker's cyst is a cyst on the back the knee, usually filled with fluid from the knee joint itself. The presence of a bakers cyst is typically an indication of pathology in the knee itself. To "treat" a baker's cyst therefore requires that the problem in the knee be treated- the cyst will then typically go away. See an orthopaedic surgeon for further advice. ...Read more
try cold first.: Neither one is all the effective. Many times the cyst is the result of the problem and not the cause of the problem. ...Read more
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Most liver cysts are benign and require no treatment at all. About 1 in 20 people have liver cysts.
If they are enlarging or symptomatic (pain, fullness, bleeding) treatment is suggested
simple cysts can often be treated by laparoscopic cystotomy
complex cysts carry a higher risk of malignancy. Open resection might be needed. ...Read more
Check w/your doctor: Pineal cysts are not uncommon and almost never require treatment. ...Read more
Fluid collection: A baker's or "popliteal" cyst is a fluid collection in the back of the knee.It is usually secondary to arthritis and/or a meniscus tear within the knee joint. These processes irritate the knee causing excess fluid production which accumulates in the back/posterior knee. Treatment of the arthritis or mensicus tear will, in most cases, improve the baker's cyst. ...Read more
This is a job for Dr: Your responsibility to yourself is to get to a good doctor or obgyn and cooperate in the diagnosis and treatment plan determined for this. This is not a do-it-yourself problem for a home remedy. It might be helpful if you eat well, sleep well, get good exercise and avoid cell damaging activities. But see a pro as soon as possible. Best! ...Read more
Is it normal for a teenage girl to get a Bartholin's Gland Cyst? And, what should I do for treatment?
Bartholin's cyst: They can happen to any woman. Treatment is usually unnecessary. Occasionally they can become infected, or need to be drained. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bartholin-cyst/basics/definition/con-20026333 ...Read more
I had an oopherectomy 20 years ago and now have a 5 CM ovarian cyst causing pain. What is the usual treatment?
Is this on the same side or other side?
This is usually treated by an obgyn and treatment is either ovarian cystectomy or oophorectomy depending on the type of lesion
start with seeing your obgyn to discuss the options. ...Read more
My pilonidal cyst scar hurts mostly after work out. Whatcould be the cause of it? Is there any treatment for it?
Would using hair growth treatment on a cyst on your head help to regrow the small amount of hair lost from the cyst?
Perhaps: If the cyst ruptured and healed leaving scar tissue instead of normal scalp tissue i doubt it as the scar tissue will not have hair follicle present to grow new hair. If this is the case, it may need to be cut out (excised) completely and sutured together to leave normal tissue that has hair follicles to grow. ...Read more
I am having corpus lutem cyst for second time even after surgurey, measuring 7.3mm size what treatment you suggest now?
Corpus luteum cyst: It is a type of ovarian cyst, it may rupture at menstruation. It may take a few months to disappear entirely. It rarely occurs after > 50 yrs. Eggs are not produced in menopausal females.Cysts <5 cm are inconsequential. Ovarian cancer although is cystic, does not arise from benign corpus luteum cysts. Larger cysts may twist, bleed, and cause abdominal pain.Birth control pills(combination) will help. ...Read more
About bilateral multiple renal stones the largest being 12mm and 7mm on each and a renal cyst 15mm x 13mm, what is the best treatment.
Renal stone: Most renal cyst or insignificant and required no treatment. The nonobstructing renal stones are best treated with eswl. See a urologist to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
How long does the treatment take to get rid of a sebaceous cyst? How long does it normally take to medically treat a sebaceous cyst?
Depending : Depending on the size and location about 30 to 60 minutes. ...Read more
Felt tear in knee 2 yrs ago and cyst formed behind it.No medical treatment..Cyst went but has back now.Has reduced a little..Do i need medical input?
This is likely a baker's cyst." nothing to do with bakers. It was named after the doctor who first described it.
Usually comes from some problem within the knee itself, such as a torn cartilage. It is extremely unlikely that it is a true tumor, but you should have your knee checked. ...Read more
I have an ovarian cyst & worried about it rupturing while waiting for further treatment. What can cause rupturing/Should I avoid doing certain things?
Options include: If the cyst isn't bothering you, you don't have to do anything. If you do nothing it may continue to enlarge. You can drain a cyst but it will it will generally just fill up again. If the cyst bothers you or is in a bad location I would recommend removing the cyst. This can usually be done in the office under local. ...Read more