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Swelling After Cyst Removed
I had a maxillary cyst removed on thursday under g/a how long will I be in pain for and when will the swelling go down?
Maxillary cyst: As a general rule, consider 17 days a benchmark. Use ice on the outside of the upper jaw and take medication prescribed by the dentist. Don't take nsaids or Aspirin unless the oral surgeon says it's ok. Remember, maxillofacial is a major, traumatic insult to the body and should be treated as such. If you start running a fever or the symptoms get worse, see the dentist. ...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
Any reason for concern if 3 and a half weeks after spermatocelectomy there is still swelling and pain on the side from which the cyst was removed?
No: As long as the swelling and pain are trending down, you should be fine. It can take 6-8 weeks to feel "normal" after this procedure. ...Read more
How long for a scalp cyst removal to heal after it is removed...Sutures are out how long for swelling to go down...
Quickly: Depends on size of cyst and tissue dissection, but two weeks would be in the range. ...Read more
Will the swelling at incision site go away after stitches are removed? Picture on file Ganglion Cyst Removed July 10, 2014
Had a sebaceous cyst removed about a week ago. However, there is a small white bump under incision. Swelling or should I be concerned?
Cystectomy: Sounds normal to me but show to your Dr. Who knows you the best. ...Read more
Suffering swelling and pain in lower right abdomen. Appendix removed aswell as 6cm twisted cyst on ovary right removed within a month 1 yr ago?
Son just had sebaceous cyst removed from forehead and now bleeding inside causing a lot of swelling. What should I do?
Pressure: Put pressure on the area and call your doctor. You may need to go back in and have the doctor look at him. ...Read more
I had a ganglion cyst removed on the top of my wrist over two months ago sever swelling and loss of feeling in hand still?
Parasthesia: Would go back and see your surgeon. Most swelling should be gone by six weeks. ...Read more
I had a ganglion cyst removed on thursday of this week, my hand is swollen, what can I do to treat the swelling.?
Elevation: Elevation and gentle digital range of motion are a few simple steps to help decrease swelling (edema). Proper elevation typical consists of placing the hand above the level of the heart (e.g. Left chest) to allow gravity to facilitate the edema control. A tight postoperative dressing may also be carefullly loosened. If you were placed in a splint, you should wear as instructed by your doc. ...Read more
I had a bakers cyst removed in February. I now have swelling and a golf ball size hard Knot. If this and if it is scar tissue can it be removed?
Assuming: The abnormality you are feeling is in the back of the knee you may have a recurrence of the cyst. Ultrasound can help sort that out. ...Read more
Had bone cyst removed through surgery ten days ago in right hand. Didn't have swelling much, but woke up to noticeable swelling. Should I be concerned?
Yes: It could be a post op infection. See your dr. ...Read more
Had a volar ganglion surgically removed, came back, 2 steroid shots, stg1 cmc joint oa, swelling, bruising, pain around area. Will removing cyst again help?
Yes: Have a hand surgeon remove it. Often recur if not totall removed the first time ...Read more
I have a cyst in my lower lip and a ENT surgeon removed it surgically by using local anesthesia, but after 10 days it again comes back, it swelling big.
I just had a cyst on my vocal cord removed Wednesday. On the side where the MD chipped my tooth my tongue is swollen and numb. Will the swelling go down and will I get feeling back? The doctor didn't mention any of that in my post op care.
unicameral bone cysts removed 2wks ago. Since swelling redness antibiotics and now a hard form under one of the incisions getting larger an painful?
Many causes: Unicameral bone cyst is a benign condition, which primary occurs in children. Callous formation is a process of the bone healing based on Wolff's law, which states that bones grow according to apply demands. However, bone infection, or osteomyelitis is always a concern for any post operative complication. Consultation with your physician to differentiate healing versus infection. ...Read more
Most likely ganglion: Cyst appear usually around the wrist area and the fingers, the most common soft tissue tumor around the area. ...Read more
Yes: The mild trauma associated with surgical removal will often cause temporary swelling in the area. ...Read more
It depends: Sometimes the swelling remains and the only way to resolve it is to have the cyst removed. ...Read more
Unlikely: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more
I was wondering are the cysts on the back of my cartilage piercing causing the swelling and pain?
Cytopathology report: impression = the smears suggestive of simple cyst? (swelling). What I do. Plz suggest me.
Cyst: That is a benign report and quite frankly very good news. See your doctor. ...Read more
I have recurrent bartholian cysts for about 2 years on and off and an abnormal swelling inferiorly on my clitoris. What should I do?
Remove: Sometimes removal of the gland may be necessary if surgeries have failed. ...Read more
Any pain?: Take care of intraarticular problem to alleviate swelling. ...Read more
Good Luck.: There is really no way of knowing for sure. Factors influencing post-operative swelling include, age, location, size, activity level and tissue disruption from the surgery are just a few. Some never swell and some can swell for extended periods. Follow the post-operative instructions and avoid over use until the wound can get a good start at healing. ...Read more
Had retention cyst surgery, accidentally bit same place while eating (only once). Swelling since last 3days, reduced a little. Shall I wait? Help!
Discuss at postop: It's difficult to assess your wound from your description alone and it may be best to discuss with your surgeon at the time of your postop examination which I assume should be soon. Other signs to call him/her earlier would be infection or bleeding or drainage. ...Read more
I popped a cyst on my face and it popped inward swelling my whole cheek. It is now down to about a quarter size. Should I be get it checked? Pop it?
I was just wondering about cyst, I have them on my ovaries & was wondering if they could be the cause of swelling on the inside of my vagina? Thanks
No: Cysts on your ovaries would not be associated with swelling inside vagina. Have you seen GYN doctor (assume so if you have diagnosis of cysts on ovaries that can only be seen with imaging) and have you discussed your concerns with your GYN doctor? Cysts on ovaries can be normal issue. Large or many cysts not normal. Causes of vaginal swelling many. Please discuss with your gyn doctor. ...Read more
Probably: Swelling and pain behind the knee is most likley a baker's cyst. This is a fluid filled herniation off the back of the knee joint, usually associated with a torn meniscus (torn cartilage). It is usually worse with activity and relieved with rest. Treatment is usually nonoperative. If it bothers you an orthopedic surgeon can aspirate and inject it for temmporary relief. ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
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