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Swollen Sac Inside
What is bone cyct. And what is its consequences? Is it necessary if I have a swollen sac inside the bones in my left ankle. Please I need your helpppppp?
Biopsy it: I would ask for a biopsy. Most of the biopsies of the bone can be done with a jamshidi needle (small needle with minimal down time). Once a correct diagnosis is confirmed then a better treatment option could be discussed. ...Read more
After havin an MRI doctors noticed a swollen sac inside the ankle bones. They want to remove by cutting the bones then replanting new bones. Please help?
Bone cyst: Bone cysts occur throughout the body. Surgical treatment is to remove the cyst and pack it with bone either from your body or from a lab. Depending on the size of the cyst, and type follow up will vary. ...Read more
What does it mean if having a swollen sac inside the bones of my left ankle as it was seen in the MRI pictures. Any advices. Could it be bone cancer?
Enlarged LN in testi: Check with your Doctor to see if it is significant ...Read more
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Swollen sac: Sounds like a possible infection especially if the side of your face with the swelling is warmer than the other side so see your surgeon ASAP to have the area looked at. ...Read more
Fell on elbow, diagnosis w bursitis. 2 weeks of motrin/ice. Inner forearm swollen, not tip if the elbow. Also have a sm fluid filled sac in the area. Normal?
Normal: Sounds like classic olecranon bursitis. Avoid any friction across your elbow. Try using elbow pads if you can't avoid placing friction across your elbow. It could take weeks to months to resolve and you are predisposed to having it again in the future. Draining the fluid is usually a waste of time. ...Read more
Why would one's bursa sac above their knee be swollen continuously for multiple years and not respond to any basic treatments, like RICE and the like?
I have a whitehead on my scrotal sac that I popped but nothing came out, like it deflated almost... It is slightly swollen, which ointment do I use?
Neosporin: Neosporin is a good first step at protecting an open wound. Can also apply vaseline through the day if it stings. If area becomes very red and painful next few days see an MD to make sure not a staph infection. Tempting to pop lesions but really not a good idea. Always try hot soaks and layer of vaseline to soften skin and let it "pop" on it's own. ...Read more
Possible infection: A swollen sac on the cheek can represent a number of possible problems. One potential cause is an infection. An examination by a physician is necessary to make a diagnosis. ...Read more
After a bad fall, hittin the knee now knee cap is swollen, couple of cuts and extremely painful, suspected ruptured bursa sac. How can a xray prove?
X-ray may help: X-ray is needed to rule out bone injury and if struck directly you could have broken your kneecap. If there is a fracture it must be treated. Bursa's don't rupture in initial injuries because they are normally deflated, but you can have blood filling the bursa or inside the joint which is painful. With cuts and any possibility of a fracture you should go to the ER because of risk of bone infection. ...Read more
Aching pains above both testis Ultrasound shows no Varicocele, torsion or infection. Sac has now swollen slightly & left testis is sitting much higher?
Anasarca?: If there is swelling involving the entire body, the list of things that can cause it is long. Abnormalities relating to the heart, kidneys, intestines and the endocrine system can do this. Certain medications are implicated as well. Being more specific about the swelling would help your doctor provide a better answer. The complaint of "body swelling" requires a visit to the doctor. ...Read more
Swollen pancrease (pancrelipase): Swollen pancreas e is not the issue. What's causing it to swell is. What does your blood work show re. Enzymes etc? Are you abusing alcohol or have signs ultrasound/mri of ca.? But again I need to be straight up with you and tell you my specialty is psychiatry. You need to find out the causation of the disorder. I await my colleagues comments. ...Read more
Many causes: Tissue that is inflamed (infection, immunity, injury) leaks protein-rich fluid into the interstitial spaces. Increased pressure in the veins (a rubber band around a finger, running when you're out of shape), low serum albumin, or fluid overload in kidney failure, and plugged lymphatics are the other causes. Edema's a key feature in everything from a mosquito bite to severe heart failure. ...Read more
Podría ser normal, pero más notable debido a la pérdida de peso. Puede haber inflamación debido a una lesión en las costillas o la espalda, una hernia de estómago, o un tumor. Consulte a su médico.
It could be normal, but more noticeable due to weight loss. May be inflammation due to a rib or back injury, a stomach hernia, or tumor. See your doctor. ...Read more
Yes: Your inflammatory cells come in to take care of the bite and this causes swelling and warmth. This should subside in a day or two --if not I would be concerned about an infection--see your family doc. ...Read more
Swelling: Injury releases factors from cells that activate fluid flow between cells and extracellular fluid. Good wikipedia question for more details. ...Read more
Disc.: In eye or in back or where. Let's do 2nd opinion and find out. ...Read more
Swollen: It depends on how swollen if worried se your physician ...Read more
Many things: Has there been injury? Does he have signs or symptoms of infection? One could consider tumor as the cause. This is not normal and I would recommend an urgent evaluation. Torsion of the testicles is another consideration but not common for both to have such an incident. Urge him to get checked out. ...Read more