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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?
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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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