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Sacrum n lower back pain doc said may be caused by a double loop cyst at s2. Suggested surgery. Why do some cysts cause symptoms but others don't?

Sacrum n lower back pain doc said may be caused by a double loop cyst at s2. Suggested surgery. Why do some cysts cause symptoms but others don't?

Not sure what you : Mean by "double loop cyst." he may be referring to a benign incidental finding (usually noted on your lumbar spine mri), which are mostly asymptomatic called tarlov cysts, which are perineurial cysts. Only on very rare occasions could this be the cause of your symptoms. So go have a spine surgeon evaluate you and give you a better answer after a physical examination and review of your mri. ...Read more

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Sacrum (Definition)

Below the lumbar spine and above the tailbone or coccyx lies the sacrum. The sacrum is part of the spine and interacts with the pelvis ...Read more


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My girlfriend woke up with the bottom of her tongue swollen and hurting badly. What could this be symptoms of?

My girlfriend woke up with the bottom of her tongue swollen and hurting badly. What could this be symptoms of?

Many possibilities: Could be from a dental infection, could be from a salivary gland infection, could be a small stone trying to get out. She needs to see a doctor right away as infections in the floor of the mouth can be serious and spread. ...Read more

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Left side of face swollen i have no other symptoms feeling ok?

Left side of face swollen i have no other symptoms feeling ok?

See a dentist: to rule out dental abscess. The infection may spread to your jaw, cheeks, sinus and to other areas of your head and neck. See your dentist for examination, x-rays and treatment if needed. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of having a swollen gland?

What are the symptoms of having a swollen gland?

It depends: There may be no symptoms at all or there may be local tenderness. It really depends on the cause of the swelling. ...Read more

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Please explain what are some symptoms of swollen spleen?

Splenomegaly: Full feeling, pressure, or pain near the bottom of the ribs on the left. May have no symptoms. ...Read more

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How long can ur neck lympnoses be swollen before you start having symptoms of lymphoma?

How long can ur neck lympnoses be swollen before you start having symptoms of lymphoma?

Neck lymph nodes: Neck lymph nodes can be enlarged for many reasons: infections, inflammatory conditions, eczema, lymphoma and others. Diagnosis has to be made first. Lymphoma may not cause any symptoms other than enlarged painless lymph nodes. Sometimes patients with lymphoma experience "b" symptoms: fevers, fatigue, night sweats, itching, and weight loss. Please see your doctor for a diagnosis as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I am sick and the symptoms i'm getting include really big, swollen eyelids?

I am sick and the symptoms i'm getting include really big, swollen eyelids?

Several things: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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I just got over a sever case of mono I know my spleen is swollen but all my symptoms have been gone for about 2 weeks can I start doing light lifts?

I just got over a sever case of mono I know my spleen is swollen but all my symptoms have been gone for about 2 weeks can I start doing light lifts?

Up to 5 pounds: The risk you are trying to avoid is spleen rupturing. Lifting is very unlikely to do that, so light lifting is fine. Basically you can lift light loads as this is not going to rupture the spleen, probably 5-10 pounds, no more. More importantly, you need to avoid activities that you could accidentally get kicked or hit in the abdomen with. So even just wrestling playfully on floor could injure. ...Read more