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Symptoms Of Urachal Cyst
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
My pediatrician thinks my 3 month old has a urachal cyst. What is this in leamans terms, how's it treated, and should I be concerned?
I have a small urachal cyst. Seeing doc in 3 days for it. It is not causing me pain or fever. Is it ok for me to have a few beers tonight?
Yes, it: won't affect the urachal cyst at all. ...Read more
A smelly clear liquid from my belly button,about 30 years ago I had urachal cyst removal from my naval canal,is it possible I might have another cyst”?
I have a small urachal cyst. It isn't causing me pain. No fever. I am seeing the doctor in 3 days for it. Is it ok for me to have a few beers tonight?
Remnant of the past: Long before we are born, we have a connection between our bladder and umbilical cord. It's a tube called the urachal duct. It shrivels away and becomes a tiny empty remnant of a duct as a baby develops and matures. In a few people, part of the duct remains and can have some fluid inside it... Which is called a cyst. The cyst may enlarge over time (sometimes get infected). Surgery removes the cyst. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Asymptomatic: Prostatic cysts are typically discovered on ultrasound or other xray test and are relatively rare findings. Majority do not cause symptoms (unless large and could result in lower urinary tract symptoms) and are discovered incidentally. Many arise in the midline of prostate and congenital in origin. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
None: Patients with pilonidal cysts may not have any symptoms at all. In others the cyst may become infected resulting in inflammation and pain. The infected cyst may grow and rupture into the surrounding tissue, forming an abscess. Infected pilonodal cysts/abscesses can cause severe pain, redness, swelling, and warmth of the skin of the tailbone area. Abscesses may cause fever and drainage of pus. ...Read more
Maybe 2 Types: There are several possibilities, but 2 main/common types, if you're talking about skin. Sebaceous cysts are just wax glands that get plugged. Depending on the size they may be treated with heat packs or may need to be surgically excised. Lipomas are fatty blobs that are softer and deeper. Neither are emergencies, but in the low back area may present a mechanical problem if they're at the beltline. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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