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Traumatic Cysts Of Posterior Head Of Humeroua
I have a posterior fossa arachnoid cyst last known 1.7x 1.6x3cm severe headaches, "pressure" in head epilepsy memory loss confusion&others. Related?
We usually think not: However, there are cases where arachnoid cysts cause symptoms such as headaches and other types of both motor, & cognitive problems which get better when the cyst is removed. But that doesn't happen often. Usually, they're benign & have been there since birth. They don't need to be removed unless testing/examination suggests otherwise. If you'd like a 1-1 consult please let me know. ...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
I have a posterior scalp mass removed which was located deep down underneath skin I think attach to outer layer of skull table cyst? Idk what it is ye
Ask your doctor: THe mass should have been sent for a micoscopic examination and this is the only way to determine what it was. ...Read more
I might have an incidental arachnoid cyst in the posterior fossa & I get chronic nose bleed when I blow my nose from the left nasal im scared from it?
Simple vs serious: Our bodies always have things that grow and change. Skin, fat, muscle, lymph nodes, bones, can change shape, get larger, more prominent due to many factors. The vast majority are not cancer but simply unusual growths like fatty tumors, cysts, skin tags, moles, etc. Most cause no symptoms and can be watched. If they cause symptoms or change colors, bleed, bruise or hurt, then see your doctor. ...Read more
No but...: Generally this is not expected to cause pain and is benign. If it continues to be painful follow up with your physician because I know of one case where this was assumed to be a benign cyst and it turned out to be metasitized cancer. So have someone biopsy the cyst if it continues to be painful. ...Read more
Sebaceous Cysts: Sebaceous cysts are collections of sebum that occur within a gland. They can be walled (completely within the gland) or ruptured (when the gland pops). Sometimes they will drain spontaneously, are lanced or are surgically removed. Surgical removal is the best way to prevent recurrence. Some people are prone to these and will form multiple sebaceous cysts. The scalp is a common area for this. ...Read more
Physiatrists: Physiatrists are physicians that specialize in rehabilitation including brain injury rehab. Some are more focused on head injury than others. You may sometimes find a neurologist who has an interest in the area. Speech therapists play a critical role in management as well. ...Read more
The simple answer: Is yes they certainly can, and so can most family physicians. ...Read more
Genetic: Pilar cysts or sebaceous cysts of the head are quite frequent and are caused by an abnormality (yet to be discovered) of the sebaceous/oil glands. Just think - could be worse! ...Read more
See details: Get it removed if it bothers you. Speak with your doctor and ask for a referral to a plastic surgeon if needed. ...Read more
I had my IUD for 4months and since I've been getting cyst on my head back chest is this a symptom of my IUD.
Probably they are: Not related to each other. See your doctor. ...Read more
I have a bump/cyst on the side of my head. Now, I lost a patch of hair in that area. What could it be? The bump does not hurt. It has dropped in size.
Sebaceous Cyst: Bump just under the skin may be sebacious cyst and can sometimes be associated with hair loss. Sebaceous cyst is typically firm, round and not painful. Definitive treatment of cyst is surgical removal. If related only to the cyst, hair should regrow after cyst is removed. ...Read more
1999-cyst rapture. 2001-cyst baby head size. 2006-cyst a potato size. All open up ops done. 2013-cyst 2cm next chk up in aug. Am I unlucky to relapse?
Follow up with your: Gyn. Ask your gyn if you have pcos. Probably there's a genetic component to your gynecologic problems. Ask your mom. If there is, you can blame her! This is the body and the life that god has given u. Make the best of it! ...Read more
I've had a small fatty lump under my skin on the back of my head for several years. It hasn't gotten bigger, many say its a harmless cyst. Should worry?
Lipoma: Nope. No need to worry. A good dermatologist can excise this for you if you feel it is unsightly or has increasing pain or growth. ...Read more
Yes: They're quite common, and are usually tricholemmal cysts. They occur on the scalp, and are frequently multiple. They're not harmful, but can be annoying. They can usually be removed pretty easily in a doctor's office. ...Read more
Cyst: Cysts in this location are either EIC (epidermal inclusion cyst) or a lipoma (fatty collection cyst). They can be removed but are generally benign. ...Read more
Depends.: Some are of no consequence; some (like dandy-walker) can cause trouble. ...Read more
Should be seen: I doubt anybody will be able to specify such numbers since the description doesn't help determine the complexity of the procedure. You really should consult either a dermatologist or surgeon. They'll be able to tell you more precisely what's involved in getting the cyst removed. ...Read more
This: Will require medical assessment in order to figure out a treatment approach. Encourage you to see your dermatologist. ...Read more
Sounds like: A sebacious cyst and the only way to completely get rid of it for good is surgical removal. Oftentimes it is an office procedure and there is no down time. It usually can be done in about an 1 1/2 hr in an office that routinely does this. If you treat it with antibiotics it might shrink a bit for now but it will keep returning. It may need antibiotics now to treat. ...Read more
A large cyst on top of my head has burst amd is now very painful. It burst internally. Will it just go away?
How do you know it: Burst? This could be a sebacous cyst, and if this indeed did burst under the skin, in could become more inflammed, red, swollen and painful. If so, this could require an incision and drainage by a doctor. Your pain is a warning sign something is wrong. Go see a doctor. ...Read more
Why do I get a lot of cysts in my head? They come and go but eventually die out. Are they dangerous? How to treat?
NOT IN THE HEAD...!!: I think you get some boils / small abscesses on the scalp (that is skin covering the head). Check with your doctor. ...Read more
I have a tiny blemish w/o pain, like a cyst slightly raised w/o a head. I got it last month, it went down but now it's back. What do I do?
See doctor: You need to see your doctor about this since it is hard to tell what it is without examining it. ...Read more
I have a previously diagnosed cyst on my head. Recently scabs have developed around it and I'm not sure why. Is this cause for concern?
It is likely a sebaceous or epidermal inclusion cyst. Such cysts can rupture into the tissue or to the outside. It the cyst gets infected it could lead to complications. Have you considered getting it removed. It could probably be removed under local anesthesia.
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I have condition I get cysts in head and start bleeding from them, they recently spread to face and randomly start bleeding too. What is it?
I've had 2 cysts on my head for the last 10 years. In that time I've had sever headaches. As they get bigger my headaches get worse. Can you help?
May not be related: Scalp cysts are common and can become large. They usually do not cause headaches though. If they are bothersome, surgical excision is a good idea. ...Read more
I've had a small fatty bump under my skin on the back of my head for years now. It hasn't grown and is painless, ive heard it could be a harmless cyst?
It certainly could: Be. But it could also be a fatty tumor called a lipoma. See doctor for confirmative diagnosis ...Read more