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Best treatment for baker's cyst on knee?

Best treatment for baker's cyst on knee?

Identify cause first: A baker's cyst is a cyst on the back the knee, usually filled with fluid from the knee joint itself. The presence of a bakers cyst is typically an indication of pathology in the knee itself. To "treat" a baker's cyst therefore requires that the problem in the knee be treated- the cyst will then typically go away. See an orthopaedic surgeon for further advice. ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

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


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Doctors, what are the treatment options for ovarian cyst and fibroids?

Doctors, what are the treatment options for ovarian cyst and fibroids?

Many options: Fibroids and cysts can simply be observed, treated with medication, or surgically removed. The best treatment option will depend on the characteristics of the fibroid or cyst. You should disucss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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What alternative/herbal treatments are recommended for sebaceous cysts?

What alternative/herbal treatments are recommended for sebaceous cysts?

Surgical problem: This is really a surgical problem and does not usually respond to an herbaltreatment. ...Read more

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Any home treatments for epidermal cysts?

Any home treatments for epidermal cysts?

No: Epidermal cysts should be treated by excision by a surgeon. Otherwise you will risk recurrence, and worse, infection. ...Read more

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What are effective tarlov cyst treatment?

What are effective tarlov cyst treatment?

Nothing: Tar log cysts are expansions of the dural sleeve around a nerve where the nerve exists the spine. Usually they are incidental and best not having any interventions. ...Read more

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Treatments for ovarian cyst?

Treatments for ovarian cyst?

Varied: For the pain of a current ovarian cyst, over the counter pain medicines and occasionally prescriptions are necessary. Toward prevention, i suggest regular exercise, limiting processed foods, carbs, artificial sweeteners, and caffeine in your diet. If these are unsuccessful, you may want to discuss w your doctor the option of taking hormonal therapy like birth control to ovulation and thus cysts. ...Read more

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What is a treatment and relief for bakers cyst?

What is a treatment and relief for bakers cyst?

Depends: Bakers cyst is a collection of fluid behind the knee. The fluid is usually extruded from the knee after irritation or injury. They're closely linked to meniscus tears and if this is the case then surgery to repair or remove the tear may cause the cyst to resolve. Sometimes draining the cyst and injecting steroid into it can relieve the symptoms. ...Read more

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Is there a nonsurgical option for ovarian cyst removal?

Is there a nonsurgical option for ovarian cyst removal?

Kinda: A radiologist or obgyn could use ultrasound to pass a needle through your abdominal wall to attempt to drain it. This could be done in the office under local anesthesia. ...Read more

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What is treatment for ovarian malignant cysts?

What is treatment for ovarian malignant cysts?

Well, it's: A surgical staging procedure then depending on stage a regimen of chemotherapy is devised. There are caveats but that is the basic premise. You are young to have malignant ovarian cysts, however. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for an ovarian cyst?

What are the treatment options for an ovarian cyst?

Depends: There are many ovarian cysts that do not need to be treated as they are normal or physiologic. Most of these will resolve spontaneously. Using hormones to try to facilitate resolution is totally unnecessary and is not helpful. Nonphysiologic cysts may need to be removed surgically. It depends on appearance, size, and symptoms. ...Read more

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Are there good natural treatments for baker's cyst?

Are there good natural treatments for baker's cyst?

Not as far I Know: Baker cyst, come out from the joint sequence to injury to the joint. It is a mechanical problem. The joint disease have addressed for the cyst to go away. Good luck. Thanks you. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for a sebaceous cyst?

What are the treatment options for a sebaceous cyst?

Ignore, Pop, Excise: This is a benign skin lesion-like a blocked oil gland-thick, cheesy grease is encapsulated in a membrane. If it gets infected, it needs to be drained and removed. Unless you surgically remove the entire lesion, skin pore and membrane, it is likely to return eventually. Excision is quick and easy-in the office, with just local anesthesia. Stitches come out in about a week. Leaves a small scar. ...Read more

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What pain meds are given for pilonidal cyst surgery?

What pain meds are given for pilonidal cyst surgery?

Many are effective: Like any surgery that involves the skin and subcutaneous tissue alone, many pain meds are effective: oral opiates are often given for the first few days after surgery, but can have side effects including nausea, vomiting, and constipation. Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen are often employed after the first few days. These last may be superior in relieving pain from local tissue swelling. ...Read more

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Are there alternatives to surgical removal for complex ovarian cysts?

Are there alternatives to surgical removal for complex ovarian cysts?

See below: Treatment of ovarian cysts depend on size, symptoms and appearance on ultraound. Options include watchful waiting, birth control pills or surgery. Your doctor may recommend surgery if the cyst does not appear as a functional cyst (in this case a complex cyst) or if it has been growign or persisting over a few menstrual cycles or cause significant pain or other symptoms. ...Read more

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Are there any alternative pilonidal cyst treatment?

Are there any alternative pilonidal cyst treatment?

Infected?: Abx will NOT cure a pilonidal cyst. They can help clear the infection and surrounding cellulitis that can occur when the cyst becomes infected. .... but not the cyst itself. The cyst needs to be removed if bothering you. If not bothering you can be safely watched. ...Read more

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Baker's Cyst (Definition)

Swelling behind the knee that is composed of a membrane-lined sac filled with synovial fluid and is associated with certain joint disorders (as arthritis). The baker cyst is named after the British physician who "discovered" it. Generally harmless, it necessitate being removed when bothersome (in essence, ...Read more