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Treatments For Retention Cyst
Got a mucus retention cyst in sinus CT scan blocking sinus partially.What are the treatments to remove it or dissolve it?Suffering from post nasal dip
Not necessary to: Remove a mucous retention cyst is not necessarily the cause of your sinus problems. I take ct scans all day and we see a lot of mucous retention cysts with little correlation to symptoms. If you are going to have it out just know that your symptoms will probably not improve . Many university radiologists that read scans will advise against treatment because of the high reoccurrence rate ...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 1.9 CM retention cyst on my right maxillary. What's the best non-surgical course of treatment?
None: No treatment available, except surgery.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have a large mucous retention cyst in my sinus cavity. What is this, would it cause the headaches I've been having lately, and what's the treatment?
We see them often: Causes of retention cysts are unknown; as much as we think allergy plays a role others appear to have no association. . Usually they aren't painful themselves; but they can enlarge, block passages and contribute to formation of sinus infections, similar to nasal polyps. Headaches? Maybe. Depends. Usually not. Options: oral steroids, surgery, allergy shots; some recommend do nothing. See ENT. ...Read more
My 14 year old son has a 2.2 CM retention cyst in the right maxillary sinus. What are the symptoms and treatment?
Observe: Many people have retention cysts...They can cause some discomfort like allergies or sinus pressure..Or they can cause nothing. Treatment is often to have surgery to remove them...Or you can simply observe them as they are not infectious. Chinese medicine can help dissolve them...I suggest you talk to an ENT and a chinese medicine practitioner for more information. ...Read more
Retention cyst: It is a fluid filled sac within the ovary. It is one of the most common ovarian cysts. Your OB/GYN Doctor can discuss it with you as some may require to be monitored and some may require treatment, depending on their size. Best wishes. ...Read more
Cystic lesion, 4mm size, in anterior oropharyngeal walls, benign imaging characteristics, may be related to tiny retention cyst. My options to remove?
Nope.: It's just a snut bubble in a bony cavity (the sphenoid sinus). No way it will kill you. One way of getting this out of there is snorting saline. (put 1 teaspoon of table salt or dead sea salt in a glass of water, inhale one teaspoon of this concoction up each nostril each morning and evening for a week or two) will most likely fix this (old ayurveda trick). ...Read more
Dr suspects silent reflux.Been on many acid meds that don't help for long periods. Suggestions? It's been over a yr now. Can a retention cyst cause it
Retention cyst: Speak with your doctor, but usually this is an incidental finding requiring no treatment. ...Read more
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