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Treatments For 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
Let me help: Cysts that don't cause cosmetic or functional problems are usually left alone. A cyst that's inflamed, ruptured or infected may be treated with: incision and drainage, total excision. This surgical technique removes the entire cyst and so prevents recurrence. Minimal excision. Injection of steroid. Lasers. Your doctor will choose the bet way for you. ...Read more
Where?: Cystic change in the breasts is very common. Of course if you have a dominant breast mass, it needs to be seen as a possible cancer. Mainstream medicine has little to offer. I've had colleagues tell me that evening primrose oil is the first herbal to try for painful / lumpy breasts. An evidence-based holist in your community may be able to offer more. ...Read more
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