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Treatments For Urethral 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
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What are some health concerns with not getting a urethral cyst removed although their are no symptoms?
What are some complications of a cathetar being in for a few days after having a urethral cyst removed?
Nothing: The surgeon would advise removal in few days ...Read more
Is it common to lose all (sexual) feeling in the vaginal area after getting a urethral cyst/urethral diverticulum removed?
Generally speaking, cyst is used to describe a space with its biologically active lining to actively balance its secretion and absorption, with or without an opening like a gland. When such opening is poorly draining, the gland space slowly dilates to form a cyst.
In males, Littre's glands of urehtra and Cowper's glands; in females, Skene's glands or inside urethra itself as urethral diverticulum. ...Read more
No: Treatment of urethral cysts depends on location and if they are causing symptoms. If the cysts are around or near the urethral meatus and not causing discomfort or interfering with voiding then they generally do not need to be treated. A urethral diverticulum is not a true cyst but a weak point in the urethra wall which may need treatment if it contributes to infection. Get your doctor's advice ...Read more
What are the long term affects of not getting a urethral cyst removed since its not causing any issues.
Few to none: In the absence of symptoms, I can't really think of any consequences ...Read more
What are some health concerns with not getting a urethral cyst removed although it is not causing any symptoms?
Ask Surgeon.: Best to run these types of questions by your urologist. Best wishes. ...Read more
I think I have a parameatal urethral cyst (about 0.8cm in diameter).There's no symptom except a bit itchy on the glans. Does it need to be removed?
Not sure before...: Deciding and balancing medical necessity and professional possibility should be done before taking actions esp. The invasive one. TTo offer opinion for your case, one needs more info on detailed history stressing specifics, relevance, & sequence of events of all symptoms + a direct look/feel + timely testing, though rarely needed. How? To http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. Best wish... ...Read more
I'm 20. I have this "lump" near my vaginal opening. I'm not sure if it's a urethral cyst but I do Kind of have similar symptoms of a uti.?
Imflammation: There are many glands in the vaginal which can get inflamed. If you having symptoms you should have a pelvis exam. In the meantime, sitting in a warm bath without any bubble bath may help ...Read more
My wife had an urethral cyst surgically removed yesterday and she has a catheter. She has noticed light bleeding when she puts a pad in her vagina. No?
Have her call MD: Have your wife call her surgeon to obtain the best advice post operatively. ...Read more
Check with your:
Pcp ABOUT A REFERRAL to a UROLOGIST. ("Local minimally invasive treatment is probably available!)
Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more
Mucinous cyst: Depends on where, etc. Surgical removal.Get a more detailed answer ›
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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.
Injection of steroid.
Your doctor will choose the bet way for you. ...Read more
Depends: If you have a cyst beneath the skin near the shoulder then observation vs surgery needs to be entertained. If the cyst is deep and was seen on MRI within the shoulder joint or near the shoulder joint and its symptomatic then surgery may be needed but it must be properly evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon first. ...Read more
Simple or Complex?: Renal cysts are frequently observed in normal kidney (65-70% of cases). The size of the cyst is less important than character. Cysts can have different character appearances on different diagnostic studies (ultrasound, CT scan, or MRI). Based on what yours looks like, your doctor will either choose to follow it or perform additional imaging as they can also be a sign of more serious disorders. ...Read more
Often surgery: Cysts with few symptoms may be treated conservatively, with shaving the area free of hair, and perhaps oral antibiotics for minor swelling. However, more symptomatic cysts usually require resection. Newer approaches favor smaller incisions, often off the midline, with closure of the wound for more rapid healing. Flap closure is usually reserved for complex or recurrent disease in the U.S. ...Read more
Conjunctival cyst: Depending on the size. A small conj. Cyst can be removed by incising with a small needle and is painless. A larger one may need to be incised and the entire cyst sack be removed. This takes a little longer, but with the right drops and possibly a small injection of Lidocaine is painless also. ...Read more
Nothing: Splinting the joint and the use of anti-inflamatories has the best chance of getting the ganglion to receed in size and posibly reduce any pain. ...Read more
Usually surgery.: Typically a mass that size in your pelvis needs to be surgically removed. The best approach to achieve that would be up to your surgeon to decide. Need to see gyn. ...Read more
The canal through which urine exits the bladder, discharging the urine externally. In men, it is about 20-cm long with a membranous, prostatic, bulbar, and pendulous segments ending at the glans penis; it gives passage to the spermatic fluid as well as urine. In the female, the urethra is about 4 cm long & in close relation with the anterior ...Read more
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