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My son has umbilical cyst, about 3mm diameter, should it be removed?

My son has umbilical cyst, about 3mm diameter, should it be removed?

Check with your Peds: I would visit your pediatrician to take a look and make a decision. Pediatric urologist might also help to diagnose if there is no abnormality with the urinary system, often confused with the umbilical cyst ( something called urachal cyst). ...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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The report of Ultra Sound on my liver says 2 hepatic cysts are noted.There is now a patent umbilical vein.What does that mean ?

The report of  Ultra Sound on my liver says 2 hepatic cysts are noted.There is now a patent umbilical vein.What does that mean ?

Portal Hypertension: A patent umbilical vein suggests the presence of portal hypertension. Portal hypertension is seen in people who have liver disease/cirrhosis which is caused by hepatitis, alcohol abuse, and other processes that damage the liver. You need to speak to your doctor about additional testing of your liver function and screening for hepatitis. ...Read more

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At my 6 week 3 day ultrasound they found that the gestational sac measured 9 weeks and now at 8w they found an umbilical cord cyst. Should i worry?

At my 6 week 3 day ultrasound they found that the gestational sac measured 9 weeks and now at 8w they found an umbilical cord cyst.  Should i worry?

Clarification: For very specific interpretations of sonographic findings it is important to discuss the findings one on one with your doctor. There is simply not enough inforamtion to commen. ...Read more

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Hadsurgery about a week ago.I had a hernia removed from my umbilical cord, cyst removed from my ovary,adhesions,gallbladder n appendix when is sex ok?

Hadsurgery about a week ago.I had a hernia removed from my umbilical cord, cyst removed from my ovary,adhesions,gallbladder n appendix when is sex ok?

Hard to say: This is an answer best given by the surgeon who worked on you.We do not have the detailed records to review or any idea if there were complicating factors. Just call the office tomorrow and ask the staff to clarify any restrictions you should follow. ...Read more

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What are the usual symptoms of a prostate cyst?

What are the usual symptoms of a prostate cyst?

Asymptomatic: Prostatic cysts are typically discovered on ultrasound or other xray test and are relatively rare findings. Majority do not cause symptoms (unless large and could result in lower urinary tract symptoms) and are discovered incidentally. Many arise in the midline of prostate and congenital in origin. ...Read more

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Do tarlov cyst symptoms always get worse?

No: Tarlov cysts are usually asymptomatic. This means they do not typically cause symptpms/problems. They are often just benign occasional findings on mri's. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of pilonidal cysts?

None: Patients with pilonidal cysts may not have any symptoms at all. In others the cyst may become infected resulting in inflammation and pain. The infected cyst may grow and rupture into the surrounding tissue, forming an abscess. Infected pilonodal cysts/abscesses can cause severe pain, redness, swelling, and warmth of the skin of the tailbone area. Abscesses may cause fever and drainage of pus. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of lower back cysts?

What are the symptoms of lower back cysts?

Maybe 2 Types: There are several possibilities, but 2 main/common types, if you're talking about skin. Sebaceous cysts are just wax glands that get plugged. Depending on the size they may be treated with heat packs or may need to be surgically excised. Lipomas are fatty blobs that are softer and deeper. Neither are emergencies, but in the low back area may present a mechanical problem if they're at the beltline. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a baker's cyst?

What are the symptoms of a baker's cyst?

Pain: Baker's cyst is a cyst of the joint space that occurrs behind the knee. If too painful or restricts morion can be removed with surgery. ...Read more

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Medium size cyst in s2. If it ever cause symptoms, what symptoms are related to this cyst?

Medium size cyst in s2. If it ever cause symptoms, what symptoms are related to this cyst?

Hard to say: It is hard to predict what symptoms you would have. You might experience pain in the sacral area or some shooting pain in the leg if a nerve is impinged by the cyst. ...Read more