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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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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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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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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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Can pilar cysts cause any symptoms?

Can pilar cysts cause any symptoms?

Maybe: Pilar (trichilemmal) cysts are slowly growing cysts of the hair root usually in the scalp. They are not usually painful or bothersome, just bumpy. ...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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What are the symptoms of a bladder cyst?

What are the symptoms of a bladder cyst?

None...: Cyst of urinary bladder is extremely rare and even non-exists. In an extreme condition of urachal cyst, that is congenital, even not within the boundary of bladder. At times, a congenital bladder diverticulum may be mistakenly perceived by laypersons as a cyst; that is what i guessed. So, to make clear for me to answer your question to the point, would you please clarify for us? I'm here to help. ...Read more

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Do tarlov cyst symptoms always get worse?

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?

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 some symptoms of cyst torsioning?

What are some symptoms of cyst torsioning?

A cyst usually...: A cyst would usually not twist because it is usually embedded inside or right on its hosting organ, and has no stalk to hing & twist. So, no twist means no pain - asymptomatic, But if infection or bleeding happens to it, pain + other related symptoms will ensue, depending upon the size of the cyst and the pace of events, etc. More? Ask Doc timely for detail. Best wish... ...Read more

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Help please! could cysts be a symptom of ms?

Help please! could cysts be a symptom of ms?

Typically NO: If a cystic lesion within brain, could be congenital arachnoid cyst, or even cysticercosis, and typically ms lesions not usually cystic. Rarely, ms lesions may appear tumefactive, and may create a cystic appearance, but other lesions are present which tell the true situation. Perhaps a visit to neurosurgeon could clear the confusion. ...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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Can a left hemiscrotal complex cyst just be managed through observation if not giving me any symptoms anymore?

Can a left hemiscrotal complex cyst just be managed through observation if not giving me any symptoms anymore?

Talk with urologist: You should talk with your urologist who has seen the scan. Complex cysts can be cancerous sometimes. Your urologist should be able to give you a better idea of that risk. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of cyst or cancer?

What are symptoms of cyst or cancer?

Nothing clearcut: Both conditions can be painless or cause some discomfort or pain. It is hard to tell the difference as they can both produce a lump/mass. Only ultrasound or other imaging tests can make the distinction between a cyst and a solid mass. So go seek medical advice from your doctor who can guide you further. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of ovarian cysts?

What are symptoms of ovarian cysts?

Usually Nothing: During reproductive age cysts are very common. Most women would have something considered a cyst at least once per year but would never know unless an x-ray test was performed due to pain. Often though the pain is completely separate from the cyst. The follicle (a cyst) that is the growing egg each month grows to 2-3 cm and ruptures each month. Cyst rupture is normal! cysts unusually cause pain. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of ovarian cysts?

What are the symptoms of ovarian cysts?

Pelvic pain: Pain most commonly when ruptures. Can be confused with other condition right side appendicitis. Left diverticulitis. Need to see physician. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a pineal cyst?

What are the symptoms of a pineal cyst?

These vary : Pineal cysts are fluid collections surrounded by a membrane located near the pineal gland. Most often these are found incidentally on ct/mri scans done for other reasons. If these cysts become very large they can lead to obstruction of the normal spinal fluid pathways. This can lead to symptoms of headache, nausea, blurred vision- ie. Symptoms of hydrocephalus. ...Read more

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What is the sympthoms of a ovarian cyst?

What is the sympthoms of a ovarian cyst?

Pain.: The most common symptoms of ovarian cysts is pain, which can be mild or severe. Other symptoms are pelvic fullness, nausea and vomitting. Infection is rare and can cause fevers. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of ovarian cysts?

What are the symptoms of ovarian cysts?

See below: Unless they rupture ovarian cysts most commonly have no symptoms and are found on ultrasound. If a cyst ruptures it can cause severe pain and raises the concern that there can be an ectopic pregnancy. A large cyst can be felt as a mass in the area of the ovary ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of sebaceous cysts on your skin?

What are the symptoms of sebaceous cysts on your skin?

Mobile mass attached: Sebaceous cysts originate within the skin and are therefore attached over the mass. There is a layer of fat underneath the cyst that makes them movable. If the cyst ruptures under the skin, scar tissue forms and can initiate an inflammatory response. This will reduce their mobility and make them more difficult to remove. ...Read more

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U/S says 5.6cm ovarian cyst resolved, but it still hurts all the time. What could be going on? I'm still having all the same symptoms.

U/S says 5.6cm ovarian cyst resolved, but it still hurts all the time. What could be going on? I'm still having all the same symptoms.

Cystic fluid: If the ovarian cyst resolved by rupturing with fluid accumulation on the lining of the internal body cavity (peritoneum), then that's why you are still symptomatic. Eventually this will resolve if that is the case. ...Read more