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Urethral Cysts In Women
Different options: That area has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, vessels, tendons and other things. Is the lump growing, inflamed, painful, painless, draining, recurrent or constant, moveable or fixed...? Each of these (and many more) will provide your doc the answers as to what it is and what needs to be done. ...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
Check with your:
Pcp ABOUT A REFERRAL to a UROLOGIST. ("Local minimally invasive treatment is probably available!)
Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more
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. An 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 an 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 an urethral cyst removed although it is not causing any symptoms?
What are some health concerns with not getting an urethral cyst removed although there are no symptoms?
What are some complications of a cathetar being in for a few days after having an urethral cyst removed?
Nothing: The surgeon would advise removal in few days ...Read more
I was diagnosed with a cyst on my near my urethral opening. How do they typically take care of getting rid of the cyst?
May be...: The described cyst is most likely a cyst of Skene's gland right next to urethral opening, resulting from poor drainage by obstructing the gland opening. If being mentally or physically comfortable, it's reasonable to just leave it along; if not, minor surgical excision is needed. Ask Doc timely for individual detail. Best wish... ...Read more
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I have just had a cyst removed from my urethra (1.5 weeks ago) Is it normal to still have a small lump and will it go in time, or is it permanent?
Unclear for answer..: The specifics of location of the cyst and how its removal was done are unclear enough to deduce right answer. Without further question, I only guess the small lump could be the resolving sutured tissue of the surgical site, which takes more than 4-8 weeks to "completely" resolve; yet, at times, a residual palpable lump may persist forever reflecting the nature of your tissue and the suture used. ...Read more
Is it common to lose all (sexual) feeling in the vaginal area after getting an urethral cyst/urethral diverticulum removed?
My question is about my urethral meatus cyst, doea it need immediate operation? I have this since birth and since then i don't feel any symptopms of it i don't feel pain or hard time inpeeing.
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 have a cyst that covers my urethra found 2 days before I gave birth (now 4months pp)was pea size now marble sized no one seems concerned but me?
Get second opinion: It may not be concerning in the sense that its may just be a benign cyst, yet anything that's growing or bothering you deserves to be evaluated. Cysts are typically easy treated by an OB/Gyn by drainage or excision. Good luck. ...Read more
I'm 20. I have this "lump" near my vaginal opening. I'm not sure if it's an urethral cyst but I do Kind of have similar symptoms of an 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
I had a biopsy half the prostate is benign cyst the other half is cancer gleason 9 can I have a pvp to open the urethra up?
Prostate cancer: You could have a pvp or TURP but what treatment are you considering to definitively treat your cancer. High grade aggressive cancer needs aggressive treatment if it is confined to the prostate. Radiation or radical prostatectomy is indicated if you're staging workup is negative(ct/bone scan) if this has already spread, hormonal therapy should be started soon good luck. ...Read more
My question is about my urethral meatus cyst, i have this aince birth, i don't feel any symptoms, pain or hard time in peeing, does it need an operatio?
Has a doctor advised: Has a doctor advised you to do so? If the cyst is small and not causing any problems so far, it might be best to leave it alone. While surgery is a precise, planned "injury", it is an injury nonetheless and could cause infection, scar tissue or other problems. Your situation may change in the future. If so, you & your doctor may need to reconsider surgery. My best to you. Dr. Anne. ...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
My question is about my urethral meatus cyst, i have this aince birth, i don't feel any symptoms, pain or hard time in peeing, does it need an operation?
Hello. I've experience recently a white tiny bump around the urethra. Its itchy and it does not hurt when I pee. Could it be a skene gland cyst?
I had a cyst on the outside of my urethra taken out by an OBGYN a few days ago. It hurts when I urinate. Is there an infection or is it just healing?
Lump, which I think is a cyst. Inside labia minora (the vagina lips). Near the urethra area. Size of a blueberry. What is it and how to treat?
See your gynecologis: Cysts are not typically found in that area ...Read more
Ovarian cysts?: You do not specify, but ovarian cysts in women are very common and so are usually watched unless they get unusually large or cause pain. Cysts that do not resolve, or get larger than around 6-8 c.M. Very often need to be removed surgically. ...Read more
Yes: Urethral trauma can occur resulting in tearing, lacerations, and dilation. ...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