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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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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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How one can live with kidney cysts and enlarged prostate gland?

How one can live with kidney cysts and enlarged prostate gland?

BPH and Renal Cysts: Enlarged prostate (BPH) results from an increase number of cells in the gland. Medicines to shrink or relax the prostate are sufficient for many. Some require surgery.
Simple kidney cysts arise for unclear reasons but are harmless. When cysts are more complex or cause kidney dysfunction, evaluation and treatment, usually with close follow up, are critical.
Bph and cysts are common benign problems. ...Read more

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Renal Doppler Test shows a 1.5 CM cyst in the central gland of prostate. What should I do?

Renal Doppler Test shows a 1.5 CM cyst in the central gland of prostate. What should I do?

Nothing: Have your PSA minitored every 6 months. A proste cyst is a benign clinical finding- relax and enjoy your life. ...Read more

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Ultrasonography shows 9mm prostate cyst. Is it curable through surgery or medicine?

Ultrasonography shows 9mm prostate cyst. Is it curable through surgery or medicine?

Here are some. ..: The reported 9-mm cyst in prostate is not uncommon with no clinical significance causing no functional disturbance so the most reasonable bid is leave it alone. Besides, medical professionals have never cured anyone but modified. .. for optimal functional recovery to its best with patient's own residual strength. Hence, quality healthy lifestyle is the core of all healthcare. More? Ask Doc timely ...Read more

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Do pilonidal cyst surgery affect on prostate or any internal organ?

Do pilonidal cyst surgery affect on prostate or any internal organ?

Pilonidal cyst: Surgery usually does not directly affect internal organs. Consult with your surgeon about specific complications. ...Read more

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Does prostate enlargement with presence of small cyst indicate BPH or some underlying malignancy?

Does prostate enlargement with presence of small cyst indicate BPH or some underlying malignancy?

Here are some. ..: Small cysts inside the prostate as shown in US or CT are not uncommon but fortunately carries no significant clinical implication. And BPH is microscopic Dx and does not necessarily incite clinical concern such as cancer or voiding symptom. So, don't be overwhelmed; if any, ask your urologist for detailing. ...Read more

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About a year ago during an exam doctor found a 2.73cm x 2.43cm cyst in the central gland of prostate. When should I start worrying? Thank you!

Hopefully never: Keep getting routine examinations and testing done, including screening tests for the prostate, that if done properly can be helpful in determining any serious issues you would need to be concerned about. ...Read more

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Ultrasound test shows 8x10x12mm prostate cyst and PSA test indicate that it is benign. What should I do.

Ultrasound test shows 8x10x12mm prostate cyst and PSA test indicate that it is benign. What should I do.

Do nothing now: Of course what does your Urologist say? Small cysts in Prostate are common and mostly benign. At 24 yrs why did you have US OF PROSTATE? There could be other problems with seminal vesicles. But I doubt that also. Your answers should come from your urologist. Best to you ...Read more

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Mri scan shows: 1.0 CM simple cyst is seen arising from the midline of the prostate gland, likely utricle cyst. What should I do?

Mri scan shows: 1.0 CM simple cyst is seen arising from the midline of the prostate gland, likely utricle cyst. What should I do?

Utricle cyst: Utricle cyst are rare but not harmful unless you are experiencing symptoms during ejaculation or urination. If so a endoscopic procedure can be performed to "unroof" the cyst. Check w your local urologist. ...Read more

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Hello My husband just got his ultrasonography report says grade 2 prostate enlargement with cyst. What is the cause & treatment? He is 56yrs old

Hello My husband just got his ultrasonography report says grade 2 prostate enlargement with cyst. What is the cause & treatment? He is 56yrs old

Here are someā€¦: The designated description as grade 2 just means there is mild -moderate enlargement in the prostate. In fact, the degree of prostate enlargement is not linearly proportional to the degree of prostate-related urinary symptoms. In practice, the following 3 points qualify a man with a happy bladder: he voids comfortably; residual urine is low ...Read more

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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?

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 your staging workup is negative (ct/bone scan) if this has already spread, hormonal therapy should be started soon good luck. ...Read more

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Ct scan shows 6mm simple anchoic cyst in my prostate gland, is that a surgical level?

Ct scan shows 6mm simple anchoic cyst in my prostate gland, is that a surgical level?

No: Ct scans are a poor diagnostic imaging study of the prostate gland in general, and most urologists do not base major treatment decisions on it. Small cysts in the prostate gland are common, and usually benign. ...Read more

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I took ultra sound and CT scan for both kidney and prostate few weeks ago. I have some cyst in kidney and bigger than normal adult size of prostate.

No big deal: Simple kidney cysts are very very common and benign. Prostate enlargement is also unfortunately very common. It can cause urinary symptoms. If it gets bad enough, you can take certain medicines or have surgery but hopefully that will be many years away. ...Read more

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What are the most common symptoms of thyroglossal cyst?

What are the most common symptoms of thyroglossal cyst?

Soft lump under chin: This is the most common finding...You may not have any symptom at all beside a lump, relatively soft/cystic, under your chin area.
If infected, can cause pain.
If grows too large, can cause trouble with swallowing and even breathing....So check with your doc.
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What are common symptoms of ovarian cysts?

What are common symptoms of ovarian cysts?

Often none: Many ovarian cysts are silent, producing no symptoms. Some patient experience pain in the pelvic, low abdominal areas or in the low back. Area of the spine/pelvis. ...Read more

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What symptoms are common in an ovarian cyst?

What symptoms are common in an ovarian cyst?

Pain and pressure: Ovarian cysts most commonly present as sharp pain or pressure in the pelvis or abdomen. Sometimes patients report nausea with this pain as well. Sometimes a woman may only have pain with intercourse. The majority of women who have ovarian cysts, however, have no symptoms. An ultrasound will be performed and the woman won't have known she had a cyst. ...Read more

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What symptoms are common in cervical cancer vs signs of a ovarian cyst?

What symptoms are common in cervical cancer vs signs of a ovarian cyst?

Vaginal bleeding: Ovarian cysts are rarely symptomatic and do not cause vaginal bleeding. Cervix cancer will cause abnormal vaginal bleeding as the main feature/symptom. ...Read more

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Is it common to have a UTI after a laproscopic surgery to remove a right ovary and cyst? Mum, 64, has symptoms 3 weeks post surgery.

Is it common to have a UTI after a laproscopic surgery to remove a right ovary and cyst? Mum, 64, has symptoms 3 weeks post surgery.

Can get UTI: In order to prevent injury to bladder, Foley catheter is placed during surgery, which some times causes cystitis (urinary bladder infection) encourage her to drink plenty of fluids, bring to the attention of her doctor, will give antibiotics to clear quickly and she will be fine. ...Read more

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Prostate (Definition)

The prostate is a gland that lies at the base of the bladder and surrounding a segment of urethra. It secretes a milky fluid that is discharged by excretory ducts into the urethra during the emission of semen. It is clinically important because enlargement of the prostate with age, and prostate cancer are two common ...Read more