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What Causes A Cyst On Your Back
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
Depends: On what it is!- could be just a cyst- which could be removed. ...Read more
Is it possible for me to develope a cyst or a tumor on the floor of my mouth if I have a cyst or tumor on both of my parotid gland, what do this mean?
Don't worry: It's not clear what is wrong with your parotid (salivary) glands, but cancer is very rare in this area and cancer usually doesn't occur on both glands at the same time. So i'm not worried. Parotid glands can get enlarged for many non-cancer reasons. You can also develop stones in them. See a dentist or doctor if you have a lump in your mouth. ...Read more
Please help! pain on my left leg and also a lump of something. Could you explain the cause of this?
Can U Be specific ?: Where in the leg is the lump? Leg is between the knee and ankle joints. It could be anything, arising from skin, fat, muscle or the bone. If its near a joint then it could be from joint tissues. If there is any injury to it, then it could be a collection of blood or fluid, which will improve over 2 weeks time, otherwise you need to see a doctor to have it checked. ...Read more
Not enough info: Rashes are the types of things that need to be seen to give a proper diagnosis. I suggest you visit your local physician so they can look at it. ...Read more
Benign or malignant: It could be lipoma- benign fatty tumor, could be cyst- brachial cleft cyst, could pimple, could be pleomorphic adenoma- benign tumor of salivary glands, could be squamous cell carcinoma. If it is palbable lesion, fine needle aspiration can be performed to examine microscopically cytology of the lesion. ...Read more
Probably nothing: You have probably bumped or irritated the "spot" in some manner. Have someone look to see if there is anything visable. If not, give it a while. Remember, in medicine, something bad usually does not go away and gets worse and becomes apparent, if it goes away, it was nothing to start with. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sore bone on uppers back lower neck . What is the diagnoses and what caused it? Should i see a doctor?
Maybe a cyst.: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
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