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What happens if an anal fistula is not treated?

What happens if an anal fistula is not treated?

Drainage, Abscess: Failure to correct an anal fistula generally leads to persistent drainage, recurrent peri rectal abscesses and gradual fibrosis of the anal sphincter. Correction of anal fistulas is generally indicated. See a board certified colorectal surgeon. Some fistulas are simple, but some are very complex. ...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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Is it normal when you have an ear infection for is to drain?

Is it normal when you have an ear infection for is to drain?

Otitis media: Perforation of the tympanic membrane (eardrum) can occur with middle ear infection. This is not uncommon, and once the infection has been treated the perforation will usually heal over. ...Read more

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Is it necessary to get a urethral cyst removed if it does not cause any symptoms?

Is it necessary to get a urethral cyst removed if it does not cause any symptoms?

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. A 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

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What happens if an ovarian polyp is not removed?

What happens if an ovarian polyp is not removed?

Analyse risk benefit: Each case has variances, so your doc will best answer this question. Basically the risk of not removing polyp includes rupture, cancer diagnosis and symptoms continue. This is is weighed against the risk of surgical removal...Never zero but low. Take a friend with you to help understand, ask questions and make your best choice. Okay to monitor, get second opinion. Be well. ...Read more

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What happens if whiplash is not treated?

What happens if whiplash is not treated?

Chronic neck pain: Acceleration/deceleration injuries, such as seen in mvas, frequently cause inflammation to the cervical facet joints (joints of neck), which is the classic "whiplash" phenomenon. Conservative care as previous mentioned should work for most, but when the pain persists, facet joint injections are extremely helpful as well as ligamentous trigger point injections into the areas of muscle spasms. ...Read more

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What to do if the pilondal cyst partially popped...Its bleeding with pus and i'm pretty sure it is infected, but the cyst is still there. ?

What to do if the pilondal cyst partially popped...Its bleeding with pus and i'm pretty sure it is infected, but the cyst is still there. ?

See a surgeon: There are various treatment for pilonidal cysts/abscesses. In the acute phase antibiotics and wound care are needed. When things calm down may want to consider definitive surgery. ...Read more

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If a bruised spleen is not treated, what happens?

If a bruised spleen is not treated, what happens?

How do you feel?: If the capsule isn't ruptured and you feel okay, it heals completely. Just as good as new. ...Read more

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If it is possible I have mastoiditis and I was given antibiotic ear drops for an ear infection, would that alone likely solve the problem?

If it is possible I have mastoiditis and I was given antibiotic ear drops for an ear infection, would that alone likely solve the problem?

No: True mastoiditis is an urgent problem usually requiring hospital care and IV antibiotics. I doubt anyone would send you out with ear drops if this were the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can an ovarian cyst cause vaginal pain?Also, if the pain is getting worse does that mean it is rupturing?

Can an ovarian cyst cause vaginal pain?Also, if the pain is getting worse does that mean it is rupturing?

Radiating pain: An ovarian cyst that is about to ovulate, or rupture or if it is getting twisted (torsed) can cause pain to radiate anywhere including your vagina if it worsens or doesnt improve by your next cycle you might want to see your pediatrician gynecologist. ...Read more

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Can a kidney cyst burst? Is this common and what happens if it does?

Can a kidney cyst burst? Is this common and what happens if it does?

Kidney cyst: It is very rare for a kidney cyst to rupture. The only cysts that can rupture of those who have large cysts from Adult Polycystic Kidney disease. When these cysts rupture , it is usually bleeds ...Read more

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I heard that when you have an ear infection the eardrum can burst. Is it true or common to happen?

I heard that when you have an ear infection the eardrum can burst. Is it true or common to happen?

Rare but can happen: It is rare but it can happen. Sometimes with an ear infection the pus inside the middle ear causes the drum to thin in certain places. The pressure can become so great that the drum bursts. Before antibiotics this bursting was actually a good thing because the pus would drain and the ear improve. ...Read more

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If I have a benign serous cystadenoma and it rupture during surgery can it still be examined to know if it is serous cystadenoma and the ovarysaved?

If I have a benign serous cystadenoma and it rupture during surgery can it still be examined to know if it is serous cystadenoma and the ovarysaved?

Cystadenoma: Whether or not your ovary can be saved will depend on many factors, and your gynecologist will make that determination at time of surgery. Its certainly possible to tell if a cystadenoma is malignant if it has ruptured. ...Read more

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What is an aneurysmal bone cyst and how is it treated?

What is an aneurysmal bone cyst and how is it treated?

Tumor: It is caused by a highly vascular benign tumor treated by excision and bone grafting. Not usually dx'd until there is an accompanying fract as the bone is thinned by the tumors expansion ...Read more

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What is an ovarian cyst, how is it seen, can you feel it, and what are the symptons?

What is an ovarian cyst, how is it seen, can you feel it, and what are the symptons?

Benign: Most ovarian cysts are benign. Most are filled with water. You cannot see a cyst unless it is so big it rises out of the pelvis. That means it's at least 15-20cm in length. The symptoms are pain, nausea, pulling sensation, pressure, pain with intercourse. Also bloating of abdominal fullness not associated with a meal. You typically can feel a cyst, but you can feel it if it gets big or ruptur. ...Read more

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Is there signs to warn you that a popliteal cyst is gonna rupture and if it does what do you do?

Is there signs to warn you that a popliteal cyst is gonna rupture and if it does what do you do?

Not really: Large popliteal cysts are more prone to rupture than large one as are ones that are large and more acute ( less likely for chronic large ones). If you feel more pain behind your knee or feel the pain progressing 'down your leg'see your ors... Other diagnoses should be 'ruled out ' before you assume it's a ruptured cyst . Best of luck. ...Read more

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If an ovarian cyst is malignant and leaks what happens?

If an ovarian cyst is malignant and leaks what happens?

Spread : This could increase the risk of spread if the leaked cells are cancerous. It largely depends on the type of cancer. ...Read more

Ear Lump Or Bulge (Definition)

Ear lump or bulge ...Read more