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What is a dermoid cyst? And why would a one year old get one?

What is a dermoid cyst? And why would a one year old get one?

Sack: A dermis cyst is a sack like structure under the skin. It is produced during fetal development when skin structures are trapped under the skin. There is not an exact cause. ...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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Is it possible for a three year old to have rosatia?

Is it possible for a three year old to have rosatia?

Not typically: Rosacea is an affliction of adults.Something similar in appearance that affects kids is a perioral dermatitis & steroid rosacea.This often start as fine bumps or pimple like irritation in the folds near the nose & mouth, due to finger to mouth activity & saliva.Otc or rx steroids initially seem to help before amplifying the problem. Topical abx are the rx of choice.Your dr can assess the situatn. ...Read more

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How likely is it for a three year old to have an ingrown toenail?

How likely is it for a three year old to have an ingrown toenail?

Somewhat: Though not very common, young children can develop ingrown toenails very early in life. In those cases it is very important for them to be treated by a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Hi im a 17 year old girl and i discovered what i think to be a hemorrhoid. Is it common or dangerous?

Hi im a 17 year old girl and i discovered what i think to be a hemorrhoid. Is it common or dangerous?

Comoom yes: Dangerous no. Can be indication of chronic constipation and pushing too hard or chronic diarrhea or hereditary. If it bothers you or bleeds have it evaluated for peace of mind and treatment options. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to have a cyst on my tonsil for years?

Is it possible for me to have a cyst on my tonsil for years?

Yes: It is possible to have cysts in tonsils for years and years without causing any symptoms/problems. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a ovarian cyst for a year?

Is it normal to have a ovarian cyst for a year?

No: No, it is not normal, but not necessarily anything bad. You need to discuss this with your MD. If it is changing, like getting bigger, it may need to be removed. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a teenage girl to get a Bartholin's Gland Cyst? And, what should I do for treatment?

Is it normal for a teenage girl to get a Bartholin's Gland Cyst?  And, what should I do for treatment?

Bartholin's cyst: They can happen to any woman. Treatment is usually unnecessary. Occasionally they can become infected, or need to be drained. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bartholin-cyst/basics/definition/con-20026333 ...Read more

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Is it possible for a 20 years old girl to have a fibroid?

Is it possible for a 20 years old girl to have a fibroid?

YES: If this 20 year old has a bulging belly or can feel a mass in there, she needs to see a gynecologist. She may have one fibroid, many fibroids and/or an ovarian mass. Most ovarian masses in 20 year olds are not cancer, but can be. The fibroid may be causing very heavy periods, perhaps because of it's location. ...Read more

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There is a problem of hairfall.Since one year. What should I do?

There is a problem of hairfall.Since one year. What should I do?

Work-up: Hair loss can be due to many factors: genetics, aging, hormones, underlying medical disorder (ue: hypothyroid, anemia), nutritional deficiency, reaction to medication, skin disease, stress or trauma, pregnancy. Need to get proper work-up to try to determine cause. Rogaine (minoxidil) and Propecia might help. ...Read more

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Hi, I have irregular periods, I have one or two a year, im trying for a baby what is the best thing to help? Its getting me to depressed!

Hi, I have irregular periods, I have one or two a year, im trying for a baby what is the best thing to help? Its getting me to depressed!

See your doctor: There are several possibilities as to why you're not having regular periods. The problem, at its very base, is you are not ovulating regularly. An evaluation (exam + lab work) can help lead to the cause and therapy to help initiate ovulation can be started. ...Read more

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I had a tah a year ago. Have my ovaries b. Have a cyst on each one 6cm. What can be done besides meds?

I had a tah a year ago. Have my ovaries b. Have a cyst on each one 6cm. What can be done besides meds?

Repeat ultrasound: You need to stay in touch with your gyn. If the cysts are simple of the ultrasound and not bothering you, you can see if they are there in 6 weeks, depending on your family history. These could be part of ovulation, endometriomas or some other type of tumor. If you are in pain, you may want to consider surgical removal of the cyst. ...Read more

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Im female, 18 yrs old and a virgin. I have an ovarian cyst and doctors can't determine what kind of cyst is it. Is laparoscopy safe? Im too young.

Im female, 18 yrs old and a virgin. I have an ovarian cyst and doctors can't determine what kind of cyst is it. Is laparoscopy safe? Im too young.

Yes safe: Laparoscopy is a very safe procedure , will go home on the same day after the procedure , relatively painless, no incision scar, done even in children if indicated , speak to your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the probablity of a three year old having an ingrown toenail?

What is the probablity of a three year old having an ingrown toenail?

Good!: The chances are good: kids get ingrown toenails very often. Soak in warm water and epsom salts and dress with a little antibiotic ointment and a bandaid, and see your pediatrician. ...Read more

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I am a male aged 53 years and my wife is 38 years old. We have a kid which is five years old. We would like to have a another baby. Is it possible?

I am a male aged 53 years and my  wife is 38 years old. We have a kid which is five years old. We would like to have a another baby. Is it possible?

Absolutely!: You most likely have viable sperm still. You have already proven that you can do it by having your 5yo. The fact that your wife is still in her 30s is great, because the risks of pregnancy and baby-trouble in 40yo mothers is much greater. I would say, "go for it!". ...Read more

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Is it safe for an 18month old baby to have a tonsilictomy and adnoinectomy?

Is it safe for an 18month old baby to have a tonsilictomy and adnoinectomy?

See below: The surgery you are describing is a fairly common one, but by no means would i call it minor. The anesthesia will be one of the biggest risks. If you are having concerns over the procedure, then discussing them with the surgeon would be an appropriate next step. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a 13 year old to already have endometriosis?

Is it possible for a 13 year old to already have endometriosis?

Possible: Millions of women have endometriosis, many of them teenagers. Sometimes it is hard to diagnose in a young woman, after a girl first gets her period it is assumed maybe her painful periods are cramps.But when there is long standing pain around the cycle and no other reason can be discovered it may be suspected. The only way to diagnose accurately is by having a laparoscopic procedure. ...Read more

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Dermoid Cyst (Definition)

It is a cystic type of teratoma that may contain developed skin with hair follicles, hair and sweat glands, sometimes some sebum, blood, fat, bone, nails, ...Read more