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When A Longtime Cyst On Back Gets Tender And Painful
I had a cysts removed from my back. Dr. said it wouldn't be too painful after, but it seems to be burning &sore. Could I be allergic to the stitches?
Allergies????: Most likely the burning and being sore is from the removal of the cyst. I had the exact same problem. Should clear in a week or so. ...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
Tried to pop small vaginal bump that was thought to be Bartholin's cyst. Now I have a flat flesh colored painful sore. What is this?
Skin damage: You have damaged your skin. Please leave it alone to let it heal. ...Read more
I've had a cyst on the back of my neck for years. Its now red tender and swollen. Also, looks like it may be coming to a head. What should I do?
Exam/surgery: Time to vist your FP or surgeon and have it opened, emptied and removed. ...Read more
Had laparoscopy 22nd feb, for 5cm cyst on left overy have a sore left lower side again, is it possible for a cyst to come back?
Yes: Cysts are a normal thing for the ovaries. Cysts form with each mentrual cycle. They typically come and go. ...Read more
Have a cyst on my back it is purple my bra strap is irrating the bump and it is tender. I lanced it nothing came out but blood it is swollen?
Cysts are common: Cysts are very common, and many people will have them removed by a general surgeon. this is technically very easy and can be done under local anesthesia in the clinic or in the operating room. The most common reason to have one removed is because it is bothersome or causes pain. Healing after surgery usually occurs within 2 to 3 weeks with minimal discomfort or pain. ...Read more
I have either a sebaceous cyst or boil around my pubic area. I have two. They are tender and painful to the touch, one bled today. What do I do?
I have a pilar cyst the back of my head and for 10 year it has been no big deal but the last 3 day it has become sore headaches like got a pulse?
? occipital pinching: A cyst on the back of the head can swell and contact a multitude of nerves and blood vessels in the posterior neck. One of the common events is that the cyst pushes on the occipital nerve root (which has nerves running up and over the head to the forehead) and the adjacent occipital artery. This can cause the exact symptoms you have having. If not improved in a day or so, see your PCP. ...Read more
Woke up having a visual aura. I had a cyst removed from my scalp yesterday with stitches. Scalp very tender and painful. Could that have caused aura?
Aura=a mental&brain: Behavior/symptom, not a physical body alteration which any current technology or physician can measure or track in currently available ways. Thus all about educated guesses based on limited understanding of embodied Soul↔Mind↔Brain↔Body creatures sending >million orders/sec brain to body with similar feedback. Thus most symptoms&events=educated guesses. Individual history, diagnostic skills = key. ...Read more
Cyst back of earlobe. Squeezed and seemed to burst under skin. Tender after that and seems a little swollen today, but could be from squeezing it.?
Of course: Even if no cyst, if you mash hard enough it will be bruised. ...Read more
Had a breast u/s last wk and result was only fluid filled cyst. Do these go away over time? It's little tender when pressed but not painful. About 2cm
Fluid filled cyst: In the breast can definitely resolve on its own over time. Avoiding caffeine is often recommended to facilitate resolution of a cyst, but is not always necessary. If it does not resolve, it can be aspirated (fluid drawn out with a needle) but this is not necessary unless it is very painful or infected. Warm compresses and or NSAIDs (ibuprofen, naproxen) may relieve any related discomfort. ...Read more
Have a few bumps on my head & I have been getting bad headaches lately. I think two of them are cysts but the other is softer and tender. Should I be worried? I am waiting to hear back from an appointment request but in the mean time I was wondering if t
See a doctor.: I think all the bumps on your head are cysts. The one that is soft and tender is likely to be infected. That one surely needs to be checked out and treated or possibly drained out. Please go to a doctor to take care of it. Headaches are probably a different issue and your doctor should also evaluate you and also treat it. ...Read more
I have a lump on the right side on the back side of my knee, its a little tender to the touch with a little pain down my leg. Could it be a cyst?
Possible Baker's...: Cysts behind the cysts (Baker'r cysts) are common and can cause sudden pain and discomfort. IF you palpate it you may start using warm compresses three times a day, and if not allergic taking anti inflammatory medication (like ibuprofen). If not better or worse make sure you get seen by your PCP soon. ...Read more
Pains in lower right side of stomach high temperature bloods came back normal gp says that I'm tender could this be a cyst?
My 7 year old son has a lump on lower back - tender to touch and streaking red around the area. Cyst? See a dr? Home treatment?
Follow up w doctor: Tender lump with red streaking needs an urgent follow up with a doctor. ...Read more
I have has some sort of nose sore for three years I was told it was a tiny cyst and it was removed but it came back. I have tried vas, fucidin, poly?
Husband felt peasized lump on chest & back last spring. Dr said probably cyst. Chest one got bigger & bit red & sore. Back one is fine. Lipomas or? ?
Epidermal cysts.: Your doctor is probably right, they are probably epidermal cysts. The chest one may be leaking, which often causes redness and soreness. Some can even become infected. A dermatologist can remove them for him quickly and easily in the office. ...Read more
Cyst like painful to the touch lump on the outside under lower lip, a little smaller than a pea. Flesh colored. Tender. Previously had blocked pore.
Painful swelling behind knee. Ultrasound did not detect a bakers cyst or anything else, but its painful and tender, especially in the surrounding area?
Still could be Baker: If it is painful it needs further evaluation. A bakers cyst should easily be seen by ultrasound but sometime the content of the cyst, tissue, synovium, blood, can obscure its deliniation. If x-rays have been ok you may need an MRI but need to consider vascular structures both vein or artery, the posterior knee, cartilage, tumors, etc these are the things to look for. ...Read more
What does an oral cyst feel like? Recently I've noticed that I have a bump on my gum near the back on the lower right side of my mouth. It doesn't hurt a lot, but it is tender. It's kind of hard to the touch so I'm wondering if I might just have something
As: As stated could be many things but you must get it checked out. ...Read more
Small bump on back of neck (rt side) dr said was cyst. Experiencing sore neck/throat (rt side) & noticed a small movable bump on throat. Help?!
Scans showed cysts in breast and focal fibrocystic change. Is fibrocystic change linked to breast cancer in anyway? Breasts aren't painful or tender.
NO: Fibrocystic breasts as they are now called (not F.C.disease, bc it is not a dse)occur in 50% of women betweenages 25 % 50. Thet are not precancerous unless something called "atypia"shows under the microscope. However, if any new "lump"is felt you need to get checked by your doctor. Hope this answers your question. ...Read more
The ganglion cyst has come back in the wrist still small but very sore. 5-6 pain scale. Could it be pressin on muscle. Do I call pcp?
Yes: Ganglion cysts that are painful and enlarging should be seen by your md. Most common location is the wrist and can be painful from tendon irritation or being " pinched" in the joint w/ motion. An ors can excise if pain continues. Needle aspiration/ injection can provide temporary (usually) relief. ...Read more
2am rlq pain & bloating w/ lower back pain if lying. Ovarian cyst very tender to touch but felt much smaller. Can an ovarian cyst rupture only halfway?
Can a painful ganglion cyst in my wrist be causing the dull ache in my fingers and tenderness at the tip of my pointer finger? No numbness/tingling.
Yes.: Have this checked by a physician asap. It may need to be removed. ...Read more
I found a sore and small painful lump under the skin on my calf, no redness, going on airplane in 4 days, is thisrisk for DVT or simply a seb. Cyst?
Not DVT: That is not a DVT and does not sound like anything that would increase the risk of DVT with air travel. ...Read more
So I had brown discharge that lasted for about 2-3 days, I was cramping, my ovaries hurt, my breasts are tender, and my back hurts. Ovarian cyst maybe?
Gyn exam: The discharge may be related to multiple issues. I would advise a thorough pelic exam and evaluation of the discharge. I am sure you will need a pregnancy test-HCG. ...Read more
I feel a painful lump under my breast on my left rib, by my bra line. It isn't a superficial it is deeper in the skin and very tender to the touch. It is also causing rib pain. I had a negative mammagrophy and ultrasound. Also EKG normal. Cyst?
Need exam: An exam will probably allow a definition of your problem. Your description permits only this advise. ...Read more
I have 1.7cm ovarian cysts. Doc said they wld go away. But I still have pain in my right groin area & leg, right abodmen, back and now a sore throat. Why?
Had surgery on a urachel cyst. Developed bad sore throat after and prescribed amoxicillin. Now my eye is very red. Not itchy or painful. Side effect?
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- Cyst on back suddenly gets infected and painful
- Bump on back of head tender and painful to touch
- Occipital neuralgia gets worse when head tilted back
- Can a ganglion cyst painful when touched?
- Bruise when water gets in it
- Tender cyst on neck
- Headache that gets worse when peeing
- Very painful knee gets better after walking
- Bump on back of head tender and painful to touch no injury