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What does it mean if a cyst is leaking?

What does it mean if a cyst is leaking?

Dental Cyst: A cyst is a sac of tissue that has either fluid or soft material inside it. Cysts can form in a wide range of tissues including in the face and mouth (including the jaws). Some can form next to or around teeth, which are called dental cysts. Cysts are a reaction of the body to a condition and are usually relatively slow growing. They can be sterile or become infected. Your dentist can help! ...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 ruptured cyst to heal and continue to grow? Mine is still there after 8 weeks and no longer leaking.

Is it possible for a ruptured cyst to heal and continue to grow? Mine is still there after 8 weeks and no longer leaking.

Yes.Sebacious: cysts leak,can become infected,and will continue to grow and recur until it is enucleated.( the wound must be opened up and the entire capsule,or the tissue that surrounds the cyst,is completely excised. ...Read more

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My doctor said I have a cyst that leaked on right side, but I have discomfort both sides. Is that normal? Do symptoms vary from person to person ?

My doctor said I have a cyst that leaked on right side, but I have discomfort both sides. Is that normal? Do symptoms vary from person to person ?

Yes: I assume you're talking about ovarian cyst. Please correct me if I am wrong. When a cyst ruptures, fluid comes out and with body position changes, it shifts from side to side and irritates the peritoneum, the lining of your abdominal cavity, causing discomfort on both sides. ...Read more

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What happens if a dermoid ovarian cyst leaks?

What happens if a dermoid ovarian cyst leaks?

Well : When a cyst ruptures you can have pain information and occasionally pelvic infection. See obstetrician gynecologist for specific diagnosis and treatment ...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

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What are the symptoms of a leaking ovarian cyst?

What are the symptoms of a leaking ovarian cyst?

Pain: Most ovarian cysts resolve on their own or with treatment. Occasionally, they leak the cyst fluid within (ruptured cyst) or twist (ovarian torsion). When that happens there is usually some degree of pain. ...Read more

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Where does the fluid from a leaking ovarian cyst go?

Ovarian Cyst Fluid: The fluid from an ovarian cyst that ruptures is absorbed by your body. ...Read more

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What would happen if a synovial membrane leaked out of a cyst?

What would happen if a synovial membrane leaked out of a cyst?

Recurrence: When synovial fluid leaks out of a ganglion cyst the body reacts to isolate it with scar/fibrous tissue. This will cause an extension of the cyst or an apparent enlargement of the cyst. ...Read more