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Why do cysts come and go?

Why do cysts come and go?

They leak!: Cysts are invagination of skin --a pocket of skin folded inside out. What normally sloughs off is now collecting in this "sock". It will periodically leak. If it's a *slow* leak, nothing happens and the cyst collapses, and 'goes away'. Then over time, this pocket recollects the content again, and it comes back. ...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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Why do I get a lot of cysts in my head? They come and go but eventually die out. Are they dangerous? How to treat?

Why do I get a lot of cysts in my head? They come and go but eventually die out. Are they dangerous? How to treat?

NOT IN THE HEAD...!!: I think you get some boils / small abscesses on the scalp (that is skin covering the head). Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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If I have a nabithian cyst why does it come out and go back in? Also is that bad that I have one, is it something serious?

If I have a nabithian cyst why does it come out and go back in? Also is that bad that I have one, is it something serious?

Benign condition: A nabothian cyst is a benign mucous filled bump on the surface of the cervix routinely discovered during a routine pelvic exam. It is caused by build up of secretions when glands on the surface become plugged. No treatment is necessary. Nabothian cysts do not cause any problems. ...Read more

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Reoccurring cyst on tailbone for 20 years. Went away for 3 years,since a new RA med it has come back more painful every IV then goes away again. Help!

Reoccurring cyst on tailbone for 20 years. Went away for 3 years,since a new RA med it has come back more painful every IV then goes away again. Help!

Possible cyst: I suggest a surgical evaluation for a possible pilonidal cyst/abscess formation. Surgery is the definitive cure with associated antibiotic therapy.Without an examination, I still suggest surgical evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Why does a ruptured ovarian cyst pain come and goes?

Why does a ruptured ovarian cyst pain come and goes?

Maybe something else: Every month a woman who ovulates will essentially have a ruptured cyst - as the egg is released. Not infrequently, ovarian cysts persist - and may become uncomfortable until it ruptures. Consider the pill if you have persistent uncomfortable ovarian cysts. ...Read more

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Just wondering if benign cysts on breasts are common? My doctor said they can come and go...

Just wondering if benign cysts on breasts are common? My doctor said they can come and go...

Breast cysts: Yes breast cysts are common. Often helped or prevented by taking two kelp pills per day, one vitamin e, 400iu per day, and one krill oil capsule per day plus regular multivitamin e.g. Centrum one per day. A healthy diet is important. ...Read more

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Had lump under skin pubic area come n go 3 months popped gone now have new lump different spot come n go cyst? What is it? Wat should I do?

Had lump under skin pubic area come n go 3 months popped gone now have new lump different spot come n go cyst? What is it? Wat should I do?

It's likely: A recurrent folliculitis, like a pimple, from infected hair follicles. Can be from shaving, may need antibiotics but keep area clean with soap and water and use warn, hot compresses to see if this makes them surface faster. Get seen if gets worse. ...Read more

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A doctor said i might have endometriosis, and I have cysts in my groin area that i can feel, they come and go. I have jabbing pains in both sides.

A doctor said i might have endometriosis, and I have cysts in my groin area that i can feel, they come and go. I have jabbing pains in both sides.

.: Endometriosis is a disorder where you have cells that make up the inner lining of the uterus may appear in other parts of the abdomen. Usually causes pain and may even cause more problems like infertility too. Treatment is complex based on where the lesions are. Keep following up with your ob. ...Read more

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I have a lump like cyst on th inside of my labia. I have had a few they come and go but their painful during the few days they are their.What is it?

I have a lump like cyst on th inside of my labia. I have had a few they come and go but their painful during the few days they are their.What is it?

Bartholin cyst?: Depending on the exact location and the size and a few other characteristics, this could be a sebaceous cyst or a follicle cyst or a bartholin duct cyst. Your gynecologist can let you know for sure and recommend treatment. ...Read more

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Im having Small cramps that come and go on my right Ovary. Can this be a cyst I'm only 27 years old and I'm trying to get pregnant with a third child?

Im having Small cramps that come and go on my right  Ovary. Can this be a cyst I'm only 27 years old and I'm trying to get pregnant with a third child?

Yes: It takes an ultrasound to figure out how big the cyst is during the highest point in estrogen levels, and whether intervention is necessary to relieve that pain with surgical drainage. Discuss your history with your OB for next steps... ...Read more