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Cystic Lesion

A cyst is a sac that develops with fluid or air, or any other substance. It can form on any other part of the body. Cysts are usually noncancerous, and in some cases, cancer can cause cysts. Cysts are formed due to blockage of the duct due to trauma or infection, or inheritance. It can be treated with medications and surgical removal.

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I have pus discharge from a white lump on my scrotum. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have pus discharge from a white lump on my scrotum. What should I do about it?  Read Full »

Dr. Sandhya Narayanan Kutty

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As per the history and image provided (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity), it appears as a sebaceous cyst of the scrotum. Sebaceous cysts are common cystic lesions on various body parts, including the scrotum. They are usually harmless and appear s...  Read Full »

How to confirm the nature of a mild tender lump under the skin of the deltoid muscle?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having a mild, tender bump or a lump or a kind of knot deep under the skin on the deltoid muscle. It is very hard to tell if it is moving under the skin. It has been there for three years. I have not noticed any significant growth in the last three years. I am quite scared after rea...  Read Full »

Dr. Arvind Guru

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand the anxiety you would be suffering from after suspecting that it is a sarcoma. Here is what I can suggest to you: Sarcoma is an uncommon cause of such lumps, and much more common are some harmless cysts and lipomas. Malignant tumors like sarcoma generall...  Read Full »

What does hyperechoic cyst in upper pole of kidney suggest?

Query: Hello doctor, Yesterday, I had an ultrasound of my abdomen. They gave me the report online and I am not sure how to read it. The things I am looking up are extremely worrisome. It is all saying cancer. I am going for a CT scan within a week. It is without contrast because I have myasthenia gravis ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ismail Mikdat Kabakus

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. So, you have a cystic lesion in the upper part of your kidney. First of all, you are only 28 years old and at your age, I would favor many benign lesions over malignant ones. If they are not talking about solid components of the lesions, it ...  Read Full »

Is microsurgery possible for lobulated, fluid-filled cystic sol in both ovaries?

Query: Hello doctor, My present condition is: Weight 165 lbs. Hemoglobin 6.9 gm%. Right ovary: 5 X 4.8 X 4.2 inches vol 887 cc large lobulated cystic sol noted in the right adnexal region. Left ovary 1.7 X 2.4 X 2.4 inches vol-159 cc echogenic fluid-filled cystic sol noted in the left adnexal region. Curre...  Read Full »

Dr. Mavani Jimesh Himatbhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have seen your all reports which ever you attached with. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Now as from previous reports and surgery and recurrent state you should do a complete diagnostic report for further treatment and even before planning the o...  Read Full »

Is surgery necessary for my ganglion cyst?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 37 years old. I have had a ganglion cyst on the palm side of the wrist in my right hand for three months. The cyst is solid. This cyst does not cause any pain now. I have contacted a surgeon, and he has advised surgery on this cyst. Is there any way except surgery? Like medicine? I...  Read Full »

Dr. Khant Shahil Ramesh Bhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Relax and do not worry. Yes, it is a ganglion cyst. It is very common and not malignant. It will not regress with medicines. It requires surgical removal as suggested by your doctor. Go ahead and get the surgery done. Recurrence chances are one percent.  Read Full »

I have red spots on my soft palate in the uvula. What is it?

Query: Hello doctor, I have red spots on my soft palate on the right side of the uvula. I went to the dentist, but he could not comment on it. He referred me to an oral surgeon, but my appointment is months later. I do not want to wait for four months. Please help me identify this. I have detailed pictures...  Read Full »

Dr. Achanta Krishna Swaroop

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have seen the images (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). I am a maxillofacial surgeon and need more details about this lesion. Does it bleed or ulcerate often? Do you have any history of smoking or alcoholism? In my visual opinion, it does not ...  Read Full »

A baby's scan had shown cyst during seventh month in the womb. After birth, the scan was repeated that showed an anechoic simple cyst of 3.4x2.5cm on left pelvis. What can be done?

Query: Hello doctor,The baby was born ten days ago with a Weight of 2.78kg and having regular urination and stool. The baby looks healthy and takes milk regularly. A cyst was seen while conducting a growth scan on the mother in the seventh month. After a scan of the baby after delivery an anechoic cystic l...  Read Full »

Dr. Manu Chandarashekhara Bharadwaj

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through the reports (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity) of your baby. Although the scan page showing the description of the lesion is not seen, you have described them well enough. The water-filled bag (cyst) that is found inside can have...  Read Full »

I have a cyst under my underarms area, which hurts. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I have two cysts, one under either arm, and they hurt really bad and have been growing in size. I cannot move my arm without it hurting me. I have tried both hot and cold compresses, and neither has helped relieve it. This time, I have had them for a week, but it has only been hurting ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sandhya Narayanan Kutty

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As per the history you have provided, cystic lesions on the underarm areas are termed hidradenitis suppurativa, which is usually an infection produced in areas where sweat and sebum secretions are more. It may be on and off and requires antibiotic treatments and remo...  Read Full »

How can we treat benign cystic lesions of the skin?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having a cyst above my nose in between the eyebrows for about a year and it is not going away. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Shama Naaz

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Please tell me the following details. Do you have any symptoms associated with the cyst? For example, does it bleed on touching? Did your dermatologist recommend you any test like dermoscopy? Immediately after laser treatment, did it go away, or did it slowly came back?  Read Full »

Why do I get flesh color bumps on thighs, though it is not exposed to sun often?

Query: Hello doctor, I have flesh color bumps only on my right thigh. I noticed it several weeks ago, maybe months after being outside and getting sunburn. I thought it was heat rash but they have not gone away. It seems I have a few more now too. I am not constantly in the sun and when I am I usually wea...  Read Full »

Dr. Sneha Mariam Varghese

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern, but it would be advised if you send me a photo of lesions so I can guide you better through this.  Read Full »

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