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A membranous, sac-like pocket of fluid or air is called a cyst. Cysts can develop anywhere in the human body or beneath the skin. Cysts can take many different forms. The majority of cysts do not cause cancer.

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I have been informed about pulmonary cysts in my right lower and upper lobes. Kindly review my CT scan report.

Query: Hello doctor, I require a review of my CT scan report, along with guidance on the findings. As I could not download the DICOM, I resorted to capturing 20 individual screenshots from the report. I can supply additional screenshots as required. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for reaching out to us. In the provided images (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity), a region of lung lucency is observed in the upper lobe of the right lung in the first image. This finding is non-specific, and it is important to re...  Read Full »

I am 15 years old, and I masturbate a lot and recently noticed a lump on the side of my penis. Why?

Query: Hello, I am a 15-year-old, and I do not know what this lump on the side of my penis is? It has happened before, but I could never find anything about it. I do masturbate a lot though. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Kanani Darshan Jayantilal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Can you share a photo of that lump so that I have a clear idea? There are several potential causes for a lump on the penis, including an infection, cyst, or growth. Without a proper look at it, it is impossible to determine the cause of the lump. It is also important...  Read Full »

I have a swelling on the right side of the neck. What is the cause?

Query: Hi doctor, My lymph node on the right side of my neck is swollen. I also have some swelling on the both sides of the back of my neck. It is hurting badly. I have been on antibiotics for months, and it has been the same. It is very hard to see in a picture, but you can see and feel it in person. It ...  Read Full »

Dr. Naveen Thomas

Answer: Hello, Welcome to First, you have to get an appointment with a dentist and find out if any tooth is involved, which may be causing an abscess, inflammation of the nodes and swelling in the neck. The teeth have to be extracted or get root canal treatment for it. If the dentist says tha...  Read Full »

I went to a dentist three days ago to remove a tooth in the lower right area but still I feel numbness and have swelling in lips and chin. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I went to a dentist three days ago to remove the nerve in the lower right area. The doctor gave me a needle of the anesthetic solution under the tooth and removed the nerve. He said that the root was too long and used a size of 28. I still feel numb on the lower right side of the lips ...  Read Full »

Dr. Purva Jingar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. There can be many reasons for this kind of infection, and the most common reason is the improper sterilization of the instrument. If the dentist has a proper sterilized instrument there is no way you can get an infection. Sometimes, th...  Read Full »

I have cyst-like bumps and redness on my eyebrows. Help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have an infection in my eyebrow, causing cyst-like bumps and redness. It was accompanied by dry skin and flakiness. It seems to come and go. It has been an ongoing issue for over a year now. This is the worst it has ever been, and I pretty much have no eyebrow, just red bumps instead. ...  Read Full »

Dr. Shama Naaz

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Do you have a greasy scalp? Is there any pain over the area of hair loss? Do you get pus-filled lesions, and after that, you experience hair loss from your eyebrow?  Read Full »

I have black areas around my neck and between my breasts that have been temporarily removed with steroid cream. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 17-year-old female. I weigh 159 pounds and am 5 feet 5 inches tall. I just discovered what I presume to be a cyst on the top of my vagina that has not gone away. Before my regular periods, I generally have a cyst at the bottom of my vagina. To provide some context, I had an ovari...  Read Full »

Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. The dark areas on your neck and between your breasts are called linea nigricans, and they are indicators of impending insulin resistance, which may be present already or develop over time, indicating possible diabetes...  Read Full »

Why is there a small pea-sized lump at the back of the right tonsil?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a swelling on the left side of my neck at the base of the jaw. It is sometimes more significant and other times smaller. I have a small pea size lump at the back of the right tonsil. It is the same color as the surrounding skin. For about six months, a strange tube-like sound is he...  Read Full »

Dr. Shukla Radhika Hiren Hema

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It seems like you have small salivary gland obstruction. Multiple salivary glands all over your mouth, secrete saliva. Sometimes they get obstructed, and saliva collects in them, leading to swelling. This is usually painless but can be felt like something different i...  Read Full »

I have a growth in my throat that is causing me difficulty swallowing. What could that be?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a growth in my throat that is making it harder to swallow. My general physician thinks its a tonsil stone but I would like a second opinion.  Read Full »

Dr. Akshay. B. K.

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It looks like there is a small tonsilar cyst on your left tonsil. It is nothing to be worried about, it is not a tumor or cancer but your complaint is on the right side, is it? Does it pain while swallowing? Since how many days are the complaints present? Thank you.  Read Full »

I have had menorrhagia for years. Can vitamins A and C help?

Query: Hello doctor,I have been suffering from menorrhagia for nearly 16 years now. I have consulted many obstetrician-gynecologists, but none have been able to help me. They have not found any cysts, fibroids, or tumors. I have to use pads every day because the bleeding and clots are so severe. I cannot g...  Read Full »

Dr. Daswani Deepti Puranlal

Answer: Hello,Welcome to understand your concern. Having experienced menorrhagia for so many years is truly distressing. Strangely, there is nothing on the ultrasound (attachments removed to protect patients identity). I see that you have been visiting many doctors. Please understand that, bas...  Read Full »

I have a recurring knot outside my vagina, which bursts and bleeds. What is it?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 34 year old female weighing 300 pounds. My height is 5'2". I have a vaginal issue that I need advice about. I have a knot that keeps coming up just on the outside of my vagina, and it eventually bursts and bleeds for a while. This has happened twice now, and it has really started ...  Read Full »

Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to From the description you have given, it appears to be either Bartholin's abscess or a boil. Both cases can be recurrent if immunity is low, most common cause being diabetes mellitus. Following is my advice for managing the symptoms: Get your blood sugar levels checked; i...  Read Full »

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