Conditions with symptom: 'cysts'
A common skin condition, which can affect the face, arms, back and chest with red spots and blackheads. Read more →
Milia are small white spots that usually appear around the eyes and eyelids. Read more →
People have been piercing their bodies for thousands of years, but whilst modern day teenagers are more likely to be doing it to make a fashion statement than to intimidate their enemies, the potential health problems are much the same. Read more →
An epididymal cyst is a smooth, fluid-filled lump found on the testicles. Read more →
I am 24 years old, and over the last year I have developed about 2 very noticeable cysts on my cheek. They have been infected before, but for the last 6 months or so I have had no problems with them - aside from them destroying my self confidence. I've recently seen a dermatologist after an 11 month waiting period, who took one look at me, said I had cystic acne and need to go on roaccutane. I have seen 2 doctors before the derm, who both said they were sebacous cysts. I'm willing to try anything to get these cysts away but having done some research apparently the roaccutane may clear up my acne (I only suffer from hormonal breakouts - this does not worry me) but will do NOTHING for these cysts. If anyone has went through something similar any advice you can offer would be amazing.
HiAll I have been treating along with my Doctor for the last month.It started as lump on my cheek but after time grew very large and angry. My doctor diagnosed a sebaceous cyst and prescribed a course of ant biotics and told me to return in 10 days which i did, he still was not happy and put me on a further course of anti biotics. However when the cyst began to weep i started to use magnesium sulphate paste on hydrocolloid dressings which is a clear plaster to draw the poison out. So far so good and the plastersare still drawing out the poison which is rather smelly. Back to the doctors on friday at his recommendation but bear with it until the poison is out. DONT GIVE UP
I'm going through exactly the same problem. I'm fed up of the NHS and am going privately to get it removed it's ruined my confidence for nearly a year as, like you, it's on my cheek. I've had 5 different types of tablets and the dermatologist gave me some creams.. They say to be patient but there is no sign of even a tiny improvement. Nothing has changed since. Let me know how you get on, or if you have had any luck with reducing it!
I have gone through the exact same thing for 3 years. My first sebaceous cyst was between my cheek and my chin. My derm also told me it was an acne cyst. He gave me 3 steroid injections into the cyst. Each time it went away but came back even bigger. It was the worst mistake I'd made. I then went to see a plastic surgeon and he lanced it, tried to shrink the cyst (wall and all) and wound up removing it. I had to heal from a scar, but the scar isn't even noticeable any more. Unfortunately, 3 years later I got another one on my cheek and had it removed last week. Best advice I can give you is that if you want them gone, find a good plastic surgeon.
I am 26 was diagnosed with pcos about 2 years ago, after visiting three different GP practices since I was 18. The only symptoms I have are lack of periods, hirsuitism, and that I can not lose weight. Having had scans they could not find any cysts on my ovaries. I do not know how I can be diagnosed with pcos without having any cysts? Has anyone else been diagnosed with pcos without actually having any cysts?
i have epididymal cysts making my scrotum as big as a grapefruit if not bigger. i suffer from copd and not a good candidate for a general anasthetic, can cysts be removed under local?
Hi all...I think you should all look into a drug called Diethylstilbestrol (DES). It was a drug given to pregnant women for 4 decades between 1938 - 1972. Epididymal cysts are an adverse effect of the in utero exposure to this Non-Steroidal synthetic Estrogen. Look it up! Sons born and grandsons born are susceptible to them. they are supposed to be benign but yes, painful and annoying. I am a DES daughter.
hiya i have been suffering with cysts and lumps in my breast for 11 years now and they are getting more painful and their growing in size and numbers, i have been told by the hospital that they can not remove them as their benign cysts among lumpy tissue, is this true? as i find it really harsh as i am in pain every day and unable to work because of this....
I have multiple cysts in my body I find them to be unpleasant please suggest me diagnosis for multiple cysts....im 19
I'm 40 and had my tubes tied while giving birth to my fourth child by c-section in December. my periods since have been extremely heavy, changing super plus tampons plus night time towels at least every hour for 3-4 days.I also had a couple of ovarian cysts removed at the same time. Is this normal after sterilisation and/or removal of cysts? Thank You, M.O.
I was told today that I have a backwards uterus because lastnight I had some a lot of pain, I also found out I have two cysts on my left ovaries so everytime my womb expands it braces the cysts which causes the pain.I have suffered with lower back pain for years jus never knew the cause.My real question is I'm am 8 weeks pregnant n I just wanna know if I will have a normal delivery or 9-section due to this problem..
I am 20 and have all the signs of pcos but have not been diagnosed properly as i only had 1 cyst on the right overy which was removed last october (2011), I am now trying to conceive naturally as i have been told from a recent scan that no new cysts have grown, i have brought an ovulation kit and as yet ive had no luck in conceiving or ovulation. Do you have to have cysts to be diagnosed? How can i get help to conceive the baby that i long to have as it is really getting me down
Hi i am 27 i have got pcos this is on my right overy,i get pain in my stomach and lower abdominal pain. I have been to the hospital where they performed several tests (blood test + scan)and they said i had small cysts. The doctor said i would have to lose weight in order to shrink the cyst and my period is irregular. I want to know how my period can become regular and what are the chances of me becoming pregnant and will the cysts effect me becoming pregnant?
hey darling iam 25 and i have both types of infertility! pcos and enomitrosis! didnt have a period of 5 years in and out of hospital with pain they also found i not just only got pcos i had the otehr condition to follow i had an operation to laser it off and still couldnt get pregnant ask him to give you some tablets to help you to get pregnant wich can also help the pain! i have got a 3 year old girl and on the plus side hun when uve had a baby the pain goes away my advice is to stop trying as maybe ur trying to hard stop trying and let nature to take its course im sure it will happen xx
l'm 43yrs old, breast feed my son for 1yr2months.after he turned 2,l thourght l was pregnant again.breasts swell up,very hot and tender to the touch,feverish and had milk,doctor tested me no l wasn't ever since each month just before cycle same thing happens.my son is now 9yrs old.now l have 2 cysts grape size in lt breast 5 small cysts in rt breast thats what my doctor said today but just sent me on my way and said they'll go away and l'll be fine no anit-biot nothing.what would you do?
I'd change my doctor! Its clear you need to know whats going on and why this is happening, and it sounds like your doctor isn't helping you out with this! Its a scary thing with all the facts and figures about cancer and things, so if I were you, I'd change my doctor and get a second opinion :) hope this helps
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