Breast Cancer Expert Forum
benign cyst
About This Forum:

Questions posted in the Breast Cancer Forum are answered by medical professionals and experts. Topics include Breast Biopsy, Chemotherapy, Hormone Therapy, Lumps, Lumpectomy, Lymph node dissection, Lymphedema, Mammograms, Mastectomy, Radiation Therapy, Reconstruction, Self Breast Exam, and Surgery.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
This expert forum is not accepting new questions. Please post your question in one of our medical support communities.
Blank Blank

benign cyst

if a cyst is  benign,, will they ever go away on their own or must they be surgiacally removed?? also can cyst bumps hurt?? thanks again............
Related Discussions
Avatar_n_tn
Dear survival gym:  Cysts may or may not resolve on their own.  Unless they are painful, and sometimes they are, there is no reason to aspirate cysts. Sometimes your doctor will recommend that a cyst be aspirated if the ultrasound shows any additional tissues in the cyst.  This is known as a
2 Comments
Blank
Avatar_n_tn
very small cysts may go away. They often hurt. There's no need to remove them if it's known what they are and if they don't bother the woman who has them, because they are harmless. The reason to remove them (which is usually done by inserting a needle and drawing off the fluid) is if they bother the woman, or if there's a need to be absolutely certain they are indeed a cyst.
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
A related discussion, Benign cyst was started.
Blank
Continue discussion Blank
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank