Ear, Nose & Throat Community
Retention Cyst
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to ear, nose and throat issues, ear infections, nasal polyps, sore throats, and swollen glands.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Retention Cyst

I had surgery a year ago for a very large retention cyst in my left max.  The cyst was so big it was bulging out!  The doctor removed the cyst and fixed my septum.  I am still experiencing problems in my sinuses such as lots of mucus, ear pain and facial pressure.  I just relocated to another state and just went to another ENT.  He ordered another CAT scan.  I have another cyst where the old one was.  This one is only 1 cm big at this time.  Although it has only been growing for about 5 months since the last scan.  My  new ENT said surgery is not necessary at this time and wants to monitor me for a while to see if it grows.  Do you think I should have this removed now or go with waiting a year for another scan?  
Related Discussions
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Ear, Nose & Throat Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Control Emotional Eating with this ...
Sep 04 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating Control: How to St...
Aug 28 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank