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Discussion » Questions » Health and Wellness » what does it mean when you have a kidney ultrasound and it shows that you have a small cyst?

what does it mean when you have a kidney ultrasound and it shows that you have a small cyst?



    I had it done yesterday and i found out from the patient portal. are they going to do a biopsy? could that be cancer? just wondered,  havent heard from my doctor yet but im sure i will.

Posted - April 6

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  • 16939
    No one on here (that I'm aware) is a doctor, so why do you keep asking for specific, personal medical information?  This is what you should be asking your doctor.
      April 6, 2021 3:33 PM MDT
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  • 14382
    You have a small cyst.  What more do you expect to learn here?
      April 6, 2021 9:42 PM MDT
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  • 6908
    Most cysts are not cancer. Without going into detail, I have had internal cysts found twice, neither was treated or biopsied and they went away on their own. I can't predict what your doctors will do, but I would suggest you not worry too much about it. 
      April 7, 2021 6:52 AM MDT
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  • 8987
    It means you should ask your doctor. It also means you will die from something sometime in the future, which is true for each and every one of us.
      April 7, 2021 7:08 AM MDT
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  • 42221

     

      Get off of AnswerMug about it and go see a small cyst doctor. 

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      April 7, 2021 7:13 AM MDT
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  • 8987
    Wait a minute. How do you know cyst doctors are small?
      April 7, 2021 7:56 AM MDT
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  • 42221

    The tiniest of the tiny doctors who work on cysts told me so. 

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      April 7, 2021 5:22 PM MDT
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  • 1324
    Your doctor should tell you, but normally they are harmless.  I have cysts in my spine and I've also had one in my breast which I had drained.
      April 7, 2021 3:26 PM MDT
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