A cyst is a small fluid-filled sac under the skin inside the body. A cyst differs from an abscess, which is filled with pus, and a cyst is also not a solid mass like a tumor or solid lump. Common examples of cysts include: sebaceous cyst, ovarian cysts (chocolate cysts ...

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Causes List for Cysts

Possible causes of Cysts (or similar symptoms) may include:1

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Similar Symptoms

Is it a cyst? Tumor? Abscess? Any type of lump that appears to be a cyst may be a different type of lump. Could it be any of these?

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There are various types of cysts that can afflict the human body. External cysts may include:

Cysts can also occur internal to the body, such as:

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