A cyst is a fluid [or pus] filled sack that is round, has a well-defined edge to it. It can be red, sore & hot [when infected], and develop a 'head' [like a boil]. There are sebaceous cysts along the hairline in the back of the head and neck, in the arm-pit and upper chest/back areas as well as in the pubic areas. They contain dead skin cells and oil from the oil gland [in which they originate]... The oil & skin cells are professionally referred to as'desquamated epithelium and sebum [hense, 'sebaceous' cyst]... A muscle spasm [knot] is rarely round... and is more eliptical --or long-- in shape. Is never hot or fluid-filled and has a poorly defined edge [border] to it. It is usually 'sore' to palpation [when pushed on] and when you are relaxed it can usually be moved side-to-side, and becomes less-so when you tighten the muscles in the area... Also the soreness increases when the muscles in the same area are tightened...
It depends on your definition of knot. There are often large deposits of fatty tissue called sebaceous cysts which are benign and harmless and can often last for years, sometimes lifetimes. the main difference between a "knot" and a "cyst" would be that a knot suggests it came about as a result of an injury. If you are concerned, check with a dermatologist...
A muscle knot is painful, but should go away with time. A tumor probably won't. If you have any doubt which you have, you should have it checked by your doctor. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++ A muscle knot (muscle spasm) is usually an acute process that can litterally occur within hours or shorter. It can persist and become chronic. It's generally painful or at least not comfortable. A tumor is generally slow growing taking months to years to develop. Many times, you may not even be bothered by it other than the fact that it's there.
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A muscle knot is a very tight ball of muscle that forms in areas like the neck, back, and shoulders. Muscle knots constrict to cause pain in these areas.
Miles are a measurement of distance, a knot is a measurement of speeed.
Could be a Bakers cyst or a DVT. Check out both possibilities.
A lump is like a bump in a road, while a knot is wire, or or any string tied up, just like when you tie your shoe.
A doctor will be able to tell you.
A knot is used to join two ropes together or a rope to itself while a hitch is used to tie the rope to another object, such as a pole.
A lump on your shoulder that feels like muscle may be a muscle knot. This might be as a result of strain or injury to the shoulder muscle.
I believe it is called a ganglion cyst. It is harmless but can be removed if it gets too big or annoying.
Could be anything. Could be a muscle knot, could be a cyst, could be a benign growth of tissue, could be worse. Could be something else. Get to a doctor. You need someone with experience to examine it.AnswerIt could be a bone spur.
Sounds like a swollen gland, but it could be a cyst. Best to have a doctor look at it.
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It's likely to be a ganglion. But you should still get it checked out by a doctor.
Medically its knows as either a Ganglion cyst also known as a bible cyst, which is swelling that often appears on or around joints and tendons and looks like a marble to a softball sized "knot" as it were. Or a mass of nerve cells.
Running shoelaces tend to be thinner. This keeps the knot from slipping when you tie the shoe.
A knot on the side of the neck can be a swollen lymph gland, sebaceous cyst, or a boil. A swollen lymph gland can be caused by an infection. A boil is usually a red and tender lump caused by an infection of a hair follicle.
it could bea cyst see a vet asap
One knot is equal to 1.1.5078 miles her hour. 1 mile per hour is equal to 0.868976 knots. A knot dervives not from mph but latitude; it takes 1 minute of time to travel one minute of latitude.
Could be a lot of things. Ingrown hair, cyst, boil, go to a doctor or clinic and find out.
See a doctor. It could be a cyst, a swollen lymph node, or a tumor. Let your doctor find out what it is, in case it needs to be removed.
A 20 knot commercial vessel, a 30 knot Naval vessel or a 2 knot dinghy. The difference can be enormous. A sailing vessel will reduce the cost and the back strain but it can be an ardurous journey.
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Muscle knots can be soothed or cured in a variety of ways. It can be rubbed out, massaged, or soothed with the help of anti-inflammatories. If this doesn't help, then the source of the muscle knot should be looked at by a doctor or medical professional.