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blocked sebaceous gland

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
No: It can be uncomfortable at times and embarrassing at times. You should apply very warm (not hot) compresses for 3-4 minutes at a time for about 5 tim ... Read More

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ron Wright
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Too irritating: Avoid peroxde products in such a sensitive area! If it is a blocked gland, try gentle massaging pressure while in a warm bath to get the gland to exp ... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Clitoris: Applying benzoyl peroxide to your clitoris is likely to be a rather unpleasant experience. It is a very drying agent and this is one if the last place ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Swor
40 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Tender or painful bumps could be herpes. Sebaceous glands aren't usually painful.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
17 years experience Family Medicine
Sebaceous Gland: The sebaceous glands are microscopic exocrine glands in the skin that secrete an oily or waxy matter, called sebum, to lubricate and waterproof the sk ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: Acne and sebaceous cysts are common disorders of sebaceous glands. Carcinomas can arise from sebaceous glands, as these lesion can from any epithelium ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
24 years experience Family Medicine
Several ways: Heat and pressure can sometimes open up the clogged duct, but often require excision, as they have a tendency to return.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
38 years experience Dermatology
No: Secretions from sebaceous glands occurs on a regular basis , not effected by "massaging".
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jess Crosier
31 years experience Pathology
Sebaceous : Suspect your asking about sebaceous hyperplasia. Slow enlarging - years, bump, usually on face. No need to remove, except cosmetically. Burn, freez ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
By removing : See your doctor for treatment ( removal ).
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Dermatologist eval: I think you wrote this in a while back? Did a sebaceous cyst pop? Has the area healed? If not, would see a dermatologist.

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