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i have a cyst on my head that wont go away

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
34 years experience Family Medicine
Cysts on head: short hair?? - sounds like ingrowing hairs causing local inflammatory cysts. You might want to try different shampoos and have your hair stylist ... Read More

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Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
38 years experience Family Medicine
How do you know it: burst? This could be a sebacous cyst, and if this indeed did burst under the skin, in could become more inflammed, red, swollen and painful. If so, t ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Woodard
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Maybe, likely not: Many small bumps, especially in hair covered areas, can be caused by pimples or ingrown hairs that never reach the surface of the skin. Most of these ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sebaceous cysts: They may be infected sebaceous cysts. See an ENT doctor for possible incision and drainage.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darryl Blinski
45 years experience Plastic Surgery
Otic cysts: See a surgeon for excision of both cystic areas.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
20 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Skin cyst: Bumps that behave like this can be skin cysts that periodically get infected and then get better, but never go away. A cyst needs to be excised to com ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. John McMahan
47 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
?Nose Cyst?: Consult an ENT specialist. What you describe as a "nose cyst" could mean different things. It may be a polyp or some people see the front tip of their ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Please see your: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Evaluation: Seek evaluation by an ENT doc or facial plastic surgeon
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Should treat: The cyst if left alone would take a few days to weeks to resolve but may leave a scar. These should be treated with an acne regimen and maybe a steroi ... Read More

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