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Is it possible for a cyst to pop beneath the skin

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Reynoso
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
Leave alone: Honestly, I would probably just leave it alone and let it run its course until you see a dermatologist. The more you mess with it, the more inflamed ... Read More

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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Removal: If it is recurring it is likely something that needs drainage and pssible removal to avoid its recurrence. Depending on its size you may need to see a... Read More
Dr. Gary Pitts
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Sebacious cyst: This is likely a sebacious cyst and can usually be excised in your family doctor's office. While you can get rid of the infection temporarily it'll m... Read More
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Use warm soaks : Use warm soaks and if still no better see your doctor.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
No, unless: You have symptoms, such as pain, swelling, limited movement of your shoulder, an open wound or nerve problem like numbness / in your arm or forearm, ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
You'll be okay: Keep it clean. Please phone your prescriber at your earliest convenience and he/she will decide whether you need to be seen. If you're not seen, but i... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Hinkle
Specializes in Family Medicine
Moist heat: There is not much more you can do than heat. Also use a triple antibiotic cream. Topical tincture of iodine will help both the cyst and the infection.
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Dr. Robert Andrews
Interventional Radiology 36 years experience
I : I think it would be worth visiting your doctor to discuss this. One condition that can cause little "blood cysts" is thrombocytopenic pupura, which i... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Bark
Dermatology 49 years experience
Lip rash: There are many conditions which can affect the lips and the lip areas. This could be many things, so it would be wise to see a dermatologist and have... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Minghsun Liu
Infectious Disease 19 years experience
Depends: I think this is a situation where you really need an MD to take a look. If it's getting worse quickly and warm/tender, you need to be seen sooner sinc... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics 56 years experience
Pimple, cyst: Popping and expressing a white head will produce hardened oil. You may get the same from a non-infected sebaceous cyst (the most common) but on occasi... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 54 years experience
"hard lump ?: A "hard lump skin color, sometimes red" in the area described may be a cyst, or a solid growth related to wart virus. See your gyn physician for an e... Read More

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