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labia majora sebaceous cyst treatment

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No: Topical treatment of sebaceous cyst (it is likely to be a Bartholin cyst) is not available. If it is troublesome, it would need to be removed surgical ... Read More

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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
If it is really: just a sebaceous cyst, you can leave it alone unless it becomes symptomatic. But it could be something else, such as infection or even malignancy, so ... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Needs exam: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatmen ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Treated: Either by gyn or derm, most gyns will treat a cyst on the labia surprised your did not offer, depends how big it is but whomever gets rid of it should ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
20 years experience Family Medicine
Needs a question: Unfortunately there is not a real question here. Cysts are growths that occur below the skin which are fluid filled sacs. Particularly in people ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Stye/Chalazion: Can be ugly and painful...Need someone comfortable with eye disease to discern whether topical, or systemic antibiotics, or incision is necessary. Er ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Have this medically : Assessed to determine the proper course of treatment.
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A female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Archer
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes that can be: A normal variant. Look up sebaceous hyperplasia. See if that doesn't describe your body's appearance. For some women that's normal. Sometimes biopsy i ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Bennett
29 years experience Urology
Yes: Many dermatologists have small surgery units.
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A female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Several..: Friction, irritation,,,,mechanical/chemical, infection.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 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
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Careaga
17 years experience Plastic Surgery
Minimal: With proper local anesthesia, all you should feel is the initial pinch of the numbing medicine.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: Either is possible. Show this to a doctor.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Candace Spann
20 years experience Dermatology
It can.: If this is your primary outbreak of herpes, it could cause a significant amount of tenderness and swelling. Please see your dermatologist for correct ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sure: May not feel too good but that's how it's done. I would place an antiseptic on the area afterward so as to avoid infection of the hair follicles. I ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Frenulum: This is an area called the labial frenulum. Traditional wound care is with 2-3 times a day cleansing or after urination/defecation with a sitz bath an ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Mirabile
32 years experience Gynecology
Infected gland: An infected bartholin's gland can be caused by many different bacteria. These can result is severe pain if left untreated till the cystic structure c ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Mirabile
32 years experience Gynecology
Sebaceous gland: You may try warm packs or sitz baths but excison is usually the only successful way I have ever treated these.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
17 years experience Family Medicine
Derm: I would first go see a dermatologist for your skin condition.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcus Peterson
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Small incision: A sebaceous cyst has to be removed entirely. No matter where the cyst is located the entire cyst wall and contents needs to be removed. This is gene ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Have it evaluated: Have a gynecologist evaluate the problem. Then you will have a diagnosis and can start appropriate treatment to resolve the issue.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Please don't try it: Even in our terribly dysfunctional health care system, you're inviting an infection and, even worse, a ruptured cyst which will give you a nasty, very ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Determine cause: It is important to first determine the cause of the inflammation: creams, soap, shaving, waxing, trauma, friction, Infection, etc. If you cannot iden ... Read More

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