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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
Surgery...: This is a straightforward office procedure that can be done by a plastic surgeon with local anesthesia. It is important to remove the entire wall of t ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Grossman
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes and no: A sebaceous cyst by itself is not going to kill you, but should it get infected very badly, it can lead to sepsis, which in turn can lead to death. G ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
The best treatment: Is complete removal of the cyst.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
28 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Mobile mass attached: Sebaceous cysts originate within the skin and are therefore attached over the mass. There is a layer of fat underneath the cyst that makes them movab ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Drain contents: May need to drain the contents. Sometimes may also need to remove the protective membrane to avoid recurrence.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hanriet Minasian
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Excision: Sebaceous cysts can be easily removed with a minor surgical excision.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Fiala
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
A minor surgery: These are usually treated with a minor surgery, where the cyst, and it's entire lining, is removed. This is typically done under local anesthesia.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
Bursting a Cyst: It is not okay to burst a sebaceous cyst. This can lead to serious infections, especially if the cyst is on the face. Better see your physician who ... Read More
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Cyst: Sebacious cysts usually don't bleed. They are filled with cheese like material that occasionally can get infected and turns into pus. If it is bleedin ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
It heals.: Contents spill out. Inflammation subsides. Cyst heals. Sometimes recurs.
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