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why do i get cysts on my face

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Antibiotics: If you are speaking of acne-type cysts, you need a systemic medication, usually either an antibiotic or a vitamin a-based drug like accutane. A dermat ... Read More
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
56 years experience Plastic Surgery
See a dermatologist: The presence of recurrent cysts may be the symptom of a systemic problem that should be diagnosed and treated befor undertaking local therapy.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Cooke
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: They're quite common, and are usually tricholemmal cysts. They occur on the scalp, and are frequently multiple. They're not harmful, but can be anno ... Read More
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Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
SURGERY WITH KNIFE: You inject a lacal anesthetic or give ga, depending on the size and site ou the cyst and make an incision in scalp after shaving and cleaning that are ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Wittstadt
36 years experience Hand Surgery
Depends on size: It is probably best to see a plastic surgeon to anything removed from your face. Small cysts may disappear on there own.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Have it rechecked: and see what your doctor says.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shah Chowdhury
42 years experience Pediatrics
NOT IN THE HEAD...!!: I think you get some boils / small abscesses on the scalp (that is skin covering the head). Check with your doctor.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Guha Krishnaswamy
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Get evaluated : These could be sebaceous cysts. You could have bleeding issues also related to aspirin or platelet problems. You need to see a doctor
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danielle Dietz
21 years experience General Surgery
May not be related: Scalp cysts are common and can become large. They usually do not cause headaches though. If they are bothersome, surgical excision is a good idea.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
28 years experience Dermatology
Many options: Topical or oral antibiotics, injections into the cyst with kenalog (triamcinolone) (steroid), incision and drainage or extraction of the cyst by a der ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
More likely: That these are sebaceous cysts or skin cysts with trapped material in them. See your doctor for a referral to a surgeon or a dermatologist who may be ... Read More

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