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A 34-year-old member asked:

Do sebaceous cysts go away by themselves?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Emily Ridgway
22 years experience
Sometimes: But once they become a chronic problem with infections, it is rare. Incision and drainage won't cure it either. The whole cyst must be removed.
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Dr. Erik Borncamp
Wound care 26 years experience
Rarely: Thy may go up and down in size or rupture and drain ... but until they are removed they rarely go away.
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