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I have a sebaceous cyst in my pubic area i think and it hurts really bad, is it a way to remove it at home or treat it?

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Dr. Lawrence Colen
Plastic Surgery 46 years experience
Probably not: You could try some warm compresses but true sebaceous cysts require surgical excision. They are usually not painful unless they are becoming infected. You may need to see a physician.

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