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How can i treat sebaceous cyst at home?

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Dr. Glenn Messina
Aesthetic Medicine 36 years experience
Cant: To simply open and drain it is not adequate it will grow back It must be excised and the sac its in removed as well

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Huntington, WV
A 17-year-old female asked:

Home remedies/Over the Counter things for sebaceous cyst ?

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 41 years experience
Sebaceous cysts can: easily be removed by your doc. It's quick and easy. If he/she takes out the sack it won't refill and come back. If it is simply lanced it can refill and thus return. Peace and good health.
Dr. Darryl Blinski
Plastic Surgery 47 years experience
There are NO home remedies for sebaceous cyst!
Sep 30, 2015
Last updated Jan 25, 2016
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