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A 21-year-old member asked:

I have been getting large painful cysts for years now. in the middle of my chest, groin are and now in my mouth. why is this happening?!

4 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Unsure: You really need to be checked. If it were just your skin i would be less concerned. With your mouth also, get checked.
Dr. Peter Karsant
Dentistry 39 years experience
Painful cysts: You should see your MD ASAP for a diagnosis as this is not a dental issue.
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
May Not Be Related: Some people are more susceptible to cysts. If the cysts are in the exact same spot, then a doctor can remove the sack and prevent the cyst from recurring. Since you have cysts from several areas, you should see a dermatologist to help determine the cause and an appropriate treatment.
Dr. Felicia Mata
Cosmetic Dentistry 25 years experience
Check with your MD: in order to get a proper diagnosis. Some tests including blood test and biopsy will help your doctor to properly assess your condition.

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Last updated Mar 17, 2017

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