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should i get a second surgery for a sebaceous cyst inner thigh?

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Dr. Robert Schnarrs
36 years experience Plastic Surgery
Cyst: They can return, chances are the pouch or sack that the material fills up in has not been removed all the way, yes have it removed by a plastic surgeon.
Answered on Apr 25, 2020
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Dr. Greg Sexton
39 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: If it bothers you then have it excised. Recurrence happens, but is unusual if the entire cyst is removed.
Answered on Sep 21, 2017
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Excision: To simply open the cyst and pull out the sebum is not adequate You have to remove the cyst its casing and the sebaceous gland and duct. If not the cys ... Read More
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