A 40-year-old member asked:
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what is the experience like of getting surgery to get rid of a sebaceous cyst?

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Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
55 years experience Plastic Surgery
Minimal discomfort: Assuming 1]this is of the skin, 2]cometent surgeon] 3] reasonable patient: the procedure is commonly done under local anesthesia, as an out patient. The experience should e less trying than dental work.
Answered on Mar 17, 2018
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
24 years experience Plastic Surgery
Should be routine: Thanks for your question. If the cyst is a less than an inch wide, you are in good health, and you are with a good doctor--it should be routine surgery with minimal discomfort.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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