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Chattanooga, TN
A 41-year-old female asked:

Are there home remedies to get rid of an epidermal cyst?

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 58 years experience
NONE: Nothing applied to the surface nor anything you swallow will have the slightest effect. Steroid injections sometimes shrink them. Drainage will temporarily flatten it. If it is not inflammed you may choose to ignore it. Definitive cure requires surgical removal.

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Last updated Sep 9, 2015

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