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Keansburg, NJ
A 30-year-old male asked:

Taking metrogel 1% topical cream for a pilodinal cyst. had some tingling in feet, that went away. now have some tingling in my fingers, is this ok? cream is draining the cyst well. i can feel everything, just tingly.

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 59 years experience
Unusual: It is unusual to get systemic side effects from a topical product such as Metrogel. I am uncertain if the tingling is caused by it. Glad that your cyst is improving but make sure that the healing will be complete before you do the victory dance.
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