San Jose, CA
A 21-year-old female asked:

Are sebaceous cysts always visible?i have a tiny firm bump under my skin back of neck feels like its on muscle. doc says it could be cyst? nonvisible

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
See below: A small sebaceous cyst may not be visible. You may watch and wait. You may feel the bump every couple of weeks, if the bump doubles in size, becomes painful, ulcerates, or other bumps appear, or you develop fever, or lose weight, you should see a doctor.
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