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A 34-year-old member asked:

What causes rid of a sebaceous cyst?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Thomas Fiala
Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
A minor surgery: These are usually treated with a minor surgery, where the cyst, and it's entire lining, is removed. This is typically done under local anesthesia.
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Dr. Bryan McIntosh
Plastic Surgery 20 years experience
Sebaceous Cyst: Sebaceous cysts almost always require surgical excision to cure them. Many form and do not cause problems and therefore require no treatment.
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Hi, I have testicular sebaceous cyst, what can I do to get rid of it ?

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Excision: It would need to be removed surgically. It could be done local anesthesia as an out patient procedure.
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A 56-year-old female asked:

What are the causes of a sebaceous cyst?

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Dr. Kenneth Smith
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Blocked pore: Blocked pore or hair follicle.
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