A 44-year-old male asked:
I just had a sebaceous cyst on my breast rupture under my skin. will i be ok?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Plastic Surgery 42 years experience
Depends: On the size of the infected cyst and the amount of inflamed tissue around it. You may still need antibiotic therapy and local wound care to minimize scarring and/or recurrence. Unless this was a small pimple-like lesion, you should keep the site clean, use a topical antibiotic ointment, and see your doctor promptly. Consider urgent care centers if you cannot get an appointment soon.
5.1k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Yes: Should heal uneventfully.
Look for redness/infection and if so seek md care.
If you do not get it excised it will likely recur.
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Last updated Nov 27, 2017
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