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is local anesthesia used for inclusion cyst removal?

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Dr. Lewis Margolis
Anesthesiology 48 years experience
Inclusion cysts: Inclusion cysts are skin cysts frequently filled with fluid. Local anesthesia is usually used to excise them. Sometimes the cyst may get large, painful, or infected, as in the vaginal wall; rarely, a general anesthetic is required for the patient's comfort.
Dr. Stefan Hariskov
Anesthesiology 15 years experience
Thanks for asking!: Local anesthesia can be used for inclusion cyst as sole anesthetic or in combination with additional sedative anesthetics.

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