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can you die from a cyst?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Very unlikely: Cysts are benign and are very commonly found on various human organs. Unless they grow to a massive size(rarely it can do that) they are harmless and cause no problems.

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Can childbirth cause maternal death?

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Yes: Unfortunately, childbirth can still cause death. This is usually from bleeding, general anesthesia or stroke. Your best bet to reduce this risk is to start your pregnancy healthy. Eat a balanced diet, exercise and control any medical problems you do have. Nothing can take the risk to zero but you would be surprised how much you can do!
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What happens after a dermal cyst excision heals?

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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 43 years experience
Scar: You will have a scar and low chance of reoccurence.
A 47-year-old member asked:

What happens to you during a dermal cyst excision?

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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 43 years experience
Removal: The area is anesthetized then the cyst is removed . Sutures are used to repair the wound.
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When must I seek a dermal cyst excision?

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Dermal cyst: It can be removed any time if it is large and not infected.

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