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What causes recurring sebaceous cysts on my head?

What causes recurring sebaceous cysts on my head?

Sebaceous Cysts: Sebaceous cysts are collections of sebum that occur within a gland. They can be walled (completely within the gland) or ruptured (when the gland pops). Sometimes they will drain spontaneously, are lanced or are surgically removed. Surgical removal is the best way to prevent recurrence. Some people are prone to these and will form multiple sebaceous cysts. The scalp is a common area for this. ...Read more

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What causes sebaceous cysts or how can you keep from getting them.

What causes sebaceous cysts or how can you keep from getting them.

Depends: Sebaceous cyst is an old term still used by drs who know little about them. Are they acne cysts? Tricholemmomas? The most common are intradermal inclusion cysts. Can occur almost anywhere, most often scalp, back, buttocks. May be multiple. Strong genetic factor. Not you fault. Easily removed by dermatolopgist or surgeon. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a sebaceous cyst?

What are the causes of a sebaceous cyst?

Deep trapped skin...: They are caused by skin surface cells trapped beneath the skin's surface, usually due to minor trauma. These cells continually shed, increasing the size of the cyst (more accurately an epithelial inclusion cyst.) removal is generally a minor surgical procedure, but requires total removal of the cyst wall to prevent recurrence of the cyst. ...Read more

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How can I stop overactive sebaceous glands?

Treatment options...: If you are a woman, hormonal intervention may help. Possibilities include oral contraceptives or a pill called spironolactone.

If there is a lot of acne, Isotretinoin (accutane) can help.

A laser-like treatment called "photodynamic therapy" can damage the oil glands and decrease oil production.

Botox is now being used to decrease oilyness, but its expensive. ...Read more

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Treat "overactive sebaceous glands" for man?

Treat "overactive sebaceous glands" for man?

What does that mean?: Most often this is a euphemism for "acne". If that's the disease, treat it scientifically and aggressively -- it's a very serious personal and professional liability. Overacetive sebaceous glands" is a "pop" diagnosis for everything from acne to rosacea to staph abscesses to the bumps of sebaceous hyperplasia. Sites using the term tend to offer subscientific "natural" remedies. ...Read more

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What causes rid of a sebaceous cyst?

What causes rid of a sebaceous cyst?

Sebaceous Cyst: Sebaceous cysts almost always require surgical excision to cure them. Many form and do not cause problems and therefore require no treatment. ...Read more

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Can sebaceous cyst hyperplasia by caused by not keeping the skin clean?

Can sebaceous cyst hyperplasia by caused by not keeping the skin clean?

Infection: Infection results from not keeping the skin clean and can lead to problems with sebaceous cyst requiring surgical intervention. ...Read more

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How can I treat sebaceous hyperplasia, or overactive oil glands, on my face?

How can I treat sebaceous hyperplasia, or overactive oil glands, on my face?

Treatment options: Sebaceous hyperplasia are a common, benign lesion on the face that do not go away on there own. The treatment options include specific lasers and needle epilation. ...Read more

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I noticed that there was a preauricular pit on the crus of my helix is that what caused the sebaceous cyst?

I noticed that there was a preauricular pit on the crus of my helix is that what caused the sebaceous cyst?

Ear: Possible that is it the opening of a sebaceous gland or an embryologic fistula or cyst. If its red or tender you need antibiotics. Sometimes it needs to be removed in surgery ...Read more

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I'm 13 and I noticed that there was a pre-auricular pit on the crus of my helix. Could that have caused my sebaceous cyst?

I'm 13 and I noticed that there was a pre-auricular pit on the crus of my helix. Could that have caused my sebaceous cyst?

Related to pit: A preauricular pit is part of a range of congenital conditions that are related to embryological development of the first and second branchial clefts. They can range from small "pits" or dimples to longer tracts known as "sinuses" or to abnormal communications called "fistulas" when these longer passages get " pinched off" or occluded, they can form a cyst which looks like a sebaceous cyst ...Read more

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Warm cloth over sebaceous cyst has caused more lumpiness?

Warm cloth over sebaceous cyst has caused more lumpiness?

Time to see the doc!: Hot compresses can sometimes bring an infected sebaceous cyst to a "head" where it can drain. But if you've tried that and it is getting worse, then you need to go see your doctor who may need to drain it surgically or treat you with medication. If first aid doesn't quickly do the trick, then bite the bullet and see your doc; you can save yourself a lot of grief. ...Read more

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Can popping a sebaceous armpit cyst myself cause nerve damage, to my armpit?

Can popping a sebaceous armpit cyst myself cause nerve damage, to my armpit?

Armpit cyst: You are more apt to be causing an infection rather than nerve damage when you pop a cyst. ...Read more

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A friend of me has got a cyst under his left armpit since he was 4years. He asked a doctor&told him that its a Sebaceous cyst. Could this cause danger?

A friend of me has got a cyst under his left armpit since he was 4years. He asked a doctor&told him that its a Sebaceous cyst. Could this cause danger?

Low risk: Sebaceous cysts are low risk for problems. They can become infected. Typically they are removed with a small surgical procedure, sometimes in the office. Be well. ...Read more

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My doc say that excessive ejaculation I did for 2yrs 3 times a day cause rise in testosterone level enlarge the sebaceous gland cause me acne on face?

My doc say that excessive ejaculation I did for 2yrs 3 times a day cause rise in testosterone level enlarge the sebaceous gland cause me acne on face?

Wrong!: Ejaculation doesn't cause baldness, or blindness or acne or callouses or anything of the sort. It's a genetic thing you inherited from your parents -- the baldness, that is -- not the ejaculation -- you "come" by that yourself. ...Read more

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Doc say excessive ejaculation 3 time a day for 2 yr cause rise in testosterone & androgen level cause enlarge of sebaceous gland cause me acne on face?

Doc say excessive ejaculation 3 time a day for 2 yr cause rise in testosterone & androgen level cause enlarge of sebaceous gland cause me acne on face?

I don't buy it.: That would be considered a myth. Androgens do increase the likelihood of acne, but your frequent habit should not be causing your hormones to change significantly. ...Read more

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I've got a sebacous cyst, after it disappears, it leaves a hyperpigmention, why this happens? Is recurrance may occur at any site? What are its causes

Surgery: You have a sebaceous cyst and it most likely drained spontaneously. These should be surgically removed to prevent recurrence. Talk to your doctor to schedule a removal. This will prevent it from coming back. ...Read more

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I have two marble sized lumps in my scalp, been there for yrs causes no pain or discomfort, are they sebacious cysts?

I have two marble sized lumps in my scalp, been there for yrs causes no pain or discomfort, are they sebacious cysts?

Pilar cysts: Pilar cysts are common, occurring in 5-10% of the population.[1] greater than 90% occur on the scalp, where pilar cysts are the most common cutaneous cyst. Pilar cysts are the second most frequent type of cyst on the head and neck.[2, 3] pilar cysts are almost always benign, malignant transformation being extremely rare. Pilar cysts may be sporadic or may be autosomal dominantly inherited. ...Read more

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Can sebacious cysts on face be caused by stress or bad things that happen so you become really run down such as trauma in your life

Can sebacious cysts on face be caused by stress or bad things that happen so you become really run down such as trauma in your life

Not likely: Sebaceous cysts form out of your sebaceous gland—which produces the oil called sebum that coats your hair and skin. They form if the gland or its duct from which oil is able to leave, becomes damaged or blocked. This usually occurs due to trauma. It is not known to be associated with anxiety. ...Read more

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Can a sebacous cyst behind ur ear cause a off balance feeling?

Can a sebacous cyst behind ur ear cause a off balance feeling?

No: What you assume to be sebaceous cyst may not be so. To answer your question, a sebaceous cyst would not affect the balance. If you have balance issues, please see an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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I've a pea size sabaceous cyst on the edge of my penis, dr. Have suggested me excision, is there any risk in it? Can it cause any problem in future?

I've a pea size sabaceous cyst on the edge of my penis, dr. Have suggested me excision, is there any risk in it? Can it cause any problem in future?

Near zero risk: If done correctly there is virtually no risk. It could be done under local anesthesia.
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Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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What are the causes of sebacous cyst on my upper thigh? Then its replaced with hyperpigmentation

What are the causes of sebacous cyst on my upper thigh? Then its replaced with hyperpigmentation

Blocked follicle: A cyst forms when a hair follicle opening becomes blocked and sebum accumulates and forms a cyst. Often when they resolve they leave residual hyperpigmentation. This post inflammatory hyperpigmentation will resolve with time. ...Read more

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How to manage sebaceous cists?

How to manage sebaceous cists?

Infected?: Abx will NOT cure a sebaceous cyst. They can help clear the infection and surrounding cellulitis that can occur when the cyst becomes infected.. ... but not the cyst itself. The cyst needs to be removed if bothering you. If not bothering you can be safely watched. ...Read more

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Are there any cures for sebaceous hyperplasia?

Are there any cures for sebaceous hyperplasia?

Botox: Botox indian effective way to control this with injections of high-dose units into the hair follicles of the armpits. ...Read more

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How are sebaceous cysts treated? How are the average sebaceous cysts commonly treated? .

How are sebaceous cysts treated? How are the average sebaceous cysts commonly treated? .

Typically: Typically they are surgically removed and submitted for microscopic diagnosis by a specialist. Depending upon their location and size it may be done under local or general anesthesia. ...Read more

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Can sebaceous cysts bleed?

Can sebaceous cysts bleed?

Unusual: Can bleed if the infection ruptures thru skin but you may want to have it seen to make sure it is just a cyst. If so, a surgeon can excise it for you ...Read more