Top
30
Doctor insights on: Cyst Sebaceous Removal

Share
1

1
Does sebaceous cyst removal hurt?

Does sebaceous cyst removal hurt?

Local Anesthesia: For patients undergoing sebeceous cyst removal we start with a local anesthetic cream, followed by a local anesthetic injection. This is very well tolerated.
After surgery the majority of patients do not require any pain killers afterward, if they do tylenol (acetaminophen) is usually sufficient. ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


2

2
Following sebaceous cyst surgical removal can other cysts occur?

Following sebaceous cyst surgical removal can other cysts occur?

Information: Sebaceous cysts occur relative to sebaceous glands which exist more in some areas than others such as the face, scalp, groin, and armpits. Removal of one cyst does not preclude getting another. Some people have many of them close together. ...Read more

3

3
Do you think I should supposed to have a hole in my skin right after a sebaceous/epidermoid cyst removal?

Do you think I should supposed to have a hole in my skin right after a sebaceous/epidermoid cyst removal?

One of Two Ways: Sebaceous cysts are filled with material that can infect the surrounding tissues. When a cyst is excised, this skin is typically sutured shut. When a cyst is lanced and its contents are evacuated, the wound is typically left open to drain as in your case. Since some excised cysts can become infected, some surgeons elect not to suture and keep the skin open packed to prevent an infection. ...Read more

4

4
Where is anaesthesia usually given for removal of small sebaceous cyst form back?

Where is anaesthesia usually given for removal of small sebaceous cyst form back?

Local anesthesia: Frequently a small amount of local anesthesia around the cyst will provide sufficient anesthesia for this procedure. ...Read more

5

5
What is getting a vasectomy or removal of a sebaceous cyst like?

What is getting a vasectomy or removal of a sebaceous cyst like?

Information: Removing sebaceous is fairly smple procedure. The entire sac must be removed in order to prevent recurrence. Vasectomy is also fairly straight foreward and can be done under local anesthesia, often as an office procedure. A segment of the vas deferens should be removed in order to prevent spontaneous recurrence. There can be signifcant testicular swelling after the procedure for several days. ...Read more

6

6
Is self removal of a sebaceous cyst on penis possible?

Is self removal of a sebaceous cyst on penis possible?

No: Just like any real surgery, you should see a professional to minimize complications. As the saying goes, "don't try this at home, folks! ". ...Read more

7

7
How long after surgically removal of a penile sebaceous cyst do I have to wait to masturbate?

How long after surgically removal of a penile sebaceous cyst do I have to wait to masturbate?

Go right ahead: Just figure out a technique that won't require disturbing the skin at this site. You may discover what you can do with light touch on just a limited area. ...Read more

8

8
My son is 30 with no insurance. He has large sebaceous cyst right side of neck. I'm paying 148/150 cash for the removal. Need ballpark idea of cost p?

My son is 30 with no insurance. He has large sebaceous cyst right side of neck. I'm paying 148/150 cash for the removal. Need ballpark idea of cost p?

Large neck cyst: If you are just simply wanting it incised and drained (with the risk for recurrence), you can call doctors in your area and inform them of your budget and see if any will be able to accommodate you. If you want it removed, the fees are much higher as the procedure takes more time and precision and involves more risk. With obamacare, your son should be able to obtain insurance for this. ...Read more

9

9
Multiple sebacious cysts removal in scrotum. Is this a painful procedure?

No; under anesthesia: Maximal comfort if done under general anesthesia. Can be done under local anesthesia, if so, advise applying Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) or lmx topical anesthetic cream 1/2 hour before procedure, in area where local anesthetic will be injected. Then some oral analgesics can be prescribed for post-operative pain. Ice pack to scrotum may help for 1st 24 hours. Good luck. ...Read more

10

10
Skull cyst or sebacious removal have a general anesthesia because I am very scare for surgery I want to sleep so I will not feel anything. Thank you?

Skull cyst or sebacious removal have a general anesthesia because I am very scare for surgery I want to sleep so I will not feel anything. Thank you?

Relax: Typical tricholemmal cyst in the scalp is removed with lidocaine local anesthesia. It is painless. Once they get started you will relax. You can also be sedated, but most people do not need this. ...Read more

11

11
Have bald spot on scalp below the scar from sebacious cyst (size of small hazelnut) removal form 1 month ago. Will hair regrow back?

Have bald spot on scalp below the scar from sebacious cyst (size of small hazelnut) removal form 1 month ago. Will hair regrow back?

Maybe, maybe not: It may be too soon to tell yet. Har will not regrow in the scar itself, and it's hard to predict what will happen in the area around it. The healing process is not complete yet and it may take a while for things get back to normal (weeks to months) Don't get scars sunburned, though, or they become permanently red. ...Read more

12

12
What are ways to stop my sebaceous cysts from growing?

What are ways to stop my sebaceous cysts from growing?

No sure fire cure: Some feel oral retinoids may help decrease this activity but they are not generally used for this purpose. Probably the same is true or even less likely for topical retinoids which ar unlikely to penetrate to the deep dermis where they occur. ...Read more

13

13
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

14

14
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

15

15
What are the symptoms of sebaceous cysts on your skin?

What are the symptoms of sebaceous cysts on your skin?

Mobile mass attached: Sebaceous cysts originate within the skin and are therefore attached over the mass. There is a layer of fat underneath the cyst that makes them movable. If the cyst ruptures under the skin, scar tissue forms and can initiate an inflammatory response. This will reduce their mobility and make them more difficult to remove. ...Read more

16

16
How to stop a ruptured sebaceous cysts from smelling?

How to stop a ruptured sebaceous cysts from smelling?

Should stop: If adequately drained by the rupture, it should no longer smell. If smell persists, the abscess is probably not completely drained. See your doctor for more formal incision and drainage to speed resolution. ...Read more

17

17
Is topicort LP used on sebaceous cysts on the penis?

Is topicort LP used on sebaceous cysts on the penis?

Cysts on penis: Topicort would have no usefulness in the treatment of penile cysts. These need to be removed surgically. ...Read more

19

19
Do sebaceous cysts go away by themselves?

Do sebaceous cysts go away by themselves?

Rarely: Thy may go up and down in size or rupture and drain. .. but until they are removed they rarely go away. ...Read more

20

20
Who can help me about the sebaceous cysts?

Who can help me about the sebaceous cysts?

A minor surgery: These are usually treated with a minor surgery, where the cyst and its entire lining, are removed. This is typically done under local anesthesia. ...Read more

21

21
How can I remove a sebaceous cysts at home?

How can I remove a sebaceous cysts at home?

No: Removal of a sebaceous cyst requires a small surgical procedure. While it can be done easily in a office setting with the right instruments, it is not something you can do yourself at home. ...Read more

22

22
What do I need to know about sebaceous cysts?

What do I need to know about sebaceous cysts?

Common: Common benign skin mass/tumor. Risk of infection is high, but can be reduced if surgically removed. In some cases can be done under local anesthesia, in children under general anesthesia. ...Read more

24

24
Is there anything I could do about sebaceous cysts?

Is there anything I could do about sebaceous cysts?

Surgical excision..: Sebaceous cysts are generally not problematic until it is infected. Many people have them and as long as they are not bothering you, you actually don't have to do anything. If they get recurrent infection or if the large size/location is bothering you, surgical excision is you only real option to get rid of it. Consult doc for eval. Good luck. ...Read more

25

25
Will these sebaceous cysts be fine if left to heal naturally?

Will these sebaceous cysts be fine if left to heal naturally?

Cysts: Sebaceous cyst will generally not heal naturally. They tend to go through cycles of inflammation and infection that may settle down by themselves or require drainage by a physician. I have seen some grow over time to size of golf balls. Best to have them removed by a reputable surgeon. ...Read more

27

27
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

28

28
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

29

29
Have a sebaceous cyst removed?

Have a sebaceous cyst removed?

Generally yes: In most instances you should have these removed because removal after infection may be very difficult. However a few patients may have a large number of these which makes removal impractical. ...Read more

30

30
Can you die from a sebaceous cyst?

Yes and no: A sebaceous cyst by itself is not going to kill you, but should it get infected very badly, it can lead to sepsis, which in turn can lead to death.
Good luck from nyc. ...Read more