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Sebaceous cyst under breast, treatment?

Sebaceous cyst under breast, treatment?

Have this medically : Assessed to determine the proper course of treatment. ...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


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I have chronic subcutaneous cysts under both breasts each time cyst comes and pops a yeast infection follows any suggestions? have had surgery in past

I have chronic subcutaneous cysts under both breasts each time cyst comes and pops a yeast infection follows any suggestions? have had surgery in past

Diabetes?: Whenever my patients have recurrent yeast infections anywhere I worry they may have diabetes that's not diagnosed or diabetes that's not under control. Please get checked ...Read more

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I have a sebaceous cyst under my breast I have drained some liquid from it but it keeps coming back what's the best treatment to have it removed?

I have a sebaceous cyst under my breast I have drained some liquid from it but it keeps coming back what's the best treatment to have it removed?

Surgical removal: It is a relatively quick and easy procedure to removed a sebaceous cyst. Your primary care physician or a dermatologist can do this for you. They have a tendency to come back if the cyst wall is not removed. ...Read more

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Are breast cysts dangerous?

Are breast cysts dangerous?

Not at all.: Breast cysts develop when a milk duct gets obstructed & accumulate fluid, forming a "water-balloon" in the breast. As many as 1/3 of women between 35-50 will have cysts. The main problem with cysts is that it is impossible to know if a new lump in the breast is a cyst or a tumor w/o an ultrasound or a needle aspiration. Therefore, never assume a new lump is a cyst until proven otherwise. ...Read more

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Are breast cysts dangerous?

Are breast cysts dangerous?

No,: "simple" cysts are benign and don't turn into cancer. However, if there are solid elements or other findings in addition to the internal fluid and thin cyst wall, they are more suspicious. Benign cysts are an exceedingly common finding. ...Read more

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Is a 10mm cyst on breast big?

Is a 10mm cyst on breast big?

Not that big.: If it was characterized as a"simple" cyst(BIRADS category 2, benign), no follow up or treatment is necessary. ...Read more

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What are complex breast cysts?

What are complex breast cysts?

Fibrocystic changes: Please see other posts on fibrocystic breasts for basic info. A complex cyst is a cyst with debris (nothing bad) that can sometimes look like a solid nodule. Usually the radiologist will recommend a 3 or 6 month repeat film to be sure it is not anything concerning. ...Read more

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How long do breast cysts last?

How long do breast cysts last?

Cysts: Small cysts are cyclical with menstrual cycle, larger cysts can stay for months and can be aspirated (by a provider) to get them to resolve. ...Read more