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I think I have a sebaceous cyst with stuff in it? Should I squeeze everything out?

I think I have a sebaceous cyst with stuff in it?  Should I squeeze everything out?

No. Could get infect: Despite popular videos on the youtube, i would advise that you don't do this because you could get it infected, causing a bigger problem and scar. Seek treatment by a physician. ...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 had a sebaceous cyst rupture on my arm. Should i squeeze out what i can? Or simple leave it alone?

I had a sebaceous cyst rupture on my arm.  Should i squeeze out what i can? Or simple leave it alone?

Warm compress: Applying a warm moist compress, a warm washcloth, to the area a few times a day can help your body expel any remaining debris. It should clear in a few days. If not, or if it becomes more swollen, red or painful, seek medical care. ...Read more

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I pierced a sebaceous cyst on my face. I squeezed gunk out but now i'm left with a smaller lump with a deep hole which not heal over. Help please?

I pierced a sebaceous cyst on my face. I squeezed gunk out but now i'm left with a smaller lump with a deep hole which not heal over. Help please?

Sebaceous cyst: You need to see your dermatologist. When a cyst is well formed, it will not go away by squeezing it. The contents may be expressed but the epithelial sac will still be present in the skin. The cyst will reaccumulate. The sac needs to be removed by your doctor. Often the cyst needs to be excised. ...Read more

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I think I have a sebaceous cyst on my outer vaginal lip. What to do?

I think I have a sebaceous cyst on my outer vaginal lip. What to do?

See gyne MD: The first thing is to establish a definitive diagnosis. It is more common to have a cyst along the inner lips near the vaginal entrance. It is less common to have one of the outer lips and so it would be best to see a doctor to make a diagnosis which may require aspiration, culture, and/or biopsy. ...Read more

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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

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Any ideas why is it that I have a sebaceous cyst on my part?

Any ideas why is it that I have a sebaceous cyst on my part?

Many places.: Sebaceous cysts can form anyplace there are sebaceous glands - i.e. The skin. They can form deep to the skin after an injury, especially crush injuries. ...Read more

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If you have a sebaceous cyst what would your doctor do for it?

If you have a sebaceous cyst what would your doctor do for it?

Watch or excise: Depends on location, size and how troubling. ...Read more

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Sebaceous Cyst (Definition)

Sebaceous cyst develop when the drainage is blocked and then it keep enlarging due to sebum forming. It may ...Read more