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I have a cyst under the skin, between the spine and left shoulder, as a nut. Doctor said to operate but not now cous is very hot and can become infected.

I have a cyst under the skin, between the spine and left shoulder, as a nut. Doctor said to operate but not now cous is very hot and can become infected.

Sebaceous Cysts: This benign but very common problem. It is wise, when one has an infected sebaceous cyst, to calm it down first with antibiotics before it is surgically removed. ...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 an infected cyst on my collarbone?

I have an infected cyst on my collarbone?

If: Red, hot, swollen, tender, painful, with streaking or fever - I would definitely get is medically checked. ...Read more

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Cyst on shoulder gotten bigger and neck hurts?

Cyst on shoulder gotten bigger and neck hurts?

Go to the Doctor: This surely sounds like the definition of when one needs to be seen at the clinic by the doctor in person. ...Read more

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Is swelling common after removal of infected cyst?

Is swelling common after removal of infected cyst?

Yes: The mild trauma associated with surgical removal will often cause temporary swelling in the area. ...Read more

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Will an infected sebacious cyst go away on its own?

Will an infected sebacious cyst go away on its own?

NO: If it is infected, it will most likely require antibiotics. Some infected cysts, become abscesses and need to be incised and drained (with possible packing of sterile material) for definitive treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What should I do if I think my pilar cyst is infected?

Seek care: I would seek professional care. Sometimes, the pilar cysts get inflamed, and they may need to be treated or removed. ...Read more

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How to release the pus a cyst has without getting it infected& without being surgically removed or injectioned?

How to release the pus a cyst has without getting it infected& without being surgically removed or injectioned?

Sterilize: Usually at home, we don't use sterilzed environment. Wearing gloves, and sterilizing skin before you drain the site helps.. ...Read more

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Infected cebaceous cyst. Very painful. On augmenting now. How long does it take for pain to reduce? Getting it operated once not painful. Thanks

Infected cebaceous cyst. Very painful. On augmenting now. How long does it take for pain to reduce? Getting it operated once not painful. Thanks

24-48 hours: It needs surgical intervention - meanwhile apply warm, wet compresses for 10 minutes 3-4 x a day. The antibiotic may take 24-48 hours to work. If it's not helping by then, it may not be covering the germ and would need to be changed. (you need staph coverage; maybe even mrsa). ...Read more

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How do I know if a cyst is infected?

How do I know if a cyst is infected?

Red, painful: An infected cyst will be same as any closed info tion redness, swollen, and painful to touch. Treatmen is incision and drainage to remove pus. Cyst wall may need to be removed later after infection resolves. ...Read more

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Wht does an infected cyst look like?

Wht does an infected cyst look like?

See answer: May be getting bigger, redder, swollen, possibly about to burst, more painful, may be hot/warm to touch. ...Read more

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How can you tell if a cyst is infected?

How can you tell if a cyst is infected?

Medical evaluation.: It may becoming to a head or may be oozing pus. Red, enlarged, warm, tender. If your cyst appears infected than please obtain medical evaluation. ...Read more

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How will I know if my cyst is infected?

How will I know if my cyst is infected?

If a cyst is. ...: Infected, it will become painful, may enlarge, and should have redden skin over it. ...Read more

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Will an infected cyst go away if I leave it alone?

Will an infected cyst go away if I leave it alone?

Some risk: I'm assuming this is a skin lesion.
It would likely form an abscess and, if you're lucky, would at some point drain spontaneously. That's not the safest way to handle it, as it could cause cellulitis in the surrounding skin, which can sometimes progress to a serious problem. Surgical drainge is the safest option. ...Read more

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How do you know when a cyst is infected if you can't see it?

How do you know when a cyst is infected if you can't see it?

Infected Cyst?: If u can't see it it can be difficult. May be u want to talk with u pcp. ...Read more

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Cyst was popped, how did I keep it clean from getting infected?

Cyst was popped, how did I keep it clean from getting infected?

Petroleum jelly: Where and how big was this cyst? How was it popped? For a small lesion I suggest washing the area with non irritating soap and warm water. Be sure there is no dirt or debris inside the lesion. After cleaning, coat the area with a cream such as petroleum jelly or neosporin. Try not to bandage as this well help the wound heal quicker. ...Read more

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Is it possible for auntibiotic to take away and infected subasive cyst?

Is it possible for auntibiotic to take away and infected subasive cyst?

See below: An antibiotic may help the pain and swelling resolve in an infected sebaceous cyst. But the initial treatment usually involves lancing the cyst to let some of the infection drain. Once the infection has resolved the patient can return to have the cyst membrane (wall) removed with local anesthesia. If the cyst membrane is left in place the cyst may reoccur see: http://bit. Ly/1yZnrMH ...Read more

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Which antibiotic for infected cysts?

Which antibiotic for infected cysts?

None: Antibiotics won't usually work to treat infected cysts. The cysts usually have to be drained or removed. ...Read more

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How do I know if a bartholin cyst is infected?

How do I know if a bartholin cyst is infected?

Pain pus & temp: You will definitely know if there is pain, elevated temperature and/or pus extruding from the Bartholin gland. Usually infected glands make it extremely "difficult to walk: or sit". ...Read more

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How do I know when my pilonidal cyst is infected?

Pain: Pain, redness, are the main symptoms of infected pilonidal cyst. They might open up spontaneously with draining pus. ...Read more

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How long does it take to heal subchondral cyst in shoulder?

They don"t go away..: ...they R due 2 underlying degenerative or inflammatory disease. U treat the symptoms, not the cysts. NSAIDS, ice, activity modification etc... ...Read more

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I got an infected Bartholin's gland cyst. How do I fix this?

I got an infected Bartholin's gland cyst. How do I fix this?

See your doctor: Infected Bartholin's Gland cysts can be extremely uncomfortable, at times creating a need for ER visit. This type of infection usually needs to be drained to effectively get rid of the pus buildup. Antibiotics are usually prescribed as well. Women may also need pain medication to get through this. ...Read more

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Hi, I've had a cyst in my shoulder for around 10 yrs only the last 2 years has it become visible and has now Began to ache, should I get it removed?

Hi, I've had a cyst in my shoulder for around 10 yrs only the last 2 years has it become visible and has now Began to ache, should I get it removed?

Shoulder cyst: It is a good idea to be examined to determine exactly what the cyst is, and if surgery is recommended it would be a good idea to take care of the problem. ...Read more

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I leaned against a doorframe and felt sudden pain and a "pop" under the skin of what I think was a cyst just under my shoulder is this an emergency?

I leaned against a doorframe and felt sudden pain and a "pop" under the skin of what I think was a cyst just under my shoulder is this an emergency?

No, unless: You have symptoms, such as pain, swelling, limited movement of your shoulder, an open wound or nerve problem like numbness / in your arm or forearm, best wishes ...Read more