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Is there a cure for sebaceous cyst?

Is there a cure for sebaceous cyst?

Excision: Sebaceous cysts can be easily removed with a minor surgical excision. ...Read more

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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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Is there a way to cure sebaceous hyperplasia?

Is there a way to cure sebaceous hyperplasia?

Excision: Unfortunately, there are no medications that will decrease sebaceous gland hyperplasia. Usually on the nose, forehead or scalp as the most common locations, if they are "unsightly" then, excision is curative. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for endometriosis?

Is there a cure for endometriosis?

No: There is no definitive cure but many treatments available to control symptoms. Need management by Gynecologist and maybe Endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for cyst in bile duct?

Is there a cure for cyst in bile duct?

Surgery: Typically bile duct cysts (choledochal cysts) need an operation by a skilled surgeon to repair. ...Read more

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Is there an over-the-counter treatment for Bartholin's abscess or cyst?

Is there an over-the-counter treatment for Bartholin's abscess or cyst?

No: The bartholin's duct cyst--abcess sometiimes can be opened and drained, but many times, to prevent it from returning the gland is surgically removed completely under anesthesia. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for ear swelling?

Is there a cure for ear swelling?

Needs evaluation: I would need to know more about what type of ear swelling you are having. It is probably best to have a doctor look at the ear and in the ear canal. Most ear swelling will resolve on its own or with antibiotics. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for neurofibromatosis?

Is there a cure for neurofibromatosis?

No: There is no cure for neurofibromatosis and goal of treatment is to relieve symptoms. Painful cutaneous and subcutaneous tumors and those that occur on visible areas of the body may be removed surgically. Surgery also may be performed to remove schwannomas and nerve tissue tumors (neurofibromas) that cause pain, sensory loss, and loss of function. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for a sebaceous cyst?

What is the treatment for a  sebaceous cyst?

Remove: It can be observed or surgically removed with a minor office local anesthetic procedure. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for scrotal tongue?

No cure: Scrotal tongue is a harmless condition that some people are born with. Sometimes it does not show up until an older age. It is characterized by deep grooves in the tongue. Sometimes spicy foods may cause irritation. If so avoid those foods there is no cure. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for lymphangitis?

Is there a cure for lymphangitis?

Depends: On cause. If due to infection proper medication can cure the problem. ...Read more

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What is cellulitis? is there a cure for it

What is cellulitis? is there a cure for it

Ceullitis: is a bacterial infection of the skin and superficial soft tissues. It may present as redness, warmth, pain and or fever. Oral antibiotics usually are the treatment of choice. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for shingles?

Is there a cure for shingles?

No.: Antivirals, like valtrex, (valacyclovir) need to be started within 72 hrs of shingle symptoms. They can decrease the severity and duration of the rash. If pain persists after the rash is gone - postherpetic neuralgia (phn) - it needs to be treated aggressively so it does not last forever. The older you are when you have shingles, the more likely you are to have phn. See a board certified pain specialist for help. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for molluscum contagiosum?

Is there a cure for molluscum contagiosum?

Molluscum: Molluscum contagiosum is caused by a virus and usually causes a mild skin disease. Usually no treatment is needed because the bumps disappear by themselves within 6-12 months. If not, treatment options include cryotherapy, curettage, laser, creams like salicylic acid, podophyllin, tretinoin, cantharidin, and imiquimod, or oral cimetidine. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for hemorrhoids?

Is there a cure for hemorrhoids?

Yes: Internal hemorrhoids can be treated in painless non surgical fashion with injection sclerotherapy, infrared coagulation or rubberband ligation..External hemorrhoids can require surgery if refractory o medical therapy. ...Read more

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Is there a. Cure for cpod?

Is  there a. Cure  for cpod?

COPD: There is no cure, but quitting smoking is a must. Symptoms can be managed by inhalers, nebulized medications, and sometimes pills -- but quitting tobacco and following up with your primary care doctor or pulmonologist are essential! ...Read more

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Is there a non-surgical cure for hemorrhoids?

Is there a non-surgical cure for hemorrhoids?

Yes for mild cases: There are a number of office based treatments for hemorrhoids although the success rates plummet as the severity of the hemorrhoids increase. Internals tend to be painless and can be treated easily in the office with banding, sclerotheraapy, irc, cryo or any number of other ablative techniques. For advance externals, often nothing short of surgery will fix. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for bilateral vestibulopaty?

Is there a cure for bilateral vestibulopaty?

Check out this link.: I honestly would say there's no cure but there are ways to alleviate the condition. Take care! http://vestibular.org/living-vestibular-disorder/tips-and-tools. http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=zqokxzrbjfw&desktop_uri=%2fwatch%3fv%3dzqokxzrbjfw. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for pneumothorax?

Is there a cure for pneumothorax?

Yes: It may resolve on its own. It may require a catheter or tube to evacuate the air to relieve any shortness of breath. It may need surgery if it recurs to remove blebs (air cysts) at the top of the lung. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for sebaceous cyst?

Excision: Sebaceous cysts can be easily removed with a minor surgical excision. ...Read more

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How do you cure and prevent sebaceous cysts?

How do you cure and prevent sebaceous cysts?

Surgery: There is no good way to prevent a sebaceous cyst. Good hygiene may help, but they may occur anyway. The only treatment is surgical removal. ...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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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

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Sebaceous cyst inflamed dangerous?

Sebaceous cyst inflamed dangerous?

Not really but..: 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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What can I do for a sebaceous cyst?

What can I do for a sebaceous cyst?

See your doctor: It should be opened and drained, especially if it shows any signs of infection (tenderness, draining, heat). If it's not draining or painful and you don't mind the look of it it can be watched (if indeed this is a correct diagnosis). ...Read more

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Can you die from a sebaceous cyst?

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

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How can I deal with sebaceous cyst?

How can I deal with sebaceous cyst?

Excision: To simply open the cyst and pull out the sebum is not adequate You have to remove the cyst its casing and the sebaceous gland and duct. If not the cyst will return ...Read more

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How long will a sebaceous cyst heal?

How long will a sebaceous cyst heal?

After surgery. : 2 weeks on body or scalp. 1 week on face. Also size dependent. ...Read more

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What does a sebaceous cyst look like?

What does a sebaceous cyst look like?

Outgrowths : They appear as growths from the skin surface and may feel soft or hard. Sometimes they may already be draining whitish material which is tooth paste consistency and may have an odor. ...Read more

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How can I test sebaceous cyst at home?

How can I test sebaceous cyst at home?

Well...: Not sure of your question but your doctor will be able to tell you if it's a sebaceous cyst. ...Read more

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Sebaceous cyst will it pop on its own?

Sebaceous cyst will it pop on its own?

Depends: 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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What can be used on my sebaceous cyst?

What can be used on my sebaceous cyst?

The best treatment: Is complete removal of the cyst.

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How can I treat sebaceous cyst at home?

How can I treat sebaceous cyst at home?

Cant: To simply open and drain it is not adequate it will grow back It must be excised and the sac its in removed as well ...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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Can getting a sebaceous cyst removed hurt?

Minor procedure: Really, the only part that smarts a little is the injection of the Lidocaine to numb the area. Once that's done, the cyst can be removed painlessly. Recovery is not painful either. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a sebaceous cyst?

What are the symptoms of a sebaceous cyst?

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

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What is the best way to stop a sebaceous cyst?

Stop?: I'm not sure what you mean by stop. I know of no way to prevent these and once you have one they do not go away on their own. The only way to get rid of a sebaceous cyst is to have it removed. ...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