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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

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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What are the differences between penile plaque, sebaceous cyst, & epidermal cyst on penile shaft? Or, are they same? Thanks.

What are the differences between penile plaque, sebaceous cyst, & epidermal cyst on penile shaft?  Or, are they same? Thanks.

Different: Although the sebaceous and epidermal cyst are nearly the same, the plaque is deeper in the layers of the layers of tissue of the penile shaft. ...Read more

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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

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How long for infected sebaceous cyst on penis to go away?

How long for infected sebaceous cyst on penis to go away?

Sebaceous cyst: Infected cysts are best treated with drainage and good wound care (soap and h2o). Takes about 2 weeks to heal. Would suggest aggressive scrubbing and, generally, keep it clean. In this case the treatment might be better than the disease. Hope it's just a cyst. ;). ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to get rid of (possible) sebaceous cyst's on my penis?

Can you tell me how to get rid of (possible) sebaceous cyst's on my penis?

Leave them alone: Show them to your physician on your next routine visit. All men have sebaceous glands there; inclusion ("sebaceous") cysts are common enough. They are easy to remove surgically if they get big and are annoying. Do not try to do your own surgery here as if you rupture the capsule, it will be a mess and make cure much harder. ...Read more

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My sebaceous cyst on underside of penis has a hole now(maybe it's popped) What to do now? It is like a hole and I can see red skin from that hole.

My sebaceous cyst on underside of penis has a hole now(maybe it's popped) What to do now? It is like a hole and I can see red skin from that hole.

See your doctor: I would recommend getting in to see a doctor. The cyst may be infected and could cause problems for you if you don't get it treated properly ...Read more

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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

Penile (Definition)

This is a combining form referencing the penis and used when describing some condition of this organ such as penile inflammation, penile ...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