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Removing Sebaceous Cysts
Incision/hypercation: Sebaceous cysts are nasty. They need to be cut out and the 'coating' around them needs to be carefully removed or it will return. Skin tags are easy. They can be scrapped off, cyrofreezed off with liquid nitrogen or burned off with an electrical current. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Sistrunk : Procedure. It includes removing central portion of hyoid bone. ...Read more
My son will need a neurofibroma removed. What type of surgeon should perform the procedure? Is the surgery as simple as removing a cyst or lesion?
Pediatric surgeon: Depending on where it is located a general pediatric surgeon is excellent. If on the face a plastic surgeon may be considered. Yes it should be as simple as removing a cyst or lesion...When you consult with the surgeon be sure to ask him/her these questions. The person doing the procedure will give you the best information. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
45F . What kind of cosmetic procedure would be most effective in removing post inflammatory pigment left on my face from cystic acne breakouts?
Usually: Partial pancreatectomy major surgery go to surgeon who does it frequently. ...Read more
No; under anesthesia: Maximal comfort if done under general anesthesia. Can be done under local anesthesia, if so, advise applying Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) or lmx topical anesthetic cream 1/2 hour before procedure, in area where local anesthetic will be injected. Then some oral analgesics can be prescribed for post-operative pain. Ice pack to scrotum may help for 1st 24 hours. Good luck. ...Read more
Not really: Ivf could be a good way to get pregnant for a woman with endometriosis, but an endometrioma ("chocolate cyst") may lower teh chance of ivf success. Ivf will not treat a chocolate cyst at all, in terms of making it go away. No, a chcocolate cyst cannot be removed as part of ivf. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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