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Sebaceous Cyst After Surgery
Well: Usually a couple of weeks if not see a doctor for evaluation and treatment ...Read more
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
Surgical wound: Your surgeon should be giving you very clear instructions on the care of this wound. ...Read more
Yes: If it bothers you then have it excised. Recurrence happens, but is unusual if the entire cyst is removed. ...Read more
Almost none.: Most of these cysts can be done under local and present very little risk. There are certain problems some patients can have with local but it is rare. Problems can occur more frequently with general but these are rare as well. Have your cyst out and relax. ...Read more
If a sebaceous cyst on my neck got smaller does that mean it's going away? Is a good idea to get it surgically removed, I'm having surgery next week.
Recurring sebaceous cyst in earlobe. Why is my brother's doctor saying surgery to remove earlobe and not just the cyst and the sac of the cyst?
Ear Lobe Cyst: I don't know the specifics of this problem, the size of the cyst, nor what the ear lobe looks like. But if the size and shape of the ear lobe appears relatively normal, then it would seem appropriate to remove the cyst with preservation of as much of the ear lobe as possible. ...Read more
Leaking sebaceous cyst for 4 months. Pain is increasing after clyndamacin along w/ sharp pains near site. Surgery not for another month. What do I do?
My husband is a diabetic and he has a huge sebaceous cyst at the back of his head. Does he need surgery or can it be done at a doctors room?
Sebaceous cyst: Most sebaceous cysts can be removed in the rooms. Huge cysts would be done under anaesthetics. If it is infected, it will need to drained (lanced) first and later cut out. ...Read more
I have an infected sebaceous cyst on back. Finished 10 days clindamycine 4/day. Smaller but now hurts a lot again. Surgery in 1 month. What to do now?
I have had a surgery for the excision of a sebaceous cyst in my armpit. Now I can see two small white coloured lumps on the wound which is painful.?
I have sebaceous cyst on chin. Will surgery be only answer? I got 2 cortisone shots and it is still draining and not all gone. Swollen cheeks. Pain: (
Mom got a ruptured sebaceous cyst surgery. 7 days after her surgeon to stich it again, Is this ok?
Well, if it was infected, I would have let heal by secondary intention or not stitch in other words. I also would like to remove the cyst and not leave it behind since this will recur. Hard to tell without seeing it. Www. Drlugo. Com
I have a sebaceous cyst on neck. Was given cephalexin at ER because it caused a skin abscess (?).Will this get rid of it, or will I still need surgery?
Sebaceous cyst: The cephalexin was prescribed to treat the infection. This will likely improve the swelling/size of the cyst, but will not get rid of it. The only way to get rid of it is through complete excision, which can often be performed in the office setting under local anesthesia. ...Read more
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
Cyst: Sebacious cysts usually don't bleed. They are filled with cheese like material that occasionally can get infected and turns into pus. If it is bleeding, it needs to be examined as there may be something else going on. Pressure to the cyst for the time being may help stop it, but seek medical attention promptly. ...Read more
If it ruptures internally, it causes an inflammatory reaction. If it ruptures to the outside through a small opening the contents may dry up and grow like a horn, albeit very slowly, The rupture may allow the lesion to heal also.
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