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Sebaceous Cyst Groin Female
Had a Sebaceous cyst removed from my groin today. The wound is left open with bandage. How is the aftercare procedures?
Is left open if drainage is expected! This may be a TWO stage removal...drainage followed by excesion...You should have a better idea of the psot operative treatment plan. CONTACT the surgeon and get advice!
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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
No: No it's not normal. Have it examined by a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have around 5 sebaceous cysts in the groin area. I have had them for around 12 years and they are very painful when inflamed. Should I see a dermatologist or gynaecologist? I am very embarrassed either way.
Sebaceous cysts are: Unpleasant. Please start w/your family doc. He/she will refer you to the proper doctor. When the cysts and their sacks are removed you will feel better. These are fairly common so please try to get beyond understandable but not helpful embarrassment. Peace and good health. ...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
Many places.: Sebaceous cysts can form anyplace there are sebaceous glands - i.e. The skin. They can form deep to the skin after an injury, especially crush injuries. ...Read more
Cyst: Have it removed surgically.Get a more detailed answer ›
Infection: It can get bigger and become painful. There is also a chance that a cyst could get infected and the removing it can become a bigger problem. ...Read more
No: So a sebaceous cyst can shrink or get infected and grow - but it is never really completely gone unless it is resected (removed) surgically. This is because the entire cyst shell and wall must be removed. The best person to do this is a surgeon or someone with lots of experience. See your local doctor or general or plastic surgeon for help. ...Read more
IF YOU TIME IT RIGHT: And depending on the size and whether infected or not, none or a day at the most. ...Read more
Information: Sebaceous cysts occur relative to sebaceous glands which exist more in some areas than others such as the face, scalp, groin, and armpits. Removal of one cyst does not preclude getting another. Some people have many of them close together. ...Read more
Information: Removing sebaceous is fairly smple procedure. The entire sac must be removed in order to prevent recurrence. Vasectomy is also fairly straight foreward and can be done under local anesthesia, often as an office procedure. A segment of the vas deferens should be removed in order to prevent spontaneous recurrence. There can be signifcant testicular swelling after the procedure for several days. ...Read more
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For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Sebaceous Cyst: For a large or inflamed cyst, recommend draining the cyst. When the cyst becomes inflamed and infected like a “boil”, a more complex procedure and prolonged recovery would be required. Also, to avoid it getting infected, removal (excision) of sebaceous cyst wall and the cyst content is the definitive treatment. ...Read more