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Sebaceous Cysts And Potatoes
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
Time to see the doc!: Hot compresses can sometimes bring an infected sebaceous cyst to a "head" where it can drain. But if you've tried that and it is getting worse, then you need to go see your doctor who may need to drain it surgically or treat you with medication. If first aid doesn't quickly do the trick, then bite the bullet and see your doc; you can save yourself a lot of grief. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
None really: Eic is a sac lined with skin cells embedded under your skin that becomes full of the skin and oil normally produced and exfoliated each day. Squeezing the cyst will release this cheesy smelly material but will cause scarring and make it more difficult to remove the sac surgically, so avoid this. I have some patients that have multiple neck cysts that resolve after eliminating dairy from the diet. ...Read more
Hundreds of small, firm sebaceous cysts inside labia minora, normal? read here from a doctor that labia minora is "supposed to have sebaceous cysts"
Several tender, moveable bumps like large bean-on inside -on fatty part-of knee. Cysts? Lymph nodes? Could it be lymphoma? No injury.
Can not be guessing!: If you have something new that was not there before, you should get a medical examination from your family doctor. I do not think you have lymphoma as this is not a proper place for lymphomas since no lymph nodes are located on the front or on the sides of the know(there is a lymph node or two in the back of the knee ). If that is where these growths are located, then you should go see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Lesions above the brow can be removed for diagnostic or cosmetic purposes. This is generally done by a plastic surgeon, or oculoplastic surgeon if one is available in your area. It would be outpatient surgery. Pathology results would likely be available within a week. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Toasted pitta bread slightly brown/burnt be4 - no oil would acrylamide be formed? also would baked potato in oven without oil for 1hr? cancer causer?
Life is not that way: One potato or one piece of bread, burnt or not, does not cause cancer. Life doesn't work that way. As they say, "Don't sweat the small stuff." Avoid unnecessary chemicals and suspected toxins when possible, but live life without so many worries. Here in California, everything causes cancer, as evidenced by the Cancer Warning Signs that are posted in every single building I have set foot in. ...Read more
Almond butter: No, i don' believe so.Get a more detailed answer ›
Toast, dippy eggs, tomato, fried potatoes, onion, butter, heavy cream, amer cheese, crab. Which are likely to be allergen which affects breathing?
Crab: Shellfish are likely to cause dramatic reactions including anaphylaxis, but among the food items mentioned above, eggs, wheat, and dairy (cheese) are some of the most common food allergens even though any food can be a potential allergens. If you are uncertain about which food, consult an allergist. One should expect skin or gastrointestinal symptoms as well if food allergy is the cause. ...Read more
Skin color cysts inner thighs-used salicylicacid&then benzoylperoxide with little success-squeeze releases nothing-no pain-Suppurative Hydradenitis?
Cannot say: while I doubt you have what you think you have you do need to see a dermatologist who can make a diagnosis by looking at your skin problem ...Read more
? infection: A cyst could become painful if it gets infected. It would be prudent to see your doctor for an evaluation. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. 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