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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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How do I get rid of sebaceous cysts on my scrotum?

How do I get rid of sebaceous cysts on my scrotum?

Surgery: The only way to get rid of sebaceous cysts (anywhere) is surgical removal. You can have them opened and drained, but unless you remove the wall of the cyst, they will refill with sebum. ...Read more

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How do doctors remove sebaceous cyst on the scrotum?

How do doctors remove sebaceous cyst on the scrotum?

See below: Usually under local anesthesia. The cyst gets excised with a small section of surrounding skin. It's a quick and painless procedure as long as the cyst is not infected. ...Read more

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What kind of dr can remove sebaceous cyst from scrotum?

What kind of dr can remove sebaceous cyst from scrotum?

Urologist: Disorders of the genitalia are usually addressed by urologists. ...Read more

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How to treat a sebaceous cyst between your scrotum and anus?

How to treat a sebaceous cyst between your scrotum and anus?

Have it excised: If a sebaceous cyst, it will follow a vicious cycle of filling with sebum, becoming infected, draining, then starting over. If infected now, may require incision and drainage by doctor. Once healed, have sac removed to prevent recurrence. If simple abscess, should not recur once drained. ...Read more

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Could sebaceous cysts on my scrotum be related to acne?

Could sebaceous cysts on my scrotum be related to acne?

Cyst: People with scrotal cyst are more likely to be prone to acne. The pathology is similar as both conditions are do to pores that are blocked. ...Read more

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How can a doctor remove sebaceous cyst on scrotum?

How can a doctor remove sebaceous cyst on scrotum?

Small incision: A sebaceous cyst has to be removed entirely. No matter where the cyst is located the entire cyst wall and contents needs to be removed. This is generally done with local anesthesia and a small incision. ...Read more

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Sebaceous Cysts / epidermal cyst on the scrotum skin these sebaceous cysts or over a period of 3 years, 3 of which are about 2-5mm. What procedure is?

Sebaceous Cysts / epidermal cyst on the scrotum skin these sebaceous cysts or over a period of 3 years, 3 of which are about 2-5mm. What procedure is?

Need to see pic: These are probably B9 Sebaceous cysts that are of no danger...however, they can be so numerous they become cosmetically bothersome....trying to surgically remove them or reduce them in number with an obliterative procedure can be like playing 'Whack-A-Mole'......I would need to see them....a pic will do....to be absolutely sure.... ...Read more

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I believe I have sebaceous cysts on my scrotum. They are painless, hard white bumps, some about 3 or 4mm in diameter. Over the counter treatment?

I believe I have sebaceous cysts on my scrotum. They are painless, hard white bumps, some about 3 or 4mm in diameter. Over the counter treatment?

Here are some...: Please do nothing with them as long as not bothering you mentally and physically since no OTC topical cream can rap them away. See doctor timely without "self-inflicting" for sebaceous cysts. Yours are not big and it is not uncommon to see sebaceous cysts grow to 5-30 mm. Best wishes... ...Read more

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I have 12+ small sebaceous cysts on my scrotum. My GP said that they are too small to remove. I'm wondering if there is any alternative treatment?

I have 12+ small sebaceous cysts on my scrotum. My GP said that they are too small to remove. I'm wondering if there is any alternative treatment?

No: This is genetic. They're not dangerous but not every guy would want them. A trip to a dermatologist or plastic surgeon could perhaps get you fixed up. ...Read more

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What are ways to stop my sebaceous cysts from growing?

What are ways to stop my sebaceous cysts from growing?

No sure fire cure: Some feel oral retinoids may help decrease this activity but they are not generally used for this purpose. Probably the same is true or even less likely for topical retinoids which ar unlikely to penetrate to the deep dermis where they occur. ...Read more

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What causes sebaceous cysts or how can you keep from getting them.

What causes sebaceous cysts or how can you keep from getting them.

Depends: Sebaceous cyst is an old term still used by drs who know little about them. Are they acne cysts? Tricholemmomas? The most common are intradermal inclusion cysts. Can occur almost anywhere, most often scalp, back, buttocks. May be multiple. Strong genetic factor. Not you fault. Easily removed by dermatolopgist or surgeon. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a sebaceous cyst?

What are the causes of a sebaceous cyst?

Deep trapped skin...: They are caused by skin surface cells trapped beneath the skin's surface, usually due to minor trauma. These cells continually shed, increasing the size of the cyst (more accurately an epithelial inclusion cyst.) removal is generally a minor surgical procedure, but requires total removal of the cyst wall to prevent recurrence of the cyst. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of sebaceous cysts on your skin?

What are the symptoms of sebaceous cysts on your skin?

Mobile mass attached: Sebaceous cysts originate within the skin and are therefore attached over the mass. There is a layer of fat underneath the cyst that makes them movable. If the cyst ruptures under the skin, scar tissue forms and can initiate an inflammatory response. This will reduce their mobility and make them more difficult to remove. ...Read more

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How to stop a ruptured sebaceous cysts from smelling?

How to stop a ruptured sebaceous cysts from smelling?

Should stop: If adequately drained by the rupture, it should no longer smell. If smell persists, the abscess is probably not completely drained. See your doctor for more formal incision and drainage to speed resolution. ...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

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Is huge lump under armpit a sebaceous cyst?

Is huge lump under armpit a sebaceous cyst?

Check with your dr: If truly a sebaceous cyst, it will follow a vicious cycle of filling with sebum, becoming infected, draining, then starting over. If infected now, may require incision and drainage by doctor. Once healed, have sac removed to prevent recurrence. ...Read more

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Warm cloth over sebaceous cyst has caused more lumpiness?

Warm cloth over sebaceous cyst has caused more lumpiness?

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 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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I think I have a sebaceous cyst on my outer vaginal lip. What to do?

I think I have a sebaceous cyst on my outer vaginal lip. What to do?

See gyne MD: The first thing is to establish a definitive diagnosis. It is more common to have a cyst along the inner lips near the vaginal entrance. It is less common to have one of the outer lips and so it would be best to see a doctor to make a diagnosis which may require aspiration, culture, and/or biopsy. ...Read more

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How can you treat a sebaceous cyst or skin trauma in the vaginal area?

How can you treat a sebaceous cyst or skin trauma in the vaginal area?

= Bartholin's cyst: This may be a lesion called a bartholin's cyst which should be treated by your gynecologist. It could also be another lesion such as a mucous cyst or other entity. ...Read more

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Could the bump under my eyelid be an epidermoid cysts (sebaceous cysts)?

Stye/Chalazion: Can be ugly and painful...Need someone comfortable with eye disease to discern whether topical, or systemic antibiotics, or incision is necessary. Er or urgent care. ...Read more

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What is the surgical procedure for removing a sebaceous cyst and skin tag?

What is the surgical procedure for removing a sebaceous cyst and skin tag?

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 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

Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz
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Ayurveda (Definition)

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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