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Is there a way to cure sebaceous hyperplasia?

Is there a way to cure sebaceous hyperplasia?

Excision: Unfortunately, there are no medications that will decrease sebaceous gland hyperplasia. Usually on the nose, forehead or scalp as the most common locations, if they are "unsightly" then, excision is curative. ...Read more

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Are there any cures for sebaceous hyperplasia?

Are there any cures for sebaceous hyperplasia?

Botox: Botox indian effective way to control this with injections of high-dose units into the hair follicles of the armpits. ...Read more

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What's the best way to treat sebaceous hyperplasia ?

What's the best way to treat sebaceous hyperplasia ?

Destruction : Treatments are mostly mechanical. Lesions tend to recur unless the entire unit is destroyed or excised. Risk of permanent scarring must be considered when treating benign lesions. Treatment options include: photodynamic therapy (pdt), cryotherapy, cauterization or electrodesiccation, topical chemical treatments. Risk of atrophic scarring or transient dyspigmentation are potential complications. ...Read more

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Does sebaceous hyperplasia on upper lips go away?

Does sebaceous hyperplasia on upper lips go away?

No: They will usually not go away on their own, occasionally dermatologist can try some cosmetic things to reduce the lesions. ...Read more

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What are some natural remedies to treat sebaceous hyperplasia?

What are some natural remedies to treat sebaceous hyperplasia?

None: There are very limited options in the treatment of sebaceous hyperplasia. Your dermatologist can lightly burn the top off, but they will probably come back. If you take high doses of Vitamin A, that might work. However, I would not recommend that, since there could be many side effects. Minor ones include dry skin, while a major one is headaches caused by swelling of the brain. ...Read more

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Can you tell me natural remedies to treat sebaceous hyperplasia?

Can you tell me natural remedies to treat sebaceous hyperplasia?

Try retinoic acid: A retinoic acid derivative may help. You are free to consider this "natural" as it's basically vitamin A. Sebaceous hyperplasia really doesn't require treatment. I honor your interest in folk / "natural" remedies, but I hope that if you have something serious involving your skin -- such as a cancer -- you opt for something from the 21st century that will actually work. ...Read more

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On top shaft of penis. No itch or pain. Sebaceous hyperplasia?

On top shaft of penis. No itch or pain. Sebaceous hyperplasia?

Need more info: Not enough info to make a diagnosis, Advise you to see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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How can I treat sebaceous hyperplasia, or overactive oil glands, on my face?

How can I treat sebaceous hyperplasia, or overactive oil glands, on my face?

Treatment options: Sebaceous hyperplasia are a common, benign lesion on the face that do not go away on there own. The treatment options include specific lasers and needle epilation. ...Read more

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Had spot on labia minora asked for biopsy scared it was vin from hpv biopsy says sebaceous hyperplasia benign does that rule out vin ?

Had spot on labia minora asked for biopsy scared it was vin from hpv biopsy says sebaceous hyperplasia benign does that rule out vin ?

No VIN: Benign Sebaceous Hyperplasia is not VIN. Its just a little thickening of the sebaceous glands. Its not cancerous or pre-cancerous. You can read a lot more here: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1059368-overview Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can sebaceous cyst hyperplasia go away on its own on the face?

Can sebaceous cyst hyperplasia go away on its own on the face?

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

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Can sebaceous cyst hyperplasia by caused by not keeping the skin clean?

Can sebaceous cyst hyperplasia by caused by not keeping the skin clean?

Infection: Infection results from not keeping the skin clean and can lead to problems with sebaceous cyst requiring surgical intervention. ...Read more

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What is subaceous hyperplasia? And what are symptoms?

What is subaceous hyperplasia? And what are symptoms?

Oil glands: Sebaceous hyperplasia refers to over production of oil glands of the face resulting in small yellow bumps. The condition can be aggravated by the sun. ...Read more

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How to manage sebaceous cists?

How to manage sebaceous cists?

Infected?: Abx will NOT cure a sebaceous cyst. They can help clear the infection and surrounding cellulitis that can occur when the cyst becomes infected. .... but not the cyst itself. The cyst needs to be removed if bothering you. If not bothering you can be safely watched. ...Read more

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Nevus sebaceous - dangerous or not?

Nevus sebaceous - dangerous or not?

Usually not: Nevis sebaceous is a non cancerous condition. Later in life, however, these may develop cancer, most notably basal cell carcinoma and less likely sebaceous gland carcinoma. See a dermatologist to discuss the need for surveillance vs excision. ...Read more

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Anything I can do about sebaceous cysts?

Anything I can do about sebaceous cysts?

Office procedure: Most sebaceous cysts can be removed in the office with local anesthesia. ...Read more

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What does fasting do to sebaceous glands?

What does fasting do to sebaceous glands?

Nothing that: I know of. The only product that shrinks sebaceous glands is Accutane other than the topical vitamin A Tazoratene ...Read more