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Doctor insights on: Syringomas

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Do syringomas have to be hard?

Usually firm: Most syringomas are firm bumps typically clustered on eyelids, armpits or genital areas. I haven't seen any that were soft. ...Read more

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What is the best way to remove a syringoma?

What is the best way to remove a syringoma?

Syringoma: Scissor excision with secondary intention healing electrocautery electrodesiccation and curettage carbon dioxide laser using the pinhole method of application or er:yag laser ablation fractionated carbon dioxide laser ablation cryotherapy. ...Read more

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Will exercising trigger more syringomas on the body?

Will exercising trigger more syringomas on the body?

No: Syringomas are not related to exercise or the release of hormones associated with exercise. Uv light is associated with their formation, however. ...Read more

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How to cure or prevent a syringoma?

How to cure or prevent a syringoma?

Laser: Syringomas are harmless sweat duct tumors, typically found clustered on eyelids, although they may also be found in the armpits, umbilicus, or vulva they are skin-colored or yellowish firm rounded bumps, 1-3 mm in diameter, and may be confused with xanthelasma. They may be removed with erbium or carbon dioxide lasers. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the cure for syringoma?

Please help! what is the cure for syringoma?

Syringoma: Syringoma is a glandular proliferation. There is no cure, per se, but laser therapy may improve the appearance. ...Read more

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Can betnovate be used for erruptive syringoma?

Can betnovate be used for erruptive syringoma?

Not for the face: There is no standard treatment for syringomas. Options are abundant and generally unsatisfactory. None eliminates the risk of recurrence. I have treated a few patients with Erbium laser with acceptable cosmetic results. Betnovate is a topical steroid (do not use on the face). Repeated use can cause atrophy of the skin ...Read more

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Where can I get naturalis cream for syringoma?

Creams don't work: Creams are generally not a good option for syringomas ...Read more

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Is their any way to prevent eruptive syringoma?

No: If you don't like them, they are easily removed by any dermatologist. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the signs and symptoms of syringoma?

Can you tell me the signs and symptoms of syringoma?

Syringoma: clusters of bumps near lower eyelids or armpits. They are overgrowth of cells from sweat glands. Laser is a treatment of choice. ...Read more

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Dont know if I have millia or syringoma..How to tell the difference?

Dont know if I have millia or syringoma..How to tell the difference?

Syringoma vs milia: Syringomas are usually small benign tumor of the sweat glands. They are usually found surrounding the eyes and are yellow ish in color. Milia are keratin filled cysts of the skin and are white in color. They may be found all over the face and usually are seen in newborns. Both conditions are benign. ...Read more

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How can i prevent syringoma even though i have it how can i prevent more from coming. Does more and more of them come throughout a lifetime?

How can i prevent syringoma even though i have it how can i prevent more from coming.  Does more and more of them come throughout a lifetime?

No you can't prevent: them. They are benign adenomas that can be treated with cautery, lasers or chemical peels but you have no control over their growth. And you can create more if you are predisposed to forming them ...Read more

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How to get rid of syringoma?

How to get rid of syringoma?

Multiple methods: This is a benign lesion and is often removed during the process of biopsy. If this is in a cosmetically sensitive area then a shave procedure may resolve the problem. However, using a hyfrecator (electrical destruction) may be a better cosmetic procedure. Discussing your options with a dermatologist would be the best next step after your biopsy results come back. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of syringomas?

Rarely have to: Syringoma is a benign (noncancerous) skin tumor that is derived from eccrine cells related to sweat glands. The skin lesions usually appear during puberty or adult life, and consist of small bumps 1 to 3 mm in diameter that form under the surface of the skin. The most frequent site is the eyelids and around the eyes, Syringomas because of small size are rarely excised. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of syringoma?

How can you get rid of syringoma?

Laser: Most of the time I treat these with the Erbium laser and ablate the areas. They can return or you can get new lesions that may require additional treatment down the road. We apply topical anesthesia, and the whole treatment takes 20-30 minutes. Good Luck ...Read more

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Is it true that electrolysis to remove syringomas has permanent side effects?

Is it true that electrolysis to remove syringomas has permanent side effects?

Yes; usually small: Yes there may be side effects such as thermal injury and focal scarring that is small and usually not visible but may effect the texture of your skin. ...Read more

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What to do if I have looked online but I can't tell if they are syringomas or milia. how can I tell?

What to do if I have looked online but I can't tell if they are syringomas or milia. how can I tell?

Skin bumps: syringomas. And milia can indeed appear very similar. syringomas arise deeper in the skin but can become quite superficial. You really should consult with an expert in order to determine what type of problem you have and therefore what the best treatment for might be. Milia are easier to treat than are syringomas ...Read more