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Treatment For Sebaceous Cyst On Mons Pubis
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
Hard, non itchy or painful bump on mons pubis x 2weeks. No pus/leakage. Hair on bump fell out. Neg for herpes/warts. Home remedy or Dr visit? Thanks
Identify cause first: A baker's cyst is a cyst on the back the knee, usually filled with fluid from the knee joint itself. The presence of a bakers cyst is typically an indication of pathology in the knee itself. To "treat" a baker's cyst therefore requires that the problem in the knee be treated- the cyst will then typically go away. See an orthopaedic surgeon for further advice. ...Read more
I have a sebaceous cyst on mons pubis near labia mayora. Yellow bloody draining is occurring on its own. Should I let it drain on its own? what to do?
Cyst: Yes. Continue to let it drain on it's own. It is best to place warm compresses on the area for 20 minutes at a time, at least 3-4 times per day, which will encourage the drainage. If it spreads, worsens, gets red or hot, or if you get a fever, you should see a doctor, as then you may need help to get it to drain. Best wishes. ...Read more
Had cyst on bikini line from an infected ingrown hair. I used Fucidin cream to relieve the pain. Now there's a large ball under skin. Needs draining?
Throw away Fucidin: This should not be used this way. It will NOT relieve pain. You are not describing a condition which calls for any antibiotic. If you can squeeze out the contents os this cyst, GO AHEAD. When you empty it of sebum and pus it will heal better and feel better.If you have significant distress, a DR can drain it for you. Sometimes cortisone is injected into these to shrink them. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Very tiny red asymptomatic bumps left after irritant type of folliculitis on pubis, it has been there for a one month, any treatment needed?
Probably not: If the lesion is stable, is not causing symptoms, you may watch and wait. 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. 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. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
After waxing, developed bump on mons pubis that grew bigger and sometimes drained. It has been 3 months. What is it?
Teaching hospital: Teaching hospitals often have/support free or discounted clinics. Because they are academic, the quality of care is quite high. ...Read more
Under skin of penis: In a prior answer on a similar topic, i mentioned that pain in the penis could be caused by an abnormality under the top layer of the skin = sub-epidermal. In your question, this abnormality is probably a benign cyst with fluid. See a urologist, may be able to drain it with very fine needle or remove cyst entirely (don't wince so much, local anesthesia will be used). ...Read more
One surgeon said lipoma and another said pilonidal cyst? Solid movable lump by tailbone. There's a pit but no drainage. Uninfected pilonidal?
Sounds like a pilo-: -nidal cyst. If there is some swelling there it may B a fatty deposit where the cyst is, or a quiescent area from previous infection. The fact that has a dimple, is the reason it's a pilonidal cyst. If not hot, sore, red, it is best to leave it alone. A surgeon should B who U C 4 this. ...Read more
Herpes simplex: Either is possible. Show this to a doctor. ...Read more