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Doctor insights on: Treatments For Sebaceous Hyperplasia

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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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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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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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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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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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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