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What is the best way to remove a sebaceous hyperplasia?

What is the best way to remove a sebaceous hyperplasia?

CO2 laer: Co2 laser or electro-surgery can get rid of those. But they tend to reoccur. ...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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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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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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How to treat sebaceous hyperplasia on forehead? And a tiny milia dot under eye? Just looks bad. Will see dermatologist.

How to treat sebaceous hyperplasia on forehead? And a tiny milia dot under eye? Just looks bad. Will see dermatologist.

Since you are: Going to see a dermatologist - I think it would be best to rely on that doctor's evaluation and treatment plan. You are asking us how to treat this on the general health education site of Health Tap. I think you may be putting the cart before the horse here. ...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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Need advice on what is the the best way to remove a sebaceous cyst?

Need advice on what is the the best way to remove a sebaceous cyst?

Surgery: 1. Numb the skin
2. Make a small incision over the cyst.
3. Remove the cyst entirely, including the cyst wall.
4. Sew it up neatly. ...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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What is the best way to stop a sebaceous cyst?

What is the best way to stop a sebaceous cyst?

Stop?: I'm not sure what you mean by stop. I know of no way to prevent these and once you have one they do not go away on their own. The only way to get rid of a sebaceous cyst is to have it removed. ...Read more

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What's the best way take care of a sebaceous cyst?

What's the best way take care of a sebaceous cyst?

Remove entire cyst: The only definitive method is to remove the cyst. Cells continually shed from the inside of the cyst wall to fill the cyst. If the entire cyst (including the wall) is not removed, it will continue to re-form. ...Read more

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What's the best way for me to care for a sebaceous cyst?

What's the best way for me to care for a sebaceous cyst?

Surgery: A complete surgical excision is the only way to eradicate this cyst. Do not lance it or inject it with steroids. ...Read more

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What's the best way to treat a wound left after a sebaceous cyst has been drained? I'd like to prevent scarring as much as possible.

What's the best way to treat a wound left after a sebaceous cyst has been drained? I'd like to prevent scarring as much as possible.

Cyst wound care: There are lots of salves and potions available for skin and wound care, but nothing is better, more readily available, or more economical than soap and water. U recommend washing well twice a day and cover with a band aid as needed. Scar will always occur but can be improved if/when the cyst is excised once the inflammation is gone. ...Read more

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I removed a sebaceous cyst from my leg last night and I didn't pack or stitch it, what is the best care for it now?

I removed a sebaceous cyst from my leg last night and I didn't pack or stitch it, what is the best care for it now?

The "BEST" care: Is to seek out some Medical Professional help for the wound. Many Pharmacies now have RN manned Walk In Units...that would be a reasonable "next step" Infection, scarring and partial removal (leaving tissue behind) are all complications of such "self surgery"

Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What's the best way to get rid of sebacious cist on my cheek?

What's the best way to get rid of sebacious cist on my cheek?

Sebaceous Cysts: Your medical provider or a good dermatologist may freeze this with liquid nitrogen or cut it out. A good plastic surgeon may also be consulted if you can afford this level of exerptise. ...Read more

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Is there a painless way to remove sebaceous glands and penile papules?

Is there a painless way to remove sebaceous glands and penile papules?

PAINLESS IN REMOVING: No painless way in removing sebaceous glands or pearly penile papules. However, the pain (of the anesthetic) is minimal. Go for it! ...Read more

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Does anyone know of a way to remove a sebaceous cyst?

Does anyone know of a way to remove a sebaceous cyst?

Minor Procedure: Excision of a sebaceous cyst should ideally be done when there are no signs of infection. The area is injected with local anesthesia, and a small amount of skin is removed along with the cyst and its contents. ...Read more