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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.

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Dr. Stephen Colbert
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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Dr. Michael Kulick
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Talk with your docto

Without seeing the problem, it's hard to make treatment recommendations.

In brief: Talk with your docto

Without seeing the problem, it's hard to make treatment recommendations.
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