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What are some home treatment of epidermal cyst?

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In brief: Don't pick at it

Warm epsom salt soaks can help to soothe it (and may help bring some of the fluid out/to the surface).
Topical antibiotic ointment could help if there is an opening or drainage. Do not pick at it or try to pop it like a pimple--you risk pain and infection. Aside from this, if the cyst does not seem to be going away on it's own, see a physician!

In brief: Don't pick at it

Warm epsom salt soaks can help to soothe it (and may help bring some of the fluid out/to the surface).
Topical antibiotic ointment could help if there is an opening or drainage. Do not pick at it or try to pop it like a pimple--you risk pain and infection. Aside from this, if the cyst does not seem to be going away on it's own, see a physician!
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