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What do I do if a painful pimple turned into a cyst?
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Dr. Norman Levine
Dermatology
In brief: Cyst
A cyst represents a bag filled with a cheesy material.
The only effective way to permanently remove this is to have your doctor surgically excise it. Opening and draining cysts will only temporarily shrink the size of the lesion, but it almost always returns.

In brief: Cyst
A cyst represents a bag filled with a cheesy material.
The only effective way to permanently remove this is to have your doctor surgically excise it. Opening and draining cysts will only temporarily shrink the size of the lesion, but it almost always returns.
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