What is a follicular cyst?

A blocked follicle. A follicular cyst is a blocked hair follicle. This blockage causes the accumulation of dead skin cells and oil. They are easily removed.

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What is follicular cyst? Does everybody get one sometimes?

A blocked follicle. A follicular cyst is a blocked hair follicle. This blockage causes the accumulation of dead skin cells and oil. They are easily removed. They are very common and most people get one or more in their lifetime. Read more...

I have had my ovary removed about 1year ago. I know that a cyst can't come back on that side, but what are the chances of a follicular cyst on lside?

Follicular cyst. If you are still young and having periods, you will get a follicular cyst every month. This may sound scary, but it's the normal working of your body. These cysts are usually small and resolve on their own. The chance of having another one that requires surgery is quite small. Read more...