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What is the percentage that I could die from getting surgery to get rid of a sebaceous cyst?
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Dr. Paul Harper
Surgery
5 doctors agree
In brief: Almost none.
Most of these cysts can be done under local and present very little risk.
There are certain problems some patients can have with local but it is rare. Problems can occur more frequently with general but these are rare as well. Have your cyst out and relax.

In brief: Almost none.
Most of these cysts can be done under local and present very little risk.
There are certain problems some patients can have with local but it is rare. Problems can occur more frequently with general but these are rare as well. Have your cyst out and relax.
Dr. Paul Harper
Dr. Paul Harper
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Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Small
Assuming your health is good, you are safer having the surgery than driving to the facility to have it done.

In brief: Small
Assuming your health is good, you are safer having the surgery than driving to the facility to have it done.
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
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Dr. Rafael Lugo
Surgery
In brief: Minimal
Assuming that you are healthy otherwise, less than one percent.
A good anesthesiologist can determine your risk personally.

In brief: Minimal
Assuming that you are healthy otherwise, less than one percent.
A good anesthesiologist can determine your risk personally.
Dr. Rafael Lugo
Dr. Rafael Lugo
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