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How should I treat the cyst on my back? Is there options other than lancing it?

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David Miller
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In brief: Depends

If it's not bothering you, you may need to do nothing.
If it starts to bother you, it will need to be drained and/or removed. The urgency of removing it depends on they type of cyst it is and whether it is infected or not. See your doc for more info on your options.

In brief: Depends

If it's not bothering you, you may need to do nothing.
If it starts to bother you, it will need to be drained and/or removed. The urgency of removing it depends on they type of cyst it is and whether it is infected or not. See your doc for more info on your options.
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