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Last Feb. I had a lump on my neck, doctor said it was an epidermoid cyst, hot compresses made it disappear now I have another cyst next to the old one?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
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In brief: Epidermoid cysts

are often found on the face, neck and back.
Most epidermoid cysts either stop growing and go away on their own without treatment. Once a cyst is drained, there is a possibility that it will grow back.

In brief: Epidermoid cysts

are often found on the face, neck and back.
Most epidermoid cysts either stop growing and go away on their own without treatment. Once a cyst is drained, there is a possibility that it will grow back.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
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In brief: Recurrence

Epidermoid cysts rarely disappear permanently without excision.
Likely a recurrence of lesion. See an ENT doc or facial plastic surgeon for assessment/treatment.

In brief: Recurrence

Epidermoid cysts rarely disappear permanently without excision.
Likely a recurrence of lesion. See an ENT doc or facial plastic surgeon for assessment/treatment.
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Dr. Louis Gallia
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