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Cyst in eye brows - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
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how can i help you
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are you there
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are you there
User :   Doctor I have got a sebacious located on the left side of my left eye brow it is 3-4 mm dia big
User :   *sebacious cyst
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
since when you have this?
User :   i noticed it some 4-5 months ago
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
is there any pain?

User :   it got infected some 2 weeks ago
User :   no there is no pain
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
have you consulted any doctor for the same
User :   though the infection is removed completely
Doctor :  
ok
User :   but now the doctor is telling that if we removed it now , since its very small there are chances of infection inside
Doctor :  
ok
User :   so you can get it removed after 6 months also , he told this
User :   so i am asking will it be ok to leave this in this situation as it is.
Doctor :  
ther eare chances of recurrence if the sebaceous cyst is removed when the infection is present
Doctor :   so as your doctor suggested
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first let the infection get settled
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and then later it should be removed
Doctor :  
entirely to prevent recurrences
User :   no actually he told even if the infection has got settled then too you wait because since it is too small the surgery will be tough and there are chances of it getting spreas inside
User :   *spread
Doctor :   usually sebaceous cyst disappears on own

Doctor :  
the treatment is required if ther eis infection
Doctor :  
and it is just very small so wait till it get settled
User :   and in the mean time is there any chances of it getting bigger?
Doctor :  
they can grow bigger
User :   so then it would be good if I get it removed as soon as the infection gets settled.
Doctor :   was there any antibiotics given?

User :   so it would be good that I get it removed as soon as the infection gets settled.
Doctor :  
do you have any discharge from the swelling
Doctor :   are you there
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