Infected Sebaceous Cyst. Recommended surgery. What are the chances of recurrence? - Online Doctor Chats
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One of my team member is diagnosed with "Infected Sebaccous Cyst"
and he is asked to under go surgery
Want to know details of it and is surgery is the only solution for it
Sebaceous cyst can be treated only by means of surgery.
Other option of putting a needle and aspirating it is associated very high recurrence.
But I read somewhere that after surgery also there is a chance of its recoccurence
Before the procedure is actually done your colleague will be asked to take a course of antibiotic to treat the infection.
Yes, sebaceous cyst is notorious for being recurrent.
The chances of recurrence is reduced if the cyst is removed as a whole.
And that is possible only by means of surgery.
what is the cause for it
The cause is blocked sebaceous glands.
The blocked gland can occur due to a preexisting infection, oily skin or due to unknown factors.
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No doctor , not at the moment.. My team member is asked to have the surgery done tomorrow
is it minor or major surgery
there is nothing to worry situation
It involves making a small XXXXXXX close to the lump and seperating the cyst from the surrounding tissue as a whole and removing it.
what might be the cost for this procedure, approx cost?
The procedure can be completed in few minutes to hour depending on the size.
The cost of the procedure entirely depends on the surgeon doing it and the institute where it is been done.
Thanks so much
On an average the cost may be few thousands INR.
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No... thanks doctor
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