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Have sebaceous cyst on eyebrow, burst. What can help clear infection?

I have a sebaceous cyst on my eyebrow. It burst yesterday so all pus etc was released. Doctor gave me antibiotics for 7 days starting today to clear up the infection. If the lump/cyst doesn t go away after 7 days I am assuming I will need it surgically removed. I got on holiday a week after I m due to finish antibiotics. Should i wait til after holiday to get it removed and if so will I be safe to go in a swimming pool on holiday if I use a water tight plaster and keep head out
Asked On : Thu, 23 Aug 2012
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Hi dear your have got sebaceous cyst on you eye brow ,which brusted after infection.It will not go unless it is removed surgically.complete your course of antibiotic and get it removed ,you can plan your surgery according to your convenience,as its not a major surgery ,it will take few minutes under local anaesthesia and you can resume your work same day.you can go to the swimming pool on holiday without any problem after having water proof dressing and keeping your head above water level
Answered: Sun, 26 Aug 2012
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