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I am having acebecial cyst below right jaw

I am having acebecialcyst below right jow . Shall i need it to be opareted?
Asked On : Sat, 13 Mar 2010
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  Anonymous's Response

It will depend on the type of cyst and the severity. Show it to your doctor who wil decide what needs to be done after examining it.

Answered: Mon, 15 Mar 2010
ENT Specialist Dr. Hemanth Vamanshankar's  Response
welcome to HCM.
First of all i want to know : are you talking about a Sebaceous cyst? If yes how did u diagnose it as a sebaceous cyst-- did some doctor tell you.
I am asking you this because swellings below the jaw have a variety of different diagnosis and one of the lesser known ones are a sebaceous cyst.

In order to go about it, you have to consult a specialist (an ENT surgeon or general surgeon), who may 1st ask you to get a scan or an FNAC (pass a needle into your swelling and test its contents) to come to a diagnosis.
Most jaw swellings need to get excised as they may tend to grow and give you an un-sighty appearance (cosmetically).
So do consult a specialist on this.
I hope i have helped you with this.

Answered: Mon, 5 Dec 2011
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