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Excision of sebaceous cysts formed due to diabetes - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi, how can I help you?
User :   hi
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Please go ahead
User :   i have sebacious cysts on my back
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Infected sebacius cyst on back
User :   it needs to be operated ?
Doctor :   If there are multiple and recurring then they need to be operated
Doctor :   What is the size of them
Doctor :   What is your age, occupaiton
User :   there is one its almost three fingers size
User :   age is 44, occupation business
Doctor :   ok
User :   what should i do ?
Doctor :   yeah if it is troublesome
Doctor :   then it needs tobe excised
User :   it has become infected now not before its been there like a lump for long time
Doctor :   How many in number
User :   before it was small like a blackhead now has become big and also red
User :   one
User :   also i m diabetic
Doctor :   Look it is not a major thing to be worried about
Doctor :   It needs excision and if it is enlarged
Doctor :   because recurrence is common
User :   ok
User :   where should i get it done
Doctor :   Usually a general surgeon or a dermatologist can do it
Doctor :   near your area
Doctor :   If the diabetes is not undercontrol
Doctor :   antibiotics and insulin is put
Doctor :   for few days
Doctor :   for 5 days to 7 days
User :   ok
User :   ok thank you
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