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Does a cyst in the neck require surgery?

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Posted on Mon, 5 Nov 2018
Question: I have a cyst under the skin on my neck. Does this require surgery?
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Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel (28 minutes later)
Brief Answer:

Definite management of cyst is surgery.

Detailed Answer:

Hello,

* The definite management of cyst is surgery.

* The time to get intervention depends on different factors.

Kindly provide further details so that I can answer your query completely.

1. Cyst - duration, size, overlying skin changes in terms of warmth.
2. Pain if any.
3. Amount of pus, fever if present.
4. If possible a photo picture of the cyst as an attachment in follow up session
would help greatly. You can simply attach/upload it to the 'Reports section' of this web page.

Hope I have answered your query.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Bhagyesh V. Patel, General Surgeon
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Does a cyst in the neck require surgery?

Brief Answer: Definite management of cyst is surgery. Detailed Answer: Hello, * The definite management of cyst is surgery. * The time to get intervention depends on different factors. Kindly provide further details so that I can answer your query completely. 1. Cyst - duration, size, overlying skin changes in terms of warmth. 2. Pain if any. 3. Amount of pus, fever if present. 4. If possible a photo picture of the cyst as an attachment in follow up session would help greatly. You can simply attach/upload it to the 'Reports section' of this web page. Hope I have answered your query. Take care Regards, Dr Bhagyesh V. Patel, General Surgeon