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Lump at the incision site after surgery to remove a cyst. Have bleeding. Is it not healing?

I had a cyst taken out a week ago today...the stitches were taken out a day a go and while cleaning the incision area i noticed a lump where they cut (which was the middle of the cyst) they said they got the capsule all out so why the bump? I kinda pressed lightly and some blood/stuff came out..u just cleaned w alcohol and put neosporn in it. please tell me through cyst is not ALREADY coming back!?! A week later?!
Asked On : Tue, 16 Apr 2013
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Infectious Diseases Specialist 's  Response
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First of all, where was this cyst you are talking about.
There are many cysts which can occur, most common being cysts filled with sebum and present on hairy skin. These cysts recur if not properly removed. each cyst has a capsule and complete removal is ensured when you have removed with the capsule.
There is another scenario which could have occurred. The suture line could have got infected. This is due to inadequate dressing of wound and improper therapy of antibiotics.
You should get back to your doctor who did the surgery and he would help you deal with it.
Answered: Sat, 15 Jun 2013
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