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Recurring sebaceous cyst on the chin, had removed it earlier. What other methods would be helpful?

I am a 32 year old woman. In the last 6 months I got a sabaecous cyst on my chin ( on the right side ). I had one at first and had it removed (cut out) . Within a few weeks of this a new one appeared very close to the same spot but not exactly in the same spot. I have gone back to the same dermatologist to have this one removed but she is concerned by the small pimples around it. She said they may also turn into cysts . The doctor is going to remove it on AUG 21. I was looking to find a less invasive method to stop these things but there is too much info on the web and I just don t know what I should try. I have read that dry heat helps, chickweed might help and also castor oil. I am afraid of making it worse. What should I do? ? Jennifer
Asked On : Mon, 23 Jul 2012
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Thanks for the query,

It is a collection of dead material under the skin.

When you press this material comes out as black debris.

Dont worry its not a dangerous condition.

Treatment is mainly surgical.

It can be removed with the wall of the cyst, through a small incision.

Please meet a dermatologist for exact diagnosis.

Let me know if you have any other doubt.

you can ask a direct question to me on this forum, following the below link.

Wishing you good health,
Thank you
Answered: Sun, 13 Oct 2013
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