Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties
192 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

Dr. Andrew Rynne
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM BlogQuestions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction
Doctors waiting to answer your question
Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi
MD
Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi

General & Family Physician

Exp 6 years

Dr. Suresh Heijebu
MD
Dr. Suresh Heijebu

General & Family Physician

Exp 9 years

Dr. Vaishalee Punj
MD
Dr. Vaishalee Punj

General & Family Physician

Exp 16 years

Dr.Raju
MD
Dr.Raju

General & Family Physician

Exp 11 years

Dr. Kiran Kumar
MD
Dr. Kiran Kumar

General & Family Physician

Exp 11 years

Dr. Arun Prasad
MD
Dr. Arun Prasad

General Surgeon

Exp 35 years

Suggest treatment for sebaceous cyst on the scalp

Premium Questions

Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney MD

Hi I am 46 year old man . I have 2 seabaceous next to each other on centre of head scalp . Pains when pressed. What is the treatment? I am in XXXXXXX ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney ( Dermatologist)
Dr.  Rahul Kumar MD

I have had this yucky looking lumpy thing on my scalp for a while now. What is it? It bled once recently. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rahul Kumar ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Kakkar S. MD

cyst part still inside which keeps on producing sebaceous material. He told me that he will take ... to have sebaceous cyst removed. I am concerned as if the cyst is still present then... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kakkar S. ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Rahul Kumar MD

Is this an ingrown hair, mole, genital wart , or something else? View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rahul Kumar ( Dermatologist)
Dr. M Y Shareef MD

I don t know if its a pimple but its tender and has white stuff coming out.....every three days white stuff comes out and the bump is tender when I mash down on it.....can you help.... View answer

Answered by : Dr. M Y Shareef ( General Surgeon)

Public Forum Discussions

Dr. Rahul Kumar MD

I ve had a sebaceous cyst on the top of my crown since I was 14. Back then it would regularly become sore, weep and I would loose hair. It cleared up after pubity ( but the scalp remained a little ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rahul Kumar ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Rahul Kumar MD

Hello!! I went to the doctor a couple of months ago n found out I had a sebaceous cyst.. It use to ooze out a lot of cheesy like, smelly substance n then it stopped..recently for a lil over month,it has ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rahul Kumar ( Dermatologist)
Dr.  Praveen G MD

I have what the doctor believes is a sebaceous cyst, and have scheduled its removal in 3 weeks. It has been bothering me and I have used some ointment that the dr prescribed for it. It burst today. Do ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Praveen G ( Infectious Diseases Specialist)
Dr.  Antoneta Zotaj MD

I have a cyst like area that a nurse practitioner said feels like a sebaceous cyst but she said it appeared to have a red ring in middle like something may have bitten me. It does not hurt and it has... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Antoneta Zotaj ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Het Ram Bishnoi MD

Hi I went to see a doctor and he said I had a sebaceous cyst in my back so he gave me antibiotics. After a month the cyst is gone, he says i should still have surgery remove it, but I dont feel ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Het Ram Bishnoi ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.    Mohammed Taher Ali MD

Hi Surepally, It is a benign swelling of sebaceous gland due to blockage of its duct which may be associated with infection. it is not a cancer... Reply with thanks!

Richa Saxena MD

No. they are benign and do not turn into cancer. If they are swollen, painful and infected , then you can get it surgically removed but it is not cancer causing.

Dr.  Shahid Hassan MD

Hi, enucleation can be done easily. Thanks