Sebaceous cyst

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Hi , I suffer from sebaceous cyst which is on my cheek,, I have 3 there at moment and all doctors seen to give me cream with antibiotic, , my cheek is all swelled up at moment and very painfull should all of them be removed at same time, so they dont come back,, and the scaring it leaves is really getting me down and the appearance it leaves on my face,, im a girl and isnt nice to hav the scars,, is there anything I could have done for all the scars its leaving ?

doctor1 MD

Hi. Are you sure they are sebaceous cysts and not acne eruptions which have become infected. I suggest you see a Dermatologist and you would require some antibiotic tablets or capsules for a week to ten days as they sound like infected and should not be removed during active infection.
If the...

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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 I need to be concerned or move up the appt to have it removed?

doctor1 MD

Hello,
Welcome to HCM,

Sebaceous cysts are common noncancerous cysts of the skin which contains liquid or semi-liquid material.They grow slowly and are not life threatening, but they may become uncomfortable if they go unchecked.

Sebaceous cysts develops if the gland or its duct become damaged or...

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I want a sebaceous cyst removed. I'm in Toronto. I think it's a sebaceous cyst. I injured myself – cut myself accidentally and I think a pimple formed there under the skin near my eyes. It feels like a pimple – it's a skin colored bump, small. I would be interested in the cost

doctor1 MD

Hi.
As per your case history of sebaceous cyst.
My treatment advice is -
1. Don't squeeze the lesion as it may worsen the condition.
2. Apply a mild antibiotic cream like fusiderm cream twice daily on it.
3. Only curative treatment is excision under local anesthesia done by a dermato-surgeon....

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hi, i'm 8 weeks pregnant. i've been on the waiting list for day surgery for a sebaceous cyst on my neck & a ganglion cyst on my left wrist. i just received a letter from the hospital to say that i can have my surgery now. is it safe to have surgery during pregnancy?

doctor1 MD

Hi,

Welcome to healthcare magic. I have read your question.

I would like to reply as below:

1) Surgery is associated with risk of abortion due to surgical stress as well as drugs.

2) Try to postpone surgery with consultation of surgeon if possible.

If you have any further queries, let me know so...

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I have a small lump on the left side of my scrotom sack that is just under the skin. It is stuck to the skin, and not free flowing so while I was hoping it was just a sebaceous cyst, Im not so sure any more. I dont think this is TC, but hoping for some guidance.
Thank you

doctor1 MD

Hello
Thanks for query .

Based on the fact that you have posted a small lump that you have on scrotal sac is Sebaceous Cyst as you have rightly thought for .

The scrotal skin is rich in sebaceous glands and hence prone to get more sebaceous cyst due to accumulation of sebum beneath the skin....

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Hi I've found out I've a sebaceous cyst on the inner part of entrance to my vagina,causing lots of pain and hav to attend gynaecology on mon to decide on treatment options,surgery has been offered.should I hav surgery???if not will it take long to settle by itself???? Could there be more than 1??

doctor1 MD

Hello,
thanks for choosing health Care magic for consultation. I understand your pain and you worry about treatment.

If Patients with such complains come to me then I generally give
amoxicillin clavulanic acid 625 two times a day for 7 days
Pain killer containing serratiopeptidase and diclofenac...

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I had a sebaceous cyst removed off my back 6 days ago and when my wife presses it the same white fluid comes out. It is not infected and im on antibiotics. Should it still have the white fluid in it after being removed? And should I continue to press the fluid out?

doctor1 MD

Hi, thanks for writing to HCM.

Well, I'm really sorry to inform you that there must be something wrong with your discharging wound!

In my opinion there are two possibilities:

1. the sebaceous cyst has net been completely removed
2. some smaller cyst in the surrounding or early infection in the...

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hi, I have a sebaceous cyst on my forehead, and it doesn't pain.
But I still want to get it removed. so could you please guide me if it can be done without surgery?
I don't want any mark on my face, so worried to go for a surgery. Is there any other method of removing it?

doctor1 MD

Hi.
Is not this you are asking too much???

Dear friend - how is it possible?
Do the Doctors be directed like this where you are at the problem end.

Well there is no way to remove this without surgery.
Yes, you can be helped_ the best surgeon can give you the best scar, may not be visible later...

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I am a 37 years old male with no smoking,drinking habits and am a vegetarian. I have a bulbular structure on my scrotum which is gradually increasing in size. I had consulted a doctor who told me that it is a sebaceous cyst and need not to worry. I am somehow not satisfied with it. Do I need to undergo surgery for it or can it be removed non-surgically. Please advise.

doctor1 MD

Good day and thank you for being with healthcare magic! Sebaceous cyst will not cause any problem but may not be aesthetically acceptable to you. Only treatment is surgical excision if it bothers you very much. regards, Manuel See IV

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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 it anymore or even see it at all. Should i have the surgery

doctor1 MD

Hello
Let me explain about sebceous cyst so that you will understand whether it require surgery or not .
Sebaceous cyst follows obstruction to the mouth of a sebaceous duct.
It can occur anywhere in body except PALM & SOLE ( devoid of sebaceous cyst).
If infection is there in the cyst it require...

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Recent questions on  Sebaceous cyst

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I had a pimple/cyst under the skin on the inside of my thigh. I figured it was a cyst since there was no head. Over a couple days it grew a bit larger from the size of a dime to a quarter. I would feel around it and squeezed it a little, not so much to pop it there wasn t a head but to kind of feel what it was/get the texture. It hurt and then got even bigger, this time expanding out over another day till it was huge. Still under the skin, no head. I took a pin and tried to drain it (sterilized it with iodine wipe) and only blood came out, mostly dark and then some lighter blood. For the small hole it seemed like a lot of blood came out. I ve had cysts before and think it might just be another cyst but the rapid growth/size of it made me think it was something else. Anything ideas?

doctor1 MD

I want a sebaceous cyst removed. I m in Toronto. I think it s a sebaceous cyst. I injured myself – cut myself accidentally and I think a pimple formed there under the skin near my eyes. It feels like a pimple – it s a skin colored bump, small. I would be interested in the cost

doctor1 MD

I have a 3 dia sebaceous cyst on my hip that is too deep to reach with a needle. I tried squeezing it and felt it rupture under the skin and change shape, but it did not drain from the surface. No obvious sign of infection. Is it okay to leave it alone as long as it doesn t seem infected?

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Hi I ve found out I ve a sebaceous cyst on the inner part of entrance to my vagina,causing lots of pain and hav to attend gynaecology on mon to decide on treatment options,surgery has been offered.should I hav surgery???if not will it take long to settle by itself???? Could there be more than 1??

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