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What Is Sebaceous Cyst?

A cyst is a slow-growing, protein-filled, dome-shaped, yellow or white mass that moves readily beneath the skin. There are hundreds of different forms of cysts. True sebaceous cysts are rare and arise from your sebaceous glands, as opposed to epidermoid cysts, which originate from the epidermis, and pilar cysts, which originate from hair follicles.

Sebaceous cysts can be seen all over your body (save on your palms and soles). The punctum (a little dome-shaped projection) will appear when squeezed. The fluid (sebum) inside can be pushed out through that aperture.

Sebaceous cysts are usually not dangerous. Very few can develop into malignant (cancerous) tumours.

Sebaceous Cyst

How to remove skin cysts ?

In this technique, local anaesthesia is used. A small opening would be made within the mouth by the doctor to act on the buccinators muscle after first marking the location of the dimple. After the quick treatment, most routine activities can be resumed. The inside of the cheek is closed with dissolvable stitches. The dimple would initially be noticeable at rest and would eventually turn dynamic after 1-2 months.

There are no scars or incisions on the skin's surface after the entire operation, which takes less than 30 minutes. As with any surgeries, you must provide proper post-operative care for this one as well. Since the oral cavity is a breeding ground for microorganisms, adequate hygiene must be kept up. To keep the area as sterile as possible, antimicrobial mouthwash must be administered a few times per day. In order to promote quicker recovery, the appropriate antibiotics will also be administered. A few days' worth of mild to severe irritation will last.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • What is a sebaceous cyst, and why does it need to be removed?

    A sebaceous cyst is a benign, fluid-filled sac beneath the skin. Removal is necessary to alleviate pain, discomfort, and prevent infection.

  • Is sebaceous cyst removal a surgical procedure?

    Yes, it usually involves a minor surgical procedure to excise the cyst and its contents.

  • Will there be any scarring after the removal?

    Some scarring may occur, but it is minimal and typically fades over time.

  • How long does the sebaceous cyst removal procedure take?

    The removal procedure is usually quick, taking approximately 30 minutes.

  • Should I seek medical attention if there are any concerns post-removal?

    Yes, if you experience unusual pain, redness, or signs of infection after the procedure, consult your doctor promptly.

Best Doctor For Sebaceous Cyst in Ahmedabad

Dr. Apeksha M Merja

MD Dermatology & Aesthetic Physician FICO Hungary, FICO South Korea

Dr. Apeksha M Merja is the best dermatologist and aesthetic physician who runs Enliven Skin Hair & Laser Clinic in Ahmedabad, India. She has over 10 years of experience in the field of dermatology and specializes in a variety of skin and hair treatments, including laser hair removal, acne treatment, and skin rejuvenation.

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