Discy Latest Questions

  1. The most effective way to get rid of a sebaceous cyst on the scalp is through minimally invasive outpatient surgery. It involves cutting the cyst open, draining the fluid, and removing the cyst wall entirely to prevent a recurrence. Consult with our highly trained plastic surgeons to discuss your condition and undergo USFDA-approved surgery for sebaceous cyst.

  1. It is not good to stick a needle in the sebaceous cyst as it can cause swelling, redness, and infection. Furthermore, trying to drain a needle will only make the condition worse. That’s why it is always better to have a doctor look at the cyst. Consult with our highly trained plastic surgeons to discuss your condition and undergo USFDA-approved surgery for sebaceous cyst.

  1. A sebaceous cyst is not cancerous. There is a condition called sebaceous gland carcinoma due to which several firm and the painless lump may arise in different parts of the body. This condition should be addressed immediately for proper treatment. Consult with our highly trained plastic surgeons to discuss your condition and undergo USFDA-approved surgery for sebaceous cyst.

  1. If a sebaceous cyst ruptures under the skin, it is advisable that you see a doctor right away who can lance the cyst and drain it properly. If the skin around the cyst is inflamed or red, the doctor may also prescribe some antibiotics for relaxation. Consult with our highly trained plastic surgeons to discuss your condition and undergo USFDA-approved surgery for sebaceous cyst.

  1. There is no effective way available at home to treat a sebaceous cyst on the scrotum. You can try a warm compress multiple times a day that can possibly drain the cyst or make it reabsorb into the body. But there is no guarantee that this method would work. Therefore, it will be better if you see a specialist for this. Consult with our highly trained plastic surgeons to discuss your condition and undergo USFDA-approved surgery for sebaceous cyst.

  1. After surgical removal, there will be incisions and stitches on the skin where the cyst used to be. The skin will appear red and bruised. These after-effects will take some time to go away. As the skin heals, the scar will also become less visible. Consult with our highly trained plastic surgeons to discuss your condition and undergo USFDA-approved surgery for sebaceous cyst.

  1. A sebaceous cyst on the scrotum develops when the sebaceous gland duct becomes damaged or obstructed. This causes accumulation of the sebum in the duct that leads to the formation of the cyst. This phenomenon can happen in any part of the body where hair follicles are present, including the scrotum. Consult with our highly trained plastic surgeons to discuss your condition and undergo USFDA-approved surgery for sebaceous cyst.

  1. To effectively remove a sebaceous cyst on the scrotum, the doctor would recommend surgical removal. It can be done using a scalpel or a laser machine. The contents will be drained and the cyst wall will be extracted to remove the cyst completely. Consult with our highly trained plastic surgeons to discuss your condition and undergo USFDA-approved surgery for sebaceous cyst.

  1. In many cases, a sebaceous cyst resolves on its own within 2-3 weeks. However, in some cases, the cyst may remain indefinitely. If a cyst doesn’t go away after 2-3 weeks and you feel like you should seek treatment, you can have a discussion with a dermatologist or a plastic surgeon. Consult with our highly trained plastic surgeons to discuss your condition and undergo USFDA-approved surgery for sebaceous cyst.