Cysts

Cysts are growths that can contain fluid or solid material. Usually a benign process, cysts can occur anywhere on the body.Cysts are growths that can contain fluid or solid material. Usually a benign process, cysts can occur anywhere on the body.

When a cyst affects appearance or is in a painful location, treatment may be warranted.  Occasionally a cyst can become infected.

What treatments exist for cysts?

In certain cases, steroid injections may be used or surgical excision is required to remove the cyst. Antibiotics may be used if the cyst appears infected.

Please discuss any questionable cysts you have with your dermatologist.

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