Cysts are noncancerous, closed pockets of tissue that can be filled with fluid, pus, or other material. Cysts are common on the skin and can appear anywhere. They feel like small peas under the surface of the skin. Cysts can develop as a rsult of infection, clogging of sebaceous glands (oil glands), or around foreign bodies, such as earrings. Skin cysts usually are: slow-growing, painless, and smooth to touch when they are rolled under the skin.
CYSTS Q & A
Q. How are skin cysts treated?
A. Some cysts disappear on their own without treatment.
Other cysts may need to be drained. that involves piercing
the cyst with a sharp object and draining it. Some inflamed
cysts can be treates with an injection of cortisone medication
to cause it to shrink. Cysts that do not respond to other
treatments or reoccur can be removed surgically.
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