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Elyane De Pina
Elyane De Pinaalmost 4 years ago
Drainage of Infected Epidermal Cyst

Drainage of Infected Epidermal Cyst

Epidermoid cysts, also called sebaceous, keratin, or epithelial cysts, are small, hard lumps that develop under the skin. These cysts are common. They grow slowly. They do not cause other symptoms and are nearly never cancerous. Epidermoid cysts are often found on the face, head, neck, back, or genitals. They can range in size from 1/4 inch to 2 inches across. They look like a small bump, are tan to yellow in color, and are filled with thick, smelly matter. They do not cause any pain and can usually be ignored. To diagnose epidermoid cysts, a physician will examine the bump and surrounding skin, as well as take a medical history. They will ask for details on how long the bump has been present and whether it has changed over time. Physicians can usually diagnose an epidermoid cyst by examination only, but sometimes an ultrasound or a referral to a dermatologist is needed to confirm the diagnosis. This cyst was infected for a month and was so irritated that the contents can be seen already starting to evacuate before any procedure was initiated. About 1/2 cup of infected soft keratin was drained.

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over 3 years ago

Explained really well.

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almost 4 years ago

OmG 😂😮

over 3 years ago

Omg! Why didn’t you remove the cyst sag?

over 3 years ago

Watch it again and listen this time. Dr. explained it in video.

over 3 years ago

Weird but also fascinating

over 3 years ago

If it wasn't for getting my cyst removed, doctors would not have found I needed at pacemaker at 14.

over 3 years ago

That’s amazing ☺️

over 3 years ago

Weird but ask fascinating

over 3 years ago

When would u remove the gauze which was inserted jnside?!

over 3 years ago

The day after the filmed procedure most likely and it would then be refilled