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Dermoid Cyst

Dermoid Cyst Home Remedies

Self-removal of facial cysts at home is not recommended, because the cyst will grow back if not completely removed. Chances of infection, bleeding, and other complications increase for people who remove dermoid cysts themselves, especially because the person may not be able to differentiate between a harmless growth and other, more serious skin growths.

Medical Treatment for Dermoid Cysts

To remove a dermoid cyst, the doctor will clean the area over which the cyst is located, inject a local anesthetic, and make an incision directly over the cyst and attempt remove it completely.

Outlook for Dermoid Cysts

Barring the possible complications associated with any surgery, removal of a dermoid cyst usually results in complete recovery.

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WebMD Medical Reference from eMedicineHealth

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman, MD on November 02, 2013

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