Sebaceous Cyst & Lipoma Removal
Have you ever noticed any soft rubbery bulge under your skin!! It could be Lipoma which occurs with the growth of fatty lump under the soft skin tissue. Lipomas are generally painless, movable which may be small as 1 cm of diameter to larger than 6 cm of diameter. It is common under the age group of 40-60 although it may find under youth as well. Lipoma is a benign tutor which are not cancerous in nature.
Lipoma can be identified by touching the lumps which can happen in the neck, shoulders, back, abdomen, arms, and thigh. These are also called fatty tissues. It can be painful if they grow and press the nearby nerve carrying blood vessels.
Its causes are unknown. It may affect the alcoholic people and may run through the families. It may or may not hurt your still people would like to remove this which can be done through minor surgery. Apart from the Lipoma Removal Surgery in Gurgaon, steroids (shrinking the lump) and Liposuction (removing fatty tissue with the help of needle) can be used. Some large Lipoma may cause nerve pain which is to be removed at the earliest.
The cyst is basically a closed sac Like a pocket of membrane tissue which contains fluid, air, semisolid material, gaseous material etc. Cysts may grow in any of the body parts. Most of the cysts are benign or noncancerous. Right treatment of the cysts will depend on the various factors such as:-
- Type of the cyst
- Location of the cyst
- If it is infected or not
- If it is painful or not
Just know about the various Types of cysts which are:-
- Sebaceous Cyst
- Scalp Cyst
- Dermoid Cyst
- Ganglion Cyst
- Scalp sebaceous cyst
- Ovarian cyst
- Breast Cyst
- Pilonidal Cyst
- Bakers cyst
- Cystic Acne
- Ingrown hair cyst
- Pilar cyst
- Mucous cyst
- Branchial cleft cyst
Out of the various cysts, Sebaceous Cysts are the most common type of cyst which needs to be treated at the earliest stage before it becomes painful. Let us have a detailed look at the Sebaceous Cyst-
A Sebaceous Cyst usually lies and grows under the skin and it is non-cancerous in nature which is filled with fluid, pus or semi-solid material. This gives a feeling of little peas inside the skin and may occur anywhere on the skin. Sometimes they are too small to see with the microscope only whereas some grow so big causing complications and affecting the body organs. The external wall of a cut is also knowns as the capsule.
Symptoms of Sebaceous Cyst
Symptoms are usually ignored by the patents. The most common symptoms are:-
- Soft lump formation under the skin.
- can be present in any of the bay parts except Palms and sole of the feet
- Usually not painful at the early stage. once they grow and become infected, it may become red in color and may cause pain or discomfort
- Palpable tissues which can be felt with fingers
- Cyst under the internal organs such as Kidneys, ovaries & liver can be diagnosed with the CT scan as these are not visible.
- Cyst develop in the brain may cause a severe headache which needs timely treatment
Causes of Sebaceous Cyst
Sebaceous Cyst may occur in the sebaceous gland which produces oil called sebum which coats the hair and skin. When sebaceous gland gets blocked, a cyst may form due to nonpassage of sebum. Generally, no specific cause is found. Other possible factors are scratch, surgical wound, skin condition blocking the sebum to be released. It is to keep in mind, it never grows immediately, it may take months and years. Some other reasons or factors are:-
- Blockage of hair follicles
- Physics trauma
- High levels of testosterone
- Wear and tear of ducts in the body resulting in fluid build-up
- Infectious disease such as tumor & chronic inflammatory problem
- genetic disorders
- Defective organ developing Embryo
- Impact wounds breaking the blood vessels
- Using artificial jewelry around sebaceous glands
It is most common on Hair skin or the male scrotum. So people with the history of acne, genetic disorders, injuries or wounds on the skin are most likely to get the risk of Sebaceous Cyst.
Diagnosis of Sebaceous Cyst
In most of the cases, the physical examination is more than enough by the doctor, although to determine the usual cyst, he may recommend some test which is:-
- CT Scan
- Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology (FNAC)
Treatment of Sebaceous Cyst
If the Cyst is not painful or malignant, it may be left untreated. But when it starts growing, treatment is required to overcome the complications raised. At Skin Aura Brain & Spine Neuro center, Experienced and qualified Medical practitioner treat the cyst in a proper way as improperly treated cyst may become infected and spread throughout the body.
To Treat the sebaceous Cyst, medicines are injected to decrease the swelling and inflammation. After giving local anesthesia, a small incision is made and content is removed out gently. The whole procedure is performed under the guidance of Experienced Dermatologist only to offer safe treatment and to stop the cyst to reoccur. It is true, we can not stop the causes of cysts, yet we can prevent it by following some safety measures such as not squeezing the cyst or covering the skin with the warm moist cloth to let it drain and to heal.
Contact Sab Clinic as you are in the safe hand of qualified Dermatologist. Have a visit here soon and get the sebaceous cyst removal treatment in Gurgaon safely.
Dr. Jasdeep Kaur
MBBS , DDVLRead More