I have a small cyst on the back of my upper arm. If I was to get it removed, the doctor told me that they will use the punch hole technique. I was also told that they would have to stitch it up with either two or three stitches. What would the resulting scar look like? Will it eventually fade to a white color?
How Will My Scar Look After Cyst Removal?
Doctor Answers (1)
Removal of a cyst with minimal scar
Scars can be minimized for cyst removal by following basic post procedural restrictions and consulting with a plastic surgeon to remove the cyst. Surgery90210
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.
You might also like...
Ask a Doctor
Get personalized answers from board-certified doctors. For free.