had a cyst removed from the right side of my face near my upper cheekbone a year ago and I am left with a swollen welt looking mark the size of a nickel under my eye. doctor keeps giving me lazar and cortozoin shots and its not working. What can I do and why did this happen? I exchanged one lump for another I have been devastated, I am 43 The swollen piece of skin has been pulling lately. Can some one please tell me what to do? I just want my face to lookeven again on both sides. please help
Why Do I Have a Swollen Lump After the Extraction of a Cyst on the Face a Year and One Month Ago?
Doctor Answers (2)
Swollen lump after cyst extraction
It is hard to make constructive comments without seeing photos. I certainly agree with Dr. Barnett that the cyst may have returned. It does sound like your doctor is trying to help you. But I sense your frustration and agree that you should seek out another opinion. I am sure there is help there for you.
Cyst Removal on the Face
It sounds like the cyst may have come back and is not responding to cortisone injections. While excision of a cyst is the most definitive treatment, it is still possible for a cyst to recur after an excision. I recommend you get a second opinion by a board-certified dermatologist or facial plastic surgeon. Sorry for your frustration.