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?
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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.
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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.
Web reference: http://www.barnettdermatology.com/conditions.php?id=13
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