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Removing Keloid from Left from Sebaceous Cyst

I'm an African American female. I had a sebaceous cyst removed from chest area 3 years ago. It was 1 and 1/2 in. An itchy keloid developed and... READ MORE

I Have a 3/4 Inch Indented Scar on my Face from a Cyst Removal. Would Subcision Work?

I understand that cysts can leave a depression in the skin but the whole incision is indented? Was this surgical error? I was thinking of trying... READ MORE

Cyst Removal Scar - Can It Be Fixed?

I Had a Cyst Growing Inside my Leg over 25 Yrs Ago As a Result I Had Surgery at the Age of 4, Which Left Me a Ugly Moonshape scar that you can... READ MORE

Uneven White Scar on my Lip From Cyst Removal. How Do I Get Rid of the Scar? (photo)

I had a small cyst on my lip when I was around 13, had it removed (twice!) and was left with a scar. The skin isn't level now, and it's a... READ MORE

Got Cortisone Injection over 2 Years Ago on a Cyst and Still Have the Scar and Discoloration, Options? (photo)

It has been over 2,5 years since i received the cortisone injection on my cheek to reduce a cyst but still have the discoloration and irregular scar... READ MORE

Trying To Find A Plastic Surgeon Who Is Capable Of Removing Scar Tissue And Fixing Scar

Around two years ago I had a cyst removed from my pubic area. The cyst was removed without any problems, but I developed an infection in the incision... READ MORE

Weird Lump on Knuckle Post Laceration That Required Stitches? (photo)

3 weeks ago, I cut my knuckle on my right hand with a scalpel (I work in a lab). I cut it pretty deep (could see bone). Went to ER and doctor stitched... READ MORE

What Treatments Are Available for my Hypertrophic/keloid Scar?

A year ago I formed a cyst below my belly button. I manipulated it more than I should have and did not see a dermatologist for any treatment. It... READ MORE

Did my dermatologist improperly advise me on removal of a cyst, where is there now a deep depression?

A rubbery lump (below the armpit, near my chest) ruptured from weekly shirt friction. A hard interior ejected, then it healed. The lump returned in 10... READ MORE

How can I get rid of a purple scar from a vaginal cyst?

I am prone to getting cysts and infections in my skin, particularly near my vagina. One cyst left a hideous, purple scar on my Labia and it won't go... READ MORE

Had sebaceous cyst removed from face- new bump appears-either recurrence or scar tissue, not sure?

Hi,I had the cyst removed 4 weeks ago. About 2 weeks ago, a raised round bump occurred where my cyst used to be. And it seemed to have jsut happened... READ MORE

Indented wide dark scar from recent cyst removal punch excision by plastic surgeon. Does it look normal? (Photo)

After 7 days, stitches were removed. Scar was light, looked good, small line. Now day 4 since stitches out, line much darker, deeper, wider. PS said... READ MORE

My Dermatologist Stated That I Have a Large Cyst on my C Section Scar and She Referral Me to See a Plastic Surgeon?

If I get the cyst remove what are the chance of it coming back .. Do I quality or a panniculectomy.. What doctor take ghi employer is NYC NYPD. READ MORE

Sacr Reconstruction and Gall Bladder Removal: Possible to Have Both Surgeries at Once?

I am going to have my gallbladder removed but I also need to have a scar reconstruction done on my c-section scar because during my c-section... READ MORE

Uneven Lower Lip Due to Scar Tissue on Inside, What are My Options? (photo)

In 2007 i had a surgery for removing a cyst on the wet part of the lower lip (right side). there were always a little bump and two little white scars... READ MORE

What should I do about a depressed scar with dog ears from cyst excision?

I had a small cyst (0.3 inch diameter) removed from the apple of my cheek, two months ago. The lesion was excised by a plastic surgeon, and now I have... READ MORE

Will playing my clarinet too early after my minor operation to remove a cyst prevent the now present scar tissue healing?

On 22nd October The cyst was removed from my lower lip close to the middle on 22nd October '13. I now have a lump just where my clarinet mouthpiece... READ MORE

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