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Sebaceous Cyst
By admin on November 21, 2008  |  Comments 0

Sebaceous Cyst

What is a Sebaceous Cyst?
A sebaceous cyst is a fluid-filled sack underneath the skin. The sac contains keratin, a form of protein that is a crucial component of skin and nails. Although a cyst of this type does not grow fast, it could result in a small visible lump. These cysts may form when the [...]

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Sebaceous Cysts
By admin on November 20, 2008  |  Comments 0

Sebaceous Cysts

Top Five Questions on Sebaceous Cysts
1. Are these Sebaceous Cysts dangerous?
Sebaceous cysts are not dangerous. They are simply sacs underneath the skin filled with fluid made up of keratin. Although a cyst may become infected and may sometimes cause discomfort, it typically will not lead to a more serious medical condition. Even so, it still [...]

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