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Sebaceous cyst on face

Posted by Elaine on November 22, 2002 at 19:58:10:

Help! Last year I had a sebaceous cyst on my left cheek that got
infected. I didn't know what it was until it became very swollen and
painful, and I went to the doctor. She lanced the cyst, and referred
me to a plastic surgeon who removed it a few months later.

Ever since the surgery, I've been getting a lot of pimples on my left
cheek near the spot where the cyst was. I think I have another cyst
in that area; I can feel a hardened spot underneath one of the
pimples, and this morning as I was washing my face the pimple
began to ooze yellowish pus (I applied gentle pressure and more
pus came out).

I realize I'm probably going to have to have this cyst removed as
well, but I'm really scared. The last surgery hurt a lot and left a
deep scar (the plastic surgeon said it would probably fade a little
over time, but it's been 9 months and it's still quit visible).

I'm also worried about developing more cysts in this area. And my
skin looks awful; it's always been oily, but I've never had pimples
like this, not even as a teenager! (I'm 37 now.)

I wash my face with a gentle oil-free cleanser twice a day, followed
with a toner and light moisturizer for oily skin. I drink a lot of water
and eat a pretty healthy diet (lots of fresh vegetables and fruits, lots
of tofu and fish, very few fried foods, no junk food). Is there
anything else I can do?



Re: Sebaceous cyst on face

Posted by Walt Stoll on November 23, 2002 at 09:12:52:

In Reply to: Sebaceous cyst on face posted by Elaine on November 22, 2002 at 19:58:10:

Hi, Elaine.

Your plastic surgeon missed some of the cyst wall. More extensive surgtery may be needed. I really do not think that this is a case of getting new ones.

If it were the latter, the EFAs (home page) would prevent new ones.

Your plastic surgeon should be able to minimize scarring. At least he could rearrange the old scar during this surgery.

Walt



Re: Sebaceous cyst on face

Posted by Elaine on November 30, 2002 at 04:42:35:

In Reply to: Re: Sebaceous cyst on face posted by Walt Stoll on November 23, 2002 at 09:12:52:

The surgeon told me that he couldn't be sure he'd removed all of
the cyst wall, and that it might return. However, the "new" cyst is in
a different (adjacent) area, which made me think that it's not the
same cyst. Is it possible for the remaining piece of cyst to grow in a
different direction?

Also, I read the information about essential oils linked from the
homepage, but I didn't see anything that specifically talked about
cysts. Are you saying that taking those oils will prevent any new
cysts from forming? Do other factors (diet, hygiene, etc.) factor into
this at all?

Thanks for your help!



Re: Sebaceous cyst on face

Posted by Santha on November 30, 2002 at 15:06:15:

In Reply to: Re: Sebaceous cyst on face posted by Elaine on November 30, 2002 at 04:42:35:

Ok, first off, I dont know if it can grow in a different direction. Is it very close to where you had the original cyst? If so, maybe its aggravated it.

The oils definitely do help.

Do other factors (diet, hygiene, etc.) factor into
this at all?
YES, YES, YES.

I dont have any sugar in my diet whatsoever. That includes any social situations etc. I have my Office Christmas party next week, and I had to list my allergies. I didnt like to do it, but I did it. So I am meticulous when it comes to sugar + carb. intake. And now my skin is 98% clear. when I do break out its very minor, and the acne heals very quickly, like the next day its gone.



Re: Sebaceous cyst on face (Archive in acne.) TESTIMONIAL

Posted by Walt Stoll on December 01, 2002 at 08:44:53:

In Reply to: Re: Sebaceous cyst on face posted by Santha on November 30, 2002 at 15:06:15:

Thanks, Santha.

Perhaps your testimonial will help others to underastand that they DO have options.

Namaste`

Walt

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Re: Sebaceous cyst on face

Posted by Walt Stoll on December 01, 2002 at 08:47:02:

In Reply to: Re: Sebaceous cyst on face posted by Elaine on November 30, 2002 at 04:42:35:

Hi, Elaine.

If your surgeon had been able to remove the cyst intact, it would have been complete. Once a remnant is left it can from an adjacent cyst in any direction.

Listen to Santha.

Walt


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