Dermoid Cyst Removal (cont.)
Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM
Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD
When to Seek Medical Care
A doctor should be contacted in the following situations:
- A cyst becomes painful or inflamed.
- A cyst grows or changes color.
- Removal is desired for cosmetic reasons.
Typically, removing a dermoid cyst is not an emergency procedure. If a
dermoid cyst ruptures, becomes inflamed, or causes pain or fever
, a person should
seek immediate medical advice. Depending on the severity of pain or discomfort,
a person might also consider visiting a hospital's emergency department
Must Read Articles Related to Dermoid Cyst Removal
Abdominal Pain in Adults
Abdominal pain in adults can range from a mild stomach ache to severe pain. Examples of causes of abdominal pain in adults include appendicitis, gallbladder dis...learn more >>
Abdominal Pain in Children
Abdominal pain in children can range from trivial to life-threatening. Some possible causes of abdominal pain in children are: infections, food related (food al...learn more >>
There are several different types of ovarian cysts (noncancerous growths). Follicular, corpus luteum, hemorrhagic, dermoid, endometrioid (endometriomas), polycy...learn more >>