Dermoid Cyst Removal (cont.)
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Self-Care at Home
Self-removal of facial cysts at home is not recommended because the cyst will grow back if not completely removed. Chances of infection, bleeding, and other complications increase for people who remove dermoid cysts themselves, especially since the person may not be able to differentiate between a harmless growth and other, more serious skin problems.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/29/2014
Ben Huang, DO, MPH
Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM
Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD
Steven L Bernstein, MD
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