Sebaceous cysts

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  1. shyyguy123

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    Anyone ever had one of these? I had one on my scrotum about 2 years ago and had it cut off. I now seemingly have another small one on my cirumcision scar line.

    What are the chances people (women) think a cyst = genital wart? I mean it's pretty small and I know they're harmless so that would be the only reason to have it removed right?
     
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    Alot of times they will appear like a large black head. They can be opened and drained, much like a black head. But if the sac (inner lining) is not also removed, it will eventually fill back up. In my teens and 20's I had them show up at least once a year on my ear lobes and on the under ridge of my dick head (I am circumsized). Health wise they are of no real issue. They do not turn into something else that ends up malignet. Hope this helps.
     
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    Sebaceous cysts are a real nuisance and can be quite painful. They are caused by a clogged skin pore that normally releases sweat or oils through the skin. The closed pore blocks expelling through the skin, and the fluid builds up beneath the skin and creates a swelling or bump. The treatment preferred is surgical removal of the cyst. You can leave it and gradually it may be assimilated into the body, but only for a brief time. Then is may reoccur and the pain is back again. I had a cyst about the size of a dime on my buttock and it was very uncomfortable sitting down, putting pressure on the cyst, so I had it removed. I wonder if your cysts are caused from the use of lubricants that clog some pores on your genitals. I sympathize with you if you require cutting on your scrotum and penis to eliminate the cysts, and hope you get some permanent relief for the problem.
     
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    Yah I had already known they were completely harmless due to having one in the past.

    The one I have now was BARELY visually noticeable and very small. I didn't think it was drainable but I tried again tonight and got a lot of it out. It's not even visually noticeable anymore but you I still feel the sac so I'm sure it will fill up again.
     
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    I had one on the base of my cock shaft and it was iritating me when I jacked off. i could feel it every time I stroked. I sqeezed the shit out of it for a month before it went away. been gone for a month now so.............?
     
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    Hopefully it won't fill up again. But there's a decent chance it will since the sac is still there (only way to get rid of the sac is to cut it out). But if you drained it all out once you can certainly do it again so no biggie right?
     
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    I used to be plagued by these. They grew in clusters under my arms, around my nipples and, once, at the base of my cock. They are a disgusting, smelly nuisance and most definitely interfere with your sex life.

    FWIW, I believe that I can trace mine down to tow factors: shaving and stress.

    I stopped shaving my nipples and dick about 15 years ago; I only shaved under my arms once, but that might well have led to the problem, as I did not change the razor, and they all started blooming at the same time following a period of shaving in my early-mid 30s.

    I know it sounds ridiculously simplistic, completely anecdotal and totally unconnected, but when I complained about them to a female friend of mine in the last 90s (when they were still a major issue), she suggested I stop drinking coffee and switch to tea. Bear in mind that I used to drink massive quantities of coffee, so I'm sure that my consumption heightened my stress levels, as I could become quite manic by mid-afternoon.

    Willing to try anything, I switched from coffee to tea; it took me about 10 days to completely adjust to the difference, but have to say that from 1996, when I made the switch, and now I've only had two flare-ups, both were extremely mild compared to before, and each time I was under enormous stress. One was in 2002, the other in 2006: knock on wood, I've had nothing since.
     
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    There is a skin condition called Hydradenitis Superativa- Hidradenitis suppurativa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia , it can run in families and but it doesn't always. I know because myself and my sister have it. It's associated with recurrent sebaceous cysts among a variety of other things and is worth getting treated if you suffer from it.

    If you suspect you may have it then some people get good results from using Oxyteracyclin which is commonly used for treatment of acne.

    Check out the symptoms described and see if they might apply to you. If they don't then feel free to disregard LOL ;)
     
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    I have one on my ball sac. It fills with a white goey substance and I put warm cloths to it and it goes away. But it comes back. I really don't pay alot of attention to it.
     
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    I had one the size of a large marble on my lower back. It was deep and wasn't really bothering anything, but it started to get bigger so I had it removed. It looked like a small brain. I had one on my scrotum, but the Dr didn't want to do anything with it. I finally got tired of it and drained it myself. That did the trick and it never came back.
     
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    How did you drain it? Just squeeze it?
     
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    I used a lancet from a blood sugar test kit. I pull the skin really tight around it and pressed the thing up against it and pushed the button. The needle pocked a small hole in it and I was able to squeeze the stuff out. I ended up with a small bruise for a few days, but it never came back and I didn't have anyone asking me why I had a lump on my sack anymore.
     
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    I've had a couple of them on my back and one on my neck, They can be a real pain. I've had them surgically taken care of (day patient). Left scars. Was given antibiotics to help in treatment. I know what they're like so I'm sorry for the ones of you who have to put up with them on your scrotum or penis. Best of luck.
     
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    I had one on my frenulum (i'm uncut and that's basically the most sensitive part of my entire body). My doctor thought it was molluscum contagiosum as it was about the same size and shape. So he tried to freeze it off. It hurt so much I have no idea how I didn't pass out. Of course, the freezing didn't work, but we didn't want it to spread. So he froze it again. Again, I don't know how I stayed upright; and again, it didn't keep. So he sent me to a dermatologist who identified it right away as a cyst and said he could either give me a needle before removing it - which would hurt like hell - or just make a quick incision and pop it out for good. Either way, he said if I didn't remove it it would keep coming back, and it stood a good chance of getting bigger. I've been through a lot of pain in my life. A lot of bad things have happened to me. But I'm not ashamed to say that made me cry.

    Good thing is, there was no sensation loss and it's never come back.
     
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    I was lucky in that i was always able to drain them much like you would a black head. When you have done that, the edges of the sac will be at skin level and you can often use something as simple as tweezers to remove the sac. Once that was done I would used rubbing alcohol (no pain or discomfort). When I would get them in my earl lobes of all places, at first the lobe would be mildy inflamed. When I would feel the lobe, it was like there was a bb inside. Half the time they would come to one side of the lobe or another for easy removal. But several did require a Dr.'s intervention to open it and drain and remove the sac. Something as simple as a couple of ice cubes in a paper towel or a baggie would take the inflamation away. close the pour and it would not recur at that spot again. Advantages to have a Dr as your dad. And in his case, that was the only advantage.
     
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