What is a cyst removal?
A skin cyst is a cavity of tissue within the skin. Some patients have multiple cysts, while others may have only one cyst. The cysts often contain a white-ish material that can sometimes be expressed with simple manipulation. Occasionally the cysts can become infected.
Why should I get a cyst removal?
When cyst are painful or become infected, surgical drainage or removal should be considered. These procedures are routinely performed in the office resulting in the resolution of symptoms.