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Symptoms of Sebaceous cyst

Symptoms of Sebaceous cyst: Introduction

Symptoms of a sebaceous cyst include the development of a painless round bump in the skin. Sebaceous cysts vary in size and are generally pale colored and are movable under the skin. Sebaceous cysts can appear anywhere on the body except on the palms of the hands and the soles of the feet. They tend to arise in places that are hairy, such as the scalp and a man's scrotum and chest. They are also common on the face, ears, and arms.

Sebaceous cysts in themselves are generally harmless and benign. However, it is possible for a sebaceous cyst to become infected. When this occurs, the cyst can become red, inflamed, and tender or painful....more about Sebaceous cyst »

Symptoms of Sebaceous cyst

The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Sebaceous cyst includes the 8 symptoms listed below:

  • Painless smooth skin lump
  • Thick yellowy sebum in the lump
  • Sebaceous cysts may appear in various places:
    • Back sebaceous cyst
    • Scalp sebaceous cyst
    • Neck sebaceous cyst
    • Facial sebaceous cyst
    • Scalp sebaceous cyst
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Sebaceous cyst as a Cause of Symptoms or Medical Conditions

When considering symptoms of Sebaceous cyst, it is also important to consider Sebaceous cyst as a possible cause of other medical conditions. The Disease Database lists the following medical conditions that Sebaceous cyst may cause:

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The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Sebaceous cyst. This signs and symptoms information for Sebaceous cyst has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Sebaceous cyst signs or Sebaceous cyst symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Sebaceous cyst may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Sebaceous cyst symptoms.


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