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Friday, December 6, 2013
Skin Care and Diseases
can a sebaceous cyst make you sick?
Unless it is traumatized and gets secondarily infected (with swelling, purulent discharge, etc), I don't see how a sebaceous cyst can make one sick. The process is usually limited to the skin.
Elma D Baron, MD
Associate Professor of Dermatology
Director, Skin Study Center
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University