Skin Cyst Removal in Singapore by Doctor (2024)

Skin Cyst Removal in Singapore

Presence of a cyst on the forehead of a man.
Presence of a cyst on the shoulder blade of a lady.
Presence of a cyst on the forehead of a man.

How Is Cyst Removal Performed?

Cyst removal is typically a straightforward, minimally invasive surgical procedure. It involves the doctor making a small incision to access and remove the cyst. The procedure is normally performed under local anesthesia, which ensures minimal discomfort to the patient.

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What Is a Cyst?

A cyst is a closed sac-like structure that can appear anywhere in the body. It is typically filled with liquid, semi-solid, or gaseous material. Cysts can vary in size and are often encapsulated, separating them from surrounding tissues. They are generally benign (non-cancerous) but can cause discomfort or become infected.

A sebaceous cyst, specifically, is a type of cyst commonly found on the skin. It forms when the sebaceous glands (oil-producing glands in the skin) become blocked. These cysts are typically filled with sebum, a thick, oily substance, and can appear on the face, neck, or torso. Sebaceous cysts are generally harmless but can become inflamed or infected, leading to pain or discomfort. In such cases, medical treatment or removal might be necessary.

How Long Does Skin Cyst Removal Take?

The duration of a cyst removal surgery can vary. Generally, it takes about 30 minutes to an hour, depending on the cyst's size and location. The procedure is often done as an outpatient service, allowing patients to return home the same day.

Why Undergo Cyst Removal?

Undergoing cyst removal is essential for several reasons. Firstly, it can prevent further growth and potential complications, such as infection. Secondly, it alleviates discomfort and improves the appearance of the skin. Finally, it provides peace of mind, especially when cysts are situated in visible areas.

Does Cyst Removal Hurt?

Thanks to local anesthesia, the pain during the procedure is minimal. Post-surgery, patients may experience mild discomfort, which is typically manageable with prescribed pain relievers.

How Long Does It Take to Recover From Cyst Removal Surgery?

Recovery time varies but is generally short. Most patients can resume their normal activities within a few days. Complete healing, including the fading of surgical scars, might take a few weeks.

Can a Skin Cyst Recur After Being Surgically Removed?

While surgical removal drastically reduces the chance of recurrence, it is not a 100% guarantee. The recurrence depends on the cyst type and the completeness of the removal. Regular follow-up and proper skin care can minimize this risk.

Cyst Removal: Before and After Photos

Owing to the regulations of The Ministry of Health (MOH), we are unable to publish before and after photos on our website. However, you may view these photos during your consultation with our doctor to understand more about the treatment you seek.

Why Choose Dr Robert Ong's Cyst Removal Treatment in Singapore?

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We are priced competitively and affordably. We also have a variety of treatment options depending on your budget and requirements.

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Our treatment options are safe, effective and promotes natural healing for your skin. We strive to keep your experience a comfortable one and will minimize any pain or discomfort, if any.

Cyst Removal Singapore Price

Treatment Price*
Consultation From $35 to $65
Removal of Cyst From $50
Triamcinolone Injection From $50
Stitching From $350

*Prices are subject to GST.

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Frequently Asked Questions

It's often beneficial to remove a cyst if it's causing pain, discomfort, or is at risk of infection.

A cyst can be safely removed in Singapore by a qualified doctor through surgical methods.

An untreated cyst can grow larger, become infected, or occasionally lead to other complications.

Some cysts may resolve naturally, but others persist and may require medical intervention.

Cyst removal is usually done under local anesthesia, minimizing pain during the procedure; some discomfort may follow during recovery.

Cysts are commonly caused by blocked glands, infections, or chronic inflammatory conditions; some may also develop from genetic conditions.