Scottsdale Skin Boutique & Dermatology is your premiere center for comprehensive medical, surgical, and aesthetic dermatologic care. Our expert medical professionals are proud to offer evidence-based treatment plans tailored to each of our patients' individual needs. Based in the heart of Scottsdale, it is our pleasure to care for patients from Scottsdale, Paradise Valley, Phoenix and surrounding communities in the Valley of the Sun.
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What are Cysts?
Cysts are naturally-occurring sacs under the skin that contain a protein component found in hair, skin, and nails. Cysts are benign, but can become inflamed, infected, and painful. Based on the location of the cyst, patients may find that it causes discomfort during day-to-day activities. If you believe you have a cyst and are interested in learning more about treatment, we encourage you to schedule an appointment with with one of our expert dermatology providers at your earliest convenience.
How are Cysts Treated at Scottsdale Skin Boutique & Dermatology?
No single treatment works for everyone. Factors such as size, location, and previous therapy may guide treatment decisions. The expert dermatology providers at Scottsdale Skin Boutique & Dermatology will help you choose which treatments are best for your cyst as well as review the risks and benefits. Options include:
- Incision and drainage
- Intralesional steroid injection
- Surgical removal
What Can I Expect after My Cyst Treatment?
The recurrence rate and aesthetic results will depend on a variety of factors. Treatment performed, type and size of the cyst, location on the body, skin elasticity, and sun damage will play a role. Optimal healing may require activity restrictions from 1-3 weeks depending on the site and complexity of the procedure. Swelling, bruising, tenderness, and mild discomfort are normal following treatment and typically resolve within a few days.
Am I a Good Candidate for Cyst Treatments?
If you would like to explore treatment options for your cyst, we encourage you to schedule an appointment with one of our expert dermatology providers at Scottsdale Skin Boutique & Dermatology to discuss your unique concerns.
The expert medical professionals at Scottsdale Skin Boutique & Dermatology are proud to offer comprehensive, personalized treatments for a variety of medical, surgical, and aesthetic dermatologic concerns. Please contact us to schedule your appointment today at 480-998-1400. We look forward to demonstrating our commitment to your care.