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However, in most cases, these growths can be easily removed with minor dermatological surgery. If you have a growth or lump that is painful, inflamed, or its appearance is causing embarrassment or self-consciousness – contact our office today for a consultation for its removal.

Types of Cysts

There are many different types of cysts, along with a range of reasons they may appear across the body. A few of these types include:

  • Acne cysts
  • Sebaceous cysts
  • Ganglion lesions (often found on joints or tendons of the hand)
  • Chalazion (found around the eyelids)
  • Lipoma growths (a soft tissue mass)

What Causes Cysts?

The causes of these growths are often due to blocked ducts, follicles or glands. However, genetic conditions, inflammatory conditions, parasites or cell defects can also lead to their development.

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Cyst Removal

The method of removal will depend on the type of growth, its location on the body, and the amount of discomfort it causes. Dr. Hellman undertakes a thorough examination before determining the best cause of treatment, which may involve draining or cutting out the cyst in a minor surgery.

Why Choose Dr. Hellman for Cyst Removal in New York City?

If you have a growth you wish to have removed, you may be wondering who the best dermatologist for cyst removal in NYC is. Dr. Judith Hellman is a board-certified dermatologist who is passionate about helping her patients look and feel better.

She often sees patients for cyst removal at her office in New York where her patients are consistently pleased with her treatment recommendations, including minor surgeries to eliminate painful, inflamed or unsightly cysts. Contact the office today to book a consultation!

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Frequently Asked Questions

How common are cysts?

Cysts are extremely common. They are often harmless, though it is recommended that you see a doctor if it becomes painful or inflamed. If a growth is causing you concern, testing needs to be undertaken to ensure it is not cancerous or the symptom of another affliction.

Are cysts painful?

In many cases, they are not painful. However, depending on their cause and location on the body, they can become painful or inflamed. If this is the case, book an appointment to have it investigated and possibly removed.

How much does cyst removal cost?

The cost of cyst removal in New York will depend on the type of growth, its location, and what treatment will be needed. At your consultation, Dr. Hellman will discuss all costs associated with the potential treatment or removal of your cyst.

Written by Dr. Hellman on 01/29/2021

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About the Author

Dr. Judith Hellman is a board-certified dermatologist and an associate professor at Mt. Sinai Medical Center. Her passion for people shines through when consulting on a diverse range of medical skin conditions and how these may affect health, aesthetics, and self-esteem. Dr. Hellman has lectured globally and has authored many journal articles. Her fluency in English, Hungarian, and Hebrew helps enhance multilingual communication for many dermatology patients in NYC.

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