Treatment for cyst on left wrist

A cyst is a sac-like structure that develops anywhere in the body, usually near the tissues, even though they are not part of the tissue. These sac-like structures are either filled with air, infected fluids, or semi-solid substances. They vary in size as well. Cysts are usually formed due to the following reasons: obstruction in the flow of liquid in the body, infection of any kind, tumor, inflammation of organs, certain genetic conditions, etc.

Cysts, which are formed just under the skin, are usually small, hard lumps. These lumps are usually found on the forearms or wrists and are known as sebaceous cyst. Usually cysts are harmless and painless. In such cases, it is advisable to leave them alone. But if the cyst is large, is start to hurt, itch, is swollen oozing with fluid, it is advisable to go to a dermatologist to get it removed surgically. It is not advisable to burst a cyst by hitting it. If it is filled with infectious fluid, the area surrounding it can get severely infected. Unfortunately, there is no natural treatment or home remedy for the removal of cysts. You can calm a red, irritated, inflamed cyst by placing a warm washcloth over it several times during the day. But if you want it removed, you will have to consult a doctor.

answered by G M

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