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Can sebaceous cysts be cancerous?

Cysts are common in the!!! skin ("sebaceous gland") gland, similar to when one develops a "white head" on the face, not cancerous! Any Suggestions here?


  1. Season Reply:

    If you notice a small, ball-like lump under your skin, it could be a sebaceous cyst. If you have a small sebaceous cyst (less than 1 cm in diameter), you can Ear cysts, also known as sebaceous cysts, are non-cancerous lumps that grow in Source:

  2. Debbra Reply:

    Jan 14, 1999 If I leave things as they are, will the sebaceous cyst turn into something worse? Can it become cancerous? Will I have anything to worry about

  3. Elia Reply:

    To get rid of a sebaceous cyst, you first need to see your doctor. Sometimes it can be treated with steroids, other times it may need to be lanced. Source:

  4. Olinda Reply:

    A sebaceous cyst is normally caused by blocked or swollen hair follicles. They are sometimes caused by trauma. Sebaceous cysts are benign and unless painful, require no treatment. Source:

  5. Alfreda Reply:

    A sebaceous cyst is a small bump/lump under the skin that is filled with keratin (pus). They can be located on the face, neck, trunk or groin area. You can find more information here:… Source:

  6. Vernie Reply:

    To medical experts: How to prevent sebaceous cysts? I have several sebaceous cysts, and can they turn cancerous all over my head. It seems like every 1 or 2 weeks I’ll feel my

  7. Samuel Reply:

    Sebaceous cysts are benign! There are ways to treat them topically like shampoos and such; however, there is a treatment that involves the the use of an antibiotic which you may ask your dermatologist or primary care physician about! The antibiotic is called Doxycycline and it is taken orally (pill form)! I know I said its an antibiotic but in this case it works as an anti-seborrheic!Please contact a doctor BEFORE you take any medications especially an antibiotic like this!

  8. Latoria Reply:

    They generally feel smooth or rubbery under the skin and can be quite painful A sebaceous cyst is a non-cancerous, closed sac or cyst below the skin that is

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