Genitals Sebaceous Cyst (Penis or Scrotum)

What is Genitals sebaceous cyst

A sebaceous cyst is usually on the penis or on the scrotum. The sebaceous cyst develops under the skin, and it looks and feels like a small hard ball. A sebaceous cyst is benign and should not be worrisome, apart from a moderate risk of infection. Some people with oily skin are more likely to develop these lesions.

Surgical excision of genital lesions

How to prevent sebaceous cysts in the genitals?

  • Avoid shaving around the penile and scrotal areas with a razor blade.
  • Take a bath regularly rather than just taking showers.

What is the treatment of a scrotal or penile sebaceous cyst?

Excision (removal), is usually performed for aesthetic reasons.

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