These are keratinous cysts, common on the scalp, face, and trunk. Sebaceous cysts have a central punctum; when squeezed a cheesy foul-smelling material is expressed. It is thought that they arise from the infundibular portion of the hair follicle.
These cysts can get inflamed from time to time.
Symptomatology – the tumors occur either singly or in numbers, and appear mostly on the scalp, face and back. Their contents are either hard and febrile, soft, and cheesy, or fluid in character. They are usually painless, run a chronic course, and may end spontaneously by degeneration of the contents and destruction of the cysts.
Homeopathic treatment for sebaceous cyst
Homeopathy is one of the most popular holistic systems of medicine. The selection of remedy is based upon the theory of individualization and symptoms similarity by using holistic approach. This is the only way through which a state of complete health can be regained by removing all the sign and symptoms from which the patient is suffering. The aim of homeopathy is not only to treat sebaceous cyst but to address its underlying cause and individual susceptibility. As far as therapeutic medication is concerned, several remedies are available to treat sebaceous cyst that can be selected on the basis of cause, sensations and modalities of the complaints. For individualized remedy selection and treatment, the patient should consult a qualified homeopathic doctor in person. There are following remedies which are helpful in the treatment of sebaceous cyst:
Baryta Carb, Calcaria Carb, Graphites, Silicea, Agaricus, Nitric Acid, Ammonium Carb, Bromium, Conium, Hepar Sulph, kali Bromium, kali Iod, Sabina, kali Carb, Mezerium, Spongia, Sulphur, Thuja and many other medicines.