Do you feel uncomfortable by the tenderness or discomfort of a skin lesion called a cyst? If these blemishes do not disappear on their own, they can be treated with a simple localized surgical excision. Dr. Steve Musick, and his team of highly skilled dermatology professionals are here to help you.


Cysts which are usually localized lesions that can appear anywhere on the body. Cysts may appear as a closed sac filled with pus or skin cells. Most cysts are benign (non-cancerous) and should be treated by a skincare professional.

Cysts are usually felt as a smooth bump under your skin. There is no commonality in size as they can remain small or grow larger over time.

Cysts are usually not painful and do not cause a problem unless they are very large, growing in a sensitive area, become infected or push on a nerve or blood vessel.


Do not attempt to treat your cysts by squeezing or draining it yourself. This can cause the cyst to become painful or inflamed

Dr. Steve Musick is a Board-Certified Dermatologist by The American Board of Dermatology and treats all types of skin conditions in the Swansea, IL and St. Louis metropolitan area. There are numerous treatments that Dr. Musick and his team can perform and it is best to make an appointment for proper evaluation of any skin condition to rule out any possibility of skin cancer.


To make an appointment, call Musick Dermatology & Advanced Clinical Spa in Swansea, IL today at 618-628-2588. We accept most health insurance programs.

Musick Dermatology & Advanced Clinical Spa

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