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Philip Young, MD
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Business Name: Aesthetic Facial Plastic Surgery, PLLC
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Location: 1810 116th Ave NE #102
Bellevue, WA 98004
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What products or treatements would you suggest for sebaceous hyperplasia?
I've already had electrocautery done several times, but the bumps keep coming back. The bumps are only on my chin area.


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Bellevue, WA
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many options exists  July 10, 2009 5:49 PM

You can excise it or use cold therapy to take the lesion away with potential for scars. Also you can use oral isotretinoin with many risks including harm to the unborn fetus, dry skin, increase cholesterol, liver abnormalities, etc. Topical retin a has been shown to help as well. lasers are an option including pulse dye laser, 1450 laser and traditional erbium yag and co2 lasers work.

One thing to make sure is that the lesion that you are looking is not basal cell carcinoma. A biopsy can determine this.



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