Prevention TipsThere is no way to prevent this condition.
Watch OutIf a dermoid cyst gets infected, it may hurt. It may become swollen and red. The infection may cause a fever. An infected cyst may burst.
When to See Doctor
Consult a doctor if
A cyst becomes painful or inflamed
A cyst grows or changes color
A painless lump appears on various parts of the body
A cyst rupture becomes inflamed or causes pain or fever