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I am afraid, the answer is No. The sebaceous cyst recurs because the internal lining keeps on secreting the sebum intermittently and thus the aggravation. The only way this internal lining can be removed is by a very small surgical procedure. This is an office work. The doctor does it under numbing medication (local anesthesia Lidocaine) and the procedure may take just 5-10 minutes. So you may consider it, which will prevent the recurrence and treat it completely.
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Warm compresses would definitely help in reducing the cyst. But this may recur later on after varying duration. Any experienced surgeon will remove the complete lining of the cyst and that would prevent the recurrence. A residual lining is responsible for the recurrence. But this is rare. A good local anesthesia will prevent any kind of pain and makes the procedure absolute pain free.
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Sebaceous cyst can be formed in any individual. Please see the causes in this resource (some individuals are predisposed);
Eating excess fatty food is not responsible for it.
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You need to consult a general surgeon. The sebaceous cyst does not go deep so please do not worry about any neurological or spinal involvement. You do not need to consult a neurosurgeon.