Is it a Cyst?
Cysts, by definition, are “capsules” or “sacs” that form in the skin or inside the body. That’s the reason why some cysts manifest as bukol that we can see and feel, while others are not visible.
Doctors explain that cysts are not solid. They are filled with fluids and other semisolid materials.
The Common Causes of Cyst
Interestingly, most cysts occur for no apparent reason. However, some of the known causes are:
- The presence of a parasite
- A trauma or injury that “pops” a blood vessel
- Defects in the cell
- Fluid buildup due to blockages in ducts
How to Tell if the Bukol is a Cyst
Usually, a cyst feels like a small bukol under the skin and when you press them, they feel smooth and may roll or move a little. While usually benign, they may cause other symptoms depending on where they are located.
People often see or feel cysts in the following areas: