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Other Medical Procedures

Removal/drainage of cysts

  • Removal or draining of a cyst (swollen fluid-filled lump) may  be done for  a variety of different reasons.
  • Wart or skin tag removal         
    • Warts are small, benign growths caused by a viral infection of  the  skin or mucous membrane..
  • Minor suturing
    • Small lacerations on the body may be sutured along with staple  suturing for head injuries at SHS.
  • Removal of foreign body
    • "Foreign" means "originating elsewhere" or simply "outside  the body." Foreign bodies typically  become lodged in the eyes, ears,  nose,  or other body cavities of human beings.
    •   Removal technique varies according to where the foreign body  is  located.
  • Treatment of burns
    • Treatment method is dependent on the severity of the burn.
    •   SHS will typically clean the burn area, perform a debridement, and  apply the appropriate dressing.
  • Eye irrigation
    • Used to remove a foreign body or obstruction by flushing the  eye  with a saline solution.
  • Ear irrigation
    • It involves the removal of cerumen (earwax) from the ear canal using a stream of warm water which sometimes contains a small amount of hydrogen peroxide.


254 University Boulevard
Across the street from Baxley Hall
(east side of University Blvd)
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Mailing Address

Student Health Services
Coastal Carolina University
251 University Boulevard
Conway, South Carolina 29526

Telephone:  843-349-6543
Facsimile:    843-349-6546


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