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Old 11-02-2008, 06:09 PM   #1
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find out what what this lump is in the crase in bottom

For the last couple of months i have noticed a lump at the bottom of my back , recently it has grown and is very painfull and red and painfull to touch. It is not boil or spot. Should i see a doctor? and could you help?

 
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Re: find out what what this lump is in the crase in bottom

This sounds like a thing called a pilonidal cyst. It occurs over the tailbone and can become inflamed and infected. A visit to the doctor is called for, it needs to be drained and dressed, usually under a local anesthetic. Sera.

 
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Re: find out what what this lump is in the crase in bottom

can it be bad? is there any dangers to watch out for?

 
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Re: find out what what this lump is in the crase in bottom

Any surgical procedure carries risks, eg, infection, reaction to anesthetic, etc. This condition is purely local, and apart from being painful, is not serious or life-threatening. You will probably need a day-surgery appointment; it is maybe a little gruelling to have done in the doctor's surgery. Good luck, Sera.

 
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Re: find out what what this lump is in the crase in bottom

Thank you very much for your help.

 
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