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Old 05-06-2007, 05:26 AM   #1
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Ruptured Cyst? Tumor? Need some advice.

First of all, is there any easy way to discern between a Cyst and Malignant/Benign tumor? I'd like to be able to know for myself to save myself a biopsy, and it's in a somewhat awkward position.

What i've felt before was a small growth located between the lumbar and (sorry for the informality) butt-crack. i'd say it's roughly the size of nickel/quarter diameter and up until last night, it had never given me pain. I think it may have been a cyst that partially ruptured, mostly because i feel a small change and diameter, and pain that's generated more so on one side when i push on it.

So i implore you: what is your opinion on this? i'm planning on seeing a doctor shortly, i just would like to know a little bit ahead of time.

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Old 05-06-2007, 07:59 AM   #2
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Re: Ruptured Cyst? Tumor? Need some advice.

look up pilonidal(not too certain of that spelling there)cysts.i know there are threads on this very subject on this site here.use the site search and it should take you to them.this really could be what you have.this does need evaluation by your doc.good luck,**

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