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Posted by: nancydrew | 2010/08/24

boil or cyst

i have a cyst like very hard nd painful bump on my pubic area...no idea if its a ingrown hair or hw i got it.
i tried to squeese it but its too hard and seem like its getting bigger. i have had it for the past 3weeks, what could it be and how do i get rid of it?

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Hallo Nancydrew
It may be a small abcess or sebaceous cyst that probably needs surgical draining under local anaesthetic in your doctor's offices. Please don't squeeze it as it can worsen the infection.
Dr Bets

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Posted by: Nancydrew | 2010/08/25

Its not so big...about the size of the back of a pencils circumference?
Should i see a general GP?

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Posted by: Cyberdoc | 2010/08/24

Hallo Nancydrew
It may be a small abcess or sebaceous cyst that probably needs surgical draining under local anaesthetic in your doctor's offices. Please don't squeeze it as it can worsen the infection.
Dr Bets

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