Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
164 Doctors are Online

Cure for lumps with pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
User rating for this question
Very Good Posted in: General Health
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 1722 Questions
Doctor :   hello
User :   Hi Doctor
Doctor :   i am DR xxx here
Doctor :   please proceed with your query
User :   I m yyy here
User :   I am having a lump on my left buttocks.. it is very painful
User :   usaually it comes once in 2-3 months
User :   finally pus will come and it goes
Doctor :   ok now since when have you noticed it ?
User :   2 years
User :   this time it is getting very painful
Doctor :   have you shown it to any doctor ?
User :   no
Doctor :   may i know your age ?
User :   28
Doctor :   what do you do for a living ?
Doctor :   does your job requires long hours of sitting
User :   ya... i do travel on bike for around 2.5 hrs up and dwn
Doctor :   since when have you noticed pus coming out ?
User :   always when it comes.. it will swell and finally pus will come.. after that it heals... i feel the difficulty for 2-4 days
Doctor :   ok i want to advise you few things
User :   ok
Doctor :   Apply warm compresses
User :   ok
Doctor :   This will increase the blood circulation to the area and help in healing
User :   ok
Doctor :   Wash it with soap and water, dab on some hydrogen peroxide with a cotton ball
Doctor :   and please never poke it
User :   ok
User :   is there any spray to reduce the pain...?
Doctor :   it should help you in reducing the inflammation which will also reduce the pain
User :   ok
Doctor :   if the problem still persists i would recomend you to go see a dermatologist
User :   ok Doctor... Thank you
Doctor :   keep the area clean
User :   ok
Doctor :   you are most welcome
Doctor :   you can also Make a garlic paste. Apply the garlic to the lump, then cover with gauze. Keep it on there for about 10 minuts
User :   ok
Doctor :   and you can apply some aloe vera cream
Doctor :   thats easily available at any chemist shop without prescription
User :   ok
Doctor :   and a very good option is to apply some turmeric paste
User :   ok
Doctor :   Turmeric can heal and treat just about any skin condition there is. It should be made into a paste, by applying just enough water to make it thick
User :   ok
Doctor :   and make sure you wash it every day with soap and water ... you will get relief soon
User :   sure... Thank you
Doctor :   your welcome
Doctor :   is there anything else i can help you with?
User :   That is it Doctor...
Doctor :   ok you take care of youer self
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor