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Infection of the Sebaceous cyst - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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User :   I have spot on my chest, which producing very strong smell. Smells like vinegar. Spot very small but if I don’t squeeze the spot leaks itself. I became paranoid about my body smell. I think I have some bacteria in my spot, which I don’t know how to rid off it.
User :   sorry if my englich incorect
Doctor :   it could be sebacoeus cyst
Doctor :   That is ok
User :   reason why it come on my body
Doctor :   in sebeacosus cyst, sebum, oily secretions continuially aaccumulate
User :   what i have to do stop these
Doctor :   The secreation very bas smelling
User :   yes
User :   very bad
Doctor :   so the cyst if grows has to be removed
User :   no cyst
User :   just smellls in that area
User :   do i need to see doctor
Doctor :   How big is the cyst?
Doctor :   is it soft?
User :   just sometimes comes very small amount of puss
Doctor :   The cyst can also get infected
User :   no bumps or lumps
Doctor :   and u get pus
User :   yes
User :   and leaks it self but iam not waiting cleaning
Doctor :   So please consult MD, better family family physician or surgeon and get evaluated and take opinion
User :   smells all room from it
Doctor :   Basically It needs to be examined before giving any pain management
Doctor :   From what your describing , I am sugeesting
User :   may enough to get some anticeptic
Doctor :   honestly doctor has to see it
User :   ok
User :   thank you
Doctor :   antiseptic cleans only skin
User :   buy
Doctor :   but it will clean internal pus/smelling part
User :   yes I do
Doctor :   but it will not clean internal pus/smelling part
Doctor :   So consult doctor and get examinied and get treated
Doctor :   Bye
User :   bye
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