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Raised bruise under the right butt - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   i have a strange bruise/keloid looking thing under my right butt cheek about 2 inches long. it has been there for almost 2 months. it feels like there's something under the skin; i am suspecting it's a cyst maybe. just today i noticed it's turned purple like a bruise (before today it had no extraordinary color). This new coloration concerns me.
Doctor :  
User :   any ideas on what it might be??
Doctor :  
please give some time to go through your history
User :   okay
User :   by 'keloid' i mean kind of raised, you know?
Doctor :  
User :   it's like there's something underneath the skin
User :   questions for me?
Doctor :   i will need to ask you few more questions, can i proceed?

User :   sure
Doctor :  
please provide me ur age
Doctor :  
and gender
User :   23, female
User :   married with 1 kid
User :   white
Doctor :  
do you have fever along with the bruise changing color?
Doctor :  
User :   no other symptoms whatsoever!
User :   and if i sit on it wrong it hurts actually
Doctor :  
User :   but other than that pain, no other symptoms in the least, besides what you see
User :   it's kind of freaking me out.
Doctor :  
is this hard to touch? or is thr any tenderness?
User :   it is hard to the touch, yes. it feels like something's underneath the skin!
Doctor :  

Doctor :  
have taken any treatment for this?
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