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Swollen lump on the scrotum - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I have a swollen lump on the right side of my septum i sqeezed pus out twice but the lump is still there and is very tender
Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   may i know if u are refering to the nasal septum ?
User :   It on the scrotum
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   may i know the size of the swelling, the color of the discharge ?
User :   I thought it was an ingrown hair but it fairly big
User :   Like a dirty yellow
User :   A Lyle bigger than a quater
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   hoow long have u had this swelling for ?
User :   About two days
User :   It's very sensitive right now I just tried to squeez it
Doctor :   this seems to be an abscess
User :   What should I do about it
Doctor :   since it has grown larger within the last few days
Doctor :   you need antibiotics for treating the infection and incision and drainage of the abscess
Doctor :   you can take some advil for the pain and inflammation
User :   Could I do that my self it's kind of embarrasing
Doctor :   the pus in the abscess need to be drained to prevent the spread of the infection
Doctor :   I understand the hesitation, but if it results into any complication by treating it yourself, it may cause more problems
User :   Ok I will go to the dr then thank you very much
Doctor :   It is in your best interest,
User :   I know
Doctor :   antibiotics for a few days will solve the issue within the next few days
Doctor :   with no residual complaints
Doctor :   Is there any other questions that you have ?
User :   No thanks
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   You are welcome
Doctor :   take care now and bye for now
Doctor :   please leave ur feedback
Doctor :   as u log out
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