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Boil on back, hard, oozes out pus. What is it?

My boyfriend has a strange spot/ boil on the middle of his back. It is very hard under the surface of his skin + has a brown head that seems to sit below the skin. It s very hard to squeeze + produces a thick, white puss that has a very strong smell of cheese. It squeezed the same one about 4 months ago + it has now re appeared.
Asked On : Fri, 8 Feb 2013
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Dermatologist 's  Response
hello dear,
it is a sebaceous cyst, that is accumulation of dead cells under skin.

it is a very chronic condition

the only treatment for this is surgical exicison.

please meet a dermatologist.

thank you
Answered: Fri, 8 Feb 2013
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