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Bump on back. Why did it give me pain? Why is it hurting?

Hi, good evening! Just had a quick question about a bump that s located in the middle of my right side, towards my back. I ve had a bump with a small black dot on this location for over a year without any pain. However for the past week, I ve had alot of pain and it hurts/soar even with the slightest touch. It s also very red all around the bump. Do you have an idea of what the bump might be and why is it just starting to hurt now?
Asked On : Fri, 28 Sep 2012
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Hello Yaminer
The bump might be a infected Lymphoma or a infected sebaceous gland cyst.
To get rid from this problem you have to take a course of antibiotic and than if need excision or drainage of the bump. But about 90% of the cases cured with the antibiotic only.
Consult you doctor as soon as possible and get started you treatment. For pain you may use any analgesic and anti-inflammatory drugs.
Hope this will help you.
Best Wishes and get well soon
Answered: Fri, 28 Sep 2012
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