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Huge blister, healed, small hole, pus coming. History of sarcoma cancer. Hole next to metal screw in spine.

Hi please can you help me in November 2012 I had a 15 cm sarcoma cancer removed including most of my pelvis and replaced with metal screws into my spine and pelvis area while recovering at home and trying to recover I used a hot water bottle on my back but because of the epidural I was unable to feel until my friend noticed a huge blister had formed I then allowed it to heal and then a week or two ago I pulled off a scab that looked like I tooth root and thereafter it was open with a small hole with water coming out! Yesterday I had a plaster over it and today I removed it take note having had a bath with this on I then removed it and there was pus comming out no stench just pus but I am in serious pain from my lower back to my behind I a, struggling to walk what can this be what can I do ? Please can you give me advise thank you NB: the little hole is just next to the one metal screw which I have always been able to feel even after my surgery which gets inflamed in cold weather but never really caused me unbearable pain
Asked On : Sun, 24 Mar 2013
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Oncologist, Radiation 's  Response
Hi there,
It seems you are having what we call as fistula which is an abnormal opening outside from internal cavity. You need to report to your operating surgeon as early as possible and get it thoroughly evaluated. You may be at risk of catching infection as well. Take care, Regards
Answered: Fri, 21 Jun 2013
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