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Lump on the inner buttock - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
User :   I have a small lump on my inner Buttocks.
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   Does it pain and swollen around it?
User :   no...
Doctor :   Does it pus discharge?
User :   no puss
Doctor :   Why are you worried? Is it only cosmetic?
Doctor :   concern
User :   No... It won;t go away... I am worried it could be serious
Doctor :   Since how long did you notice?
User :   About 4 weeks now.... I used polysporin topical cream, and that seemed to make it go away... butu it just came back
Doctor :   Do you have a picture of it?
User :   no
Doctor :   Within how many days does it go away after applying polysporin
User :   with in one or two days
Doctor :   What is the size of it?
User :   but never stays away.... it is smaller than a pea
Doctor :   What is your age?
Doctor :   Please send a picture
User :   i am 36
User :   it is in a private area... is it still OK to send picture?
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   Now let me give my opinion with what you have explained yet
Doctor :   The lump does not sound serious with no signs of inflammation
Doctor :   If you are sexually active, then wart can be a possibility
Doctor :   Wart does go off and then reappear but not in 2 days
Doctor :   Are you with me?
Doctor :   Are you sending the picture?
User :   I was tryiong to take picture... it is to difficult to get a clear picture
User :   it is not red.... it is not very noticable to the eye... but I can feel it
Doctor :   Only one right?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Do not worry
Doctor :   I am not concerned about the seriousity of it
Doctor :   but to know the exact cause I need to inspect
Doctor :   or else you need to get it examined by doctor locally
User :   I was worried it could be cancer?
Doctor :   No not at all
Doctor :   Cancer cannot present this way
User :   how long do you think befopre it goes away?
Doctor :   Unless we know the reason I cannot say how long does it go
Doctor :   but sure about the beningity
User :   that is a relief
Doctor :   Yeah you do not worry much about cancer kind of things
Doctor :   It is simple for sure
Doctor :   but the close examination helps better for treatment and predict the how many days it takes
User :   I am going to see a doctor next week.
Doctor :   Very good
User :   Can I continue with polysporin or is it bad to keep using it for too long?
Doctor :   Stop it since it is not the right medicine
User :   Is there anything else that might help?
Doctor :   Use an over the counter with Framycetin
Doctor :   in it
User :   Ok I will have a look.. Thanks for your help!
Doctor :   Thank you
Doctor :   Hope this helps
Doctor :   Bye for now
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