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Painful growing lump on bump - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi Dr here
Doctor :   please proceed with your query
User :   Hi Dr My name is I Have lum in my bum which grew very fast. Its growing and having pain. Its very hard. Do you think it is cancer lum
Doctor :   what is your age, occupation , weight and height ?
Doctor :   is there any redness , or pus or discharge there ?
User :   my age is 40, weight 90kg and height 173. There is no rediness or pus
User :   its very hard
Doctor :   what is the size of swelling ?
User :   size might be 3/4 inches by 2/3 inches
Doctor :   so its not compressible ?
User :   before 1 year I was getting this type of lum and it was going off. No it is not compressible
Doctor :   i feel that it could be a lipoma or a infected abscess
Doctor :   But that would need evaluation and physical examination
User :   what is lipoma or
User :   So which dr I should visit
Doctor :   lipoma = fat tissue forming a swelling like tissue
Doctor :   you can visit a surgeon
User :   Is it cancer
Doctor :   by the looks of it no
User :   thank God
User :   I will be in touch if I need any help
Doctor :   but once its checked and a tissue diagnosis is done, it can be confirmed that its not at all dangerous
Doctor :   sure
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