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Suggest treatment for a lump in the groin area

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Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar

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Posted on Wed, 24 Aug 2016 in Men's Health
Question: I am a male. I have a lump in my groin area on my left side if you are facing me. It is the size of a half egg. It is painful to the touch.
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Answered by Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar 22 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Could be abscess

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

You seem to have large abscess over 3 inch. I am surprised by its sudden appearance.
So it sounds to be abscess because of various reasons not yet known because of short history.
You should meet a general surgeon to drain it.
Medications or ointments would not help such size abscess.
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