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Are lumps in the abdomen warning signs of any serious medical condition?

I have a growth under my stomach that is lightly black in color and if squeezed oil and what looks like blood comes out what could this be. I shave down there a lot and though maybe it was an Ingrown hair but it gets tender and sore after rubbing or squeezed.
Wed, 21 Aug 2019
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General Surgeon 's  Response
Hi,

Noted your short but an elucidate history about a growth on abdomen that when squeezed oozes out blood and oily material, shaved a lot in this area, looks to be pubic area. The character of the lump in lower part that is most probably the pubic area indicates this to be a cyst of skin origin hence the oozing out of oily material and blood.

Since this is a cyst it will secrete the liquids till the inner lining is alive. Hence I would advise you the following in such a situation:
Consult a General Surgeon for clinical evaluation, investigations and request for complete excision of the lump for the following reasons:
Complete excision guarantees no recurrence.
Getting rid of a lump that is not a normal structure of body.
And histopathology confirms the diagnosis.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. T. Chandrakant, General Surgeon
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