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Bump on left butt cheek, no pain or swelling. Antibiotic?

Hi. I m 13 years old and it has been a while now that I have had a hard pea sized ball towards the mid outskirts of my left butt cheek . There is not pain or swelling , and it does not appear to be a cyst . The ball is the same skin tone as the rest of my butt, but there is a notable lump. I haven t confronted my parents or doctor about this yet. I was wondering if there was any type of antibiotics to maybe prevent surgery or an incision and get rid of it if it were to be an infection. Note, this has been there for a while (around a year or so) and has not caused me any difficulties. Please help? Thanks.
Asked On : Sun, 15 Apr 2012
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Commonly such issues are like folliculitis a form on infection that weans with antibiotics. if its for months, it may be a small nodule or lipoma especially if it slips under finger. if it doesnt and if its more than 1 one finger breadth, it only may need a cosmetic correction by surgeon. If its more than two fingerbreadth, it will need a detailed evaluation.
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