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Child has a fluid filled boil inside the lower butt cheek, gets relief with pinching, has low grade fever when it turns sore. Treatment required?

my 12 yr old son has a large boil/zit/ cyst thing on the inside of his lower right butt cheek. right where he is sitting on it. it has filled up 3 times in last 8 months. he pinches it and gets such great relief we have never taken him to dr. he has gotten a low grade temp and felt icky all over with no specific symptoms each time it starts getting sore. is this something that should be looked at?
Asked On : Thu, 4 Oct 2012
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helllo, went thru ur query in detail, the thing according to ur description may be a simple folliculitis or a can be avoided by recurring frequently by keeping the area clean. taking a dermatology opinion will sort out most of ur doubts.
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