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Growing hard lump under the right buttock, feels sore. Cerical cancer in family. Any relation ?

Hi Dr, i have found a lump under my right bum cheek its really hard and i have felt sore for weeks but the lump has slightly grown, it hurst when i walk or sit down and i have to sit leaning, my mum has just been diagnoised with cervical cancer and im terrified, please do you have any advice, i have an appointment with my GP today but im worried as he is a male and its embarassing.
Asked On : Fri, 10 Aug 2012
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response

It looks more like a forming abscess in the gluteal region. It is not related to cancer.
Doctor would advise a course of antibiotic and if needed may suggest drainage.

And don't worry about doctor being male, doctors routinely handle such cases and they make you feel comfortable about this.

Hope this answers your question.

Answered: Sat, 11 Aug 2012
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