Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
194 Doctors are Online

Hard lump on buttocks, no pain or bleeding or itching. Getting smaller. Any ideas?

Hello. Yes I have a very hard lump on my left butt cheek. I have added it since last thursday or friday. It seems to be getting smaller but the smaller it gets the more it hurts. No pain when I go numer 2. No bleeding or itching. The lump was very hard but now it s smaller but hurts.It is hard to sit down. Any ideas what this might be? Thank you.
Asked On : Fri, 3 Aug 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  37
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
General Surgeon 's  Response
It could be infection of hair follicle.
The infection might have subsided partially and so the size is reduced.
But,due to induration the hardness is still present.
I prescribe antibiotics and anti inflammatory medicine to my patients with similar complaints.
If there is no response,please consult a General surgeon and proceed accordingly.
Wish you speedy recovery
Answered: Fri, 4 Oct 2013
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor