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I have lump near tailbone. Do i need to worry ?

Hi, I have a small pea sized hard lump at the top of my bum crack . The lump itself doesn t hurt all the time, mostly just feels like my tail bone is bruised but can become so painful and uncomfortable that I can t even sit sometimes. The pain and uncomfortable part has been going on for about a year now. But i just noticed the lump a couple months ago. From when I found it, the lump hasn t changed size at all, but is always there pain or not. What is this lump?
Mon, 18 Apr 2011
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hi,Many people have such type of lumps, mostly These lumps are Lypoma .Lypoma is tumoer of Fat.It is almost harmless & non cancerous.Lypoma may be painful or painless.If u want diagnose it then u should go for F.N.A.C of this lump in pathology. or If u r tumour is very painful then u should go to consult nearest General Surgeon. Otherwise leave it as it is. It will be harmless.
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