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Lump on shoulder, pimple kind, foul smell. Had pilonical cyst, ganglion cyst. Help?

About 3-4 days ago I noticed a hard lump on the back of my left shoulder , at first I just thought that is was a pimple but with in the next couple of days it has grown to the size of a golf ball maybe even a little bigger and when I squeeze it this thick jelly like puss comes out of it some times and the first time that I squeezed it, it had a very foul smell to it. I have in the past had a pilonidal cyst removed and have also had a ganglion cyst removed. I am wondering what this lump on the back of my shoulder is. It isn t very painful only when I squeeze it, but every day it is just getting bigger and bigger, do I need to go in and see my doctor for this
Asked On : Sat, 9 Mar 2013
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Thanks for the query,
Most probably you have developed a sebaceous cyst.

It is a chronic condition and surgery is the only available treatment.

Please dont squeeze as it may get infected

Please meet a dermatologist for final diagnosis and treatment

Let me know if you have any other doubt.
you can ask a direct question to me on this forum, following the below link.

Wishing you a good health.
Thank you
Answered: Tue, 9 Jul 2013
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