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Woke up with fever, chills, & nausea. Why is there a knot near butt?

Friday morning I woke up with fever , chills, & nausea . The right side of my butt cheek was hurting. I went to doctor & he said I had kidney infection & sinus infection . She gave me Cipro. I didnt mention my butt bc I thought it was the psyatic nerve. Later that night, the pain was extreme. I have a large knot under the skin on the inside of my right butt cheek (crack). Size of an egg. No head, like a boil . Its Tuesday & it s still there. Heat helps some, but not much. I do not want to have surgery. I do not have insurance. What could this be?
Asked On : Sat, 8 Sep 2012
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Hi, many thanks for the query!
Well, it sounds like you are having abscess in gluteal region.
You should get physically examined by your doctor & if its an abscess, then there is no way out but to get it drained.
Regular dressing, antibiotics, anti-inflammatory drugs, antacids, Vit. C preparation with your doctor's opinion.
Also do- CBC, USG KUB, Urine (R/M), RFT.
Consult Urologist if reports are abnormal.
Wish you a good health.
Take care.
Answered: Sun, 7 Jul 2013
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