A couple weeks ago I developed a small (smaller than a pea) lump on my bikini line - pinkish, maybe a little tender, like a pimple. It then grew a little larger (about to size of pea) and then hard. A few days later it elongated - more oval shaped, then sort of swelled and got kind of sore.
I then began doing hot compresses, which helped to decrease it, then forgot and it started to get big again - i then did a bread poultice (bread and milk under band-aid) overnight 2 nites in a row - this decreased it alot -- two small side by side lumps - like less than a half of pea each. I then stopped doing anything. promptly got large and red and tender and sort of poofy on top.
I did hot compresses for 2 days, and bread poultice overnite - it just started draining a bit of pinkish brownish goo (of its own accord) i wiped away, cleaned with alcohol and covered with gauze. the lump deflated in the middle - sort of a hard doughnut under skin now.
is this a cyst?
and how do i know if infection is spreading? (i have no fever)
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