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I have a redish bump in my pubic area. What could it be?
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I have a redish bump in my pubic area. What could it be?

Well, I have had this for about 2 or 3 weeks now. and Well every 5 hours or so I can squeeze it and some nasty yellowish fluid will come out. Just a little bit though. I was thinking it might be an ingrown hair but I don't know!
I hope its nothing serious.
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Hello,
From the symptoms it looks like a sebaceous cyst. A sebaceous cyst is a closed sac occurring just under the skin which contains a "pasty" or "cheesy" looking substance called keratin. They may occur anywhere on body but scalp, ears, back, face, and upper arm, are common sites for sebaceous cysts. Blocked sebaceous glands, swollen hair follicles and excessive testosterone production will cause such cysts.

Generally no treatment is required but they become painful then it means they are infected, then surgical excision by traditional wide excision, minimal excision, and punch biopsy excision may be required.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.




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