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Undiagnosed skin problem

Hello, I've had a skin problem on my back for almost 1 and 1/2 years. It started when I was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Honduras.  At first it was a pimple like bump that would get pretty inflamed (larger than a pimple and not fluid filled).  I went to a doctor and after unsucessfully trying several creams, he removed it (about 10 months ago).  It was tested for leishmaniasis but came back negative.  A week after it was removed, I noticed that one corner of the scar was swelling up again.  It goes though a cycle of healing and swelling back up again, generally once a month.

When it is not swollen, there is nothing, just the scar from when it was removed.  When it is swollen, one corner of the scar (always in the same spot) becomes itchy, red and swollen.  The swelling appears to be a fair bit beneth the skin.  It is not an open and does not drain.  Sometimes the bump has little tiny bumps on top of it.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!!!
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