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bump on perineum

I have a hard bump on my perineum.  It is oval shaped and feels like a pimple but does not have a white head.  it isn't painful unless I touch it or am wiping.  Its pretty close to my anus and I'm not sure if its a hemroid or some type of weird pimple.  I haven't been shaving or waxing there for a months since I am extremely prone to getting ingrown hairs.  It appeared the day after I had sex with my boyfriend.  I am worried that it might be some type of std.  It doesn't look like or feel like the descriptions of herpes or warts that I have read and seen online.  There is no fluid or bumps.  I am hoping someone knows or has experienced this.
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did u find out what it was?  i have the same thing.  :(
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Me to but this site doesn't seem to have any interest in assisting in this matter... male 26... what's this bump!?
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I have the same. it's a bit worrisome but i've been cleared of all STDs. if it wasn't painful, i'd cut it off myself. If I ask the doctor, i'll let you know what she says. Odd we'd all have the exact same thing? I'm a pretty small person and it seems to me the bump generated after sex, when i had ripped. Now i cannot get it to go away!
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I suppose my advice is a little late for you.  This could be a carbuncle and is very serious, especially around the perineum area.  It cannot be treated by a gynecologist as it is outside their area of expertise.

List of causes of CarbuncleFollowing is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Carbuncle) that could possibly cause Carbuncle includes:

--Staphylococcus
--Staphylococcus aureus

TopCauses of Carbuncle (Diseases Database):The follow list shows some of the possible medical causes of Carbuncle that are listed by the Diseases Database:

--Eosinophilic pustular folliculitis
--Staphylococcus epidermidis
--Impetigo herpetiformis
--Acne vulgaris
--Staphylococcus aureus
--Anthrax
--SAPHO syndrome
--Hidradenitis suppurativa

It needs to be surgically lanced (cut open) to drain and packed with an antibiotic.  Usually high-powered oral antibiotics are also prescribed.  Often they have you come back for inspection and repacking on three successive days.

Treatment list for Carbuncle:The list of treatments mentioned in various sources for Carbuncle includes the following list. Always seek professional medical advice about any treatment or change in treatment plans.

--Oral antibiotics
--Injected antibiotics
--Pain relief
--Surgical drainage
--Warm compresses
--Avoid contagion to others

It is nothing to joke about or ingore.

Reference:  http://www.wrongdiagnosis.com/c/carbuncle/underly.htm#about_underly
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Misdiagnosis of Underlying Causes of Carbuncle

Underlying conditions list:
The list of possible underlying conditions mentioned in various sources for Carbuncle includes:
Staphylococcus
Staphylococcus aureus
TopOther underlying conditions related to Carbuncle:
Nodular lesion
Source: Diseases Database

Carbuncle as a complication:
Other conditions that might have Carbuncle as a complication might be potential underlying conditions. The list of conditions listing Carbuncle as a complication includes:

Boil
Staphylococcal infection

About underlying conditions:

With a diagnosis of Carbuncle, it is important to consider whether there is an underlying condition causing Carbuncle. These are other medical conditions that may possibly cause Carbuncle. For general information on this form of misdiagnosis, see Underlying Condition Misdiagnosis or Overview of Misdiagnosis.

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http://www.wrongdiagnosis.com/c/carbuncle/underly.htm#about_underly

http://www.wrongdiagnosis.com/c/carbuncle/causes.htm#complic

This is no joke:  get yourself to a doctor as soon as possible!!!
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