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tract under my skin

hi i'm  a 52 yr.old disabled woman, housebound, dr comes to my house... a few days ago i noticed a place on my right butt cheek in the middle closer to my hip then the middle of my cheek that goes around to my groin area on my leg there are a few nodules......my doctor measured it it is 26 inches long just unfer the skin few nodules ...it doesnt hurt unless it is touched ...im not running a fever....my doctor has no clue she said she has never ran across anything like it  ...is there anyone who might have any clue?
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I am wondering if this could be a ganglion or a cyst   I had something similar on my hand also bottom of my foot  awhile ago ..It went eventually ...I was told to rub it each day to help it disperse, which I did ..Look it up online ..good luck
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Hello and hope you are doing well.

The tract could be a perianal fistula, if it is oozing fluid. It could also be a perianal abscess, this is usually accompanied by severe pain and fever.  If it is an abscess it needs to be drained.

Hope this helped and do keep us posted.
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