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Experience:  MBBS, FCPS
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I’m hoping you can help me. Yesterday I noticed that my

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Hi I’m hoping you can help me. Yesterday I noticed that my butt cheek felt sore. I had a look and ask my partner to look both of us couldn’t see anything there however when he poked it he said he could feel a hard hot lump. It’s at the top middle of my right butt cheek. Is it anything to be concerned about?
Assistant: How long have you had the lump? Is it hard or soft?
Customer: It’s hard, noticed it yesterday
Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: I had a baby 3weeks ago. Apart from that I’m fit and well no allergies or anything
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 5 months ago.

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Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Thank you
Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 5 months ago.

Is it visible to the eyes or under the skin?

Is it painful or tender to touch?


Customer: replied 5 months ago.
You cannot see anything there, but is painful when touched
Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 5 months ago.

Thanks for the details

It can be a cellulitis or developing abscess

You need to have it examined as it might need an antibiotic

You can take an anti-inflammatory like Ibuprofen for pain relief but examination is must

This type of abscesses can occur in post partum phase

Please do let me know if you have any other question


Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 5 months ago.

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