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I have a lump the size of a one penny it’s sore and a smell

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I have a lump the size of a one penny it’s sore and a smell coming from it
JA: How long have you had the lump? Is it hard or soft?
Customer: hard under the skin, i was bitten a year ago by something in a house, but swelling went down and left small lump.
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: I had Thai massage and girl asked what it was and moved it, since then it’s got bigger and smells

Hi..Dr Hayat here..Can u upload a picture plz?

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Did you get photo

Ya...That's a sebaceous cyst..Nothing worrisome...Need to get it removed ..A minor surgery under local anesthesia..

10,15 mins procedure..

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
My doctor has gave me antibiotics, will this just stop the infection but not take away the lump?
Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Thank you

It will temporarily..but the root cause will remain there and will need to be addressed someday..otherwise it will keep getting infected and re infected

Is there anything else you need to ask ?

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
No that’s me thank you for your help

Pleasure.  Please feel free to follow up.  Have a nice day.

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