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My boyfriend is experiencing buttock lump, tailbone pain, moderate fever, skin redness or irritation that is unaffected by exposure to the sun, trouble sleeping that is unaffected by alcohol use, psychological stress, varying sleep schedule, and with diff

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Exam needed: A lump in the buttock with associated fever and sacral pain is suspicious of an abscess that would require medical attention. Antibiotics and surgical drainage may be needed. Prompt care can best be obtained in the hospital emergency room.

Answered 5/13/2019



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