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A 27-year-old male asked:

6 months old cyst with black head at 6 inches above left hip, no pain (except when swelled), puss discharge with blood (when pressing), puss culture report is normal but it is never ending. please suggest me treatment ?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Removal: This sounds more like an ectodermal cyst, where the contents are normal skin cells that accumulate inside. When you press to expell the contents you likely tear some surrounding blood vessels. This pattern is likely to continue until you have the cyst removed surgically.This can likely be done in the office under a local anesthetic.

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Last updated Mar 17, 2021

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