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A 25-year-old male asked:

Greetings, i have a cyst on my lower left back, it hadn't given me issues until today. a doctor once said it can be removed via simple incision in a gps room. should i head to the hospital to get it done now? it's really painful at the moment

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Cyst: Not necessarily. What did the doctor say? Many cysts can wait a while. However, if you have large infected cyst - that could be another matter. Follow advice of doctor who evaluated you.
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