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A 34-year-old female asked:

I have a cyst i think. comes up same place on back every few months and last time cottage cheese ooze- this time painful - advice please?

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Dr. Scott Selinger
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Warm compress: Some people do have cysts that become inflamed in cycles. The best thing to do is to put a warm compress on it or soak it in a warm bath or shower and try to compress it to get the pus out when it does. A doctor may be able to remove this cyst as well but sometimes they can grow back.

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Last updated Sep 22, 2013

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