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Scranton, PA
A 20-year-old male asked:

Sebaceous cyst or syphilis? woke up with large closed lump on penis. it was painful to pop and blood came out. looks like a chancre after being popped

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Abscess: Chancres don't pop and sebaceous cysts don't swell rapidly or hurt suddenly. Let's shower twice a day for a while and consider a god antibacterial soap. If this gets worse or starts to spread, get seen.

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