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A 32-year-old female asked:

I can feel a hard lump under the skin just next to my bum crack on the right side. its not painful unless im sitting a certain way or putting pressure on it. its not visible at all, and feels almost like bone. ?

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Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
? Abscess: I would get this seen as could be an abscess.Sometimes if near the anus can be a perirectal abscess.if an abscess does not drain will get bigger and more painful.Better to get seen sooner than later.
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