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A 21-year-old female asked:

I have a hard lump at the very top of my butt crack, hard, red, but most of it is not red and it is about 3 fingers in diameter. very painful to the touch i cannot sit or lay down without being in pain unless i am on my stomach. about a week old?

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Dr. Mark Owolabi
Family Medicine 8 years experience
You may have an infection under the skin. Occasionally these require incision & drainage if an abscess has formed. Please get seen in person at your PCP office or an urgent care for evaluation.
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