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Lump with black dot at center I've had for months right at top of my pubic area is suddenly tender to the touch and very red in the surrounding area. ?

Lump with black dot at center I've had for months right at top of my pubic area is suddenly tender to the touch and very red in the surrounding area. ?

Cyst: This may be a sebaceous cyst(wen) which is now infected and may require antibiotics and/or drainage. I recommend that you see your physician or a surgeon in view of redness and tenderness. In the meantime apply hot(not too hot) water applications,pat dry and apply an antibacterial ointment like neosporin or bacitracin. ...Read more

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Intense pain & tightening when lifting leg or walking. Inner/outer thigh, pubic area, lower back tender & painful to touch. ?

Intense pain & tightening when lifting  leg or walking. Inner/outer thigh, pubic area, lower back tender & painful to touch. ?

Leg/back pain: With localizing pain I would consider blood clots (DVT), phlebitis (superficial vein inflammation), but the presence of back pain may indicate a radiating nerve problem (?disc) or kidney/pelvic infection. A thorough exam with labs would help isolate the cause. Could be serious condition. ...Read more

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I have what I think is an abcess\boil in my pubic area it is very tender and so are my inguinal lymph nodes on the same side..I also feel nauseous?

I have what I think is an abcess\boil in my pubic area it is very tender and so are my inguinal lymph nodes on the same side..I also feel nauseous?

I think you're right: Gd description of abscess/boil, perhaps from an ingrown pubic hair; lymph nodes (same side) will localize and help heal the infection, so they enlarge and get tender. The nausea is a systemic sx, the worry is that infection enter the bloodstream. Rx is hot compresses and antibiotic. May come to head & drain on own; if not incision & drainage by a doc. Do not I&D on own: could get septic, bad news. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my pubic area it is very sore an tender and is causing me some pain can some one guide me to what it could be ?

I have a lump on my pubic area it is very sore an tender and is causing me some pain can some one guide me to what it could be ?

Several things: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more