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What could a zit on the top of my butt/ tailbone I get every summer be?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine
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In brief: Pilonidal cyst?

Have your fp/pcp examine the spot.
If it's an infected pilonidal cyst, (s)he will probably lance it, remove hair/debris, & pack it with gauze. Antibiotics may/may not be prescribed depending on the situation. Follow up with doc for repacking & wound checks as directed.

In brief: Pilonidal cyst?

Have your fp/pcp examine the spot.
If it's an infected pilonidal cyst, (s)he will probably lance it, remove hair/debris, & pack it with gauze. Antibiotics may/may not be prescribed depending on the situation. Follow up with doc for repacking & wound checks as directed.
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