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A few months ago I started to notice some dried pus right

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Hello
A few months ago I started to notice some dried pus right above my anus, around the tail bone with bad smell. Whenever i tried to take a shower and wipe the area there was a stinging pain. When i don't take a shower it does not hurt, or even when i sit. What should i do?
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  A. Schuyler, NP replied 4 months ago.

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Expert:  A. Schuyler, NP replied 4 months ago.

Hi,

This is most likely a pilonidal cyst. I'm afraid you are going to need to see your doctor for this. He or she can open and drain the cyst and treat it. You can read more about pilonidal cysts here:

http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pilonidal-cyst/basics/definition/CON-20025007

Expert:  A. Schuyler, NP replied 4 months ago.

Hi,

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