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I had a hard lump around my anus. It was white. I popped it

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I had a hard lump around my anus. It was white. I popped it and a lump of hard white stuff in a pea like shape came out and then it bled for a while and stopped. It popped easily...What is this??
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 4 years ago.
This sounds like a boil.
Use hot compresses on this
and for now polysporin
It can get infected and it can form an abscess
So you need to have a doctor look at it on Monday.
You might need a prescription antibiotic then.
good luck

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