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I have a cyst on my tailbone, inside my cheeks and I have

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I have a cyst on my tailbone, inside my cheeks and I have had it for 5 days. Pain increases.what can I do if a doctor said to wait for it to come closer to the skin but now I see it's forming?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. Pravin replied 1 year ago.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Dr. Pravin replied 1 year ago.

Thank you very much for the photo provided.

I would strongly recommend you to start antibiotics as that would help in reducing the size of this indurated painful swelling. You would need an antibiotic that has a higher coverage which you would get as a prescription from your doctor.

Do continue with the Hot shower compresses , sitting in a tub with warm water ( Sitz Bath ) , Taking Ibuprofen as before.

You would definitely need the antibiotic and do take adequate rest.

Do let me know if you have any further queries.

Expert:  Dr. Pravin replied 1 year ago.


I am awaiting a response from you . Please do let me know if you have any further queries.


Dr Pravin