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I hard a marble-like thing on my left side (around my waist)

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Hi, I hard a marble-like thing on my left side (around my waist) for as long as I can remember and was never bothered by it. Over a week ago it expanded really quickly and it's been really painful since. The skin is red in the area. I was wondering what it could be.

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you been dealing with the skin issue? Have you noticed any major changes in your overall skin or nails recently?

I've never suffered from acne, but the last month I've had a lot of pimples around my chin and jaw.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Nope, nothing. No medications or diagnoses ever.

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Medical
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Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 11 months ago
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Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 11 months ago

do you have a picture?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Did you receive it? I added but can't see if it actually sends.
It's a red spot around 5cm across and then white in the very middle.
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 11 months ago

this is an infected cyst

It is called a sebaceous cyst

It probably needs drained

I would go to urgent care

Thanks for this question.

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