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cancer or more likely to be an ingrowing hair again?

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I am a male 22 years old, I had a lumb in my upper tight last year. It was apparently an ingrowing hair they operated and is being almost a year and is back is kind of the same pain, I am worry can it be cancer? Is leaking water, and blood. I feel ok, is not abig pain. I know is infected. what should I do? please answer me if you think it can be cancer or more likely to be an ingrowing hair again/


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replied March 16th, 2011
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Hello and thank you for posting your health query on E health Forum.

The history provided suggests that you had a infected sebaceous cyst which had been surgically treated. But due to persistent infection , it might have recurred.

There is no need to worry about this issue as this is a infective lesion, and not a cancer.

You might benefit by consulting your doctor , who might do an incision and drainage, and remove the infective epithelium at the affected site.

I hope this helps.



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