I have an inflamed sebaceous cyst in my panty line

Patient

Q: I have an inflamed sebaceous cyst in my panty line. It's very swollen and painful. The middle is soft but the outside perimeter is hard. Should I be putting warm or cold compresses?

Symptoms:  Swelling, redness and inflammation where hard sebaceous cyst is
Doctor

A:   Hello,
Thanks for the query.
An infected cyst along your panty line with the description you have provided can cause discomfort.

It needs an examination and confirmation of the diagnosis by a general surgeon. Do not do any compression as it may not work. It will need an excision under GA.
Kindly write back for further clarifications.
Hope this helped.
Regards

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