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butterfly11
10-14-2005, 04:40 PM
I have this hard large lump on my hip and it hurts so bad. It's also slightly red. Does anyone here have any idea what that may be? :(

ClaireMacl
10-14-2005, 07:17 PM
From the limited info you've given, it sounds like an abcess (or boil)... nothing sinister. If its that painful, see your doc and they'll probably give you a course of antibiotics or think about sending you go get it drained. Best of luck!

PS They are very common and generally not related to any diseases.

butterfly11
10-16-2005, 09:59 AM
CLarieMacl, thanks for your info. Yeah that's what my mom and I thought too but my mom was saying that a boil feels like it's bubbling inside. And this hard lump that I have is like a knot; the pain is all over the left side of my butt cheek. The hard lump only hurts when someone touches it or I rub my hip against something. Also I have another small hard lump on my right side as well but that doesn't hurt anymore. It's been there for about 6 months now. Also where the left lump is my whole left leg is swollen. I kinda thought it was another lupus flare but I don't know.