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Okay this is GROSS you have been warned! adult content

My mom use to have this giant bump on her back for as long as I could remember she said it was an old zit she had when she was a TEEN!?!. Well one day she said it was getting itchy and ozing, then I popped it was disgusting. It was like a huge zit that had like that hard thing that comes out when you poop a zit on a lot of them. The goo that came out was bloody and purple. And left a dent in her back still to this day. Mind you she was about 50 when this happend and it was golf ball sized bump. So what the hell was it???

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 5:12 PM on May. 19, 2011 in Health

Answers (16)
  • Doubt it was a zit, She should have gone and got ti checked...
    mommy_of_two388

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 5:14 PM on May. 19, 2011

  • "So what the hell was it???"

    NASTY! Sorry... that was my first response.



    My real guess is either a boil or a cyst?
    SleepingBeautee

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 5:14 PM on May. 19, 2011

  • Maybe ask a dermatologist? I've never heard of this.
    fricky29

    Answer by fricky29 at 5:15 PM on May. 19, 2011

  • I've told her for YEARS to go but never did. I told you it was gross lol.
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 5:17 PM on May. 19, 2011

  • Cyst most likely.
    lstrickland

    Answer by lstrickland at 5:21 PM on May. 19, 2011

  • sounds like a boil
    nepenthe429

    Answer by nepenthe429 at 5:21 PM on May. 19, 2011

  • ewwwwwwwwwwww. i would have had that checked out with it being that big. it could have been like a puss filled cyst or something
    Butterflysky_24

    Answer by Butterflysky_24 at 5:22 PM on May. 19, 2011

  • It may have started out as a zit and over the years turned into a sebaceous cyst. I've had one and you're right, it was very gross! I went to a doc, took antibiotics, and had it surgically removed. Sounds like your mom's was bigger than mine, and she should definitely have it checked by a doc. There's a chance of spreading the infection to her bloodstream which is a serious health risk. :~)
    okaymom36

    Answer by okaymom36 at 5:24 PM on May. 19, 2011

  • I would have LOVED to see that popped!
    I love that gross stuff!
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 5:25 PM on May. 19, 2011

  • sounds like a cyst to me. when they are removed there is a hard "marble" that comes out & pus too...and a scar afterwards.
    after having a kid. not much is too gross. lol.
    MommaTasha1003

    Answer by MommaTasha1003 at 5:27 PM on May. 19, 2011

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