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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need more info: To evaluate your lesions would require an in-person examination. It would be prudent to see your doctor for an evaluation.
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Dr. Corinne Kauderer
36 years experience Wound care
Cellulitis: If there is warmth on the extremity with red streaking up the extremity, there may be cellulitis. Red pustules may be associated with MRSA or another ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Folliculitis: What you are describing sounds like folliculitis, but there are many possibilities, including allergic reactions and insect bites and viral illness. I ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Leeson
5 years experience General Practice
It’s like a zit: Essentially you have a zit, a pimple. Folliculitis is an infection of a hair follicle anywhere on your body and is not a sexually transmitted infectio ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jerald Rector
Specializes in Family Medicine
Pustules: these are commonly called boils, some are superficial and will drain on their own. Warm compresses help this. Others are deeper and require antibiotic ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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There may be an: ...association between the MRSA and the recurrent infection in the vaginal hairs (folliculitis). If you're being treated appropriately with the antib ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Auster
47 years experience Dermatology
See below: Possibly could cause that. Need to see dermatologist for treatment.
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. Your symptoms warran ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. David May
Dr. David May answered
30 years experience Dentistry
An abcess: Most likely the pain went away when either the nerve died from the pressure or the pressure of the infection broke through the gum. Either way you wi ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See your doctor: If bumps reoccur, you may want to see your doctor. Often times, these bumps are normal and could be a result of blocked hair follicle. You may want to ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Woods
30 years experience Psychiatry
See Dermatologist : For any lesion on one's skin the best best is to see a dermatologist. Many primary care physicians are able to diagnose skin conditions, and if not re ... Read More

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